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>No money for medicinal plants


> By Pet Melliza/ The Beekeeper Agriculture, joked then agriculture secretary Salvador Escudero III before Iloilo agriculturists, covered vast areas: “everything on land except marijuana; everything in water except piranha”. But bureaucracy in the Department of Agriculture (DA) and its counterparts in local government units (LGU’s) don’t see it that way. In most regions, agriculture is narrowed down to […]

>RH Bill promotes life


> By Pet Melliza/ The Beekeeper Mr. Hole of Justice aka Peter Jimenea was warming himself over bottles of beer last Friday when he nearly fell off the bench as the evening TV flashed live coverage of the 40,000-strong rally at the Luneta Park against the Reproductive Health (RH) Bill. I could not understand why they call […]

>SIMPLY BUSINESS: DO DAY AGAINST DENGUE


>SIMPLY BUSINESS: DO DAY AGAINST DENGUE: “Before Dengue has reached epidemic levels in Iloilo Province, Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. has launched another Do Day Against Dengue and e…”

>Hole of Justice: Grand Plan in the Kingdom by the River (18)


>Hole of Justice: Grand Plan in the Kingdom by the River (18): “By Peter Jimenea/ Hole of Justice The dust swirled by the rampaging Hydrocephallus is settling down after Kingdom Information Officer …”

>Enlist nature in fight versus dengue


> By Pet Melliza/ The Beekeeper The government enlisted religion in the anti-dengue campaign which kicks off today (March 24) with bells pealing in all churches of Iloilo province and city. Well, bells and prayers can’t drive away dengue hemorrhagic fever and its carrier the Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegyptii mosquitoes or any pest or disease […]

>Libya: war of aggression, not liberation


> By Pet Melliza/The Beekeeper I was in Guimbal, Iloilo attending a wedding at the Catholic church afternoon of Saturday,  March 19, when somebody relayed the news that the United Nations imposed a no-fly-zone in Libya. The guy was excited, foreseeing the end of the Ghadaffy “dictatorship”. The next day, TV footages broadcast rapid flashes of […]

>Hole of Justice: Grand Plan at the Kingdom by the River 17


>Hole of Justice: Grand Plan at the Kingdom by the River 17: “When disaster strikes the Kingdom by the River and parliament subsequently places the kingdom under a state of calamity, King Tura will be h…”