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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, November 3, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 
 



Vote for Puerto Princesa now!!

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light…” (1 Peter 2:9, the Holy Bible).

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VOTE FOR PUERTO PRINCESA NOW! For those who wish to see the Puerto Princesa Underground River in Palawan to be named as one of the “New Seven Wonders of Nature” by November 1...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



PNoy must go after other tax evaders

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… The Father and I are one…” (the Lord Jesus Christ, in John 10:30, the Holy Bible).

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PNOY MUST GO AFTER OTHER TAX EVADERS: Filipinos certainly welcome the issuance of warrants of arrest by the Court of Tax Appeals during the last few days against rich and influential persons who fraudulently avoid paying taxes, and many are starting to believe that the government, under President Aquino, is r...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, November 1, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



ILO warns of wars and famines

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world is undergoing the same kind of sufferings…” (1 Peter 5:8-9, the Bible). 

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BIGGEST MEDIA EVENT IN ASIA: An international media summit to be held in Boracay Island, from December 8 to 1...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, October 30, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Praying and Bible-reading for the dead, II

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast...” (Ephesians 2:8-9, the Holy Bible).
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PRAYING AND BIBLE-READING FOR THE DEAD, PART II: Bob Gabuna, a member of the Internet group “seachlight”, raised interesting points about our column on the Bible’s 1 Peter 3:19 and 1 Peter 4:6,...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, October 29, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Tag on Mindanao campaign irrelevant

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… For God so loved the world, He gave His only begotten Son, so that whoever believes in Him will not perish, but will have everlasting life…” (John 3:16, the Holy Bible).

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FILIPINOS NEED MORE THAN PRAYING: It is nice to see President Aquino encouraging Filipinos to pray harder during these troubled times, but then we need more than prayers now, in much the same way that, as the Bible said in J...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, October 29, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


 Praying and Bible reading for the dead

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO
 
LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship…” (Romans 12:1, the Holy Bible).
 
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RESURRECTION OF JESUS, AS FIRST GLORIOUS MYSTERY: After the “Sorrowful Mysteries”, the “Glorious Mysteries” in the...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, October 27, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



INC’s Eduardo V. Manalo: God-directed

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart...” (Hebrews 4:12, the Holy Bible). 
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PERSON TO PERSON MENTORING FOR INC EXECUTIVE MINISTER: As Iglesia Ni Cristo Executive Minister Eduardo V. Manalo celebrates his 56th birthday on October 31, 2011,...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, October 27, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Manila inmates decry slow trial

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God maybe thoroughly equipped for every good work...” (2 Timothy 3:16-17, the Bible). 

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WHERE IS WANING? Ok, the AFP has taken over a supposed encampment of around 100 outlaws led by Waning Abdusalam of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Payao, Zamboanga Sibuga...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Cebu Pacific offers Internet check-in

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ…” (Ephesians 5:19-20, the Holy Bible).

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WHY IS THE MILITARY AVOIDING BASILAN? The barber regularly cutting my hair from UP Diliman, Quezon City, has a pungent question on the on-going military bombardment of Zamboanga Sibugay to flush out lawless groups...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Mike A, Gen. Lim, AFP bombs & P10 B fund

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding...” (Proverbs 9:10, the Holy Bible).

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WHY ARE THE BOMBS FALLING IN ZAMBOANGA SIBUGAY AND NOT BASILAN? And so, the Philippine Air Force and the Armed Forces of the Philippines are now dropping bombs to pulverize a suspected hideout of a breakaway faction of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in a r...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, October 24, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 




Next Catholic Pope is a Filipino?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ…” (Galatians 6:2, the Holy Bible).

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NEXT CATHOLIC POPE IS A FILIPINO? Filipinos who would like to see a Filipino pope of the Roman Catholic Church someday could very well start praying hard and aspiring to be holy and rabid followers of the Bible to make this dream come true, especially because there seems to be a mo...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, October 23, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Next Catholic Pope is a Filipino?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ…” (Galatians 6:2, the Holy Bible).

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NEXT CATHOLIC POPE IS A FILIPINO? Filipinos who would like to see a Filipino pope of the Roman Catholic Church someday could very well start praying hard and aspiring to be holy and rabid followers of the Bible to make this dream come true, especially because there seems to be a mo...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, October 23, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



AFP officers to be court-martialed?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…A person finds joy in giving an apt reply— and how good is a timely word!” (Proverbs 15:23, the Holy Bible).
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AFP OFFICERS TO BE COURT-MARTIALED RE: BASILAN BLOODBATH? The 7 p.m. network news aired by government-run FM radio station DWBR on Saturday, October 22, 2011, carried one item that could excite “military adventurism” once more.

 This was the news that the Aquino government is studyin...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, October 22, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Treachery and treason in Basilan?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…`I desire to do your will, my God; your law is within my heart’…” (Psalm 40:8, the Holy Bible).

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TREACHERY AND TREASON IN BASILAN? There is something about treachery and treason that disturbs many people over the killing of 19 officers and men of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in Basilan by members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

Media reports say that in its website, the...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, October 21, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Pinoy bastardos and bastardas

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me...” (Psalm 51:12, the Holy Bible). 

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MANY LEADERS WILL SHARE GADAFFI’S INGLORIOUS END: The ignominious death of Moammar Gadaffi is tragic, not because of the violence that attended it, but because of his surprising disability to understand that death is surely going to come to him someday, and make him account for ev...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, October 20, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Better approach to peace in Mindanao

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart…” (Psalm 37:4, the Holy Bible).

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BETTER APPROACH TO PEACE IN MINDANAO: Now, which approach is really better in finding peace in Mindanao? The Joseph Estrada approach, or the Noynoy Aquino approach? All-out war, or pursuing peace talks? How about the Tingting-Peping Cojuangco approach---that of pursuing projects to spur e...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, October 19, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Curses of madness, confusion of mind in RP

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord…” (Psalm 27:14, the Holy Bible).
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SC WARNING VS. ARMM OIC APPOINTEES: The warning by Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez, who is also the spokesman of the Supreme Court, is correct: the Aquino government must not appoint, yet, any officers-in-charge at the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) even if the tribunal...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, October 18, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



20% medicine discount to oldies waylaid

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…The LORD confides in those who fear him; he makes his covenant known to them. My eyes are ever on the Lord, for only he will release my feet from the snare...” (Psalm 25:14-15, the Holy Bible).
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WORD WAR GETS UGLIER BY THE DAY: The word war between Malacanang and the Supreme Court is getting worse by the day. Now, Court Administrator and Spokesman Jose Midas Marquez has become bolder, saying ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, October 17, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Media’s role in reforming people

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer...” (Psalm 19:14, the Holy Bible).

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GLOBAL MEDIA FORUM & 16TH NATIONAL PRESS CONGRESS IN BORACAY: The Global Media Forum (GMF) and the 16th National Press Congress (16th NPC) scheduled for December 8-10, 2011, in Boracay Island, was launched on Saturday, October 15, 2011, at the Cell...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, October 16, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



PNoy-FM Jr. word war: RP leaders, no good

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… `How great you are, Sovereign Lord! There is no one like you, and there is no God but you, as we have heard with our own ears’...” (2 Samuel 7:22, the Holy Bible).

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WORD WAR SHOWS NO LEADER CAN HELP RP: The word war between President Aquino and Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is a good opportunity for all Filipinos to see that, really, there is no leader in this country who can help, or who has...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, October 15, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Fighting corruption with spirituality
 
BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO
 
LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will...” (Romans 12:2, the Holy Bible).
 
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            EIGHT-POINT AGENDA NO DIFFERENT FROM PREVIOUS OMBUDSMAN PLANS: The eight-point agenda of Ombudsm...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, October 14, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Prayers for warring gov’t leaders

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

    LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… `For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, `plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future’…” (Jeremiah 29:11, the Holy Bible).

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    BROADCASTERS’ INSTITUTE OPENS: BATAS INTERNET TV is now opening its “broadcasters’ institute”, and is inviting people interested to become radio-TV journalists to join the institute, and ...
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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, October 13, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Letter-writing as legal practice

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own…” (Matthew 6:34, the Holy Bible).

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LETTER-WRITING AS  LEGAL PRACTICE: Lawyer Estelito Mendoza, former Solicitor General, former Secretary of Justice and former Pampanga governor, may have opened a novel, even if quite unorthodox and unusual, way of getting the attention of judges an...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, October 12, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



SC: bring out Mendoza letter in PAL row

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… maintain justice in the courts…” (Amos 5:15, the Holy Bible).
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WE MUST WAIT FOR SC EN BANC RULING ON PAL ROW: The better part of prudence now is for all of us to await the decision that the Supreme Court’s 15 justices---the so-called en banc, or full court---will ultimately issue on the case against business tycoon Lucio Tan’s Philippine Air Lines (PAL) by the Flight Attendants and Ste...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Veterans: is this the way to treat them?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise. Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails...” (Proverbs 19:20-21, the Holy Bible). 

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ABAD’S PROPOSAL RE: VETERANS’ PAY CALLOUS: Callous, and a product of an ingrate mind. That’s how I view the proposal of Budget Secretary Florencio B. Abad for the Aqui...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, October 10, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Pag-asa’s bad news; incompetence on PPP

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…`It is the Lord your God you must follow, and him you must revere. Keep his commands and obey him; serve him and hold fast to him’…” (Deuteronomy 13:4 of the Holy Bible).

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PAG-ASA’S BAD NEWS ON RAINS, FLOODS: PAG-ASA (or the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration), has bad news for all of us: there will be more severe rains between now until the ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, October 9, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Questions for DBP re: Ongpin loans

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…`I, even I, am the Lord, and apart from me there is no savior. I have revealed and saved and proclaimed---I, and not some foreign god among you. You are my witnesses,’ declares the Lord, `that I am God’…” (Isaiah 43:11-212, the Holy Bible).

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BULACAN CLASS SUIT USELESS: The filing of a class suit against the National Power Corporation by residents of still-flooded Bulacan towns will not real...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, October 8, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Movement vs. calamities from rains, floods, winds

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…You, God, are my God, earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you, in a dry and parched land where there is no water…” (Psalm 63:1, the Holy Bible). 

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FLOODING AGGRAVATING WORLD PROBLEM ON FOOD: This is a greatly disturbing news from Yahoo, which came out on October 8, 2011: “Massive floods have ravaged vast swathes of Asia's rice bowl, threatening to fu...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, October 7, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Brillantes and premature disclosures

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD, the LORD himself, is the Rock eternal...” (Isaiah 26:4, the Holy Bible).

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PAG-ASA CONFIRMS BIBLICAL WARNING VS. FLOODS: “PAG-ASA warns of more floods, landslides” was the headline of the Philippine Star last Friday, October 7, 2011. Our weather bureau may not know it but, it is actually confirming a Biblical verse quoting Jesus, our God and Savior, in...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, October 6, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


More OFWs deployed, more dollar earnings came for RP

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO 
 
            LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “Righteousness exalts a nation, and sin is a disgrace to any people…” (Proverbs 14:34, the Holy Bible).
 
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            PNOY’S GOOD IMAGE HELPING OFWs  A LOT: The good image and positive perception being enjoyed by President Aquino among the members of the international community are the principal reasons why the ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Inevitable judgment day for Arroyos

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring...” (Proverbs 27:1, the Holy Bible).
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HEARING THE WORD OF GOD, A LIFE AND DEATH EXPERIENCE: Just what exactly happens when someone hears the Word of God---or the chapters and verses from the Bible---maybe impossible to determine right away, but to someone who owns cellphone number 09322701764 from Pampanga, it can spell the dif...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, October 3, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 

 
Gov’t disaster response and the Bible

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead…” (1 Peter 1:3, the Holy Bible).

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OTHER DIMENSIONS IN NATURAL CALAMITIES: Yes, President Aquino is correct. The Philippines has to greatly improve its disaster response mechanism because more devastating and more d...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, October 3, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



“We have been warned…”

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe…” (Proverbs 29:25, the Holy Bible).
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“WE HAVE BEEN WARNED…”: Yes, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is correct. Global warming and climate change are behind the massive rains, floods and strong winds that have been bringing death and damage to our country. But then, how did global warming and climate...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, October 2, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Rotarians as miracle workers, Part III

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… The Father and I are one…” (Jesus Christ, in John 10:30, the Holy Bible).

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ROTARIANS AS MIRACLE WORKERS, PART III: This is the third installment of the speech entitled “Rotarians as miracle workers for service above self” which I delivered during the “Governor’s Visit and Fellowship for Service Above Self and Four Way Test” of the Rotary Club of Intramuros, District 3810, last Thurs...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, October 1, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



 Rotarians as miracle workers, Part II

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ…” (Philippians 1:9-10, the Holy Bible).

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ROTARIANS AS MIRACLE WORKERS FOR SERVICE ABOVE SELF, II: Here is the second part of the speech I delivered during the “Governor’s Visit and Fellowship ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, September 30, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Rotarians as miracle workers, Part I

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends…” (The Lord Jesus Christ, in John 15:13, the Holy Bible).

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ROTARIANS AS MIRACLE WORKERS FOR SERVICE ABOVE SELF: I delivered a speech during the “Governor’s Visit and Fellowship for Service Above Self and Four Way Test” of the Rotary Club of Intramuros, District 3810 of Rotary International, last Thursday, Se...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, September 29, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


The truth on RP prostitution?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: … “The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God but considers them foolishness, and cannot understand them because they are discerned only through the Spirit…” (1 Corinthians 2:14, the Holy Bible). 

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WHO IS TELLING THE TRUTH ON RP PROSTITUTION---ENRILE, LACSON OR THOMAS? So, can Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and Senator Panfilo Lacson tell us, are they ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, September 28, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Good news re: rains, floods, winds


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well...” (Jesus Christ, in Matthew 6:33, the Holy Bible).

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THE GOOD NEWS ABOUT RAINS, FLOODS AND STRONG WINDS: Did you notice how the rains and the floods and the strong winds, especially those generated by Typhoon Pedring (or Nesat), are becoming more widespread and more destructive nowadays? Th...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, September 27, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



“Touching lives, improving communities”

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age…” (Jesus Christ in Matthew 28:19-20, the Holy Bible).

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ROTARIANS URGED: “SHOW AND TELL”: Today, I yield this space to a part of the speec...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, September 25, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Antidote vs. suicidal tendencies

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATION: “…My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One…” (1 John 2:1, the Holy Bible).

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FILIPINOS GETTING TO BE SUICIDES? Here’s a very disturbing news from the police beat: nine men committed suicide last Sunday, 25 September 2011. 

From police records, the suicides were identified as Harold Gl...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, September 25, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Biblical basis of economic crunch

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded. You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised.” Hebrews 10:35-36

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BIBLICAL BASIS OF WORLD ECONOMIC CRUNCH: All preparations of the Aquino government to cushion the impact of recession will mean nothing if it does not take into account that there is something Biblical in the proje...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, September 24, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Fight vs. budget cut in education flawed

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope...” (Romans 5:3-4, the Holy Bible).

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FIGHT VS. BUDGET IN EDUCATION CUT FLAWED: The fight against budget cuts for state universities and colleges (SUCs) continues to ignore one basic flaw in the management of these government educational institut...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, September 23, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 




Of lady golfers & PNoy’s “star”

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God…” (Romans 15:7, the Holy Bible).

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LADY GOLFERS WELCOME, TOO! Attention, lady golfers: you, too, can join the “First President’s Cup Golf Tournament” of the Rotary Club of Intramuros, which will be held on October 8, 2011, starting at 6:30 in the morning, at the Club Intramuros Golf Course in Intramuros, ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, September 22, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



“Parental failure” killed the boys!

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all...” (2 Corinthians 13:14, the Holy Bible).

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“PARENTAL FAILURE” KILLED THE BOYS: The real issue in the fatal shooting of a 16 year old boy by his 13 year old “special male friend” inside the SM Mall in San Fernando City, Pampanga is “parental failure”, or the evident i...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, September 21, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Rotary golf tournament draws support 

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Be glad, people of Zion, rejoice in the Lord your God, for he has given you the autumn rains because he is faithful. He sends you abundant showers, both autumn and spring rains, as before…” (Joel 2:23, the Holy Bible). 

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SUPPORT POURS FOR ROTARY GOLF TOURNAMENT: I wish to thank, at this point, the many individuals who are now starting to pour their help for the “First President’s Cup” o...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, September 20, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



COCOPEA and schools as business

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Do no let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen…” (Ephesians 4:29, the Holy Bible).

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PRIVATE SCHOOLS ARE BUSINESSES, AFTER ALL: The “Statement of Concern on House Bill 4791” issued by the Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations or COCOPEA, lambasting a propose...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, September 18, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



News headlines & Biblical warnings

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others...” (Philippians 2:3-4, the Holy Bible). 

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TODAY’S HEADLINES FULFILL BIBLICAL PROPHECIES: Many will call it pure coincidence, but it appears eerie to me that many of the headlines in our newspapers today, here and...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, September 17, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 




New SC appointee: good shift

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom...” (James 3:13, the Holy Bible). 

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BERNABE TO SC: GOOD SHIFT FOR JUDICIARY: The appointment of the youthful Court of Appeals Justice Estela Perlas Bernabe to the Supreme Court signifies a good shift for the judiciary---young justices could only mean fresh and invigorating ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, September 15, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 




Dengue vaccine from RP out in 2 years


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them...” (1 John 4:16, the Holy Bible).

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DENGUE VACCINE FROM RP OUT IN TWO YEARS: In two years’ time, the Philippines will be able to come out with a vaccine that will take dengue out as a fatal disease in the country, a doctor who is a  top official of the National Committee on Urb...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, September 15, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Gold greater than `Yamashita’ here in RP?
 
BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO
 
LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Therefore if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any common sharing in the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind…” (Philippians 2:1-2, the Holy Bible).
 
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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, September 14, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



RA 9344: work of unthinking lawmakers and president

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord…” (Ephesians 6:4, the Holy Bible).

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RA 9344: WORK OF UNTHINKING LAWMAKERS AND PRESIDENT: Republic Act 9344, or the Juvenile Justice Law, is one example of a law that was enacted by our congressmen, senators and the president who signed it, without any one of them really ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, September 13, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Did Mike and Al need a Moner?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!” (Philippians 4:4, the Holy Bible).

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HAVE OUR SHIP CAPTAINS TAKEN UP MANAGEMENT COURSES ALREADY? So, Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz is saying the government “has formally informed” the European Commission of the supposed corrective measures to improve Filipino seamen’s training, but the question remains: have Filipino seamen, especially...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, September 12, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Senate Bill 2865 is an abortion law

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth…” (Psalm 121:1-2, the Holy Bible).

