ROOK SACRIFICE

SOME guys are luckier than others.

These lucky guys have people who would follow their orders and are willing to make sacrifices just to save them when push comes to shove.

Just like in a game of Chess, all other pieces are dispensable and can be given away if there is a need to protect and save the King.

Reports have it that Transportation Undersecretary for Rails and Toll Roads Noel Kintanar has left his post and his boss Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade has already accepted his resignation.

 

Taking the Heat  

No official reasons were provided on why…

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SPLURGE FOR A CAUSE

SPLURGING on items that are not that basic to one’s personal or household needs usually brings a feeling of guilt on buyers. But not when you splurge on an annual event like the International Bazaar (IB) where you know that the proceeds would benefit the needy and marginalized.

In its 50th anniversary, IB is even more resolved to reach out to the marginalized and the uncared for members of our society by embarking on projects that would directly help them and less on funding other organizations and foundations that cater to their sectors.

For the first time, the international bazaar…

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IT’S COMMON SENSE, STUPID!

EXERCISE in common sense will help solve traffic nightmare in Metro Manila streets even as the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is pushing Congress to grant the President super powers that experts say already exist in the official mandate of the agency, except on the process of procurement. 

Four months after Pres. Rody Duterte assumed office, traffic nightmare in Metro Manila has gone from worse to worst even after Transportation Sec. Arthur Tugade, the person assigned to untangle this nightmare promised to make miracles in 100 days.

 

UNENDING NIGHTMARE  

Unfortunately the promised miracle turned to be an unending…

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BENCHWARMER?

IN BASKETBALL or any other team sports, a bench warmer is someone who plays minor minutes and is considered a reserve player or second stringer.

In contrast to a bench warmer is the star player who makes the best plays and wins games for the team.       

When Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. was appointed by President Duterte last June 31, rumors abound that he was just warming the bench for Senator Allan Peter Cayetano, the President’s running mate to whom he allegedly committed the position.

Aware of this common perception, Yasay took his task quietly and…

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THE GODS LOVE DUTERTE

THE Gods must really be favoring and smiling on President Rodrigo Duterte. 

This is because the President always ends up with the winning cards whether waging a personal battle or engaging with other leaders in international political arena. 

His independent foreign policy shift, referring to distancing from the USA could not have come at more appropriate time. 

How prescient! This makes him a visionary.

 

Nothing to Worry

When all respected pollsters were saying Clinton will win US elections, Pres. Digong dared fate by cussing her party mate and principal backer incumbent US President Barack Obama, jeopardizing…

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