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Pacete: 'Tuob,' the babaylan’s way
JUST recently, there was a concept presented that “tuob” (steam inhalation) could kill the virus that causes the pandemic. Some doctors contradicted the abstraction as not true. The conflict resulted in a battle of words. Steam inhalation is practiced at ...
From 2 days ago
Pacete: Covid-19 homecoming story
THIS is a true story woven in the style of fiction to protect the dignity and identity of the persons involved. They aspire to survive further because they are at home already while thousands of locally stranded individuals (LSIs) and ...
From 4 days ago
Pacete: Kanlaon, a romantic folktale
AN ANCIENT romance gave birth to Mount Kanlaon. It was the unsurpassed and uncompromising love that weaves stories on how this massive land form found its way in the middle of the island of Buglas.Diverse stories have been said about ...
From 9 days ago
Pacete: Entertainers in public office
ONCE an American journalist said that the Philippines has a damaged culture. At first, many Filipinos could not agree with that. Giving it a closer look, we gradually see reality. We ask this question, "Does our culture bring economic progress ...
From 11 days ago
Pacete: Negrosanon, taga-Negros or Negrense?
CONFUSION? No, all of them are correct. It depends on your perception... on whatever you like, on whatever you want, and on whatever is comfortable for you. We are in a free country. Juan can call himself John, Johnny, Ivan, ...
From 16 days ago
Pacete: The changes we are expecting under the new normal
HEALTH protocols will still be a priority under the new normal. The price of prime commodities will remain high and the cost of travel will not go back to the past normal. In my area, the tricycle was just charging ...
From 18 days ago
Pacete: Facts and fancies behind Philippine Independence
IT WAS President Diosdado Macapagal who proclaimed June 12 a national holiday in celebration of Philippine Independence. Emilio Aguinaldo, head of the Philippine Revolutionary Republic, formally proclaimed Philippine independence in Kawit, Cavite on June 12, 1898.The Proclamation of Independence, formally ...
From 23 days ago
Pacete: Our flag: Sacred relic of the revolution
The story of our flag is identical to the story of our independence. When I was still a kid, I enjoyed listening to the tell-tale or “historia de los borrachos” (stories of the drunkards) about our flag during their “tuba” ...
From 25 days ago
Pacete: Imee Marcos: Difficult to find a truly committed teacher
SENATOR Imee Marcos said in an interview by CNN Philippines last May 27, that nowadays it is difficult to find “truly committed” teacher, which is why students are supposedly falling behind in life skills such as leadership and resourcefulness.“The reality ...
From 31 days ago
Pacete: In defense of teachers
ON A breakfast table last Tuesday morning, I was confronted by three teachers... my wife and my two daughters. They informed me that two radio personalities, one anchorman and one reporter, embarrassed the teachers in their conversation over the radio. ...
From 37 days ago