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SENATE BILL 2865 IS AN ABORTION LAW: No matter how Sen. Pia Cayetano may deny it, Senate Bill 2865, which is the amended version of the Reproductive Health Bill, is an out and out abortion law, as shown by its provisions--- Section ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, September 11, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



More 9/11 tragedies to hit US cities

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you...” (Isaiah 46:4, the Holy Bible).

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MORE 9/11 TRAGEDIES TO HIT US CITIES: Much have already been said of the 9/11 tragedy that struck the US 10 years ago, but let me reiterate my position here that 9/11 was a punishment from God, on account of ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, September 10, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



RP to lose US $1.4 B yearly from IMO rule

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love and in endurance...” (Titus 2:2, the Holy Bible).
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RP TO LOSE US $ 1.4 B AS SHIP CAPTAINS LOSE THEIR JOBS: The Philippines will lose an estimated US$1.4 billion yearly in salaries of its ship captains who face separation from their employment with international seafaring vessels and ships, o...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, September 9, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



 Yes, it is Gen. Bartolome, after all!

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me on level ground…” (Psalm 143:10, the Holy Bible). 

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IT’S GEN. BARTOLOME, AS I TOLD YOU IT WILL BE: And so, once again, may I congratulate Gen. Nicanor Bartolome for his appointment as the director general of the Philippine National Police (PNP), starting Friday, September 9, 2011, to replace the retiring Gen. Raul B...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, September 8, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



LRT, MRT subsidies needed by all Pinoys

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO 

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…He is the one we proclaim, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone fully mature in Christ...” (Colossians 1:28, the Holy Bible).

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LRT, MRT SUBSIDIES NEEDED: The reason being advanced by the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) to justify the collection of higher fares for the Light Rail Transit (LRT) and Metro Rail Transit (MRT) sy...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, September 7, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Bigger scandal in land row

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Jesus replied, `Anyone who loves me will obey my teaching. My Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them’… (John 14:23, the Holy Bible).

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ROTARIANS TO HELP FIGHT CHILD BLINDNESS: Rotarians from District 3810 of Rotary International (RI) will help in implementing the “Sight For A Child” Program by selecting public schools in their respective areas of jurisdiction wher...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, September 6, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


.5M children go blind in RP every year

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age….” (Matthew 28:18-20, the Holy Bible).  

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, September 5, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Bleak 2011 Christmas for RP seen

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…What you heard from me, keep as the pattern of sound teaching, with faith and love in Christ Jesus. Guard the good deposit that was entrusted to you—guard it with the help of the Holy Spirit who lives in us…” (2 Timothy 1:13-14, the Holy Bible).

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BLEAK 2011 CHRISTMAS FOR RP SEEN: Credit Suisse, the Swiss financial services firm, just made Christmas 2011 very bleak for Filipinos with its forecast...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, September 3, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


MMDA raps TRO vs. smoking ban
  

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…This is what the Lord says— your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: `I am the Lord your God, who teaches you what is best for you, who directs you in the way you should go’...” (Isaiah 48:17, the Holy Bible).

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ROTARY GOLF TOURNAMENT COUNTDOWN BEGINS: The countdown for the October 8, 2011 golf tournament of the Rotary Club of Intramuros has begun, and it is just a mere 34 days to go before the tourn...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, September 3, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Hell and man’s rejection of God


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

AGONY OF JESUS, AS THE FIRST SORROWFUL MYSTERY: After the Joyful Mysteries and the Mysteries of Light, the Holy Rosary of Roman Catholic Christians deal with the so-called “Sorrowful Mysteries”, which depict the parts of the life of Jesus that culminate in His death on the cross.

The first of these “Sorrowful Mysteries” is the “Agony of Jesus”, which is the story of Jesus agonizing at his impending crucifixion and death on th...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, September 2, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Tourists as objects of business?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it….” (Proverbs 22:6, the Holy Bible).

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TOURISTS AS OBJECTS OF BUSINESS? OH WELL!!! I couldn’t agree more to what newly-installed Tourism Secretary Ramon Reyes Jimenez Jr. laid out as plans to attract more tourists to the Philippines. Indeed, there is a need to “sell the Philippines” and promote ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, September 1, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Is Comelec’s legal chief worth crying for?

BY ATY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker; for he is our God and we are the people of his pasture, the flock under his care. Today, if only you would hear his voice…” (Psalm 95:6-7, the Holy Bible).
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IS RAFANAN WORTH CRYING FOR? Is lawyer Ferdinand Rafanan, the ousted legal chief of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), worth crying for? Apparently yes, i...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, August 31, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Useless Senate inquiries

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and also members of his household…” (Ephesians 2:19, the Holy Bible).
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SO, IS KABAYAN NOLI LIABLE OR NOT? So, what is really the truth---is Kabayan Noli De Castro liable or not for the illegal release of some P12 billion to Globe Asiatique? Who between Sen. Sergio Osmena III, who is not a lawyer and who said ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, August 30, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


 The problem that is Lito Alvarez

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus…” (Galatians 3:28, the Holy Bible).

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THE PROBLEM THAT IS LITO ALVAREZ: If you try to read between the lines, it would seem that Customs Commissioner Angelito Alvarez is being replaced because he has become really effective in pursuing his campaign against smugglers, both in ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, August 29, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



DOJ: instill fear of God among fiscals

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Jesus answered, `The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent…” (John 6:29, the Holy Bible).

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US RAINS, FLOODS AND WINDS, PREDICTED IN THE BIBLE: Hurricane Irene was such a big news in the United States precisely because it was a storm so big and so powerful and strong which, media reports said, Americans experienced for the first time. 

With Irene came unparalleled rains, flo...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, August 28, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Questions for Pia, Mirriam & Bongbong

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you...” (Isaiah 26:3, the Holy Bible).

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QUESTIONS FOR PIA, MIRRIAM & BONGBONG ON RH BILL: Pia Cayetano, Mirriam Santiago and Ferdinand Marcos Jr. should really explain why, in their desire to push the passage of the Reproductive Health Bill, they would be willing to divert billions of pesos in government funds...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, August 27, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



UV students and “possession”

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others...” (Romans 12:4-5, the Holy Bible).

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HOW TO FIGHT “DEMON POSSESSION”: Demon possession, as reported to have seized 10 high school students of the University of the Visayas over the weekend, is a curse whic...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, August 26, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



 Rotarians named as “environment protectors”

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… do not destroy… trees by putting an ax to them, because you can eat their fruit. Do not cut them down. Are the trees people, that you should besiege them?” (Deuteronomy 20:19, the Holy Bible).

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ROTARIANS NAMED AS ENVIRONMENT PROTECTORS: Now, Rotarians from all over the 10 districts of Rotary International (RI) in the Philippines can participate more effectively and meaningfully in...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, August 25, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



New mysteries in the Holy Rosary

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LUMINOUS MYSTERIES START WITH BAPTISM OF JESUS: After the Joyful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary of the Roman Catholic Christians, the Mysteries of Light, or the so-called Luminous Mysteries, come next, to narrate another aspect of the life of Jesus Christ starting from His baptism to the Institution of the Holy Eucharist at the Last Supper. 

Significantly, the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John all contain an account of the baptism of ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, August 24, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


 Pinoys in Libya need our prayers

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Again, truly I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything they ask for, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven. For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them…” (The Lord Jesus, in Matthew 18:19-20, the Bible).

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PINOYS IN LIBYA SUFFERING GOD’S CURSES: Once again, Filipinos have found themselves suffering the curses promised by God to those who no longer t...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, August 23, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



“Rotarians to partner with communities worldwide”

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?” (Romans 8:32, the Holy Bible). 

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NEW ROTARY INT’L PRESIDENT JOINS RP FETE: It was an overflow crowd of Rotarians from six of 10 Rotary International (RI) districts from the Philippines that greeted RI President Elect Sakuji Tanaka and his wife, K...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, August 22, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



“The RH Bill is all about money”

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…By day the Lord directs his love, at night his song is with me---a prayer to the God of my life...” (Psalm 42:8, the Holy Bible).
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“THE RH BILL IS ALL ABOUT MONEY”: A guy calling himself “Gerry Saudi DZME-EP”, a fellow member of mine in  three Facebook groups, posted an article entitled “The RH Bill is all about making money” last Sunday, August 21, 2011. His thesis: many, including ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, August 21, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 




Questions for Dragon Boat team

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Jesus said, `If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free’…” (The Lord Jesus Christ in John 8:31-32, the Holy Bible).
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QUESTIONS FOR THE DRAGON BOAT FEDERATION: I have some questions for the Philippine Dragon Boat Federation. I hope the officials and members of the team would be able to answer them, for the sake of truth and...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, August 20, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



The birth and presentation of Jesus

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

BIRTH OF JESUS IN THE MANGER: Easily one of the most fondly-remembered events in the Bible is now immortalized as the third Joyful Mystery in the Roman Catholic Christians’ Holy Rosary, and this is the birth of Jesus Christ.

Mainly because the event augurs good tidings and happy cheers as it ushers in gift-giving and camaraderie among believers worldwide, the birth of Jesus Christ has become one of the cornerstones of the Catholic Chr...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, August 19, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


New Rotary President coming to RP


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain…” (Philippians 1:21, the Holy Bible).

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NEXT ROTARY INTERNATIONAL PREXY, WIFE, COMING TO RP: Sakuki Tanaka, the president of Rotary International for Rotary Year of 2012-2013, and his wife, Kyoko, are arriving in the Philippines on Monday, 22 August 2011, to grace the 25th anniversary of the Rotary Community Corps (RCC), a Rotary-organized associatio...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, August 18, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Manipulations in the fight vs. dengue?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…But, `Let the one who boasts boast in the Lord.’ For it is not the one who commends himself who is approved, but the one whom the Lord commends...” (2 Corinthians 10:17-18, the Holy Bible).

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MANIPULATIONS IN THE FIGHT VS. DENGUE? Does the name “Dr. Metodio A. Palaypay, M.D.” sound familiar to you? If you will tell me no, it is not familiar to you, I would not take it against you for that ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Gen. Bartolome is next PNP chief

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Therefore, since we have these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that contaminates body and spirit, perfecting holiness out of reverence for God...” (2 Corinthians 7:1, the Holy Bible).

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GEN. BARTOLOME IS NEXT PNP CHIEF: It is now final: two-star Police General Nicanor Bartolome, currently the deputy director of the Philippine National Police (PNP), has already been cho...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, August 16, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Real story in Arroyo-chopper case?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord…” (Romans 14:8, the Holy Bible).

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BEST WISHES FOR KOKO PIMENTEL: Just exactly what can a senator do to concretely promote justice, freedom and peace, if he has barely two years to serve? I really don’t know, considering that many other senators have been unable to do anythi...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, August 15, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Rotary Int’l historical first?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: These are the words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the ruler of God’s creation. Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me...” (Revelation 3:14, 20, the Holy Bible).
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UNSOLICITED ADVICE ON MUSLIM SUB-STATE: Here’s one piece of unsolicite...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, August 14, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


New tack in fighting floods and calamities

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

AQUINO GOV’T LINES UP IMPRESSIVE PROJECTS FOR DISASTER CONTROL: The projects being lined up by the Aquino government for flood control and the prevention or mitigation of death and destruction arising from natural calamities for 2012 are impressive alright, because they show the determination of the administration to help our people when natural calamities strike.

Of course, the P21.8 billion budget for these projects is not ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, August 13, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Remembering Jesus thru the Rosary

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

PRAYING OF THE ROSARY IS BIBLE-BASED: Roman Catholic Christians practice the praying of the Holy Rosary, which is something that is balked at by other Christians on the argument that praying the Rosary is paganistic in origin.

I did some reading on the matter, and indeed, there is nothing in the Holy Bible that says Christians should pray the Rosary, as there is even no mention of the Rosary in any pages of that Book.

But when one looks at...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, August 12, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Where will PCSO bring its millions?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches…” (Psalm 119:14, the Holy Bible). 

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ARE GMA MEDICAL BULLETINS PREPARATION FOR US TRIP? Is it possible that doctors treating former President Arroyo are just making up their medical bulletins and assessments of her condition to enable her to leave for a hospital in the United States, and then proceed to Portugal for a political...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, August 11, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



RP elections controlled by “operators”?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…maintain justice in the courts…” (Amos 5:15, the Holy Bible).

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RP ELECTIONS CONTROLLED BY “OPERATORS”? News reports are quoting Justice Secretary Leila De Lima as saying a lawyer and his son are known “election operators” in the country, a phrase which literally means they can make miracles for candidates during election time---make them win, or lose, obviously if the price is ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, August 10, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 




Questions for PAGCOR re Lu Chu Ben

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows...” (Luke 12:6-7, the Holy Bible).

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QUESTIONS FOR PAGCOR RE: LU CHU BEN: The question that officials of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) should answer now is this: if they already knew that Singaporean Lu Chu Ben is the leader of a foreign gambling syndicate victimizing casinos worldwide, how come PAGCOR still allowed ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



London street riots: end of the world

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… For the LORD takes delight in his people; he crowns the humble with victory…” (Psalm 149:4, the Holy Bible).

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LONDON STREET ANARCHY AND THE END OF THE WORLD: Let us not miss the real significance of the unprecedented rioting, looting, violence and anarchy gripping the streets of London’s biggest cities pitting the young against the old, the rich against the poor, and London’s white race ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, August 8, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Famine, hunger to follow US downgrade

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

 
LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Therefore, you kings, be wise; be warned, you rulers of the earth. Serve the Lord with fear and celebrate his rule with trembling…” (Psalm 2:10-11, the Holy Bible).

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US CREDIT DOWNGRADE TO CAUSE WORLDWIDE HUNGER AND FAMINE: Now, let us see: what is going to be the net effect of the historic US credit downgrade on all of us? Hunger and famine, that is what, considering that the downgrade, de...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, August 7, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



“Start economic projects in Mindanao now”

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…All your words are true; all your righteous laws are eternal…” (Psalm 119:160, the Holy Bible).
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ABANDONMENT OF MILF SECESSIONIST OBJECTIVES MAKE JAPAN MEETING GOOD: Now that it is clear that the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) is no longer trying to secede from the Republic---with its officials saying what they want now is a sub-state under the Philippine government---the Japan ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, August 6, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Miracles for Pasig River

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple…” (Psalm 119:130, the Holy Bible).

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ROTARIANS PULL MIRACLES TO CLEAN PASIG RIVER: Rotarians leave no stone unturned in giving “service above self” to the poor and the needy, I know, but it is also amazing how they could pull miracles in their quest to make the environment clean, as shown by a project to help clean the Pasig Ri...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, August 5, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Here’s a solution to RP housing woes


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction…” (Proverbs 1:7, the Holy Bible).

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CAN FG ARROYO LEAVE UNNOTICED? If a man as important and as controversial and as big as former First Gentleman Jose Miguel “Mike”Arroyo could leave the country without being monitored by the Bureau of Immigration, something is really terribly wrong. 

But then, o...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, August 4, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



More problems with Zubiri resignation

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power…” (Ephesians 6:10, the Holy Bible).

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ZUBIRI RESIGNATION BROUGHT MORE PROBLEMS: The resignation of Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri brought out more problems, rather than solutions---more especially in relation to allegations that the cheating that attended the 2007 elections benefitted him by making him win as a senator. In fact, even if Zubiri resign...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, August 3, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Denial not enough defense 

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God…” (Philippians 4:6, the Holy Bible).

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MIKE ARROYO’S DEFENSE: Lawyer Inocencio Ferrer Jr., a classmate of mine from the UP College of Law who is now lawyering for former First Gentleman Jose Miguel “Mike” Arroyo, may have a point in arguing that Mike cannot be held liable fo...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, August 2, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Filipino elderly as “forgotten oldies”

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word...” (Psalm 119:114, the Holy Bible).

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FILIPINOS NO LONGER WANT TO CARE FOR THEIR ELDERLY: Many Filipinos today already lost their love and respect for their elderly, and many no longer have any qualms about leaving their fathers and mothers in homes for the aged, or even just anywhere in many instances, just to be spared the...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, August 1, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



PMA’s grip of PNP

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God— children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband’s will, but born of God...” (John 1:12-13, the Holy Bible).

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PNP IN THE GRIP OF PMA GRADS: No matter how Director General Raul Bacalzo of the Philippine National Police (PNP) may try to justify the continuing hold of the P...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, July 31, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Sotto must probe Pangilinan, et. al.

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “ …`You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven’…” (Matthew 5:14,16, the Holy Bible).
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SOTTO MUST PROBE PANGILINAN, ET. AL. FOR 2004 POLL FRAUD: If Sen. Vicente Sotto III cares for the truth, he owes it to Fernando Poe Jr. and to the Filipino peo...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, July 29, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Time to repeal Juvenile Justice Law

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Train the child in the way he should go, and he will never depart from it when he grows old…” (Proverbs 22:6, the Holy Bible).

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TIME TO REPEAL JUVENILE JUSTICE LAW: Indeed, it is now time for Sen. Francis Pangilinan to repeal his Juvenile Justice Law, Republic Act 9344. The evidence is too overwhelming that this law is now being used to commit even heinous crimes, using minor children who coul...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, July 28, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



“Children of the devil”

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us…” (Hebrews 12:1, the Holy Bible). 
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POLICEMEN AS LOWLY CRIMINALS: And so, what other crimes can our policemen and others in government not do in the name of money or promotion to a higher positi...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, July 27, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Greetings and prayers for INC

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see…” (Hebrews 11:1, the Holy Bible).

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CONGRATS, IGLESIA NI CRISTO: Three years from now, in 2014, the Iglesia Ni Cristo will be celebrating its 100th anniversary and, while everyone is congratulating it this year, 2011, for its 97th anniversary, may I take this opportunity of being the first to greet it now, for its forth...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Congrats, but something lacking in SONA?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Whoever spares the rod hates their children, but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them…” (Proverbs 13:23-25, the Holy Bible).

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CONGRATS, BUT SOMETHING LACKING IN PNOY’S SONA? Okay, okay, it was a State of the Nation Address that was not simply filled with boasts, but with an enumeration of what the Aquino government concretely achieved during its first year in o...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, July 24, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Rotary golf tourney: two cars for winners

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Good will come to those who are generous and lend freely, who conduct their affairs with justice...” (Psalm 112:5, the Holy Bible).

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TWO CARS FOR “HOLE IN ONE”: With the kind indulgence of our readers, I am reprinting below an announcement I made as the ChangeMaker President of the Rotary Club of Intramuros of Rotary International District 3810, regarding the two cars the club is intend...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, July 24, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



“PNoy must declare revolutionary gov’t”

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “Jesus said, `Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.’ ” (Matthew 19:14, the Holy Bible). 

