The Calamitous Impact of Natural Disasters In The Philippines: Why???

By Yusuf Ashraf “Joey”Pamaran Tugung The recent super typhoons Rolly and Ulysses and typhoons Quinta and Siony that consecutively battered the different parts of our archipelagic country and the destruction that they have wrought along its path due to heavy rains, strong winds and severe flooding are not something new. In fact, these were expected… Read More The Calamitous Impact of Natural Disasters In The Philippines: Why???

Alpha Sigma Phi serves the Zamboanga City Community

Batanes to Tawi-Tawi With Julmunir I. Jannaral The Batanes To Tawi-Tawi Column would like to congratulate the Alpha Sigma Phi-1845 fraternity for serving the community as a fraternal organization by helping the 54th Army Engineering Brigade and the GMA7 Kapuso Foundation put up a 2-classroom multi-purpose building in Barangay Cabatangan, Zamboanga City. First and foremost… Read More Alpha Sigma Phi serves the Zamboanga City Community

3 years is not enough

Punchline Ali G. Macabalang The 80-member interim governing body called Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) of the fledgling Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) cannot by all means, without Divine intervention, fully flesh out the two-track intents of the 2014 Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) final peace accord with the government. I am certain of… Read More 3 years is not enough

How PH missed near to US$500-M business opportunity from KSA

Abdul Hannan Magarang Tago Nearly 500 Million US Dollars initial business investment alone from Saudi Arabia’s major companies were inked during the 2017 state visit of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to Saudi Arabia and some several millions from other Gulf countries. The Letters of Intent (LOI) deals were signed by Secretary Ramon “Mon” Lopez of… Read More How PH missed near to US$500-M business opportunity from KSA

Teachers confident on the passage of the Bangsamoro Education Code

Batanes to Tawi-Tawi With Julmunir I. Jannaral The public teachers in the SulBaT provinces (Sulu, Basilan, Tawi-Tawi) within the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) have expressed their optimism on the outcome of the Bangsamoro Education Code (BEC) filed before the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) parliament during a special session recently. Education Minister and… Read More Teachers confident on the passage of the Bangsamoro Education Code

Recollection (Part III): A repost

Punchline Ali G. Macabalang When the Ministry of Public Information (under Francisco “Kit” Tatad) and the National Media Production Center (under Greg Cendana, a favorite of FL Imelda Marcos) were fully merged into Office of Media Affairs (OMA), I headed the agency’s provincial office in Marawi City-Lanao del Sur. My counterpart in Iligan City-Lanao del… Read More Recollection (Part III): A repost