EDITORIAL

Small things that show concern Here were some of the low hanging fruits ready for the picking. So they were picked. Stop the “tanim bala” at the airport! Du30 before he even stepped into Malacanang told airport security officers to stop it and so it was stopped. Thereafter, somebody there was fired. The long queues at train stations in Metro […]

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Inflamed tip

By Tedler D. Depaynos, MD The patient is an expert in cards and has been working in a casino abroad for years. He has been used to night life and from time to time together with his close friends they bring home bedmates especially when their favorite clients are on a winning streak. He was in a shower one morning […]

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The humongous traffic

By Atty. Antonio P. Pekas The humongous traffic beside Baguio City Hall that had been going on for months is mind boggling just like the exasperation it is causing the people and our so called leaders’ uselessness. The problem has been there for months but all our public officials could do was summon the city engineer and DPWH officials who […]

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Dengue is everybody’s concern

By Danilo P. Padua, PhD Dengue fever incidence is causing a lot of alarm in almost all regions of the Philippines, including CAR. But being alarmed is not a guarantee that something is being done to contain the problem. I mean, measures to control it maybe in place but it is not providing the right solution to such scourge. According […]

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EDITORIAL

There is blood in our hands There is no way we can be blameless on the current war on drugs—specifically on the death of innocent parties who never even tried to know what illegal drugs are all about. We are indeed in a state of war. The more than 100 thousand of surrenderees in a matter of weeks attest to […]

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An env’t agency sans environmentalists

By Estanislao Albano, Jr. Note: This article appeared in the Letters section of the Philippine Daily Inquirer on July 25. Explanation as to why I said there are no environmentalists in the Department of Environment and Natural Resources will come later. HIS CLAIMS to the contrary, Ramon Jesus Paje will go down in history as the environment secretary who had […]

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Acute appendiceal pain

By Tedler D. Depaynos, MD It was the wee hours of the morning when the patient went to the hospital because of pain in the right lower quadrant of his abdomen. As a rule, when a patient comes at a very unholy hour and from a distant place specially an elderly one, there is really something wrong. The impression made […]

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Environmental models

By Atty. Antonio P. Pekas We reached Sagada mid-afternoon one Sunday early last month. We drove down the road to the direction of Ambasing to the former house of my late brother and his family which was inherited by their youngest, Andrew Pekas. It is not anymore a house. Just like many houses in that used to be an idyll […]

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