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Walk before running 01/07/2010

Thursday, January 7, 2010


Walk before running

01/07/2010

Bull-headedness it surely is, on the part of the poll body, to insist on holding nationwide automated polls, even when it could have followed the automation law that called for pilot automated polls in specified areas, both in the cities and provinces, prior to holding a nationwide automated election.

One does not run, before one even learns how to walk, and this surely applies to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) officials who appeared to be so blinded by the huge P11.3-billion budget for poll automation that it wanted to implement automated polls nationwide, despite their being clueless, not to mention inexperienced and naturally, inept as always.... MORE


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No resurrection for Cha-cha FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares 01/07/2010


No resurrection for Cha-cha


FRONTLINE

Ninez Cacho-Olivares
01/07/2010

The idea of Congress calling for a constitutional convention (con-con) to draft a new constitution just won’t fly — not at this time.

What the Congress should do is to drop the idea and have the next Congress take this up, if this is what the Filipino people want, and many do want changes in the 1987 Constitution, through a con-con with duly elected delegates..... MORE

Israeli village stirs up hummus war with record bid FEATURE 01/07/2010


Israeli village stirs up hummus war with record bid


FEATURE


01/07/2010

ABU GOSH — At the risk of whipping up discord with Lebanon, an Arab-Israeli village is planning to make the world’s biggest hummus, a humble chickpea dip that stirs passions across the Middle East.

On Friday, residents of the village of Abu Gosh, near Jerusalem, will mash up 4,000 kilograms of chickpeas, sesame paste, olive oil, lemon juice and garlic.

That is twice as much as the Guinness record set in October by chefs in Lebanon, Israel’s.... MORE


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Start with Ilocos Sur MR. EXPOSE Amb. Ernesto Maceda 01/07/2010

Start with Ilocos Sur



MR. EXPOSE

Amb. Ernesto Maceda
01/07/2010

The President has completed the membership of the commission to dismantle private armies with the appointment of retired Court of Appeals Justice Monina Arevalo Zenarosa as chairman.

People are wondering why you need a presidential commission to dismantle private armies when you have a DILG secretary and a PNP director general .... MORE


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