Some banks make big business in the name of Bayanihan 1 & 2

Abdul Hannan Magarang Tago Many clients of car loan or other received this appealing text message from their financer banks in October of this pandemic year.  “Please be advised that you are qualified to avail of the one-time- 60-day grace period under the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act (Bayanihan 2), subject to the collection… Read More Some banks make big business in the name of Bayanihan 1 & 2

BARMM to launch prestigious Salamat Excellence Award for Leadership

On Friday, December 18, 2020, the Bangsamoro government will launch the most prestigious award for excellence in Local Governance called the Salamat Excellence Award for Leadership or SEAL in memory of the late Ameer-ul-Mujahideen Salamat Hashim, founding chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front. On this day, the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)… Read More BARMM to launch prestigious Salamat Excellence Award for Leadership

Is COVID-19 vaccine from China effective and safe?

BATANES TO TAWI-TAWI Julmunir I. Jannaral Even before the SINOVAC Vaccine can be acquired by Vaccine Czar Carlito Galvez, Jr. many are quite skeptical whether the Vaccine is effective and safe. This Column has received so many unsolicited and unconfirmed information regarding the veracity or authenticity of the COVID-19 pandemic saying that it is a… Read More Is COVID-19 vaccine from China effective and safe?

STEALING CULTURE

Ijtihad Mehol K. Sadain One’s culture is the totality of one’s life experience, and the culture of a people is that same totality developing over time. It is a co-mingling of history, tradition, arts, social institutions, communal and individual achievements, and yes, culinary heritage. The foods you eat, the flame and the flair that go… Read More STEALING CULTURE