Water as a dwindling resource - Part II
January 26,2015 12:58 AM
By: Edgar Mana-ay
IN MY first article on this subject, I explicitly stated that water cannot be destroyed, that it can only be transformed into other forms from fresh, clean, accessible water to dirty water in our rivers and lakes, to salt water in our seas and oceans, contaminated water in the aquifers and even to water vapour in the clouds high above the sky.
January 26,2015 12:54 AM
By: Modesto P. Sao-noy
CROP failure is perhaps the most dreaded of all agricultural pursuits. Farmers can only watch helplessly and imagine the cost of the collapse of their income, plans and investments. They can decide on two things – replant or abandon the enterprise. In most instances the farmers continue to cultivate believing that a new effort will give enough to recover their losses.
Pope Francis beyond Manila
January 26,2015 12:52 AM
By: Juan L. Mercado
“WHAT events are shaping beyond Pope Francis successful visit to the Philippines?” Associated Press Nicole Winfield asked en route to Rome from Manila on the papal flight?
“Which US cities will you visit? While there, will you go to California for the canonization of Junipero Serra?
A tribute to a golf buddy
January 26,2015 12:50 AM
By: Perfecto R. Yasay, Jr.
WITH many years now blurring my memory, I could not recall precisely the encounter I had with Edgardo C. Deleon that marked the beginning of our enduring friendship. In fact with almost 10 years difference in our age, the same passion for golf and our combative desire to beat each other in every match, it looked like we were destined to be hardnosed adversaries.