Archive for January 15th, 2012

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THE  RP  ECONOMY  IN  2012 Something disturbs us in the RP GDP growth figures from 2007 to 2010. It only grows tremendously during election years- for not-so-healthy reasons. Consider the GDP growth rates in election years (2007) 7.1% and (2010) 7.3% compared to the non-election...

SUNDRY CHRONICLE By JES B. TIROL

CHANGING WORDS; FORGOTTEN WORDS Proem Any living language or a language that is in current use will always change.  The fastest to change are the words used in the language.  New words will be added, some words will change in meaning, some will be incorporated...

WEEKEND CHOICES — REVISITED

by   Juan L. Mercado   “On a relaxed weekend, before we begin  impeachment  of  Chief Justice Renato  Corona,  you may want to idly kick around some questions that bug people,” my friend Jerry S.  emailed.  Like what? “Like what’s the difference, for example, between bigamy and monogamy.” That’s a...

SINGING AND DANCING PIETY

By Fr. Roy Cimagala Chaplain Center for Industrial Technology and Enterprise (CITE) Talamban, Cebu City Email: roycimagala@gmail.com   GIVEN our nature and our condition, we have to understand that our piety should not just be a purely spiritual affair. It should also be expressed in the...

Our struggle for peace, democracy, and progress

A Boholano’s View by Jose “Pepe” Abueva The Bohol Chronicle January 15, 2012   The international Seminar on Consolidating Peace for Mindanao will be held at the Universiti Sains Malaysia in Penang from 16 to 20 January. There I am presenting a paper entitled Bangsamoro...

Everester Emata leads

1st Panglao camp run Erwin “Pastor” Emata will be on the lead pack of the unique run. he is the camp and race director Efren de Guzman, proprietor of Bohol Coco Farm, organizer, said the event is an oppotunity to develop public interest in agri-tourism,...

Samahan ng Basketbol ng Pilipinas holds officiating confab on Feb 3-5

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipionas (SBP), the new International Basketball Federation (fiba) recognized governing body of basketball in the country will hold an accreditation basketball officiating seminar on February 3 to 5 at the Bohol Wisdom School gym. This was relayed to the Chronicle by...

UB VDT-ALC tankers shine at Milo National Finals, CVIRAA 2011

Two pupils from the University of Bohol Victoriano D. Tirol-Advanced Learning Center (VDT-ALC) made big waves in the pool by bagging gold, silver and bronze medals during the 2011 Milo Little Olympics National Finals held last November 19-20, 2011 in Lingayen, Pangasinan. Be-medalled tanker Patrick...

Bohol-Matwood chess team, runner-up in Sinulog chessfest

By: Renzkie Ligan Bohol’s lone entry to the 2012 Cebu City Sinulog Open Chess Team Tournament held over the weekend at the Event Center, SM Mall, Mabolo, Cebu City placed second with 10 match points on the account of 4 victories, two draws and a...

Petron, Powerade try to deliver KO punch against semis rivals

Petron and Powerade go for the clincher todya and try to arrange a championship showdown for the PBA Philippine Cup title. The Boosters will once again try, the second of three attempts, to slam the finals door on defending champion Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters...