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>Tawa-tawa cures dengue?


>The Beekeeper BY PET MELLIZA It’s not the ideal time to get sick and be hospitalized nowadays with private and public medical facilities filled beyond capacity. The district hospital at Guimbal, Iloilo had to erect a tent; even its corridors can’t accommodate additional patients. So far, the accumulated figure of dengue cases since january in […]

>Fight corru


>The BeekeeperBY PET MELLIZA Virginia Palanca-Santiago’s exercise of raw power (19)Lawyer Roming Gerochi has one word for the Office of the Ombudsman – “Monalisa”, an old ditty popularized by Matt Monroe and Frank Sinatra. He said that in one episode of “Kape kag Isyu”, a cable TV talks show aired live on Sky Cable every […]

>Defy the church


>The Beekeeper By Pet Melliza Defy the church IF Fray Butod — the quintessential symbol of the patriarchal, despotic, conservative, reactionary and backward sector of religion usurping the title “The Church” – ordered me to go forth and multiply and reject birth control practices, shall I say amen? If Fray Butod threatened me with eternal […]

>"Manila’s Finest" blasted


>The Beekeeper BY PET MELLIZA Hostage drama culture of arrogance We grieve with the families killed and wounded in the botched rescue attempt of the PNP. I may be dumb but at least I am not as stupid as idiots in PNP SWAT uniform, “Manila’s Finest” who mishandled the hostage-drama at Quirino Grandstand, Luneta last […]

>Defy the church


> The Beekeeper By Pet Melliza Defy the church IF Fray Butod — the quintessential symbol of the patriarchal, despotic, conservative, reactionary and backward sector of religion usurping the title “The Church” – ordered me to go forth and multiply and reject birth control practices, shall I say amen? If Fray Butod threatened me with […]