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An Epitome of a Life Lived in its Fullest

Few years had passed since I wrote an article of the same topic, with the same title.

“The most important ingredient of leadership is character. Most of the proficiencies can be learned, but what’s inside you is something that’s difficult to change,” says a man who had stirred up a comparable aspect of a former Philippine president – now a modern-day Ramon Magsaysay. 2,098 more words

Life

Mayor Jesse Robredo

Sa politika, kutis at balat ay gawang Belo,
Sa pribadong buhay, ito nama’y asal demonyo.
Subalit Pilipinas ay di na maloloko,
Dadami na kasi ang lideratong Robredo. 46 more words

Poetry

Show Me the Money: An observation on how funds should be used for the people of San Pedro

I am home for a year now. I have made friends with the local NGO of people with disabilities. I got acquainted with the city hall and have seen how the local government works. 2,382 more words

Inclusive Development

Jesse Robredo - Noteworthy Tidbits from 2013

I have been a fan of Jesse Robredo since my high school best friend told me about him four years ago. Since then, I have been reading so much about him – how he transformed Naga when he was its mayor, his vision for our country, his brand of leadership (participative governance and servant leadership), and basically who he was as a person and as a public servant. 1,136 more words

Nicosai

‘Kaya Natin’ spreads nobility in PUP Manila

Dominic SB

Filipinos long live in a country shed by dark clouds of corruption. But ‘Kaya Natin’ tries to repaint the gloomy firmament to transparent clouds of good governance. 557 more words

Polytechnic University Of The Philippines

Jesse Robredo: the man

Jesse “Pogi” Manalastas Robredo was the man for me.

He neither drank nor smoked. He cared for persons with disabilities (PWDs). He leaded and acted. He respected his daughters and wife. 296 more words

DAP: this time, waterworks

No LGU would really mind being told that a favored contractor will bag a project funded under the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). What’s important for local chief executives is that they are able to implement projects that meet the needs of their constituents. 766 more words