People protest amidst celebration, scream for MCN 24 abolition
Apr10

People protest amidst celebration, scream for MCN 24 abolition

by Bryan Deither L. Luza & Jessa Mae F. Macellones While Governor Vic Tanco was delivering his opening remarks for the opening ceremony of the Capiztahan 2015, a group of people rallied towards the Provincial Capitol wishing for their complaints about Memorandum Circular Number 24 (MCN24) to be heard. Together with their sign boards “Ibasura MCN24”, people kept on shouting for Sec. Corazon Dinky Soliman to hear them. One of the...

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Political strings attached?

by Dave Anthony Sedon “A statesman is he who thinks in the future generations, and a politician is he who thinks in the upcoming elections” November 8.  When typhoon Yolanda struck the Visayan archipelago, killing hundreds of innocent people, leaving provinces devastated and cutting off electricity and water supply, the unfortunate incident has sadly become the perfect opportunity for politicians to make a move in using relief...

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Yolanda paranoia:  When fear of the unknown dulls our senses
Dec29

Yolanda paranoia: When fear of the unknown dulls our senses

by Ivy Lopez While for others, “SELFIE” became 2013’s word of the year, for the Filipino people, it was “Yolanda” which left a trail. The super-typhoon ravaged not just people’s physical property but also hit them mentally and emotionally. It was after the typhoon that people became more fearful that ever of light rains and even typical thunder and lightning would get them panicked as if another typhoon is about to come. They would...

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Cherry Cares, GK reach out to Yolanda survivors
Dec10

Cherry Cares, GK reach out to Yolanda survivors

by Jezzel Andrada After the wrath of super typhoon Yolanda, telecom company Cherry Mobile and Gawad Kalinga Foundation aided Capizeno survivors towards recovery and rebuilding. Cherry Mobile with its foundation “Cherry Cares” chose CPC to be their partner in the distribution of relief goods to the survivors of the typhoon.  Last December 1, representatives of the telecom company along with Students Supreme Pastoral Council and...

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