The announcement made by Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. that the measure filed by Valenzuela City Rep. Magtanggol Gunigundo and BUHAY party-list Rep. Lito Atienza, together with some lawmakers of the House independent bloc, granting Sarangani Representative and boxing champ Manny Pacquiao income tax exemption privileges will not prosper during the 16th Congress is, indeed, a welcome and reassuring news. 332 more words
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Wherever nature unleashes its wrath causing all kinds of environmental havoc, we always see how puny man stands against it.
Many are blaming global warming for catastrophic events happening all over the world – be it in the form of a hurricane, a typhoon, landslides and floods caused by heavy rainfall, etc. 454 more words
For lack of trusted people having had the experience and familiarity of participating/involving themselves in massive reconstruction and rehabilitation projects, President Benigno Aquino has deemed it wise to name instead former senator Panfilo Lacson to lead this extensive and challenging operation of seeing to it that the areas badly devastated by super typhoon Yolanda, Haiyan will rise again and bring back normality to the lives of its residents. 320 more words
If there was anything paradoxical about super typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan that devastated a good portion of Central Philippines, it is that PAGASA (meaning hope in Filipino), an acronym for Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration, and an institution dedicated to provide weather updates so as to protect lives and property during any emergency of weather change, has also been victim of their own study. 507 more words