The slippery slope to self-indulgence

We have to be wary of this danger that is clearly becoming widespread. Self-indulgence is a constant threat, especially these days when good and evil are so mixed up that we would mostly likely be left confused and easily taken


Why impeach a loser?

Why are they impeaching him when he is no longer president, anyway? Of course the reader knows I am referring to American President Donald Trump who has already been unseated by Joe Biden. I heard later, though, that if he


Freedom of thought

Four of the country’s most prestigious universities have issued a joint statement to belie an outrageous claim by Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade Jr. of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) that Philippine universities are recruitment


Online learnings

After going through a half a school year of online learning, my two high school kids have come to the conclusion that it generally sucks. My freshman (is it freshperson now?) daughter didn’t like it from the start as she


What’s between COVID and sports?

Have you noticed that there is one area where the COVID fears do not have some effects? I am referring to basketball, volleyball and golf where the players seem  impervious to the international phobia against this virus. Maybe athletes do


Rising prices

Faced with the soaring price of food products, government has finally vowed relief by imposing stricter measures on retailers and a possible 60-day price freeze on pork, chicken, fish and vegetables in Metro Manila. Metro Manila mayors have signed an


Formation for the new normal

We need to pause if only to figure out how we can meet our need for continuing education and formation under and for the new normal. Things are quite different now, and there are bases to think that these differences


When loyalty is misplaced

Like any other oil consumers, I felt very happy when I read a headline saying that oil prices  had been rolled back. Alas, my excitement turned to disappointment when the next announcement said the rollback was only five centavos for


Still building

The Fitch Solutions Country Risk and Industry Research expects the Philippine construction industry to enjoy a double-digit growth of 13 percent this year as revived infrastructure projects are seen helping the country recover from the pandemic-induced recession. “Infrastructure will be


Sense of responsibility and abandonment

We should develop the proper sense of responsibility and abandonment. Given our human condition that is marked both by power and weakness, talents and limitations, we should feel responsible for everything in our life as much as possible, as well

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Koreans top list of aliens barred from entering PH

Over 3,000 foreigners, the majority of them Koreans, have been barred from entering the country last year, the Bureau of Immigration said yesterday. BI Commissioner Jaime Morente said 3,044 aliens were denied entry in 2020 as compared to 7,700, who

How things change

My wife and I stayed up Wednesday night to watch the inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, the 46th president of the United States of America and his Vice President Kamala Harris, the first woman of color and South Asian descent

PVO distributing feeds to poultry farms of LGUs

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III The Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) of Negros Occidental is distributing feeds to 24 poultry multiplier farms operated by local government units in the province as part of its input support to boost poultry productivity. Each

Montecillo elected NPC president

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III Yves Montecillo of RMN DYHB was elected president of the Negros Press Club for 2021-2022 during its annual assembly and election Saturday. Montecillo garnered 69 votes over past president Rey Siason of Muews Radio, who

Road clearing ops extended to March 15

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III Clearing operations against illegal structures in Bacolod City have been extended until March 15, Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran said yesterday. Famillaran said they met with Department of Interior and Local Government provincial head, Ma.

Nadal takes swipe at Djokovic over quarantine complaints

Rafael Nadal has taken an apparent swipe at Novak Djokovic over his requests for quarantined players preparing for the Australian Open, saying not everyone felt the need to “advertise” how they were trying to help. The Serbian world number one