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PNOY URGED TO DECLARE REVOLUTIONARY GOV’T: President Aquino’s only chance to effect the changes that will truly improve the lives of Filipinos under his term is to declare a revolutionary government and install himself as t...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, July 21, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


How about 2010 poll frauds?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin…” (1 John 1:7, the Holy Bible).

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CLOSURE ON POLL FRAUDS NOT LIKELY TO HAPPEN: I really don’t know if the promise of a closure made by Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda over the alleged cheating in the 2004 and 2007 elections can really happen within the...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, July 20, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Double standards in Phl justice

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand...” (Isaiah 41:10, the Holy Bible). 

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ECHEVERRI AND DOUBLE STANDARDS: If Caloocan City Mayor Recom Echiverri thinks his defiance of an Ombudsman order suspending him from office is the right thing to do, he has got it all wrong---so far, what he ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Pinoys need better lives, not political rows

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…I will praise you with an upright heart as I learn your righteous laws…” (Psalm 119:7, the Holy Bible).
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POC FUNDING PROBLEMS HURTING PINOY ATHLETES: My heart was bleeding for the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) as I read a news report saying that to enable our athletes to participate in the forthcoming Southeast Asian Games on November 11-22, 2011 in Indonesia, POC would have to li...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, July 18, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



“PCSO lied vs. bishops”

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile...” (Romans 1:16, the Holy Bible). 

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THE TRUTH IN THE PCSO-BISHOPS MESS: Now, what Jesus said in John 8: 31-32 of the Holy Bible is being proved true once more in the case of the donations made by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) in favor...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, July 17, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Marine colonel’s call for PNoy ouster legal?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATION: “For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say `No’ to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, while we wait for the blessed hope—the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ…” (Titus 2:11-13, the Holy Bible).

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1987 CONSTITUTION ENCOURAGES FIGHTING ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, July 16, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Questions about C-5 Road


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you...” (James 1:21, the Holy Bible).

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WHY IS C-5 STILL UNFINISHED? Will someone please explain why C-5 (the road that connects the South Luzon Expressway to the North Luzon Expressway) remains incomplete even after its fly-over that traverses Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City,...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, July 15, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Suit vs. lawmakers re: legislative inquiries

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

 
LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in his love...” (John 15:10, the Holy Bible).
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SUIT VS. LAWMAKERS ON LEGISLATIVE INQUIRIES: Senators conducting the interrogation of their resource persons during inquiries in aid of legislation are insisting that their questions be answered, even if the answers could incriminate t...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, July 14, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Cong. Peping: “review land reform”


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


 LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father…” (Philippians 2:9-11, the Holy Bible).

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CONG. PEPING: REVIEW LAND REFORM: Former Tarlac Rep. Jose “Peping” Cojuan...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, July 13, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


“Luisita bought solely with Cojuangco money” 


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”” Matthew 4:4

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“LUISITA BOUGHT SOLEY WITH COJUANGCO MONEY”-PEPING: Hacienta Luisita was purchased solely with the money of the Cojuangco family and their friends and business associates, and no money of the government was ever used by the Cojuangcos in bu...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, July 12, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Issues re: plunder raps vs. ex-PAGCOR chief

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “ `Ah, Sovereign LORD, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you…” (Jeremiah 32:17, the Holy Bible).
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ISSUES RE: PLUNDER RAPS VS. EX PAGCOR CHIEF: The lawyer in me is saying there is something that does not fit in the latest criminal charges---for graft and plunder---that current officials of the Philippine Amusement and Ga...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, July 11, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


God’s miracles; campaign vs. Ombudsman bet on

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus…” (Philippians 1:6, the Holy Bible).

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    GOD’S MIRACLES STILL HAPPEN: Once more, I thank God, in the name of Jesus, for showing compassion and pity to those who truly and sincerely approach Him, proving again and again that He is always ready t...
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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, July 10, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


The right path in choosing the Ombudsman

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all…” (the Lord Jesus Christ, in Mark 10:43-44, the Holy Bible).
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GUIDELINES FOR SELECTING THE OMBUDSMAN: By now, it should be clear to the Filipino people that any appointee to sensitive government positions, particularly to the position of Ombudsman, must possess not only academi...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, July 9, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Bible allows gifts for bishops

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

BIBLE ALLOWS GIFTS FOR BISHOPS: Being hidden over and above the shrill demonization of Filipino Roman Catholic bishops who received dole-outs (some in the form of expensive sports utility vehicles or SUVs) from the Arroyo government through the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) in exchange for their support is the Biblical basis for the donations.

The real question that all stakeholders in this issue must address is this: is ther...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, July 8, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Aquino gov’t selling PCSO?


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…As for God, his way is perfect: The Lord’s word is flawless; he shields all who take refuge in him...” (Psalm 18:30, the Holy Bible).

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GMA PLUNDERED PCSO? The spectacle of Rosario Uriarte, former general manager of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), publicly implicating former President Gloria Arroyo in a money scam that can become a plunder case should serve as a warning to officials o...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, July 7, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Luisita workers want stocks---lawyer

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away…” (Matthew 24:35, the Holy Bible).
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LUISITA WORKERS WANT STOCKS---HLI LAWYER: The farm workers of Hacienda Luisita Inc. (HLI) have already affirmed, in at least three previous referenda conducted by the Department of Agrarian Reform, their decision to own stocks as part-owners of the company, rather than be given lands from the va...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, July 6, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 
 

Defects in the P728 agri plunder raps

 
BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO



LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices, and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator…” (Colossians 3: 9-10, the Holy Bible).
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DEFECTS IN Tcretary Luis “Cito” Lorenzo and Undersecretary Jocelyn “Jocjoc” Bolante and private businessmen in connection with the P728 million agriculture fund sc...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, July 5, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


More on Duterte, Pichay & ARMM

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATION: “…Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people he chose for his inheritance...” (Psalm 33:12, the Holy Bible).
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MORE QUESTIONS ON THE DUTERTE-ANDRES SNAFU: Here are more questions on the Davao City Sarah Duterte-Abe Andres snafu: why did Sheriff Abe proceed with the demolition of shanties in the city’s Agdao District despite the two-hour request of Mayor Sarah? Was he ordered to ignore the m...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, July 4, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Mysteries in the Duterte-Andres row

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin condemns any people...” (Proverbs 14:34, the Holy Bible).

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MYSTERIES IN THE DUTERTE-ANDRES ROW: After all has been said and done, there are still many mysteries in the Sara Duterte-Abe Andres Davao City face-punching brouhaha. One, why was there a demolition order against the informal settlers, or, better yet, what was the basis of that demolition order? Two, w...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, July 2, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Davao City incidents connected with the Bible?


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you…”†(Romans 12:3, the Holy Bible).

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CONNECTION BETWEEN TWO DAVAO CITY INCIDENTS AND THE BIBLE: Two interesting stories came out from Davao City this week which got me...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, July 1, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Reactions re PNoy and Jesus


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


 

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “The LORD will be king over the whole earth. On that day there will be one LORD, and his name the only name…” (Zechariah 14:9, the Holy Bible).

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“JESUS IS GOD”: It always makes me very happy to read reactions to my columns because they indicate that somehow, somewhere, there is someone who is reading what I am writing about. Today, I give way to two such reactions, and the first pertains to our items ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, June 30, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



People power readied vs. PNoy

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE'S INSPIRATIONS: “The LORD will vindicate me; your love, LORD, endures forever— do not abandon the works of your hands.” (Psalm 138:8, the Holy Bible).

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PEOPLE POWER BEING SET UP VS. PNOY: There is only one clear intention in the increasing attacks against the qualifications and competence of President Aquino to run the country nowadays---to lay down the basis for another people power, to oust him as soon as practicable. 

Th...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, June 29, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


What is Coseteng noisy about?


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance…” (2 Peter 3:9, the Holy Bible).
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WHAT IS COSETENG NOISY ABOUT? I am happy that former Sen. Anna Dominique Coseteng plans to file more charges against former officials and employees of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (P...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, June 28, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Who in media received PCSO millions?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will find it…” (The Lord Jesus, in Matthew 16:25, the Holy Bible). 
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WHO IN MEDIA RECEIVED MILLIONS IN PCSO FUNDS? Margie Juico, the chair of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office, should now complete her exposes about anomalies at the charity agency by publicizing the names of all---I mean, all---media ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, June 27, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Janine Gutierrez: new showbiz star 


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO



LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him…” (Colossians 3:17, the Holy Bible).

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JANINE GUTIERREZ, A NEW STAR IN PHL SHOW BUSINESS: It seems that our entertainment industry got a new star in the person of 21-year old Ms. Janine Gutierrez, the eldest daughter of movie stars Ramon Christopher “Monching” Gu...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, June 26, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Same-sex weddings illegal in Phl

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… at the beginning… God ‘made them male and female…For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.’ So they are no longer two, but one flesh…” (Mark 10:6-8, the Holy Bible).

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    SAME-SEX WEDDINGS ILLEGAL IN PHL: Whether they knew it or not, those who officiated and participated in the same-sex weddings or ...
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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, June 25, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



The truth in the POC-GTK row


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one...” (2 Thessalonians 3:3, the Holy Bible).

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THE TRUTH IN THE POC-GTK ROW? Go Teng Kok was declared a “persona non grata” by the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) not only because he sued the sports body on two occasions in violation of the POC Constitution, but more because of a series of “grave excesses” whi...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, June 24, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


DSWD-Cotabato City aid mess

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint…” (Isaiah 40:31, the Holy Bible).
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    FILIPINOS NOW FEAR THE RAIN: When many of us were younger, rains were welcomed with glee and gladness. For rainwater then solely meant the onset of planting season, allowing our farmers to r...
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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, June 23, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


PAPI 15th  annual fete opens; tips on Spratly row


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “The Lord will keep you from all harm---he will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore...” (Psalm 121:7-8, the Holy Bible).

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PAPI 15TH ANNUAL FETE OPENS: I wish to congratulate the Publishers Association of the Philippines Inc., or PAPI, on its 15th annual gathering which started June 23, 2011, at the Makati Sports Club in Makati C...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, June 22, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Economic plans for ARMM, Part II


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty…” (Psalm 91:1, the Holy Bible).

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MORE GROUPS TO QUESTION LEGALITY OF ARMM POLL POSTPONEMENT: It is not only the Partido Demokratikong Pilipino (PDP) that will question before the Supreme Court the constitutionality of the law postponing the August 2011 elections at the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) onc...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Economic plans for ARMM, Part I


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant,  and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all…” (Mark 10:43-44, the Holy Bible).

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DILLY-DALLYING IN SIGNING ARRM LAW: Indeed, if Malacanang itself certified as urgent the bill postponing the August 2011 elections at the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), the only reason why President Aquino is not immediately signing it i...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, June 20, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Ochoa on the way out as ES?


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

 LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word…” (Ephesians 5:25-26, the Holy Bible).

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    OCHOA ON THE WAY OUT AS ES? It is not an overload of responsibilities alright, but the designation of Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. as chief of the revived Presidential Anti-Organ...
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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, June 19, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Ways to solve Cotabato flooding


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord...” (Ephesians 6:4, the Holy Bible).

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    RIZAL AND THE PROPER TRAINING OF FILIPINO YOUTH: As the nation celebrated the 150th birth anniversary of its hero, Dr. Jose Rizal on June 19, 2011, I was struck by a question over his oft-quoted statement that the youth is the hope of the fa...
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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, June 18, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



“Rotary is worth telling”---PR exec


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Sing to God, sing in praise of his name, extol him who rides on the clouds; rejoice before him—his name is the Lord. A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling...” (Psalm 68:4-5, the Holy Bible).

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EXCITING THINGS IN NEW ROTARY YEAR: Exciting new things are happening with Rotary International (RI) as it ushers in, by July 1, 2011, Rotary Year 2011-2012 unde...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, June 17, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Road users pork barrel & ARMM poll postponement


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…As a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him…” (Psalm 103:13, the Holy Bible). 

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CONNECTION BETWEEN PORK BARREL AND ARMM POLL POSTPONEMENT: Will the Road Board, whose members are appointed by the President, give away billions of pesos it has collected as road users tax as additional pork barrel for senators, congressmen and governors, ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, June 16, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



GMA was also good? Wendell Sulit’s honesty!


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “The father of a righteous child has great joy; a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him…” (Proverbs 23:24, the Holy Bible).

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GMA DID SOMETHING GOOD FOR THE COUNTRY, AFTER ALL? Now, now, now!!! Will somebody please tell us the truth: who should get the credit for the recent improvement of the Philippines’ fiscal position and macroeconomic stability, as reported by Moody’s Investor...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, June 15, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Pinoys enticed by media ads re: deadly foods


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ…” (Philippians 3:20, the Holy Bible). 

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PINOYS ENTICED TO BUY DEADLY FOODS VIA MEDIA ADS: The tragic incidents of food poisoning in a children’s birthday party in Bulacan which hospitalized more than 100 persons, in Batangas which sent 400 teachers to hospitals, in Qatar involving 156 Filip...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, June 14, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


US heavily indebted to China, won’t help Phl

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO



LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, present your requests to God…” (Philippians 4:6, the Holy Bible).

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NPC: EIGHT MEDIAMEN KILLED UNDER PNOY SO FAR: By the National Press Club’s own reckoning, there are now eight media personalities who were brutally murdered since the assumption of President Benigno Aquino III last year. Here...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, June 12, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Deadly foods; estoppel in South China Sea


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge.” (Psalm 19:1-2, the Holy Bible).

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DEATH-THREATENING FOODS TO WATCH OUT FOR: As school children start settling down in their classrooms for the second straight week since school year 2011-2012 opened the other Monday, June 6, 2011, parent...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, June 12, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


No reason to celebrate Independence Day?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “He says, `Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth…’ ” (Psalm 46:10, the Holy Bible).

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NO REASON TO CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE DAY? Malacanang, through Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte, underscored the impertinence of celebrating our independence day when, in an effort to say something about the escalating conflict betwe...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, June 11, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



“Plotters vs. PNoy holding meetings”---source


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority: whether to the emperor, as the supreme authority, or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right…” (1 Peter 2:13-14, the Holy Bible). 

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“PLOTTERS VS. PNOY HOLD MEETINGS”---SOURCE: While Malacanang is busy belittling claims by Butuan Bishop Juan De Dios P...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, June 10, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Catholic leaders leading a revolt vs. PNoy?


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven… a time to plant and a time to uproot… a time to tear down and a time to build…” (Ecclesiastes 3:1-3, the Holy Bible).

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    SOLAR FLARES SIGNAL END OF THE WORLD? Scientists are scrambling one on top of the other belittling the solar flares that seem to be erupting from the sun with more regularit...
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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Effect of GMA objections vs. SC justice


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…He allowed no one to oppress them; for their sake he rebuked kings: `Do not touch my anointed ones; do my prophets no harm’… maintain justice in the courts…” (Psalms 105:14-15, Amos 5:15, the Holy Bible).

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LEGAL EFFECT OF GMA’S OBJECTIONS VS. OMBUDSMAN NOMINEE: What is the effect, if any, of the objections which former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Arroyo and former Justice S...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Spare the lawyers, please!

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Before the mountains were born or you brought forth the whole world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God. A thousand years in your sight are like a day that has just gone by, or like a watch in the night…” (Psalm 90:2, 4, the Holy Bible). 

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SPARE THE LAWYERS PLEASE! The plea of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines in Davao to spare lawyers from physical or other harm for they are only defending...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Of ARMM postponement and plagiarism

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…To the person who pleases Him, God gives wisdom, knowledge and happiness, but to the sinner he gives the task of gathering and storing up wealth to hand it over to the one who pleases God…” (Ecclesiastes 2:26, the Holy Bible).

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ARMM POLL POSTPONEMENT DIVIDES MINDANAO EVEN MORE: If the intention in postponing the scheduled August 2011 elections for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, June 6, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Questions for BOC chief Alvarez


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing...” (1 Thessalonians 5:11, the Holy Bible).

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QUESTIONS FOR BOC CHIEF ALVAREZ: Again, I am giving way to reactions to what we have written in this column, to show our gratitude to people who not only read our articles, but who take time out to react and write their own thoughts.

From lawyer-newsman-radio announcer Bert...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, June 5, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


BoC’s smuggling cases a farce


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “However, if you do not obey the Lord your God and do not carefully follow all his commands and decrees I am giving you today, all these curses will come on you and overtake you…” (Deuteronomy 28:15, the Holy Bible).

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BOC’S SMUGGLING CASES A FARCE: To appease President Aquino, Customs Commissioner Angelito Alvarez should try to explain why in many of the smuggling cases his bureau filed against tax e...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, June 4, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


“Profit participation” in SUCs; raps vs. justices premature

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

 LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger…” (Proverbs 15:1, the Holy Bible).

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CRIMINAL RAPS VS. SANDIGANBAYAN JUSTICES PREMATURE: The criminal complaint against the Sandiganbayan justices who approved the plea bargaining deal between the Ombudsman and Maj. Gen. Carlos F. Garcia is premature. The approval is still subject to further review, ei...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, June 1, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Divorce will tear apart Phl some more

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…That is why a man leaves his father and mother and clings to his wife; and they are no longer two, but one body…” (Genesis 2:24, the Holy Bible).

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QUESTIONS ON THE ARMY’S HOUSING PROGRAM: It is good that the Philippine Army has turned over to its officers and enlisted personnel some 50 apartment-style residential units inside the Philippine Army compound in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, in a...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 31, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



“Say no to massacre of Filipino kids”

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…In God, whose word I praise---in God I trust and am not afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?” (Psalm 56:4, the Holy Bible).

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CONTINUATION OF BISHOP’S ARTICLE ON RH BILL: Here is the second and final part of the article written by Bishop Bert Mercado of the Council of Overseers of the Nations Evangelization, entitled “Is It Right For Any Reason At All  To Murder Millions of Filipino C...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, May 30, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Prayers for senators to reject RH bill

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

PRAYER FOR SENATORS TO REJECT RH BILL: Bishop Bert Mercado of the Council of Overseers of the Nations Evangelization sent to me an article on the Reproductive Health Bill with a request that it be published in our columns nationwide and even worldwide in the Internet. I am giving way to it today:

“Is It Right For Any Reason At All To Murder Millions of Filipino Children?

“In the afternoon of May 29,2011, our church fellowship bega...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, May 29, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Let CHED do its work 

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…But from everlasting to everlasting the Lord’s love is with those who fear him, and his righteousness with their children’s children---with those who keep his covenant and remember to obey his precepts…” (Psalm 103:17-18, the Holy Bible).

