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  • Jalaur Mega Dam Aquinos DAP in bad faith exemplified

    Jalaur Mega Dam Aquinos DAP in bad faith exemplified

    We find it difficult to understand why President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, in his latest national address on primetime mass media, continues to rabidly defend the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).

    The controversial presidential pork barrel fund, masterminded by Budget Sec. Butch Abad and BS Aquino himself, was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court July 1. Aquino's tirade on national television two weeks later was a declaration of cold war against the SC, threatening the justices with impeachment.

    'Good faith' remains BS Aquino's justification in diverting at least P177.3 ...

  • Calinog IP elder a national living treasure

    Calinog IP elder a national living treasure

    The Senate unanimously adopted a resolution commending the 13 Gawad ng Manlilikha ng Bayan awardees as national living cultural treasures for their contribution in promoting the country's cultural heritage and their dedication to promote and safeguard the nation's rich intangible heritage.

    One of those commended was Federico "Tay Pedring" Caballero, a member of the Tumandok Bukidnon, an elder and clan leader of the indigenous people (IP) community in the hinterlands of Calinog, Iloilo.

    Caballero, the eldest son of Preciosa Caballero, inherited the title from his mother, a chantress of so ...

  • Climate change project targets community of practice

    Climate change project targets community of practice

    Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog welcomed participants to the presentation of the proposed Knowledge Management (KM) Communication Strategy and Community of Practice held September 24, 2014 at the Sarabia Manor in the city.

    The Philippines Climate Change Adaptation Project (PhilCCAP) takes off in this southern city with one-day seminar workshop for stakeholders organized by the Climate Change Commission (CCC) among beneficiaries of the World Bank-funded Philippines Climate Change Adaptation Project (PhilCCAP).

    Mabilog said the seminar workshop is timely considering that the country ...