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Malilong: Dealing with nuisance candidates
Ileana Garcia was a candidate for public office. As the campaign wore on, she began to realize that hers was an uphill battle against her opponent, Jose Rodriguez, the heavily favored incumbent.So did her supporters. One of them, Frank Artiles, ...
From 206 days ago
Malilong: Jumping the line
Minglanilla Mayor Elanito Peña has drawn flak for having himself injected with the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Peña’s first mistake was that he jumped the line. The second was that he advertised it on Facebook.I’m sure that Peña ...
From 207 days ago
Malilong: Can Carpio do a Sin?
With President Duterte’s immense popularity with the masses, his 2022 team will be heavy favorites to win the election regardless of whether he himself runs or not.His opponents are not giving up, though. Last Thursday, they gathered in Makati to ...
From 209 days ago
Malilong: Sunday reflections
I have not seen the inside of a church for more than a year now. One Tuesday last September, we tried going to the Redemptorist Church but two security volunteers met us at the entrance gate to advise us that ...
From 211 days ago
Malilong: Survey results hardly surprising
I HEARD about a survey conducted in Cebu City last December but until colleague Bobby Nalzaro wrote about it in his column last Tuesday, I knew only a few details including the head of the team that was commissioned to ...
From 213 days ago
Malilong: That day one year ago
EXACTLY a year ago last Tuesday, we lost control of our freedom to travel. Life has not been the same ever since.Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella said at that time that he was ordering a quarantine, not a lockdown, and ...
From 214 days ago
Malilong: God, please take away the hackers
BEWARE of hackers. They’re on the loose probably because in addition to being inherently depraved, with the travel restrictions, they now have plenty of time on their hands. God’s mercy must be boundless; otherwise, He would have already dispatched them ...
From 216 days ago
Malilong: Duterte for vice president?
WHO will be the PDP-Laban candidate for President next year?Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said the matter was discussed during a “consultative meeting” in Manila on March 8. In case you’re wondering what a Cabinet member was doing in a political ...
From 218 days ago
Malilong: Of marriage and tree planting
NO PLANTING, no license? I thought the applicable rule among couples was no license, no planting.Requiring applicants to plant trees before they can be issued a marriage license is not a new idea. As pointed out by colleague Bobby Nalzaro ...
From 220 days ago
Malilong: Help is coming, even if slowly
THE United States started its vaccination program middle of December last year. As of yesterday, only 9.7 percent of its population have been fully vaccinated. Eighteen percent have at least gotten one dose.Availability of the vaccines remains a limiting factor ...
From 221 days ago