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LET CHED DO ITS WORK: Now, there are two branches of government looking into supposed additional miscellaneous charges being made by schools and universities against t...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, May 28, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Why is Belmonte being ousted?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…It is God’s will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality; that each of you should learn to control your own body in a way that is holy and honorable, not in passionate lust like the pagans, who do not know God…” (1 Thessalonians 4:3-5, the Holy Bible).
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WHY IS BELMONTE BEING OUSTED? Is there really a move to oust Speaker Feliciano “Sonny” Belmonte Jr. as leader of...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, May 27, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Businessmen losing confidence on PNoy?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus…” (Galatians 3:26-28, the Holy Bible).

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BUSINESSMEN LOSING CONFIDENCE ON PNOY? Indeed, it will not be correct to say that bus...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, May 26, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


“Age no problem, if health is good”

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO 

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry…” (James 1:19, the Holy Bible).

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REACTIONS TO ESCUDERO AND DESIERTO’S OBJECTIONS: Our column about the objections aired by Sen. Francis Escudero and former Ombusman Aniano Desierto against the appointment of Supreme Court Justice Conchita Carpio Morales as the new Om...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, May 25, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Objections vs. SC justice and Ting-ting: valid?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves…” (Romans 12:10, the Holy Bible).
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ESCUDERO JOINS OBJECTIONS VS. SC JUSTICE: Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero on Wednesday added his voice to the objections raised by former Ombudsman Aniano Desierto against the appointment of Supreme Court Associate Justice Conchita Carpio Morales as the new Ombudsman. Escudero, ...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Causes of calamities in US, Iceland and Phl

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “If you ever forget the LORD your God and follow other gods and worship and bow down to them, I testify against you today that you will surely be destroyed…” (Deuteronomy 8:19, the Holy Bible).

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CAUSES OF THE CALAMITIES IN US, ICELAND & PHL: What do the following natural calamities have in common---the super-typhoon threatening the Philippines (called “Chedeng” by the weather bureau), t...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, May 23, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Bishop Cruz errs; Bible vs. mental ailments

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

  
LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love...” (Galatians 5:13, the Holy Bible).

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BIBLE READING CAN CURE MENTAL ILLNESSES: Two interesting postings appeared at the “Science and Health” section of Inquirer.net, the online version of the Philippine Daily Inquirer. One was entitled “...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, May 22, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Of bus drivers, SCUs & CHED collections

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Seek good, not evil, that you may live. Then the LORD God Almighty will be with you, just as you say he is…” (Amos 5:14, the Holy Bible). 

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STIFFER PENALTIES FOR ERRING DRIVERS: The revelation by the bus driver being linked to the death of veteran journalist Lourdes “Chit” Estella-Simbulan that there were three, not just two, buses involved in the accident that killed her should be reas...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, May 21, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Diokno should resign now

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…It is God’s will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality; that each of you should learn to control your own body in a way that is holy and honorable, not in passionate lust like the pagans, who do not know God; and that in this matter no one should wrong or take advantage of a brother or sister…” (1 Thessalonians 4:3-6, the Holy Bible).

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REMINDER OF THE END FROM AN AMERICA...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, May 20, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


People power vs. a popular president?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Let us behave decently, as in the daytime, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and debauchery, not in dissension and jealousy. Rather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the flesh…” (Romans 13:13-13, the Holy Bible).

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IS PEOPLE POWER POSSIBLE AGAINST A POPULAR PRESIDENT? Is it really possible to oust a hug...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, May 19, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Abortion is real issue in RH bill 

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness...” (James 3:17-18, the Holy Bible).

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ABORTION IS REAL ISSUE IN RH BILL: It is not really important who knocked out whom in the speaking bout between Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao, w...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, May 18, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Sen. Miriam misquoted the Bible?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

SEN. SANTIAGO MISQUOTED THE BIBLE? Perhaps, we can all try to be clarified on Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago’s explanation on what God really meant when He said “go forth and multiply” in the Bible, by referring ourselves to what the Holy Book really contains on the matter.

Santiago, by way of criticizing the anti-Reproductive Health Bill stance of boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao, quipped that “God said in the Bib...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


 
A Chief Justice to be completely trusted


BY ATTY.BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…There are those who turn justice into bitterness and cast righteousness to the ground… those who hate the one who upholds justice in court and detest the one who tells the truth… (and) those who oppress the innocent and take bribes and deprive the poor of justice in the courts… maintain justice in the courts…” (Amos 5:7, 10, 12 and 15, the Holy Bible). 

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A CHIEF JUSTICE TO BE COMPLE...

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Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Pastor Paul Waldmiller 

Sunday, May 1, 2011

When A Nation Losses It's Prophet.....


When A Nation Losses It's Prophet.....

I would like to acknowledge and say a personal thank you this week to all my new readers from Patriot Statesman and American Patriots Press for taking the time to read my article and contributing articles.

You have probably heard of America's titles for those Christian men who have seemed to motivate or bring much attention to Biblical principles wi...

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PERRYSCOPE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Perry Diaz 


Balitang Kutsero

By Perry Diaz   

Pacman and Paris Hilton

 

After Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao’s post-fight press conference last May 7, 2011, my investigative reporter approached Pacman as he and his party were leaving the conference room.  His wife, Jinkee, and Hollywood actress and hotel heiress Paris Hilton were with him.  “Hey, Pacman!  Remember me?  I interviewed you last year,” said James.  “Oh, yeah, you’re that Jaime quack quack reporter from Global Balita, right?”  ...


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PERRYSCOPE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Perry Diaz 


Balitang Kutsero

By Perry Diaz   

 

Obie and Osie

 

In the wee hours of May 1, 2011, President Barack Obama received a call through the secured red line.  Defense Secretary Robert Gates said, “Mr. President, here’s call from a person who calls himself, ‘Osie.’  We traced the call from Abbottabad in Pakistan. He won’t give his full name but he said that it’s very important that he talks to you. He used the code word, ‘Tora Bora.’ Would you take the call?”  “Tora Bora...


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PERRYSCOPE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Perry Diaz 


PerryScope
by Perry Diaz
 

  The kleptocrats never left

 

The recently released 2010 Global Integrity Report rated the Philippines “very weak” (57) in terms of governance and corruption.  The overall rating was also “very weak,” a downgrade from the 2008 overall rating of “moderate” (71). 

 

The report also rates the country “weak” (64) in the category of  “Anti-Corruption Legal Framework, Judicial Impartiality and Law Enforcement Professionalism” and “Rule of Law....


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PERRYSCOPE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Perry Diaz 


PerryScope
by Perry Diaz
 

Karmic whammy hits Gloria

 

With the abrupt resignation of Ombudsman Merceditas “Merci” Gutierrez, the door is now wide open for President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III to fulfill his election promise of bringing ex-president and now-congresswoman Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to justice.  Indeed, with three cases – and more coming -- already filed against her, karmic whammy is hitting Gloria with a punishing jolt that could knock her out from the impregnable ...


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PERRYSCOPE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Perry Diaz 


PerryScope
by Perry Diaz
 

Brouhaha over Marcos burial

 

Why is it that all of a sudden, a renewed attempt is being pursued to bury the remains of the late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (Heroes’ Cemetery)?  Indeed, the brouhaha over the burial of his remains at the Libingan has ignited a maelstrom of controversy that is dividing the country once again.

 

The latest call for his burial at the Libingan reached fever pitch when the strongman’s only son, Sen....


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PERRYSCOPE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Perry Diaz 


PerryScope
by Perry Diaz
 

  Quo Vadis, P-Noy?


Ten months into his presidency, President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III seems like he’s lost in the jungle of Pinoy politics where the dynamics are constantly changing.  As an avid shooting enthusiast, he knows that it’s difficult to lock the crosshairs on a distant and moving target.  So, he’s left with one option: take the offensive and attack in close combat.   And attack he did.

 

Word war

 

First, he declared war against Ombudsm...


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PERRYSCOPE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Perry Diaz 


Balitang Kutsero

By Perry Diaz   

 

Noynoy’s love fest

 

President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III is indeed a man on the fast lane, literally and figuratively.  But driving his Porsche 911 twin-turbo at 200 kilometers per hour isn’t fast enough to catch up with his love life… or should I say, love fest?

 

Yes, after he broke up with Shalani Soledad last September 2010, he was seen dating Barbie Palagos, Trish Roque, Liz Uy, and, recently, Len Lopez.  But the buzz going around ...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

Young leader of armed suspects in April 1 Agusan hostage taking falls on Friday the 13th

by Ben Serrano

     May 14, 2011


                BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - The young Manobo leader and his companion in the armed tribal group who are prime suspects in the abduction of 15 teachers, Dep Ed officials, students and civilians were arrested by authorities almost noon Friday the 13th in Purok 6, Barangay La Purisima, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur.


                Caraga police regional direc...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

Caraga cop chief condemns NPA rebels burning of heavy equipment in Surigao City

by Ben Serrano

     May 13, 2011

 

            BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - Caraga Police Regional Director Chief Supt. REYNALDO S. RAFAL, CEO VI condemned in strongest terms the New People’s Army’s latest atrocities by burning heavy equipment used in the on-going construction of the Gaisano Capital Mall in Surigao City.

 

            In a press statement, Rafal said recent barbaric action of the communist rebe...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

Caraga tribal leader survives slay try in Taganito Mining area  

by Ben Serrano

     May 13, 2011


            BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - A lady Mamanwa tribal leader survived an assassination attempt perpetuated by armed suspects who shot her while walking towards Barangay Taganito proper in Taganito Mining area along provincial road in Barangay Taganito, Claver, Surigao del Norte Thursday morning.


            Caraga Police Regional Information office report identified the victim as Evange...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

Solons to fast track conversion of timberland areas to A and D lands in Surigao City

by Ben Serrano

     May 12, 2011

 

            SURIGAO CITY (PNA) - With so many residential lands in many areas in Surigao City still classified as timberlands therefore not qualified for titling, 2nd District Surigao del Norte Rep. Guillermo Romarate, Jr. vowed to fast track the bill filed before Congress to convert timberlands into an alienable and disposable lands.

 

            The House Bill is ...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

RH Bill Public Forum set on June 1 and 2 in Butuan City

by Ben Serrano

     May 12, 2011

 

            BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - A public forum is scheduled on June 1 and 2, 2011 at a local convention center here in Butuan City to discuss the controversial Reproductive Health Bill

 

            Gender and Development Coordinating Committee (GADCC) Chairperson and Commission on Human Rights Regional Director Atty. Marilyn PIntor of Caraga region said the two day Reproductive Health Bill Foru...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

Azkals to grace Butuan City’s 1st Balangay Football Festival on May 16-18

by Ben Serrano

     May 12, 2011

 

            BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - Members of now famous Philippine Football Team Azkals are expected to grace the 1st Balanghay Football Festival which will be held at sprawling Butuan City Sports Complex on May 16-18, the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Caraga regional office said.

 

            In the PIA report, two Azkal members Kim Relucio and Jerry Barbaso are expecte...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

International Muslim NGO to sponsor Jury System Forum in Butuan City

by Ben Serrano

     May 12, 2011

 

BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - A pro-peace and development international Muslim non-government organization (NGO) who has members nationwide and in other countries will sponsor a “Public Forum on the Introduction of Jury System and Empowerment” tentatively set whole day on June 12, in time of Independence Day celebration.

 

The forum theme “Matuwid Na Hustisya Laban Sa Katiwalian at Kahi...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

DILG to lead distribution of fuel subsidy in 6 cities, 37 towns in Caraga region starting May 13 

by Ben Serrano

     May 12, 2011

 

                BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - The regional office of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Caraga region will spearhead release of fuel subsidy to tricycle transport sector in six cities and 37 municipalities starting tomorrow May 13 Friday, the Philippine Information Agency regional office announced today.

 

                The...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

Truckload of hot lumbers seized anew by authorities in Butuan City

by Ben Serrano

     May 12, 2011

 

BUTUAN CITY (PNA) -It seems illegal loggers in this Timber Corridor of the Philippines continue to defy executive order no. 23 of President Aquino  as illegal wood fletches hauled by a cargo truck without documents were confiscated anew by police operatives in a rural barangay here Tuesday morning.

 

Caraga Police regional information office report claimed that at about 8:30 a.m. Tues...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

International Muslim NGO to conduct Forum on Jury System in Butuan City 

by Ben Serrano

     May 12, 2011 

 

BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - A pro peace and development international Muslim non-government organization (NGO)  will sponsor a “Public Forum on the Introduction of Jury System and Empowerment” tentatively set whole day on June 12, in time of Independence Day celebration.

 

The forum theme “Matuwid Na Hustisya laban Sa Katiwalian at Kahirapan: Daan Tungo sa Kapayapaan at Kaunlaran...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

14 persons arrested in anti-illegal drugs raid in Butuan City; sachets of shabu, ammunitions found

by Ben Serrano

     May 11, 2011


            Camp Rafael Rodriguez, LIBERTAD, BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - Operatives of Butuan City Police Office headed by Deputy Butuan City Police Director PSUPT FRANCISCO D DUNGO JR, arrested four persons possessing alleged illegal drugs shabu while hauled ten others to Butuan City Police for questioning during anti-illegal drugs raid and buy bust operations in...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

PNP Highway Patrol Group officer shot dead in Agusan

by Ben Serrano

     May 6, 2011

 

            BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - A police officer member of the PNP-Caraga Highway Patrol Group (HPG)  was shot dead along busy national highway in Purok 3, Barangay Hubang, San Francisco, Agusan del Sur yesterday (Thursday May 5, 2011) afternoon. 


The agency had been publicly criticized for many years now due alleged poor highway law and order implementation such as allowing passing of illegally cut ...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

100 suspected NPA rebels raid Dole banana plantation in Surigao del Sur anew

by Ben Serrano

     May 6, 2011

 

            BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - An estimated one hundred fully armed suspected New People’s Army rebels raided DOLE Philippines banana plantation in Sitio Flowing, Barangay Anahaw Daan, Tago, Surigao del Sur cutting undetermined number of growing banana plants in the area Wednesday evening.

 

            Tago town is about 180 kilometers away from Caraga region’s capital,...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

Utility worker who help save Surigao police station from 100 attacking NPA rebels cited for his bravery

by Ben Serrano

     May 2, 2011


LIANGA, Surigao del Sur (PNA) - No less than DILG Secretary Jesse Manalastas Robredo and PNP Director General Raul Macalalad Bacalzo, top Surigao del Sur local government unit officials, military and police officials thanked Rodel Aquilam, a volunteer utility worker at Lianga Police Station who valiantly helped Lianga policemen fight for nearly two hou...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

Caraga police stations in red alert status following threats of NPA attacks

by Ben Serrano

     April 28, 2011

 

          CAMP RAFAEL RODRIGUEZ, Libertad, Butuan City (PNA)  - The entire police stations in 67 municipal, six cities and provincial police stations and offices in Caraga region are now in placed in red alert status following threats of more NPA attacks in the region.

 

          Caraga PNP regional director Chief Supt. Reynaldo S. Rafal ordered “red alert status” on a...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

PNP, local officials get awards for peaceful handling of Agusan hostage-taking crisis

by Ben Serrano

     April 25, 2011

 

             Camp Rafael Rodriguez, LIBERTAD, BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - A total of twenty two police officials in Caraga region, a governor, municipal mayor, Roman Catholic priest and a social welfare provincial officer received award for peaceful handling that resulted to non-violent ending and eventual released of all hostages in the April 1, 2011 hostage taking inciden...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

Caraga cop chief, 26 others get awards for Agusan hostage crisis peaceful ending 

by Ben Serrano

     April 25, 2011

 

            Camp Rafael Rodriguez, LIBERTAD, BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - For peaceful handling of the April 1 hostage-taking crisis that resulted to the safe release of remaining hostages, no less than PNP Chief Raul Bacalzo personally awarded Medalya Ng Pambihirang Paglilingkod Award to Caraga PNP Regional Director Chief Supt. Reynaldo S. Rafal and Caraga PNP Chief of Staff Se...


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DAETLINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

Butuan solon turns over brand new M-16 rifles to newly created SWAT team

By Ben Serrano

     April 25, 2011

 

                CAMP RAFAEL RODRIGUEZ, Libertad, Butuan City (PNA) - Agusan del Norte First Congressional District Rep. Jose “Joboy” Aquino, II recently turned over to Caraga Police Regional Director Chief Supt. Reynaldo S. Rafal 14 brand hew M-16 rifles courtesy of the solon’s Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) for Butuan City Police’ newly formed SWAT unit.

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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

70 landslide occurrences, land cracks endangers Mt. Magdiwata in Agusan

by Ben Serrano

     April 24, 2011

 

            SAN FRANCISCO, Agusan del Sur (PNA) - With 48 landslide occurrences and 22 land cracks discovered due illegal mining, timber poaching and other destructive activities, concerned residents and local officials here fear Mt. Magdiwata will be another Mt. Guinsaugon tragedy in the making if no immediate measures will be implemented soon.

 

            Mt. Magdiwata toge...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

15 International Peace students injured in Agusan del Sur road mishap

by Ben Serrano

      April 22, 2011

 

            TRENTO, Agusan del Sur (PNA) - At least 15 students from the International Peace Leadership College heading towards Davao City were injured when their vehicle swerved in a slippery road and hit the road pavemnet on Wednesday afternoon along national highway in Purok 5, Barangay Malihog, Bunawan, Agusan del Sur, police said.

 

            Bunawan Municipal Police offi...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

Death toll now rises to 20 in Compostela Good Friday landslide; 33 missing, 11 rescued

by Ben Serrano

     April 22, 2011

 

            TRENTO, Agusan del Sur (PNA)  - As rescuers entered into almost second day in their difficult search, rescue and retrieval efforts, death toll now have rose to twenty as of 6 p.m. today with eleven persons rescued and estimated 33 still missing on early dawn Good Friday landslide in the mountainous area of Sitio Panganason, Barangay. Kingking, Pantukan,...


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BEN SERRANO

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

DILG Chief visits Siargao Island, inaugurates two new police stations

by Ben Serrano

     April 20, 2011

 

            SURIGAO CITY (PNA) - No less than Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Rebredo inaugurated on Monday two new Municipal Police Stations in the towns of Dapa and General Luna on Monday after the DILG chief visited Siargao Island on Monday.

 

            Accompanied by local officials, DILG Regional Director Atty. Rene Burdeos, Caraga Police...


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BEN SERRANO

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

Cops still facing blank wall in Surigao Mayor’s ambush that wounded daughter, cop escort

by Ben Serrano

      April 20, 2011

 

            SURIGAO CITY (PNA)  - Surigao del Norte Provincial Police Office headed by Police Provincial Director Senior Supt. Emmanuel Talento today said that while investigation in the slay attempt of Tagana-an, Surigao del Norte Mayor Cesar Diaz on Monday morning is on-going and no let up, Talento said as of press time police still facing blank wall to offi...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 


Caraga Peace task force ambushed by NPA rebels in Butuan City; 1 seriously wounded

by Ben Serrano

 April 20, 2011

 

            BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - Third Peace and Development team belonging to Task Force Community Operations for Peace and Development (COPD) headed by Lt. Lumague Opcon of the 26th IB Philippine Army of the 402nd Brigade were ambushed by suspected New People’s Army rebels while on their way Barangay Pianing, Butuan City Tuesday afternoon.

