The province of Albay has three legislative districts. Dai ini naapektuhan kan biglaang paglobo kan mga distrito sa Pilipinas. A total of nine candidates is vying for the congressional posts -- 2 from the First District, 3 from the Second District, and 4 from the Third District. These are as follows: District 1 Wilfredo L. … Continue reading Congressional Candidates — Albay
Category: Current Events
The September 27, 2008 editorial of the Philippine Daily Inquirer entitled “Plugging the Leak” gave us an insight on some of the realities surrounding the budget process of the country. It implied that while the “power of the purse” remains with the Congress, the “power over the contents of the purse”, the way and how … Continue reading Leak-plugging or Re-piping?
Even before the movie “Batman: The Dark Knight” is officially shown in Philippine theaters, the Arroyo Government, intentionally or not, already has its own version of the story. The title – “VAT-man: The Dark Days”. The film will start rolling when former senator Ralph Recto assumes the directorship of the National Economic and Development Authority … Continue reading VAT-Man: The Dark Days
Condor Piston Bicol is now poised to stage a massive transport strike to complement the Black Friday Protests being held against the weekly oil price hike. But will these help solve lower the costs of fuel as well as curtail the impending increase in the transportation fares? Apart from the one or two days gas … Continue reading The Politics of Oil
After a series of stressful projects I took a vacation as a gift for myself. I stayed at home, and pampered myself with movies. Well, I find movies as an alternative to reading -- the activity which my grade school teacher, Mr. Avelino Pacamarra, defines as a "magic carpet that leads to new worlds, more … Continue reading Wall-E and the Dangers of Capitalism