156] DOMINGO HIGH TEACHER. 0917300...: Who is this maestra sa Domingo Lacson puerti magpasaka kuarta 50 percent per month? Sobra ka swapang nga maestra. Gahulam na gani kay pigado tapos puerti kapasaka ya iya? Kilala nyo ni mga Mams kag Sirs?
*155] BUS RIDE WOES. 0918802...: Kabay pa nga paagi sa inyo NDB ang government makatalupangod sang amon kabudlayan sa pagsakay pakadto pauli sa amon puluy anan kag ginaobrahan kay kun indi gutok ang mga bus wala man kami masakyan. Nagaka tardy kami kag amon mga kabataan sa school kay diutik lang Ceres gabyahe ang mga double tire kag iban bus indi makasarang mag ubos pasakay sa kadamo gusto magsakay ilabi na sa mga highway. Wala gid may maibulig ang goberno ta agod maysakyan kami agud indi ma late? . . . Diri naton karon makit an kon mapuslan ta mga mayor kag konggresista naton nga mag akto sini. Sus kalolooy mga gagmay nga estudyante tam an!
SEVERAL NEEDED IN THE SENATE. The Makabayan Bloc of Congressmen serving in the House of Representatives (HR), have shown to the whole nation that, they are, indeed, after the people’s interests that they deserve to continue to sit in office in the Lower House and what’s more in the Upper House, specifically in the Senate where they could bat and push for the nation’s interests- national interests, to be exact.
Among national issues, the Makabayan (nationalist) bloc tackled included graft and corruption, early on taking a stand against the Janet Lim Napoles-type corruption and other possible corruption activities which have taken place for decades on end; plus introducing a bill on genuine land reform, grave human rights violations such as torture, missing and disappearance cases, taking a militant position against charter change which is now being revived with no less than speaker Feliciano Belmonte in the lead.
CRAMMING COULD ENSURE. Reaching out to Marcos’ martial law victims after the approval by Congress and signed into law by President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, has indeed been a difficult task and at the moment doubly difficult, because volunteers have to act speedily with the limited period of two years within which to find out who the victims are and how they could be documented. Sworn to affidavits are to be produced, while without any proof of having been victimized one has to also look for credible witnesses. But indeed, how this is to be done would be a thankless job, with even various speculations being bandied about.
It’s nice knowing that it is not only the officialdom of Bacolod City that is checking critical streets and strategic areas that remain dark at night.
Officials of several other cities and towns in Negros Occidental are also roaming the streets at night to identify places that need streetlights, or if there are streetlights the lamps are busted.
The same is true with many barangay officials.
For and in behalf of the Liberal Party (LP) members and supporters, we express our sentiments in relation to the Celebration of EDSA 2014. With due respect to the well-meaning Filipinos celebrating the EDSA, we perceive that the spirit of EDSA may be virtually dead. Some of our young people feel the same that the commemorations of the EDSA revolution have lost its sense of purpose like an empty ritual without connection to their value system.
Sad to say, the freedom that every Filipino fought and stood for during the historic EDSA Revolution failed to translate its real meaning to concrete Change.
QUESTION OF BASIC REFORMS, CHANGES. Now that the so-called EDSA Revolt is now more being observed and it is just around the corner, February 26, every year to be exact, questions have once again, been raised about the intended changes of basic reforms which could have been implemented many, many years ago after it took effect, but have not been.
The militants of the national democratic system for one believed that genuine agrarian reform as was the objective of the old national democratic revolution led by the Katipunan, was to be carried out then. Aside from genuine and deep-seated change in land ownership from the feudal set-up imposed by the Spanish colonizers’ encomienda, later hacienda system which was the basis for the historical ascendancy of the landlords, the US colonizers perpetuated the system to gain the political loyalty of the feudal class.
"Don’t shoot journalists, sue them."
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These are the words printed in black shirts that we used to wear since the Negros Press Club (NPC) presidency of veteran media practitioner Edgar Cadagat.
The t-shirts, courtesy of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP), were saying it plain and simple.
Journalists do not deserve even a single bullet, but they deserve a day in court to defend themselves.
Today, February 25, 2014 at 6:00 a.m. will be at the San Sebastian Cathedral for the Mass offered by a close friend, Fely Luz to Cosette Olimpo Maravilla Villaluz on the occasion of her 1st death anniversary.
Bagguer and Cosette at the Robinson’s Place
After 6:00 a.m. mass, we will proceed to Rolling Hills Memorial Park with Fely Luz to light candles and offer prayers and flowers to our beloved Cosette, with our children and grandchildren. Special thanks to Fely for offering six masses for Cosette at the Fatima church for six days.
Bagguer & Cosette at the Planta Hotel
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We were in the southern part of Negros Occ. again during the weekend for another private sorties with our communication engineer-friends.
Along the way we were surprised to observe that although it was a weekend there were many people in the highway waiting for a ride.
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We noticed also that all mini buses, also called "double tires" along the way were filled to the brim with many of the passengers on board were standing.
Similar with few Ceres buses on both ways.