 

            The 26th IB ba...


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JGL EYE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : JGL Eye 


JGL Eye

By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA

 

A RIZAL MUSICAL IN SEARCH OF ACTORS



CHICAGO (jGLi) -- Jose Rizal stopped by Chicago, Illinois for about 10 hours on May 11, 1888, exactly 123 years ago to the day last May 11, while taking a transcontinental train across the U.S. mainland en route to Europe.

Rizal took the trip following the advice of Spanish Governor-General Emilio Terrero to leave the Philippines or be persecuted at home for exposing the abuses of the Spanish friars in colonial Philippi...


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JGL EYE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : JGL Eye 


JGL Eye

By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA

 

A RIZAL MUSICAL IN SEARCH OF CHARACTERS


CHICAGO (jGLi) -- Jose Rizal stopped by Chicago, Illinois for about 10 hours on May 11, 1888, exactly 123 years ago to the day last May 11, while taking a transcontinental train across the U.S. mainland en route to Europe.

Rizal took the trip following the advice of Spanish Governor-General Emilio Terrero to leave the Philippines or be persecuted at home for exposing the abuses of the Spanish friars in colonial Phil...


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JGL EYE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : JGL Eye 


Fil Am Children At Higher Risk of Kawasaki Disease

By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA

(© 2011 Journal Group Link International)

 

CHICAGO (jGLi) -- Filipino children in San Diego, California are found to be at higher risk to contract Kawasaki Disease, a heart disease that causes sudden death among children, than non-Filipinos.

While children of all ethnicities can contract Kawasaki disease (KD), a study led by researchers at the Kawasaki Disease Research Center at the University of California, San ...


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JGL EYE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : JGL Eye 


Referee Should Have Reviewed Pacquiao’s “Knock Down,” Says David Diaz’s Boxing Manager

By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA

(© 2011 Journal Group Link International)

 

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CHICAGO (jGLi) – Referee Kenny Bayless should not have apologized after the 12 rounds of the welterweight bout for his mistaken call that Filipino pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao was knocked down in the 10th round in Pacquiao’s lopsided win over American champion Sugar Shane Mosley last Saturday (May 7) ...


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JGL EYE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : JGL Eye 


Judge Affirms Ruling Vs. Filipino Teachers’ Recruiter

By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA

(© 2011 Journal Group Link International)

 

CHICAGO (jGLi) – A Baton Rouge civil court district judge in Louisiana has affirmed an administrative judge’s ruling against a Filipino woman recruiter whose California-based recruiting company was ordered to pay an “estimated $1.8 million in illegally charged placement fees, as well as a $500 fine and $7,500 in attorney fees.”

The recruiter allegedly cheate...


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JGL EYE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : JGL Eye 


JGL Eye

By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA

 

OBAMA ANWERS “3 A.M.” CALL

 

CHICAGO (jGLi) –  In the heat of the 2008 presidential primary election campaign, Hillary Clinton fielded a campaign ad, which featured a telephone ringing at 3 a.m. It promoted the idea that Barack Obama was not prepared to pick up the call at a critical hour. It was telling American primary voters that in case a crisis would develop, she wanted them to know that the inexperienced Illinois senator was not ready to respo...


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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, May 16, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


 Does Malacanang want abortion for girls?

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Stand firm then, with the belt of truth… with the breastplate of righteousness…and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith… the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God…” (Ephesians 6:14-17, the Holy Bible).


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DOES MALACANANG WANT BABY GIRLS TO ENGAGE IN ABORT...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, May 15, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Frank Chavez: street boxer in Negros

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…As you do not know the path of the wind, or how the body is formed in a mother’s womb, so you cannot understand the work of God, the Maker of all things...” (Ecclesiastes 11:5, the Holy Bible).

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FRANK CHAVEZ, STREET BOXER WITH INTEGRITY: Ma.  Christina Felicity Valdez, a fellow member at the Facebook e-group named “Atty. Catalino Aldea Generillo for Ombudsman”, reacted to what I said here ...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, May 14, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Frank Chavez: God-fearing, hating dishonest gain

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO 

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…For in Christ Jesus, neither circumcision nor uncircumsision counts for anything, but only faith working through love…” (Galatians 5:6, the Holy Bible).

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FRANK CHAVEZ, GOD-FEARING, HATING DISHONEST GAIN: Of all the names already submitted to the Judicial and Bar Council for nomination as Ombudsman, I am sure that the name of Frank Chavez, former solicitor general, will stand out a...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, May 14, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


MMDA officials to blame for “killer highway”

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO 


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised...” (Proverbs 31:30, the Holy Bible).

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MMDA OFFICIALS SHOULD RESIGN OVER “KILLER HIGHWAY”: Perhaps, whoever is in charge of the Metro Manila Development Authority’s “60 kilometer speed limit” program along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City, dubbed as the “killer highway” of the Phil...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, May 12, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


PNP Academy grads cool to AFP unification?


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ…” (Ephesians 5:21, the Holy Bible).

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UNIFICATION WITH AFP NOT ACCEPTABLE TO PNPA GRADS? Proposals for the unification of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) will not be acceptable to police officials who graduated from the PNP Academy.

I am told this is because a unification of the ...
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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, May 12, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Unification of PNP and AFP sought

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment…” (1 Timothy 6:17, the Holy Bible).

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ADDITIONAL GUIDE FOR NEW GOV’T OFFICIALS: Here is another guide which President Aquino can use to install new government officials, especially after the o...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Abolish PNP?


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

 LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over…” (Jesus Christ, in Matthew 18:15, the Holy Bible).

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ABOLISH PNP? The announcement made by top officials of the Philippine National Police (PNP) that Abu Sayyaf terrorists are getting out of Mindanao and transferring to urban centers like Metro Manila and Cebu is really very scary,...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Yardstick for next Ombudsman, SC justices

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

 LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life has set you free from the law of sin and death…” (Romans 8:1-2, the Holy Bible).

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SANDIGAN STANDS UP TO PUBLIC PRESSURE: Balls, and lots of it, is how I view the Sandiganbayan decision approving the plea bargain deal between the Ombudsman and former...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, May 9, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



DSWD not acting to help kids in Phl?


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


 LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone…” (Colossians 4:5-6, the Holy Bible).

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DSWD NOT ACTING TO HELP KIDS IN PHL? There is one thing that convinces me that the child abuse case that the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) file...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, May 8, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Manila: clear images of decay

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever…” (1 Timothy 5:8, the Holy Bible).

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    MANILA: CLEAR IMAGES OF DECAY: Perhaps, Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim should try to prod the protégé whom he is grooming to become his successor, Vice Mayor Isko Moreno, to go around the city more often and do...
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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, May 7, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Pacquiao must watch out for “lucky punch”

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective…” (James 5:16, the Holy Bible).

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“TREE MURDERER” ON THE LOOSE IN QC: Whoever authorized the cutting of the trees located at the center island of Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City, between the entrance to Fairview Subdivision and t...

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FOR PACQUIAO, THIS PAINTER IS A KNOCKOUT ARTIST

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, May 5, 2011, In : Articles 

FOR PACQUIAO, THIS FILIPINA PAINTER IS A KNOCKOUT ARTIST

By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA

(© 2011 Journal Group Link International)

 

 

CHICAGO (jGLi) – If somebody is singing behind a camera and you enjoy listening to the song, does it matter to you if the singer is a man or woman?

For some, it does. But for others, it really doesn’t matter especially, if the singer did not miss a beat.

This was how Claireyenne Malanyaon, the painter-in-residence of world pound-for-pound boxing champion Mann...


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JGL EYE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, May 5, 2011, In : JGL Eye 
 


Michael Ray Aquino Has 90 Days To Appeal His Case Before The U.S. Supreme Court

By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA

(© 2011 Journal Group Link International)

 

CHICAGO (jGLi) – The noose is tightening around the neck of former Philippine police officer Michael Ray B. Aquino.

Mr. Aquino has 90 calendar days, including weekends and holidays, within which to file a petition for a writ of certiorari before the United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., following the denial Monday (April 25) of ...


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JGL EYE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, May 5, 2011, In : JGL Eye 


JGL Eye

By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA

(© 2011 Journal Group Link International)

 

IMPACT OF WILKATE’S ROYAL WEDDING ON OFW’S

 

CHICAGO (jGLi) – The British Royal Wedding of Prince Williams to Kate Middleton may be an odd curiosity to the world community outside the British Commonwealth of Nations but it carries a powerful message for overseas Filipino workers (OFW’s).

Since it is not a state event, the wedding of the century may not include the most powerful man in the world in Presi...


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JGL EYE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, May 5, 2011, In : JGL Eye 


Oral Argument on Filvets Case Set

By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA

(© 2011 Journal Group Link International)

 

CHICAGO (jGLi) – Do the Filipino World War II veterans have the right to question the constitutionality of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 when they failed to receive their $15,000 lump sum benefits because their names are not in the “Missouri List”?
This question is one of the issues up before Judge Saundra B. Armstrong of the United States District Court o...


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JGL EYE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, May 5, 2011, In : JGL Eye 

JGL Eye
By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA
 
SANTACRUZAN COMES TO CHICAGO
 
CHICAGO (jGLi) – It must have been very tough struggle for man to move about in the early days that they resorted to clinging on some outside power for support.
This illusion of relying for support from a supreme being must have been described by Karl Marx as the “opium of the people.” It’s like grasping from straws (kapit sa patalim) when chips were down. “Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart...

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JGL EYE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, May 5, 2011, In : JGL Eye 


MICHAEL RAY AQUINO WANTS U.S. COURT TO ABIDE BY PH COURT’S RULING

By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA

(© 2011 Journal Group Link International)

 

CHICAGO (jGLi) – Up until before the outbreak of World War II, the United States Supreme Court had jurisdiction over the Philippine Supreme Court as the Philippines was still a Commonwealth of the U.S.

But after the Philippines gained its independence from the U.S., the Philippine Supreme Court is no longer bound by the U.S. Supreme Court although it i...


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JGL EYE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, May 5, 2011, In : JGL Eye 


JGL Eye

By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA

 

FOR THE LOVE OF BIKOL CULTURE AND ITS PEOPLE

 

CHICAGO (jGLi) – When Philippine’s national hero Jose Rizal said, “Ang hindi magmahal sa sariling wika ay daig pa ang amoy ng mabahong isda,” (those who do not love their language evinces a smell worse than a rotten fish), perhaps, it also applies to other native cultures and traditions.

Perhaps, Rizal was meaning to say that one could absorb the cultures of others.  But these newfound cultures shoul...


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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, May 5, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Peping: LP support for PNoy a farce?


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


 LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land…” (2 Chronicles 7:14, the Holy Bible).
-ooo-

READ THE BIBLE, OBEY GOD, TO FIGHT CORRUPTION: The 2010 Global Integrity Report confirms what all Filipinos have known all along---corruption is ramp...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Cong. Peping: “poll losers out to get me”


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

 
LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer…” (Romans 12:12, the Holy Bible).

-ooo-

PNOY’S RATINGS TO GO DOWN SOME MORE: The continuing slide of President Aquino’s ratings, where more and more Filipinos of all classes and in all regions are expressing dissatisfaction with him as the Chief Executive, is expected. 

The perception is that, with almost one year of his admi...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Peping: “LP cornered posts in PNoy gov’t”


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


 LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him…” (1 John 5:14-15, the Holy Bible).

-ooo-

BIN LADEN DEATH WILL NOT STOP TERRORISM: And so Osama bin Laden is dead. But this would not mean the end of acts of terrorism. As long as peop...

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PRESS RELEASE: PEPING COJUANGCO LAMBASTS LP

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, May 2, 2011, In : Articles 

Reference: Pinoy Patriots Media Bureau, c/o MELANIO MAURICIO JR., 0917 984 24 68 or 0922 833 43 96

 

 

PEPING LAMBASTS

LIBERAL PARTY

FOR BLAMING HIM FOR

LP LOSSES IN THE

MAY 2010 POLLS

 

 

 

            Calling news reports and opinion columns naming him as the leader of an opposition group against President Aquino as “miserably misleading”, former Tarlac Rep. Jose “Peping” Cojuangco Jr. said yesterday he is not involved in any way with any opposition force against the Pr...


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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, May 2, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Cong. Peping lambasts LP


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

 LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him….” (Hebrews 11:6, the Holy Bible).

-ooo-

CONG. PEPING LAMBASTS LP: Calling news reports and opinion columns naming him as the leader of an opposition group against President Aquino as “miserably misleading”, former Tarlac Rep. Jose “Peping” Cojuangc...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, May 1, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Life-changing book a must read


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full…” (Jesus Christ, in John 10:10, the Holy Bible).

                    -ooo-

    ALL WHO BELIEVE IN JESUS ARE FORGIVEN: Topnotch lawyer Joe Villanueva, known to Christian communities in the Philippines as “Brother Joe” because of his regular Thursday 8-9 p.m. program at Radyo Veritas, gave a power...
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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, April 30, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Resignation ni Merci, pag-amin ng sala

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

INSPIRASYON SA BUHAY: “Alam kong nabubuhay ang aking tagapagligtas, at sa wakas ng panahon siya ay tatayo sa mundo.” (Job 19:25, Bibliya).

-ooo-

PAGBIBITIW NI MERCI, PAG-AMIN NG KASALANAN: “Di ka puwedeng lumaban sa City Hall”. Ito ang nagsasalarawan sa naging pagbibitiw ni Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez. Ibig sabihin, walang sinuman ang maaaring lumaban sa mga nasa kapangyarihan at, dahil matagal din siyang nasa poder s...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 29, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Crackdown on vs. Mindanao Christian schools 


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Remember this: Whosever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously with also reap generously…” (2 Corinthians 9:6, the Holy Bible).

-ooo-

DEPED CRACKDOWN VS. CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS: The end-times-prediction of Jesus Christ in Matthew 24:9-11 about believers being hated by all nations because of their belief and faith in Him, and being handed over to be persecuted and p...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, April 28, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Local Gov’t Code is anti-poor


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…`For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost…’ ” (Luke 19:10, the Holy Bible).
-ooo-

AGRI FUND MESS PLUNDER RAPS FILED IN HASTE: The biggest proof that the plunder case filed by the Ombudsman in connection with the P728 million agriculture fund mess is defective and done in haste is the admission by the Ombudsman itself that it is still investigating two senators and a host of other congressm...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Crab mentality hits Palaro 2011


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them…” (Hebrews 7:25, the Holy Bible).

-ooo-

DAYS OF RECKONING FOR GLORIA: Quezon Rep. Danilo Suarez maybe correct in saying that the plunder charges which former Solicitor General Frank Chavez filed against Gloria Arroyo was merely a response to President Aquino’s “not so subtle” or...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Good police probes coming back

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…I and the Father are one…” (Jesus Christ, in John 10:30, the Holy Bible).

-ooo-

CONGRATS, SAMMY PAGDILAO & CIDG: For someone like me who spent some time being a police reporter for a major daily in the late 1970s and early 1980s, I got a thrill of a lifetime reading the news that the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) of the Philippine National Police came up with a twist in the one-week ...

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MEDITATIONS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : MEDITATIONS 
By: Bobot Apit
 
Apr 15, 2011 - Friday Meditation (Dont be a Forgetful Hearer!)



Apr 15, 2011 - Friday Meditation (Dont be a Forgetful Hearer!) 
"Write upon my heart, O Lord, the lessons of your holy word, and grant that I may be a doer of your word, and not a forgetful hearer only." 
  
  
Friday in the Fifth Week of Lent 
Jeremiah 20:10-13 
Psalm 105:4-5, 6-7, 8-9 
John 10:31-42 The Jews took up stones again to stone him. 32 Jesus answered them, "I have shown you many good works from the Fathe...


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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


Umali and Padiernos urged local executives in Nueva Ecija to take drug test

By Jason de Asis

 

GAPAN CITY, April 14, 2011-To dramatize the provincial government’s all-out drive against drug syndicates in Nueva Ecija Gov. Aurelio Umali and Vice Gov. Jose Gay Padiernos yesterday urged the local chief executives in the province to help fight illegal drugs where they started subjecting themselves to a drug test even as they led thousands of Novo Ecijanos in a fun run in this city’s streets...


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JGL EYE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : JGL Eye 


Filipino Veterans Under-Equipped Yet Treat Wounded Enemies During WW II

By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA

(© 2011 Journal Group Link International)

 

With 1 photo

 

CHICAGO (jGLi) –  A Filipino veteran said here that despite being unequipped, they were still assigned in the frontlines during World War II. And yet their services were never recognized by the American people.

“We were armed with vintage Springfield rifles used during World War I and used by Philippine campaigner American Gen. J...


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MAC CABREROS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : Mac Cabreros 

Mac Cabreros

April 14, 2011

Gov’t takeover sa LTO computerization, isinulong

          Hiniling ng transport group sa administrasyong Aquino na hindi na palawigin ang kontrata ng Department of Transportation and Communications (DoTC) at Stradcom Corporation kaugnay sa computerization sa Land Transportation Office (LTO).

          Sa lingguhang Fernandina Forum sa Club Filipino sa Greenhills, San Juan City, sinabi ni Mr. George San Mateo, tagapagsalita ng Pinagsamang Samahan ng mga Tsu...


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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


Angara calls for more secured airport and bus terminals’ security nationwide

By Jason de Asis

 

SENATE OFFICE, Manila, April 14, 2011-Senator Edgardo J. Angara, chair of the Senate Committee on Science and Technology yesterday called for more secured security measures in airports and bus terminals nationwide as many Filipinos gear up for travel next week where a huge volume of tourists are expected to come this holy week.

 

Angara said that there is a need to double our effort to prote...


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MEDITATIONS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : MEDITATIONS 
By: Bobot Apit
Apr 14, 2011 - Thursday Meditation (Keep HIS WORD)



Jesus made a claim which only God can make – "if any one keeps my word, he will never see death."  How do you keep HIS WORD? 
  
  
Thursday in the Fifth Week of Lent 
Genesis 17:3-9 
Psalm 105:4-5, 6-7, 8-9 
John 8:51-59 Truly, truly, I say to you, if any one keeps my word, he will never see death." 52 The Jews said to him, "Now we know that you have a demon. Abraham died, as did the prophets; and you say, `If any one keeps ...


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PERRYSCOPE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : Perry Diaz 


PerryScope
by Perry Diaz


 

Capone’s ghost haunts tax evaders

 

In 1931, when the United States failed to prosecute Alphonse “Scarface Al” Capone for the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre and other heinous crimes, government investigators took a different approach in bringing Capone to justice -- he was charged for tax evasion.  The following year, Capone was found guilty and sentenced to 11 years in federal prison.  Thus ended his reign of mayhem, murder, and corruption during the “...


