Magallon’s security tags

MAYOR Magdaleno Peña of Magallon or Moises Padilla, Negros Occidental has taken an unusual step, bold decision to protect his town and its citizens – he adopted “security tagging and random identification (system) to promote public safety, maintain peace and order and prevents acts of terrorism” in his town. His move immediately got the flak […]

Madulom ang tanan

Ay nano, indi na priority ni mayor Bing of Bacolod ang turismo sa Bacolod? Nag ligad nga kaagahon, naka pass by ako dira sa Airport road Kay nag pangita ta sg kinawala sa Silay Airport. Ay abaw, ang part sg highway nga iya sg Bacolod pwerteeeeee gd ka dulom. Wala gd tana suga. Sus masyado […]

Treasonous hypocrisy

THE Du30 administration is dripping with treason. Even its hypocrisy is treasonous. Two incidents this week highlighted how hypocritical and treacherous the leadership of the country is. Both incidents involve foreigners and a foreign power. The contrasting behavior of Du30 in the two incidents once more emphasized not only the inconsistency of Du30 but his […]

Of subsidence and saltwater intrusion

By: Edgar Mana-ay RECENTLY there are self-proclaimed experts and prophets of doom warning the public on subsidence and saltwater intrusion. Again, it would be for the benefit of the public if we put science into these two subjects rather than indulge in fake news and rumor-mongering Subsidence is the lowering of the ground level because of […]

The sugar quota system

LAST month a group from the University of the Philippines interviewed me for about two hours about the Negros sugar industry, the origin and development of the hacienda system, rise of the hacendado class, the emergence and decline of the sacada labor force, the stagnation of the industry, among several others. To understand the industry, […]