On continuing education and meeting agendas

In this day and age of technological advancement and information technology, to say that education is a never-ending thing is to make a historical understatement. Recently, myself as a pensioner availed of what to me personally appealed as a very beneficial, productive, adrenalin-pumping, and awe-inspiring thrust to provide equal opportunity to young and old Australian […]

HINABING HIBLANG HAIN (Alang-alang sa PASKO)

Ni Mars Cavestany Magkasala-salabat man ang ulan, kidlat, bagyo’t anumang delubyo Kahit walang humpay hangga’t may saysay santa-barangka ni Santiago Huwag lang umurong ang bayag ng mga nagtututuro sa harap ng peligro Pasasaan ba’t sabwatang Napoles-Enrile et al may makakalaboso … Hangga’t mananatiling malinis, matatag, masigasig ang Pangulo Tiyak may haing aguinaldo ang pagsapit ng […]

Isang Bukas na Liham kay DTI Secretary at sa Pamunuan ng Pamahalaang Aquino ukol sa Diskwento Caravan

Kasuklam-suklam, karima-rimarim, at tunay ngang nakawiwindang ang napabalita kamakailan na biglang pagsulpot ng “Diskwento Caravan” sa mga lugar na nasalanta ng kalamidad na Yolanda. Marami ang di- lubusang maunawaan ang “rationale” ng totoo namang di-matingkalang proyektong ito ng pamahalaan na matagal na palang kaganapan pero ngayon lang lubusang nabigyang pansin at sadyang nagbulid sa mga […]

10 Guideposts to Fight Corruption, 10 Gabay Laban sa Korapsiyon

As the Philippines reels with the sizzling news-cum-hot issue of the age old institutionalised massive corruption in all levels and agencies of the government, let me share what I have written in the past. I thought it wise to recollect the 10 guideposts (originally written in Filipino) by which, in my views, Philippine government employees […]

Tribute to Feisty Henry, Homage for Tita Andy

Henry Feist has always been known to me – and perhaps to many of his fans and old-time followers who knew him more as an “artista” than as a community leader – via his screen moniker Henry Duval. The younger (60′s) Henry Duval opposite the sizzling Lorli Villanueva, two Philippine theatre stalwarts starring in Filipinas-Petals’ […]