Punchline

Pork barrel in lieu of CCTV cameras By Ermin Garcia Jr. THE importance of the CCTV in solving crimes is again highlighted in the case of retired police general Marlou Chan’s ambush. Guns-for-hire practically become invisible without the CCTV cameras. Fortunately, initial recovered footages caught images of the suspects. But this will hardly be the […]

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G Spot

The US-Iran Conflict: What it means to the Philippines By Virginia J. Pasalo ACCORDING to available data, the armed conflict of Iran and the US started sometime in 1988, when “the United States launched Operation Praying Mantis against Iran, claiming that it was retaliation for the Iranian mining of areas of the Persian Gulf as […]

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Sports Eye

Battles for the fifth and last slot By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. AFTER the long break for the holiday season, hostilities in the 4th Governor’s Cup Pangasinan Inter-Town/City Basketball Tournament resumed on January 11. This is still not the next round among the four teams in each conference group (Central, Western, Eastern) that officially qualified […]

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Feelings

There got to be a law! By Jing Villamil AN hour before the “reunionists” arrive for lunch, the house is smelling clean and fresh, thanks to the wide-open but screened windows, pine-scented freshener and days of vigorous, hand-numbing scouring, scrubbing, sweeping, washing, airing, arranging, re-arranging. It smells cloyingly yummy, too. The rainbow cake awaits for […]

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Punchline

“Shared Responsibility” in protection racket? By Ermin Garcia Jr. SOMETHING was amiss in the enforcement of the firecracker law and executive order of President Duterte. Notwithstanding the ban and intensified campaign in media vs. illegal firecrackers, there was still obviously ample supply of deadly banned firecrackers manufactured in various barangays prepared for the New Year […]

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G Spot

2020 By Virginia Jasmin Pasalo ON New Year’s Day, my brother-in-law Jojo and his daughter Jam brought me with them to visit a lot their family purchased eight years ago at Amiya Raya Highland Homes adjacent to Banyan Ridge at Timberland Heights by Filinvest in San Mateo, Rizal. It was a panoramic view at the […]

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