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MAC CABREROS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : Mac Cabreros 

Mac Cabreros

April 13, 2011

Tigil pasada, iniumang

Nagpahayag ang Pinagsamang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (PISTON) na magsagawa sila ng nationwide protest sa pamamagitan ng tigil-pasada kapag walang ginawang kongkretong hakbang ang gobyerno upang masolusyunan ang krisis sa langis.

Sa lingguhang Fernandina Forum sa Club Filipino sa Greenhills, San Juan City, sinabi ni Mr. George San Mateo, tagapagsalita ng PISTON, mapipilitan silang magsagawa ng tigil-pasada kapag walan...


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JGL EYE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : JGL Eye 


2 Fil Ams Win in Tuesday’s Election in Illinois

By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA

(© 2011 Journal Group Link International)

 

with 2 photos

 

CHICAGO (jGLi) – Two Filipino Americans – a doctor of medicine and veteran community organizer – were among the winners in the local government consolidated elections last April 5 in Cook County, Illinois.

Incumbent Skokie Park District Commissioner and Vice President Jerry B. Clarito was re-elected to a six-year term as commissioner, collecting 1,...


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MAC CABREROS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : Mac Cabreros 

Mac Cabreros

April 13, 2011

Parental censorship, kailangan sa bastos na palabas

          Ang pagbabantay at gabay ng magulang ang mabisang panlaban sa panonood ng mga bata sa maseselang palabas.

          Sa lingguhang Fernandina Forum sa Club Filipino sa Greenhills, San Juan City, sinabi ni A Teacher Partylist Rep. Mariano Piamonte Jr., na bagamat may MTRCB na nagre-regulate sa mga palabas sa telebisyon at puting-tabing, nakabubuting bantayan at gabayan ng mga magulang ang kanilang mg...


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CAPIZ FORUM

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : CAPIZ FORUM 

Explain P1-B water project, Jamora urged

BY FELIPE V. CELINO

ROXAS City — A former administrator of the Local Water Utility Administration (LWUA) was dared to level-up his “crusade” against corruption.

Lorenzo “Larry” Jamora was asked by Medardo Pestaño, former general manager of the Metro Roxas Water District (MRWD), to explain MRWD’s P1-billion water expansion project.

The public wants to know the real score of the project, Pestaño said, which allegedly cau...


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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


Out of town SP sessions needed in Nueva Ecija says vice governor Padiernos

By Jason de Asis

 

STA. ROSA, Nueva Ecija, April 13, 2011-Vice Gov. Jose Gay Padiernos defended the move of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan to transfer the venue of the weekly SP sessions to various municipalities and cities of the province from the seat of the Capitol in Palayan City to fast track the delivery of basic services to many Novo Ecijanos.

 

“Out of town SP sessions is one way of giving the provincial b...


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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


Congress approved bill protecting rights of students

By Jason de Asis

 

MANILA, April 13, 2011-A measure protecting the right of students to enroll in review centers of their choice in preparation for the licensure examinations was approved on third and final reading in the House of Representatives led by Bayan Muna Party-List Representative  Teodoro Casiño, who authored the House Bill 3546 otherwise known as  the Protection of Students' Rights to Enroll in Review Centers Act said that it...


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DATELING BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 
P240-T cash carted away by robbers in latest Butuan gas station robbery; Security Guard shot dead 

Robbers shot dead Butuan Petron Gas station security guard; P240-T cash carted away

By Ben Serrano

      April 12, 2011

 

            BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - A security guard of a Butuan City Petron gasoline station was shot dead by suspected robbers past 2 .a.m. early dawn Sunday after said helpless security guard tried to fight it out with suspected robbers who hogtied another security guard ...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

Suspected mentally deranged man in Agusan Norte town in hacking spree; two seriously wounded

by Ben Serrano

      April 12, 2011

 

                BUENAVISTA, Agusan del Norte (PNA)  - Without apparent reason, a suspected mentally deranged man hacked two gasoline station pump boys in separate occasions and different gas stations here Sunday evening, Buenavista police report said.

 

                As if gone berserk, the suspect later identified as by Jimmy Troque, legal age, single a...


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MEDITATIONS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : MEDITATIONS 
By: Bobot Apit
Apr 13, 2011 - Wednesday Meditation (Hold Fast!)



Apr 13, 2011 - Wednesday Meditation (Hold Fast!) 
Reflective faith is always better than blind faith; considered beliefs are stronger than tenuous assumptions.  What you believe, understand why you believe it. Think for a minute—what tenets of your life do you hold this strongly, this definitely, to the point to which they construct part of your very core of being?  What beliefs and opinions make you indubitably who you ar...


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MAC CABREROS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : Mac Cabreros 

Mac Cabreros

April 12, 2011

Batas, ituturo sa paaralan

          Matapos ang isinagawang training ng mga gruo at field testing, papasimulan nang isasama sa kurikulum ang Public Education on the Rule of Law Advancement and Support (PERLAS) Teaching Exemplars.

Ayon sa Department of Education (DepEd), ituturo sa paaralan ang pag-ikot ng sistema ng hustisya sa bansa.

“PERLAS will help the department in upgrading the quality of education in the country,” pahayag ni Education Secretary A...


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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


Government should be prepared to protect people in case of nuclear fallout

By Jason de Asis

 

SENATE OFFICE, Manila, April 12, 2011-Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change urged the government to prepare people and closely to monitor public health impacts of Japan’s nuclear fallout even as government downplayed the possibility of radiation exposure in the Philippines, saying that to be prepared for such an incident is always much better; however, remote may...


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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


Logging firms shifted to mariculture to create jobs to 800 displaced families in Aurora

By Jason de Asis

 

CASIGURAN, Aurora, April 12, 2011-The largest logging concessionaire in the province shifted to try other means of survival including mariculture pending reconsideration of Executive Order 23 that declared two months ago a moratorium on tree-cutting in natural and residual forests nationwide as President Aquino ordered for total log ban in the country.

 

With the suspension of logg...


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MEDITATIONS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : MEDITATIONS 
By: Bobot Apit
Apr 12, 2011 - Tuesday Meditation (Make Room for JESUS!)



To fail to recognize Jesus and where he came from is to remain in spiritual darkness; to believe Jesus and his words is to walk in the joy and light of God's truth. Each of us is given the opportunity to know and to accept Jesus Christ, as our Lord and Savior. Life here is limited and short, but how we live it has everlasting consequences. Do you take advantage of the present time to make room for God so that your l...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

Former Chief Justice urged a stop to illegal logging, illegal mining in Caraga Region

by Ben Serrano

     April 12, 2011

 

            BUTUAN CITY (PNA)  - Reacting on the question raised during press conference here on continuing illegal logging activities in Agusan River, retired Chief Justice Reynato S. Puno in reply wanted a stop to all destructive activities affecting environment like illegal logging and illegal mining 


Environmental watch groups claimed President Aquino's E.O. 23...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

Business Opportunity Forum for more than 100 Caraga OFWs, beneficiaries held

by Ben Serrano

     April 11, 2011

 

            BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - To cushion the impact of massive repatriation of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) from some troubled countries, the Caraga regional office of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) have recently conducted a one-day business opportunity forum to some 100 OFWs and their fa...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

 4,000 campus scribes, trainers gather in Butuan City for 2011 National Schools Press Confab

by Ben Serrano

     April 11, 2011

 

            BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - An estimated 4,000 campus journalists, trainers and Department of Education (Dep Ed) officials coming from all over the country started to arrive here in Butuan City since Saturday, Sunday and today for the five-day 2011 National Schools Press Conference slated April 11-15, 2011.

 

            Butuan City is this year’s...


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DAELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

Big Butuan City store ransacked by robbers

by Ben Serrano

      April 11, 2011

 

            BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - Just recently opened Butuan City Branch store of UNICITY General Merchandise was recent victim of rising robbery cases in the city and other parts of Caraga region.

 

            Owned by Chinese nationals, UNICITY have big store branches established in almost all key cities nationwide.

 

The UNICITY Butuan City store branch is located at prime commercial location in this...


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PERRYSCOPE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : Perry Diaz 


Balitang Kutsero

By Perry Diaz   

 

 Interview with Mikey

 

My investigative reporter James Macaquecquec interviewed ex-prez Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s son, Congressman Juan Miguel “Mikey” Arroyo. The interview went like this:

 

James: Good afternoon, Congressman Arroyo.

 

Mikey: Good afternoon, din, James.  Just call me Mikey.  No need for formalities.

 

James:  Okay, Mikey.  First of all, I want to thank you for granting me this interview. 

Mikey:  Don’t thank me; thank...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

Retired Chief Justice Puno accepts adviser role pro-bono for Butuan City greening project

By Ben Serrano

      April 9, 2011

 

            BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - Retired Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno on Saturday accepted invitation of the Butuan City government through City Mayor Ferdinand Amante, Jr to be the city government’s adviser/consultant in the city’s greening project.


           The project which has been launched recently is the first of its kind among cities i...


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CAPIZ FORUM

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : CAPIZ FORUM 

 
ENVIRONMENTAL ACVITISTS check this eroded hill in the hinterlands of Ajuy, Iloilo due to alleged mining explorations. A number of residents from hinterland villages of northern Iloilo condemn the mining explorations. They urge the provincial government to revoke the permits issued to the mining proponents.
‘BAD FOR ECOLOGY’
70 mining applications waiting MGB action

ROXAS City – Seventy applications for large-scale mining in Western Vis...


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DAELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

Manhunt still on for fleeing armed, still dangerous minor Agusan hostage takers

by Ben Serrano

     April 10, 2011

 

            PROSPERIDAD, Agusan del Sur (PNA) - Agusan del Sur Police Provincial Director Senior Supt. Jerome Sale Baxinela told newsmen here that manhunt operations against fleeing Agusan hostage takers still continue as of this press time claiming the armed suspects still posed danger but already have fled out of Barangay La Purisima.

 

            Baxinela who cannot...


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JGL EYE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : JGL Eye 


Child Soldiers Recruited by NPA, ASG, MILF

By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA

(© 2011 Journal Group Link International)

 

CHICAGO (jGLi) – Rogue elements of the separatist Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and the New People’s Army (NPA) were recruiting children for combat and noncombat duties.

While the Commission on Human Rights (CHR), an independent government agency, believes personnel from the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Armed Forces of ...


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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 25, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Message to a murder suspect


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your ancestors, but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect.” (1 Peter 1:18-19, the Holy Bible).

-ooo-

MESSAGE TO A MURDER SUSPECT: I have a message for Cesar Baguio, who police said killed DZBB program coordinator Edwin Ramos (a dear fri...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 24, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


PNoy's fight vs. corruption good vision


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO 


 LIFE'S INSPIRATIONS: "It is written: `As surely as I live,' says the Lord,
`every knee will bow before me; every tongue will acknowledge God…" (Romans
14:11, the Holy Bible).

-ooo-

PNOY'S CORRUPTION FIGHT IS A GOOD VISION FOR RP: My reaction to Sen. Juan
Miguel Zubiri's criticism that President Aquino has no vision for the country:
what, on the other hand, is the vision for the country of Zubiri and his own
party, Lakas-Kampi Coalitio...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, April 23, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Plunder raps vs. Ex-PGMA, et. al. 

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

 LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…For God so loved the world He gave His only begotten Son, so that whoever believes in Him will not perish but will have everlasting life…” (John 3:16, the Holy Bible).

-ooo-

SPIRITUAL BANKRUPTCY BRINGS AMERICA TO DESTRUCTION: Need we still wonder why the United States of America is on the brink of bankruptcy and destruction, with the kind of character of one of its senators, Nevada Sen. John Ensign?...

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Motto for life

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, In : Articles 
FORWARDED BY RTN. STEPHANIE KHO, RC INTRAMUROS

 Many people are afraid of growing old. 
 I'm afraid of growing old and boring. 
 Many people are afraid of growing old, alone. 
 I'm afraid of growing old,insane. 
 Many people are afraid of losing their looks. 
 I'm afraid of losing my dreams. 
 Many people are afraid of losing their youth. 
 I'm afraid of losing my soul. 
 Don't date because you're desperate. 
 Don't marry because you're miserable. 
 Don't have kids because you think yo...

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"SLOW DOWN" - A MUST READ

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, In : Articles 
FORWARDED BY RTN. ROLLY MARASIGAN, RC INTRAMUROS

 


"SLOW DOWN" - A MUST READ - An excellent piece to read and enjoy.


It's been 18 years since I joined Volvo, a Swedish company. Working for them has 
proven to be an interesting experience. Any project here takes 2 years to be 
finalized, even if the idea is simple and brilliant. It's a rule.

Globalized processes have caused in us (all over the world) a general sense of 
s...


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Palaro 2011 awaiting PNOY help

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, In : Articles 
Palaro Execom still awaits PNoy assistance

With the schedule of the Palarong Pambansa fast approaching, the Palaro Executive Committee headed by former congressman Romeo “Nonong” Jalosjos is still awaiting for the assistance from the national government under the administration of President Noynoy Aquino.

This remains the biggest hurdle the Palaro Execom is yet to hurdle.

This was related in an interview with this paper recently by Palaro co-chair and Hudyaka Festival co-chair, Atty. Ivan Pa...

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Agolong assures full media for Palaro 2011

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, In : Articles 
Agolong guarantees full-blown media coverage for Palaro
by Tyrone Jay V. Samson

To ensure that the Palarong Pambansa in Dapitan City will get maximum media exposure, not only in Zanorte and Mindanao but all throughout the country, the Committee on Promotions, Communications and Information headed by Dapitan City Councilor Apple Marie Agolong has recently announced that it already has contacted local newspapers in Mindanao not to mention national media entities from all over the country....

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American Pastor robbed of belongings

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, In : Articles 
BY PASTOR PAUL WALDMILLER


I wish to share a story and event which occurred to me withing this past week. First however I want to remind you that you are already aware that I am a victim of a Filipinos Migration Scam(Marriage Fraud) in the USA, her family also taking my Christian Ministry and personal property here in the Philippines as well as other so called Filipino "Pastors" who have stolen money from me. I wish to also share with you that indeed, it was God Himself who sent me here...

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HOW TO EAT FRUITS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, In : Articles 
ORWARDED BY PP JIMMY SOON LIM, RC INTRAMUROS





EATING FRUIT...


It's long but very informative 
 
We all think eating fruits means just buying fruits, cutting it and just popping it into our mouths. It's not as easy as you think. It's important to know how andwhen to eat. 
 
What is the correct way of eating fruits? 
 
IT MEANS NOT EATING FRUITS AFTER YOUR MEALS! * FRUITS SHOULD BE EATEN ON AN EM...


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Flag this message

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, In : Articles 

By Melloney Daye Fetalvero Awit

080320

 


The Ateneo, through its various programs and activities, aims not only to form students who are academically excellent but who are well-rounded as well. In what ways have you been formed by the Ateneo education in any of the following areas: professional excellence, leadership, character, spirituality and service? For graduating scholars, write about your plans after graduation and how you can make a contribution to our nation’s developmen...


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Top 3 foods to avoid

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, In : Articles 
Forwarded by Atty. Raul Reyes, UP Sigma Rho Fraternity

 

The Top 3 Things to AVOID at Restaurants to Stay Lean and Healthy

by Mike Geary, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer
Author of best-selling program:  
The Truth about Six-Pack Abs

I've been traveling a lot for business in the last year, and I've noticed that most people totally fall off their fitness routines while traveling...

In fact, eating out at restaurants frequently is one of the bigg...


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Rotary: something old, something new

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, In : Articles 
Forwarded by PP Jimmy Soon Lim, RC Intramuros



April 2011

Something old, something new

RI President Ray Klinginsmith

Most Rotarians know that for several decades, Rotary has operated with four Avenues of Service: namely Club Service, Vocational Service, Community Service, and International Service. But an unusual thing happened at the 2010 Council on Legislation! The proposed enactment to add a fifth Avenue of Service was approved by the Council after being rejected at previous Councils.

The new ave...


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Paul Harris, Rotary founder, remembered

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, In : Articles 

Paul Harris, Rotary founder, remembered


Paul P. Harris was born to George and Cornelia Harris on 19 April 1868 in Racine, Wisconsin, USA. George endeavored to support his family as a small-businesses owner, but he often relied on his father for financial assistance -- so much so that in July 1871, Harris and his older brother, Cecil, were sent to live with their paternal grandparents in Wallingford, Vermont. Harris later wrote, “Of all charges which might have been made against George an...


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Former pop star writes, sings Palaro 2011 hymn

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, In : Articles 
By Councilor Apple Marie Agolong


Former pop star, writes and sings Palaro Hym voluntarily


People in Dipolog, people in Dapitan, people in Zanorte, even Filipinos in the United States are all rooting for a successful staging of the 2011 Palarong Pambansa this coming May 8-14 here.

Each and every one of us are doing our own small way to make way for staging “the best Palaro ever” – police officers, motorcab drivers, waiters, bus drivers, teachers, small time entrepreneurs, ...

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SSS paid P77-B benefits in 2010

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, In : Articles 
BY JOEL PALACIOS, HEAD, SSS MEDIA AFFAIRS 



SSS benefit payments reach P77-B in 2010

The Social Security System (SSS) benefit payments increased by seven percent to P77.17 billion last year, including P38.23 billion paid out to retirement claims of more than 800,000 members, a senior official said.

SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr. said 36 percent of total payments amounting to P27.65 billion went to death benefits for families of about 740,000 ...


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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Ways to a spiritual rebirth


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. For since death came through a man, the resurrection of the dead comes also through a man. For as in Adam all die, so in Christ all will be made alive…” (1 Corinthians 15:20-22, the Holy Bible).

                    -ooo-

    DOUBLE STANDARD AT DOJ AND BOC? Is there a “double standard of justice”---one for the ri...
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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, April 19, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


The wrath of God vs. unbelievers

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “If you declare with your mouth, `Jesus is Lord,’ and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved…” (Romans 10:9-10, the Holy Bible).
-ooo-

VALID POINTS BY WHISTLE BLOWER IN AGRI SCAM: Whistle-blower Jose Barredo’s complaint against his inclus...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 18, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Remembering God in times of plenty

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO 


 LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God...” (1 Corinthians 1:18, the Holy Bible).

-ooo-

CULTURE OF GODLESSNESS AT UP? Here are some sidelights of the 100th Commencement (Graduation) Exercise of the University of the Philippines last Sunday, April 17, 2011: The Presidential Security Group barred students and their par...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 17, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Bible bans fighting leaders

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


      LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law…” (Romans 13:8, the Holy Bible).

