Archive for January 22nd, 2012

High fuel prices checked

High fuel prices checked The persistent complaint among Boholanos versus the high prices of fuel in the province will be issued this week with an explanation from the Department of Energy (DOE) Manila amid clamor that authorities should check on why gasoline dealers are imposing exorbitant prices which are...

BOHOL’S GAS PRICE PROBLEM

BOHOL’S GAS PRICE PROBLEM The P2-P5 discrepancy in gas prices in Bohol compared to other provinces will be likened to a mere migraine compared to a potential cancer problem if the Iran oil problem explodes. The West had largely suspected that Iran-amid its domestic economic and political woes- is...

CAVEAT EMPTOR- BUYER BEWARE

The disturbing news that many Boholano investors may have  again lost millions –if not their shirts- in the con game of yet another lending investor in the city- should remind folks once again that “suckers are born” every minute per Barnum. And one should strive...

Saguisag: Corona trial is a political exercise

MANILA. Former Senator Rene Saguisag believes that the impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona should not be compared to other legal proceedings, saying that it is a political exercise. “The impeachment shouldn’t be tested by the standards in other proceedings. This is...

THE RP ECONOMY IN 2012

This may not happen in most of our lifetime but it is happily noted with undisguised glee. Recent business forecasts said by 2050-about 40 years from now- the Philippines will be the 16th biggest economy in the world! This is also a fulfillment of the...

A SHAMAN FROM THE TOWN OF PRES. CARLOS P. GARCIA, BOHOL

SUNDRY CHRONICLE By JES B. TIROL Proem KUNG HEI FAT CHOI = HAPPY NEW YEAR!  Tomorrow will be the Chinese New Year known as the Year of the Water Dragon (Bis: Siwágà sa Tubig) that occurs every 60 years. A shaman is someone who has...

IMPEACHMENT TWINS?

by    Juan  L  Mercado   “The  future is only  the past  again — but entered through another gate”. Is this true?  Perhaps, one  way to check  is  to by  comparison. How?  Take the just-starting  impeachment against  Supreme Court chief justice  Renato  Corona.  Stack that  against  the aborted  trial of  President Joseph Estrada in  2001 Both began in the Lower House, as required by the Constitution. Both  barreled along  similar...

THE GOOD NEWS ABOUT OUR BODY

By Fr. Roy Cimagala Chaplain Center for Industrial Technology and Enterprise (CITE) Talamban, Cebu City Email: roycimagala@gmail.com   THEOLOGY is, of course, still a toxin, a foreign body in the minds of most people, including our leaders in the different fields like business, media and politics,...

A Boholano’s View by Jose “Pepe” Abueva

The Bohol Chronicle January 22, 2012 Part 2.  MILF Ideology and ARMM Governance MILF ideology. On its website MILF ideology and aspirations are encapsulated in these words: “Moro is a Nation. No to integration. No to unitary state. Uphold right to self-determination.” “MILF is a...

Philippine Chess advocate sponsors chess tourney

A newly-organized group whose members call themselves Chess Benefactors extends support to local chessers by providing cash incentives to the top five (5) winners in Open and All-Student (20-yr old & below) categories in this year’s first  chess competition dubbed as “ 2012 Blatz &...