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The law calls for MORE-PECO teamwork

“PARTING is such sweet sorrow,” says a goodbye line from Juliet to Romeo in William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet. What makes their sorrowful...

Miss Universe and the question ‘why’

THIS corner salutes Miss Universe Catriona Gray for challenging the Duterte government to "readjust" its focus on why children commit crimes, not on lowering...

From carnivore to semi-vegetarian

IN MY childhood years in Antique, my late mother would often come home from the market with fresh beef which she would cook on...

The ‘loss’ of Loren Legarda

IT’S A LOSS that could turn Sen. Loren Legarda into first lady representative of the lone district of Antique. It’s truly good for her...

MORE Power definitely coming in

THIS writer has made no secret of his wish for MORE Electric and Power Corporation to succeed Panay Electric Company (PECO) as electricity distributor...

Giving love on Valentine’s Day

WHY is today, February 14, celebrated as Valentine’s Day? It’s not a holiday, but the whole world recognizes it as lovers’ day when married...

Why the flip-flop on death penalty?

AN UNUSUAL “change of heart within 48 hours” among congressmen permeated the deliberation on House Bill 8909 re-imposing death penalty on illegal drug possessors....

Taking up the cudgels for a deprived Ilonggo drug discoverer

IN 2011, this corner echoed the  unfulfilled claim of a friend, the late Dr. AbelardoAguilar, who had fought for a multi-million-dollar royalty from a...

PECO-to-MORE countdown

WHAT’S up on Iloilo City’s power front? To borrow an idea from a recent Lapsus Calami column, outgoing power-distribution franchisee Panay Electric Company (PECO)...

Happy Chinese New Year!

“KUNG hei fat choy!”“Kiong hee huat tsai!”You will hear both Chinese New Year greetings today – the first in Cantonese (mainly spoken in Guandong,...

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