                    -ooo-

    TO THE GRADUATES OF 2011: READ: UP Professor Gemino Henson Abad, as guest speaker, gave a simple yet greatly important message to the graduates of the University of the Philippines College of Arts and Letter during thei...
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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 15, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Laying of hands and praying assure safety

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

 LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Then Peter and John placed their hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit…” (Acts 8:17, the Holy Bible).

-ooo-

PLUNDER RAPS IN AGRI FUND MESS, A MERE GIMMICK: It was pure and simple “papogi”, or shameless maneuvering if you may, to gain good mileage, and therefore, soften up the public and our Senators who will try Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez in the impeachment case against her...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 15, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



How to lend to God

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


    LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…`Do not touch my anointed ones; do my prophets no harm…” (Psalm 105:15, the Holy Bible).

                    -ooo-

    RABUSA WILL BE CHARGED WITH PLUNDER, TOO: Once the Department of Justice starts the preliminary investigation of the plunder charges that former Lt. Col. George Rabusa filed against three former chiefs of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, there would be a necessity for him to defend himsel...
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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, April 14, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Victory vs. calamities and tragedies

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and all are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.” (Romans 3:23-24, the Holy Bible).

-ooo-

LEGALLY, DANDING OWNS THE SMC SHARES IN HIS NAME: If a businessman obtains loans to finance his businesses, can the banks or the entities that extended the loans to him be considered as the owners of the businesses...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Overcoming problems made easy

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “Then he said to them all: `Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will save it.’ ” (Luke 9:23-24, the Holy Bible).

-ooo-
SITTING IS DANGEROUS TO HEALTH? There is a report at Yahoo! Health, quoting from the magazine “Men’s Health”, which suggests that sitting...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Righteousness gives fabulous wealth


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “ `He (Jesus) himself bore our sins’ in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; `by his wounds you have been healed…’ ” (1 Peter 2:24, the Holy Bible).

-ooo-

CONGRATS JOHN GABRIEL PELIAS: John Gabriel Pelias, the 19 year old boy who is graduating summa cum laude from the University of the Philippines this Sunday, 17 April 2011, is really a “wonder kid”, ga...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Monday, April 11, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Power of praying in groups


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’SINSPIRATIONS: “…But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” (Romans 5:8, the Holy Bible).

-ooo-

THANK GOD FOR LUISA’S WONDERFUL GIFT: I heartily congratulate the students of the University of the Philippines who are graduating on Sunday, April 17, 2011, including my daughter, Maria Luisa, who is officially a “magna cum laude” of the state university after garnering a...

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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


56% Filipinos demands for disaster preparedness and early warning systems

By Jason de Asis

 

SENATE OFFICE, Manila, April 10, 2011-Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change revealed yesterday that most Filipinos believed that there is a need for disaster preparedness and early warning system should scattered in the country as our countrymen recognizes the importance of prompt alerts on impending disasters, saying that the government must heed the people’s dem...


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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


Cyber attacks whops 93 percent worldwide; Phl should protect internet users

By Jason de Asis

 

SENATE OFFICE, Manila, April 9, 2011-Senator Edgardo J. Angara revealed that cyber attacks whopping to 93% from 2009 to 2010 while 42% of mobile phones are more vulnerable against malicious software where he urged the government for the modernization of the Philippine government agencies tasked to watch over this vital sector, following reports of increasing cyber attacks worldwide.

 

Angara sa...


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MAC CABREROS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Mac Cabreros 

Mac Cabreros

April 10, 2011

LRT, balik operasyon

Balik ang normal na operasyon ngayong araw (Lunes) ng Light Rail Transit Line 1 matapos ang pansamantalang pagkatigil bunsod ng aksidente sa Roosevelth station sa Quezon City.

Inihayag ni LRTA Administrator Rafael S. Rodriguez, matapos ang dalawang buwan na masusing maintenance inspection at enhancement sa mga tren at riles, muling didiretso ang mga tren mula Baclaran hanggang Roosevelt.

"We allotted ample time for the refresher and re-t...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

Ex-Chief Justice Puno is adviser to Butuan's environmental protection, awareness project 

By Ben Serrano

      April 9, 2011

 

            BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - Retired Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno on Saturday accepted invitation of the Butuan City government through City Mayor Ferdinand Amante, Jr to be the city government’s adviser/consultant in the city’s greening project.


           The project which has been launched recently is the first of its kind among cities i...


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MEDITATIONS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : MEDITATIONS 
Apr 10, 2011 - Sunday Meditation (Live What You Believe!) 
These stories of Jesus’ doing miracles all end with some kind of statement of belief. “Now many of the Jews who had come to Mary and seen what He had done began to believe in Him.” Jesus called Lazarus, the apostles, the man blinded, the adulterous woman, and the others to believe, not only in Him, but in their being sought out and sent out to live their beliefs. 
  
  
Fifth Sunday in Lent 
Ezekiel 37:12-14 
Psalm 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, ...

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PERRYSCOPE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Perry Diaz 


PerryScope
by Perry Diaz


 ‘Drug Mule’ Politics

 

By injecting a dose of politics, a seemingly routine execution by lethal injection of three drug traffickers – or “drug mules” – in China has become an international cause célèbre.  President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III’s intervention and the frenzy of media attention, before and after the executions, have caused a lot of people to wonder, “What is this world coming to?” 

 

It all began when Aquino decided to boycot...


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SSS strives for fund perpetuity

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Articles 


SSS strives for fund perpetuity

The Social Security System (SSS), striving to guarantee future benefits of members, has started to implement reforms to gradually bring back its fund life to perpetuity, a senior official said.

"We are taking small steps towards our goal of having a perpetual fund or a fund life of at least 75 years," said SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr.

He said since the SSS started in 1957 until September 2010, benefit payments of P7...


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Revilla, Maynilad team up to help Bacoor fisherfolk

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Articles 

Mayor Strike Revilla, Maynilad team up to help Bacoor fisherfolk

 

 

Tahong coopMaynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) and Mayor Strike Revilla will be working together to develop a livelihood program for 4,000 impoverished fisherfolk of Bacoor City.

 

Aside from encouraging the beneficiaries to form a cooperative, Maynilad will also provide the Bacoor City fisherfolk with equipment to help them start and sustain a livelihood program that will revitalize the city’s famed mussel industry. 

 

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UP memorial ceremony for Japan victims

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Articles 
UP holds memorial ceremony for victims of Japan earthquake, tsunami and nuclear 
accident

The University of the Philippines (UP) will hold a memorial ceremony on April 11 
(Monday) for the victims of the March 11 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear 
accident in Japan.

The event will be held at the Quezon Hall Lobby in UP Diliman, Quezon City from 
1:00 to 2:30 pm. A minute of silence will be observed at exactly 1:46 pm 
(Manila time) which was the time when the earthquake hit Japan, followed by the 
tsun...

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DOJ advisory on checkpoints

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Articles 

DOJ  ISSUES ADVISORY OPINION ON RULES

ON MILITARY/POLICE CHECKPOINTS [1]
24 March 2011

 

The Department of Justice (DOJ) released today the first Advisory Opinion summarizing the basic rights of citizens in military/police checkpoints.  

Advisory Opinion No. 1 signed by Secretary Leila M. De Lima is issued in line with the thrust of the Department to take a pro-active stance and dynamic approach in criminal justice concerns.  

“We came out with this initiative to prote...


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Bag of Flour for Emergencies

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Articles 
Sounds interesting.



Once I was cooking some corn and stuck my fork in the boiling
water to see if the corn was ready.   I missed and my hand went
into the boiling water....

A friend of mine, who was a Vietnam vet, came into the house, just
as I was screaming, and asked me if I had some plain old flour...I
pulled out a bag and he stuck my hand in it.  He said to keep my hand
in the flour for 10 mins. which I did.  He said that in Vietnam , this guy
was on fire and in their panic, they threw a bag of f...

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MEDITATIONS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : MEDITATIONS 
By: Bobot Apit
Apr 9, 2011 - Saturday Meditation (Time of Pruning and Re-growth!)



  
Lent is actually a word for “Spring.” Abstaining from something is a good thing, but only if it really helps our spirits “spring” into Easter.  Like the new green shoots appearing on plants in early spring, Lent is a sort of process of pruning and re-growth.  What I really need to give up are the things that push me away from God. What are those things, my friend? GOD BLESS! 
  
Saturday in the Fou...


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CAPIZ FORUM

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : CAPIZ FORUM 

PB oks ‘anniv bonus’ for Capitol workers

BY FELIPE V. CELINO

ROXAS City — The Provincial Board the other day approved the provincial government’s P9-million supplemental budget.

Included in the budget was the allocation for the anniversary bonus of Provincial Capitol officials and employees.

Gov. Victor Tanco earlier requested for the approval of the supplemental budget for the Office of the Governor, Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office, Provincial Planning and Develo...


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MAC CABREROS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Mac Cabreros 

Mac Cabreros

April 9, 2011

Welder, karpintero atbp, hanap ng DepEd

          Plano ng Department of Education (DepEd) na kunin ang serbisyo ng mga welder, karpintero, coach at iba pa para magtuturo ng technical at vocational course sa mga specialized schools.

          Sa panayam ng Balita, inihayag ni Secretary Armin Luistro na ang pagtuturo ay bilang part time lamang kung saan ang sahod ay alinsunod lamang sa umiiral na batas.

          Sinabi rin ni Sec. Luistro na maari ring kunin ...


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MAC CABREROS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Mac Cabreros 

Mac Cabreros

April 9, 2011

85% ng Martial Law victims, nabayaran na

        Walumput limang porsyento ng 7, 526 biktima ng Martial Law noong panahon ni Pangulong Ferdinand Marcos  ang nakatanggap ng $1, 000 danyos.

        Ayon kay Atty. Robert Swift, lead counsel ng human rights victims na nagsampa ng class suit sa United States laban sa pamilya Marcos at cronies, 6, 500 ang nabayaran sa pamamagitan ng Commission on Human Rights (CHR).

        “Under the difficult circumstances pres...


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MAC CABREROS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Mac Cabreros 

Mac Cabreros

April 9, 2011

DepEd, naalarma sa bayolenteng cartoon sa TV

        Ikinabahala ng pamunuan ng Department of Education (DepEd) ang paglaganap ng bayolenteng cartoon sa telebisyon.

        Ayon kay Education Secretary Armin Luistro, nababahala sila sa masamang epektong dulot ng maraming palabas sa telebisyon gaya ng cartoon.

        Aniyan, bukod sa pagiging bayolente ay bulgar pa ang ginagamit na pananalita na hindi magandang madinig ng isang bata.

        Bunsod nito, sin...


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MAC CABREROS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Mac Cabreros 

Mac Cabreros

April 9, 2011

13,368 Sertipikadong Pinoy – TESDA

        Abot sa 13,368 technical-vocation graduates at umuwing overseas Filipino workers ang Sertipikadong Pinoy, iniulat ng Technical Education and Skills Authority (TESDA).

        Ayon kay TESDA director general Joel Villanueva, ang nasabing bilang ay pumasa sa isang linggong National Technical Vocational Education TrainingCompetency Assessment and Certification (NATCAC) na nagsimula noong Marso 28 at nagtapos noong Abri...


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JGL EYE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : JGL Eye 


JGL Eye

By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA

 

HOW REDISTRICTING HELPED OBAMA

 

 

CHICAGO (jGLi) – In the United States, this is the year after every ten years when minorities stir to life to discuss their political future.

This is the year following the decennial census mandated by the United States Constitution to apportion the number of members of the United States House of Representatives among the several states. Census statistics are also used in order to apportion federal funding for many s...


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LIGALIGIN NATIN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Jun Maligalig 


TO :  BATASMEDIA NEWS DESK

FM : LIGALIGIN NATIN

 

BONDING NG MGA MEDIA SA APRIL 16

 

NAGKAISA ang mga mamamahayag sa lalawigan ng Cavite, lahat ay gusto ng pagbabago. Last year, nagkaroon ng eleksyon sa Camp Gen. Pantaleon Garcia PPO matapos ang bagyong Basyang. Nabuo ang isang samahan, ang Camp Gen. Pantaleon Garcia Press Club, napagkaisahan ang inyong lingkod bilang mamuno ng samahan bilang presidente. Natalaga si kasamang Ruby Garcia bilang Bise-Presidente at ilang mga kasama bilang m...


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MAC CABREROS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Mac Cabreros 

Mac Cabreros

April 8, 2011

Dagdag suweldo ng guro, malabo – Luistro

          Inihayag ni Department of Education Secretary Armin Luistro na malabong magkaroon ng dagdag na sahod at benepisyo ang mga guro.

          Ayon kay Sec. Luistro, nakalaan na sa iba’t ibang programa at proyekto ang pondo ng kagawaran.

          Bagama’t ganito, sinabi ni Luistro na kanilang tinutukan ang kalusugan ng mga guro.

          “So far, wala pa tayong nakalaan na pondo para sa dagdag na suweld...


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MAC CABREROS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Mac Cabreros 

Mac Cabreros

April 8, 2011

Bro: Ang pagtatapos ay panimula

          “Ang pagtatapos ay isa ring panimula. Isa itong pagsisimula sa pagharap at pagtanggap ng mas malaki pang tungkulin sa buhay.”

          Ito ang mensahe ni Education Secretary Armin Luistro sa graduation ceremony sa Payatas Elementary School sa Quezon City noong Huwebes.

          “Minamahal kong mga magsisipagtapos, sa paglabas natin sa pinto ng paaralan, lagi sana nating  isabuhay ang lahat ng ating mga natutun...


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MAC CABREROS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Mac Cabreros 

Mac Cabreros

April 8, 2011

Summer kinder, simula sa Lunes

Inihayag ng pamunuan ng Department of Education (DepEd) na handa na sila sa summer kindergarten na magsisimula ngayong Lunes (Abril 11).

Ayon kay Education Secretary Armin Luistro, nakalatag na lahat ang mga nararapat na hakbang para sa naturang pag-aaral ng may limang daang batang 6 anyos.

Sinabi ni Sec. Luistro na layunin ng naturang walong linggong pag-aaral o magtatapos sa Hunyo 3 na maihanda nang husto ang bata pagtuntong s...


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JGL EYE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : JGL Eye 


New York DA Liable For Misconduct in Sentosa Case

By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA

(© 2011 Journal Group Link International)

 

CHICAGO (jGLi) – When District Attorney Thomas J. Spota III of Suffolk County, New York initiated police investigation after the Suffolk police declined to go after the Filipino nurses, who resigned their jobs to protest their working conditions exactly five years ago on April 7, Spota was liable for violating the Filipino nurses’ 14th Amendment right from being arrest...


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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


Legarda squeezes protection for indigenous people

By Jason de Asis

 

SENATE OFFICE, Manila, April 3, 2011-Senator Loren Legarda who chairs the Senate Committee on Climate Change and Cultural Communities committee said that there is a need to squeeze out concern over the consequences of climate change that affects the lives of indigenous people (IP) who are threatened by extreme weather events brought by climate change as the IP are more vulnerable to their livelihood, health, food securit...


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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


COMSTE to present “ice cream program”

By Jason de Asis

 

SENATE OFFICE, Manila, April 3, 2011-The Congressional Commission on Science Technology and Engineering (COMSTE), Manila Observatory (MO) and University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute (UP MSI) will present the Integrated Evaluation of Coastal Research Enhancement and Adaptive Management otherwise known as “ICE CREAM” program which was initially funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) on April 5,...


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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, April 9, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



God answers prayers

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word. After he had provided purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty in heaven.” (Hebrews 1:3, the Holy Bible).

-ooo-

TO WILLIE’S CRITICS: WHAT HAVE YOU DONE? Indeed, Willie Revillame’s retort to people and government agencies and private entities who criticized him for...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Saturday, April 9, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



 Prayers: true solutions to problems

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “For if, while we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son, how much more, having been reconciled, shall we be saved through his life!” (Romans 5:10, the Holy Bible).

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WHY IS ARROYO MORE BEAUTIFUL NOW? Either former President Arroyo is terribly in love, or life has become more enjoyable for her after stepping down from the presidency in 2010, so that she has becom...

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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 8, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


Aurora top cop relieved over rash of crimes

By Jason de Asis

 

CAMP RAVINA, BALER, Aurora April 2, 2011-A turned over ceremony of the Aurora’s top cop of the Philippine National Police will be held on Monday at Camp Victor Ravina in the midst of the rash in crimes and alleged lapses in law enforcement of the police.

 

Chief Supt. Alan La Madrid Purisima, regional director of the Camp Olivas-based PNP Regional Office 3, told newsmen that he has relieved Senior Supt. Rosvi Manulid and re...


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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 8, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


Trillanes on 15th Magayon Festival

By Jason de Asis

 

SENATE OFFICE, Manila, April 2, 2011-Since his released from detention last December, Senator Antonio “Sonny” F. Trillanes IV visited his hometown in Albay, Bicol last Friday to grace the start of the month-long 15th Magayon Festival and hold consultations with local officials and his constituents.

 

Trillanes spoke at the annual cultural celebration and led the convention of the Samahang Magdalo in Legazpi City, saying that it is...


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MEDITATIONS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 8, 2011, In : MEDITATIONS 
By: Bobot Apit
Apr 2, 2011 - Saturday Meditation (Take Your Eyes Off Yourself!) 
Jesus invites each one of us to pray as the tax collector did, in humility and simplicity. So take your eyes off yourself, and fix them on God. Come into his presence, recalling his glorious majesty and his great love for you. If the Spirit leads, offer words of thanks and praise for everything that God has done for you. 
  
Saturday in the Third Week of Lent 
Hosea 6:1-6 
Psalm 51:3-4, 18-19, 20-21ab 
Luke 18:9-14 He a...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 8, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Blessings from God
 


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

 LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock…” (Jesus in Matthew 7:24, the Holy Bible).

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ARROYO’S TAX CASES: TIME FOR RECKONING: The tax cases which the government filed against party list Rep. Juan Miguel Arroyo and his wife Angela, and against billionaire businessman Macario Lim Gaw, should remind even the rich and the migh...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Thursday, April 7, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Tithing gives financial wealth


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


 LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters….” (1 John 3:16, the Holy Bible).

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CLARIFICATION FROM PURISIMA NEEDED: Perhaps, Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima can tell us if the Gatchalian Family and the Wellex Group are already cleared of any wrongdoing in the sale of their distressed bank, the Express Savi...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Why worry? Be happy!


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again…” (2 Corinthians 5:14-15, the Holy Bible).

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DOH SC PETITION ON SMOKING: USELESS? The Supreme Court petition filed by the Department of Health and its former secretaries seeking to print graphic warnings on the ill-effects of smoking on cigarette packs is useless. People will not be ...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Tuesday, April 5, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Living prosperously and healthily


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace…” (Ephesians 1:7, the Holy Bible).

