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Eid ul Fitr messages

July 28, 2014 9:57 pm

From the British Ambassador British Ambassador to the Philippine Asif Ahmad sent the following warm wishes to Muslims celebrating Eid ul Fitr: Today (July 28) is Eid ul Fitr which marks the end of Ramadan. A month of fasting, introspection … Read more »

About Tiglao’s Screw Meralco column

July 23, 2014 10:58 pm

Sent by Carlos Baldago to Rigoberto Tiglao on July 21, 2014: I have been to Nuvali, the Ayala owned private residence in Laguna. As of yesterday, my sister’s house in Nuvali continues to suffer from power failures since typhoon Glenda … Read more »

Rigoberto Tiglao’s reply to Carlos Baldago on July 21, 2014 at 10:47 am:

July 23, 2014 10:57 pm

My mistake. I’ve seen only Nuvali’s outer edges (to the wakeboard area) — especially since Nuvali security guards are so strict as if they own that part of the country. I agree 100 percent on your last sentence.

Sent to Rigoberto Tiglao by Carlos Baldago July 22, 2014

July 23, 2014 10:57 pm

Subject: Screw Meralco Your observation on Meralco made me think that all government-approved franchises/licenses to private sector to operate and manage public utilities should be revoked and revised by the next government based on the argument of contestable markets. Existing … Read more »

Former Speaker Fuentebella’s lawyer corrects Columnist Ronquillo

July 18, 2014 11:40 pm

We write on behalf of our client, former Speaker Arnulfo P. Fuentebella, concerning Mr. Marlen V. Ronquillo’s distorted and myopic presentation of the gruesome and senseless massacre in Barangay Gata, Caramoan, Camarines Sur on March 22, 2014 of Jesse Brondia, … Read more »


July 18, 2014 11:39 pm

DAR made full page announcements in the leading dailies that notwithstanding the expiry of our Agrarian laws as of June 30, 2014. DAR still did not end because under Sec. 30. “pending cases or proceedings” may still be continued. And … Read more »

Cuts in electric power supply during storms

July 18, 2014 11:39 pm

I have been In the Philippines now for over five years. I love the people and the country! What concerns me, however, is that every time we have a storm–our beloved electric company turns off the electricity supply for hours … Read more »

NAIA GM clarifies ‘50 workers report’

July 6, 2014 10:18 pm

We refer to the July 3, 2014 article of Mr. Benjie Vergara regarding “50 NAIA workers” who fear losing their jobs as a result of the integration of the international terminal fee into the airline ticket. When the integration project … Read more »

A wider cage in which to roam

June 30, 2014 11:19 pm

Among the few things I applauded GMA for -0 a pure evil she wasn’t — was her progressive libertarian Memo Circular No. 155 of Nov. 17, 2004, directing the forwarding of records of inmates convicted by final judgment who were … Read more »

Great news from PVAO administrator

June 25, 2014 10:43 pm

This is with reference to the article titled, “PVAO must care for WWII vets and widows. And answer its hotline” published in the Manila Times on June 3, 2014. We appreciate your expression of concern for the welfare and well-being … Read more »