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Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy nga Ang Padating ng Bagong Taon

Deretsahan
 
ni Horacio Paredes
 
Ayon sa mga survey, ang karamihan raw sa ating mga Pilipino ay naniniwalang mas maganda ang ating hinharap sa 2012. Ito ay survey ng Social Weather Stations (SWS). Sinimulan ng SWS ang survey tungkol sa kung ano ang inaasahan natin sa susunod na taon at, […]

On Climate Change

“The head of any local government unit concerned who allows, abets or otherwise tolerates the construction of any structure in violation of this section shall be liable to administrative sanctions under existing laws and to penal sanctions provided for in this Act.”            […]

A Concerned Citizen on the Rush to Impeach

“(T)he present House of Representatives cannot be blamed if they acted swiftly on CJ Corona’s impeachment, lest Arroyo-appointed Supreme Court justices strike again to protect one of their own, through issuing similar status quo ante order.”
by Ducky Paredes
We have a letter from reader Marcelo  L. Tecson, who […]

Paputok sa Pagdating ng 2012

Deretsahan

 
 
ni Horacio Paredes
 
Maganda naman ang binabalita ni Dr. Ike Ona, ang ating Secetary of Health (DOH) na mukhang mas kakaunti ang mga napuputukan ng mga rebentador at iba’t-ib pa ring klaseng paputok ngayong taon kumarasa 2010. Para sa akin, matagal ko nang tinigil ang pagpapaputok kahit na […]

Privacy vs Practicality

“I have never seen why an ID Law (compulsory or just simply universal) is anything to fear. I do not remember not ever having an ID.”
 
by Ducky Paredes
According to Privacy International (PI), an NGO in London whose “mission is to defend the right to privacy across the […]

Our Commies Praise the DPRK Dictators Kim

 “’Like Kim Il Sung, his father, Kim Jong Il was able to inspire the people’s patriotism and steel their determination to resist imperialist aggression and subversion,’ said the CPP. “
by Ducky Paredes
The following is a press release from the Communist Party of the Philippines dated December 20, […]

Benepisyo ng OWWA at Matuwid na Daan

Deretsahan

 
 
ni Horacio Paredes
 
Isang sulat galng pa sa Saudi: “Ako po si James Abaja isang OFW po dito sa Saudi. Ang saloobin ko po ay tungkol po sa OWWA claims naming mga OFW.
“Ito po ay tungkol sa tiyohin ko na matagal din po na nagtrabaho sa Saudi. […]

An MSU Grad Writes

“Times are really changing but it is not too late to prevent/mitigate future situations like these.”
by Ducky Paredes
An Iliganon writes: “We (here in Fullerton, California and other Fil-Am communities here in USA) were shocked about near thousand deaths and several thousand more families affected by the flash floods in […]

Ang Tunay na Diwa ng Pasko

Deretsahan
 
ni Horacio Paredes
 
“Nangyari, samantalang sila ay naroroon, sumapit ang araw ng kaniyang panganganak. Isinilang niya ang kaniyang panganay na anak, isang lalaki at binalot niya siya ng mga mahabang tela. Siya ay inihiga niya sa isang sabsaban sapagkat wala ng lugar para sa kanila sa bahay-tuluyan.
“Sa lupain ding iyon […]

An Apolitical PNoy

 “I have a feeling though that most will eventually give him the benefit of the doubt as long as he keeps his hands clean and his friends at arm’s length.”
 
by Ducky Paredes
It was definitely no politician talking; PNoy, in Cagayan de Oro, sounded more like the father of his […]