Celebrating Christ the King

          This should be a big celebration, the culmination of all liturgical celebrations we have had for the whole liturgical year which ends precisely with the Solemnity of our Lord, Jesus Christ, King of the Universe.           The occasion should


En garde, Leni!

“Better a blue Thanksgiving than an I.C.U. Christmas”. I failed to take down the name of the guy who said that, but he must have been a very practical one, indeed. Everybody knows how much importance Americans, especially, give to


A vaccination program

          The World Health Organization on Tuesday stressed that it is not just the vaccine but the vaccination program that countries will put in place at will ultimately protect and save hundreds of thousands of lives.           Kate O’Brien, WHO


Duterte okays 2020 investment priorities

          President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the 2020 Investment Priorities Plan (IPP) of the Board of Investments (BOI) which contains among others, all qualified activities relating to the fight against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic and the “Balik Probinsya” program.


NegOcc town deploys health enforcers

          The mountain municipality of Salvador Benedicto has deployed health enforcers as part of its initiatives to remain free of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).           As of yesterday, it has been a month since the DSB, dubbed the “summer


Victorias gets 2 more Tech4Ed centers

    The City of Victorias in Negros Occidental got two more Tech4Ed (Technology Empowerment for Education, Employment, Entrepreneurs and Economic Development) centers, from the Department of Information and Communications Technology, facilitated by Rep. Francisco Benitez (Neg. Occ., 3rd District).          


McGregor signs deal to fight Poirier

            Former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor has signed an agreement for a rematch against American Dustin Poirier in January, his website The Mac Life posted on Thursday.             McGregor, who has not fought since knocking out American Donald Cerrone


Nadal beats Tsitsipas for last four at ATP

            Rafael Nadal kept alive his hopes of a first ATP Finals title on Thursday, beating defending champion Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 in London to qualify for the last four.             The Spaniard, whose haul of 86 singles titles


Meralco ties semis vs. Ginebra

            Meralco equalized its Philippine Basketball Association semifinal series against Ginebra, through a 95-77 Game 2 win last night at the Angeles University Foundation Sports and Cultural Center.             The Bolts outscored the Barangay, 53-27, in the final 24 minutes

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‘Ulysses’ damage now at P8 billion

The estimated damage brought by Typhoon Ulysses to infrastructure in eight heavily affected regions is now P8 billion, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) reported yesterday.           The department said damage to infrastructures occurred in the Cordillera Administrative

Virus infects 31 more cops in Region 6

Thirty-one more police personnel in Western Visayas tested positive for COVID-19, the Police Regional Office 6 reported. Police records showed that virus infected WV personnel rose from 126 on Oct. 28 to 157, as of Nov. 12. Of the 157

When are the vaccines coming?

          Floods and vaccines – those are what the whole world is talking about these days. COVID itself seems to have taken a back seat in the talks among people everywhere. Yesterday, reports were focused on the various tests on