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STOP MINDANAO FIGHTS NOW: Rido or not, family fued or simple ambush, the fierce fighting between members of the Mangudadatu Family and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) should now be stopped by the government, so it will not be used as a r...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 3, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 



Formula for success for Pinoys

BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God…” (Hebrews 12:2, the Holy Bible).

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PNOY’S POWER TO DISMISS DEPUTY OMBUDSMAN: Can President Aquino dismiss Deputy Ombudsman Emilio Gonzales III? Yes, the President can, under Section 8 (2) of Republic Act 6770, which is “An Act Providing for the Functional and Structural Organi...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Sunday, April 3, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


PNoy’s officials to blame


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “…Now Jesus was going up to Jerusalem. On the way, he took the Twelve aside and said to them…`They will condemn him to death and will hand him over to the Gentiles to be mocked and flogged and crucified. On the third day he will be raised to life!’ ” (Matthew 20:17-19, the Holy Bible).

-ooo-

PNOY COMMUNICATION OFFICIALS TO BLAME: With a big number of sympathetic newspapers still on its side, and three telev...

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KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS 


Jalosjos: Dapitan ready for Palaro


BY ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO


LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your path straight…” (Proverbs 3:5-6, the Holy Bible).

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DAPITAN READY FOR PALARO 2011: “We are ready!” Former Zamboanga del Norte 1st  District Rep. Romeo “Nonong” Jaloslos gave this assurance other day, saying that Dapitan City is already ready even a month before...

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JGL EYE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : JGL Eye 


JGL Eye

By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA

 

SEN. LACSON EMPLOYS CLINTONIAN LOGIC

 

CHICAGO (jGLi)  -- Former President Bill Clinton cleverly employed the parsing of the English language in hiding his infidelities as the United States Senate acquitted him during the trial in the Monica Lewinsky Scandal after the U.S. House of Representatives impeached him on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice in 1998.

When he was asked by a grand jury about why he was not lying when he said to his top ai...


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CAPIZ FORUM

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : CAPIZ FORUM 

3 cops ‘maul’ man

BY FELIPE V. CELINO

ROXAS City — A 47-year-old man might file a formal complaint against three policemen here for allegedly mauling him a few weeks ago.

Rodel Balsote of Brgy. Dayao here said he was manhandled by three police officers, one of them a certain PO2 De la Fuente.

Balsote said the policemen picked him up while he was having a drinking binge in the house of his cousin Renato Aracol on March 24, and forced him to ride on the police patrol car.

One of the th...


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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


There is enough rice by 2013-PhilRice

By Jason de Asis

 

CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija, April 1, 2011-A former executive director of Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) said that the country could hit its goal of producing enough rice with the innovations and initiatives on research, development, and extension (RD&E), which contribute 40 percent to rice self-sufficiency.


Ronilo A. Beronio said at the PhilRice Central Experiment Station that technology components and other social ...


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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


Revilla tasked PLDT's acquisition of Digitel

By Jason de Asis

 

SENATE OFFICE, Manila, April 1, 2011-Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr., chair of the senate committee on public service tasked the national telecommunications commission (NTC) to submit a report in the next two weeks on PLDT’s acquisition of third-ranked telecommunication digitel and prepare a study on the possible effects of PLDT's acquisition of Digitel on the local Telecommunications Market.

 

Revilla said that the NTC, wh...


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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


Agricultural sector to build capacity to address food crisis

By Jason de Asis

 

SENATE OFFICE, Manila, April 1, 2011-Senator Edgardo J. Angara, who is a former Agriculture secretary urged the government to build the agricultural sector the capacity to address the increasing needs of the country saying with all of these catastrophes and global problems, food prices in the Philippines will go up very soon.

 

Angara explained the interconnected factors contributing to the increase of food p...


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MEDITATIONS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : MEDITATIONS 
By: Bobot Apit
Apr 1, 2011 - Friday Meditation (Bow Down and Worship the LORD!) 
Come to know who God is! Get in touch with his covenant love and faithfulness! See how deeply committed he is to you! If you can grasp this, you will almost naturally bow down in worship and put all your energy into loving God. And as you experience God’s love and mercy —as you get to know him as a friend—you can’t help but see how deeply God loves all his other children. 
  
Friday in the Third Week of Lent ...

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CAPIZ FORUM

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : CAPIZ FORUM 

NOISE BARRAGE VS FUEL PRICE HIKE 
No transport strike — drivers, operators

BY FELIPE V. CELINO

ROXAS City — The Hugpong Transport Group (HTG) in the province will hold a noise barrage at 3 p.m. today to protest the recent fuel price hike.

Jeepney and tricycle drivers and operators in the province, however, will not join the transport strike currently being held in other provinces and cities in the country, said the HTG spokesperson, Jubert Carandang.

Carandang appealed to fellow operat...


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MAC CABREROS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : Mac Cabreros 

Mac Cabreros

Mar 31, 2011

DepEd, pribado na?

          Pinapatakbo na ba ng pribado ang Department of Education (DepEd)?

          Ito ang tanong ng ating kababayan dahil sa matinding higpit ng seguridad na pinapairal dito.

          Batay sa reklamong nakarating sa Balita, hindi nagpapasok kung walang dalang identification card.

          “Paano na lang kung naiwan ang ID at galing pa kami ng malayong lugar?” nanggagalaiting pahayag ng impormante.

          “Nagpunta lang nama...


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MAC CABREROS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : Mac Cabreros 

Mac Cabreros

Mar. 31, 2011

SPED, isinulong

          Magkatuwang na itataguyod ng Department of Education (DepEd), Autism Society of the Philippines (ASP) at Globe Telecom, ang visual learning software na VizZle para sa mga batang may ispesyal na atensyon at pangangailangan.

          Sa pormal na paglulunsad ng VizZle sa P. Villanueva Elementary School sa Pasay City, sinabi nina Ms. Cristina Estampador, miyemro ng Board of Trustess ng ASP at Mr. Jeffrey Tarayao, corporate social respon...


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MAC CABREROS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : Mac Cabreros 

Mac Cabreros

Mar 31, 2011

trahedya, naagapan

          Naiwasan ng Manila Electric Cooperative ang posibilidad na peligro o trahedya dahil sa maagap nilang pagkilos.

          Batay sa impormasyong nakalap ng Balita, inagapan ng mabilis na aksyon ng maintenance team ng Meralco ang natanggap na impormasyon hinggil sa nakaambang panganib ng depektibong poste ng kuryente sa Pasig City.

          “Nagpapasalamat po kami at inaksyunan ang aming concern,” pahayag ng nagbigay ng imporma...


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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


NOLCOM AFP and PNP on alert on NPA 42nd founding Anniversary

By Jason de Asis

 

CAMP AQUINO, Tarlac, March 30, 2011-The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) raised alarm on the possible atrocities by the New People’s Army (NPA) as the Communist Party of the Philippines’ (CPP) armed wing approached its 42ND  founding anniversary.

Northern Luzon Command Spokesman Ltc Rosendo Armas, Police Chief Supt. Alan la Madrid Purisima, PRO 3 chief and
Cagaya...


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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


Angara bats for Phl 2nd millennium development goal of universal education

By Jason de Asis

 

SENATE OFFICE, Manila, March 31, 2011-In a recent interview with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Senator Edgardo J. Angara, chair of the Senate committee on Education, Arts and Culture said that the only way to get closer to the second Millennium Development Goal of universal education is through increased of state funding after researchers from the USAID consulted ...


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MEDITATIONS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : MEDITATIONS 
By: Bobot Apit
Mar 31, 2011 - Thursday Meditation (His Strength is Absolute!)



God is not engaged in a power struggle with the devil. He is above everything, so no opposition can pose a credible threat to him or his kingdom. His strength is absolute, his intentions are pure, and his desires for us are perfect. So why should he—or any of his followers— fear the devil? Remember:  Your power is so great that your enemies bow down in fear before you (Psa 66:3).

Thursday in the Third Week ...


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PERRYSCOPE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : Perry Diaz 


PerryScope
by Perry Diaz

 

The Court of Public Opinion


With the impeachment trial of Ombudsman Merceditas “Merci” Gutierrez soon to commence in the Senate, there will be another trial that would commence almost simultaneously as the Senate trial.  This is in the Court of Public Opinion where the collective opinion of the people would be formed not only in judging the guilt of Gutierrez but on how the 23 senator-judges would pass judgment on Gutierrez.

 

Ever since the House of Repre...


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CAPIZ FORUM

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : CAPIZ FORUM 

Soldier kills civilian – report

BY FELIPE V. CELINO

ROXAS City — An alleged member of the Philippine Army’s 3rd Infantry Division in Jamindan, Capiz is being investigated for killing a civilian recently.

The police identified the victim as Larry Atanacio, 24, of Sitio Agbalagon, Brgy. Jaina Norte, 
Jamindan.

Pending further investigation, the suspect’s identity is being withheld.

Reports reaching the Capiz Police Provincial Office said Atanacio and the suspect were on their way to...


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FROM MY COCOON

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : ORLAN MAURICIO 

Baliuag village chief suspended;

barricades hall; is arrested





BALIUAG - Tension gripped Barangay Sta. Barbara here after the suspended village chief here locked himself inside the barangay hall and tried to prevent policemen, who were out to serve a suspension order,  from opening the heavily barricaded door of the building Tuesday afternoon.

 

Barangay Captain Cesar Chico violently resisted Baliuag policemen headed by Supt. Raniel Valones from enforcing an o...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

NPA boasts it killed a battalion, snatched more than 200 firearms in Caraga in 2010 alone

by Ben Serrano

     March 30, 2011

 

            BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - New People’s Army Mindanao leader and NDF spokesman Jorge Madlos a.k.a Ka Oris in a press statement boasted that in year 2010 alone, NPA guerillas snatched more than 200 firearms mostly high powered and made 200 tactical offensives against government troopers in Caraga region.

 

            In same press statement, Ka Oris cla...


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MAC CABREROS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : Mac Cabreros 
Mac Cabreros

Mar 30, 2011

Bro sa DepEd employees: Maghanda sa lindol

Maging ang mga empleyado ng Department of Education (DepEd) ay naghanda na rin sa sakuna o kalamidad gaya ng lindol at sunog.

Sa pamamagitan ng memorandum, ipinursige ng DepEd sa mga empleyado, nagsagawa ng occupational safety at health seminar noong Marso 30 at earthquake at fire drill sa Marso 31.

“The activity is very timely not only because of the series of earthquakes that had happened but it will also ...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

 Butuan City to celebrate 490th First Easter Mass in Philippine soil on March 31

by Ben Serrano

     March 29, 2011


            BUTUAN CITY (PNA) - The Butuan City Government headed by Mayor Ferdinand Amante, Jr. is set to spearhead the celebration of the 490th First Catholic Easter Mass in Philippine soil on March 31, 2011.


            In the official letter of invitation sent to different heads of government national and local offices, regional directors and GOCCs whose office...


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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


National Museum got 178 million pesos from PAGCOR

By Jason de Asis

 

SENATE OFFICE, MANILA, March 30, 2011-A historical agreement between the National Museum of the Philippines and the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR)  was executed last March 25, 2011 to provide endowment by PGCOR of 178 million pesos for the Museum which was scheduled to be paid between April and December of 2011, saying that this finally implements the provisions of the National Museum Act of 1998 (Re...


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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


Guigona conducted forum on public revenues for budget reform

By Jason de Asis

 

SENATE OFFICE, Manila, March 30, 2011-In his crusade for a transparent, accountable and participatory budget process, Senator Teofisto G. Guingona yesterday convened a forum for the Open Budget Partnership (OBP) Forum on Public Revenues together with the Department of Finance (DOF) Secretary Cesar Purisima, Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Kim Jacinto-Henares, Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner A...


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MEDITATIONS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : MEDITATIONS 
By: Bobot Apit
Mar 30, 2011 - Wednesday Meditation (Turn Away from what is Harmful and Destructive!) 
He wants to set us free from our unruly desires and sinful habits, so that we can choose to live each day in the peace, joy, and righteousness of his Holy Spirit (Romans 14: 17). To renounce sin is to turn away from what is harmful and destructive for our minds and hearts, and our very lives. As his followers we must love and respect his commandments and hate every form of sin. AMEN! 
  
  
  
Wedn...

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MAC CABREROS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : Mac Cabreros 

Mac Cabreros

Mar 29, 2011

Dev’t plan ng Ph, inilatag

Inihayag ni Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Cayetano W. Paderanga Jr., na aprubado ng National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board ang Philippine Development Plan (PDP) para sa taon 2011-2016.

Sa media briefing, inilahad ni Sec. Paderanga, na siya ring Director general ng National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), na nakatuon ang pagkamit sa target ng administrasyon ni Pangulong Benigno Aquino III sa good gover...


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MAC CABREROS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : Mac Cabreros 

Mac Cabreros

Mar 29, 2011

Energy Secretary Almendras, pinagbibitiw

“It’s tiring talking to people who are playing dumb. Therefore, we simply advise him to quit his current positions and work in the PR departments of the local oil firms.”

Ito ang mensahe ni Anakbayan national chairperson Vencer Crisostomo kay Enegy Secretary Jose Rene Almendras, matapos na tumaas muli ang presyo ng produktong petrolyo.

Naiulat na dinagdagan kahapon ng Shell at Chevron ang presyo ng kanilang panind...


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JGL EYE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : JGL Eye 


$120-M Civil Case Against Erap, Et al. in US May Be Dismissed

By JOSEPH G. LARIOSA

(© 2011 Journal Group Link International)

 

CHICAGO (jGLi) – Former Philippine President Joseph “Erap” Estrada, Sen. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson and other defendants may yet get off the hook from the $120-million civil suit pending before the United States District Court in Northern California in San Francisco by doing nothing.

In a minute order, Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero has ordered the lawy...


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MAC CABREROS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : Mac Cabreros 

Mac Cabreros

Mar 29, 2011

Prepaid na kuryente, pinag-aaralan pa – Meralco

          Inihayag ng Manila Electric Company (Meralco) na masusing pinag-aaralan pa nila ang prepaid sa kuryente.

          Ginawa ni Mr. Marvin Gonsalves, senior manager ng Metering services Asset Management ng Meralco, ang pahayag upang linawin ang ulat na nakatakdang ipatupad ang naturang bagong serbisyo sa buwan ng Hunyo.

“Pinag-aaralan natin mabuti ito. Wala pang petsa ang implementasyon,” pahayag ni ...


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MAC CABREROS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : Mac Cabreros 

Mac Cabreros

Mar 29, 2011

NATCAC, pasaporte sa trabaho – Villanueva

“Ito ang pasaporte para makagpatrabaho dito sa atin at sa ibang bansa.”

Binigyan-diin ito ni Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Director-general Joel Villanueva sa paglulunsad ng 1st National TVET Competency Assessment and Certification (NATCAC).

Sa panayam ng mamamahayag, sinabi ni Villanueva na hindi sapat na nahubog ang ating kababayan ang kanilang talino at talento kundi dapat ...


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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


Zubiri distributes projects in Davao and consults leaders for ARMM postponement

By Jason de Asis

 

SENATE OFFICE, MANILA, March 29, 2011-Senator Juan Miguel "Migz" Zubiri yesterday formally turned-over the infrastructure projects for schools, public markets and multi-purpose buildings in Davao City and Davao del Norte through his One Town, One Project or OTOP.

 

Zubiri led the ceremonial turn over along with Representatives Anton Lagdameo (2nd District, Davao del Norte) and Mylene Albano...


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CAPIZ FORUM

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : CAPIZ FORUM 

WVRAA MEET BUDGET
Roxas City didn’t give any — Celino

BY FELIPE V. CELINO

ROXAS City — This city government did not have any contribution to the budget of the province’s delegation to the recently concluded 2011 Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA) Meet.

In a press conference yesterday, Mayor Angel Alan Celino admitted not giving any financial support to the participants after the Department of Education (DepEd) failed to specify where the appropriated amount will g...


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MEDITATIONS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : MEDITATIONS 
By: Bobot Apit
Mar 29, 2011 - Tuesday Meditation (Be Merciful Too!) 
The more you understand God’s radical gift of mercy, the easier it will be for you to forgive the people around you. Don’t make the same mistake that the unmerciful servant made! Look to your merciful Father, and you will become merciful yourself. 
  
Tuesday in the Third Week of Lent 
Daniel 3:25, 34-43 
Psalm 25:4bc-5ab, 6+7bc, 8-9 
Matthew 18:21-35 Then Peter came up and said to him, "Lord, how often shall my brother sin aga...

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JGL EYE

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : JGL Eye 


JGL Eye

By Joseph G. Lariosa

 

FILIPINOS SHOULD BE SELF-RELIANT

 

“Give a man a fish; you have fed him for today.  Teach a man to fish; and you have fed him for a lifetime”—Author unknown

 

CHICAGO (jGLi) – Every time, there is a disaster, Filipinos always turn to Philippine Red Cross or the Department of Social Welfare and Development, the Non-Government Organizations or Overseas Filipinos for help and not to themselves.

This Filipino culture of waiting for dole outs during...


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MEDITATIONS

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : MEDITATIONS 
By: Bobot Apit
Mar 29, 2011 - Tuesday Meditation (Be Merciful Too!) 
The more you understand God’s radical gift of mercy, the easier it will be for you to forgive the people around you. Don’t make the same mistake that the unmerciful servant made! Look to your merciful Father, and you will become merciful yourself. 
  
Tuesday in the Third Week of Lent 
Daniel 3:25, 34-43 
Psalm 25:4bc-5ab, 6+7bc, 8-9 
Matthew 18:21-35 Then Peter came up and said to him, "Lord, how often shall my brother sin aga...

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SENATE BEAT

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : SENATE BEAT 


Aurora Governor expressed disappointment on Aurora’s top cop

By Jason de Asis

 

BALER, Aurora, March 25, 2011-Governor Bellaflor Angara-Castillo expressed dissatisfaction over Senior Supt. Rosvi Manulid performance amid the rash in crimes in this capital town and the police’s alleged failure to contain illegal logging activities seven months after he was the provincial police director in this province and may be on the way out.

 

Manulid is a bemedalled and well-decorated police offi...


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DATELINE BUTUAN

Posted by Batas Internet Media on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : Ben Serrano 

“Double your money scheme” offered by BF Butuan creates further woes but legal, says PDIC

by Ben Serrano

    March 25, 2011

 

            BUTUAN CITY (PNA) -The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) yesterday claimed “Double your Money” scheme offered by Banco Filipino Butuan City Branch while legal depending on the bank’s capacity to pay has only create further problem to the government depositors’ insurance body.

 

            Three depositors of Banco Filipino...


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                               Born:  3-28-1907,   Aljustrel , Portugal