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SINURSURAN: Ania ti pudno iti vape?

SMOKING is dangerous to your health. Saanen a karkardayo a palagip iti panagsigarilio. Kadagiti komersial wenno ads iti radio, pagiwarnak, telebision ken iti mismo a pakete ti sigarilio, maipalpalagip a kanayon dayta. Ta makadangran iti salun-at! Ti panagsigarilio ti maysa a rason iti nasapa nga ipupusay. Addanto laengen iti udina ti panagbabawi. Ngem saanen a […]

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IN MY EYES: Inutile laws?

I hate cigarette smoke, fellas. I am into war mood once I inhaled it. One time, while driving home via my faithful XRM125, I got stuck in a heavy traffic. I was surrounded by a lot of motorcycles, but what irritated me a lot was the tricycle rider in front of me. He was smoking […]

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SINURSURAN: Kayatda nga itabon ti lengguahe nga ilokano?

MANEN ket manen ket manen ket… Saan a malmalpas nga isyu mainaig iti lengguahe nga Ilokano. Adtoy nga ipilit latta ti Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) a masapul a maisurot ti Ortograpia nga Ilokano iti Ortograpiyang Pambansa (OP) a kunkunada. Para iti harmonisasion dagiti lengguahe iti pagilian, ti punto ti KWF. Simple nga ehemplo ti […]

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IN MY EYES: 2019 Elections: Anticipating the parade of ‘trapos’

It’s almost election time again, fellas. The campaign period is fast approaching for the May 2019 elections. When was the last time your elected officials came to your house? Of course, the last time was in 2016 during the campaign period prior to the elections. I know that to this date, they have not returned […]

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SINURSURAN: Lagipentayo Ida

KANDILA, sabong, atang, kararag… sumagmamano a bambanag a mangipasimudaag latta iti di mabubos a pammategtayo kadagiti immun-unan ngem kadatayo. Itoy a panawen nga ilagip/lagipentayo manen ida, adda latta maukrit a liday, panaas iti kaunggan. Saan a matallikudan ti kinapudno a dakkel ti paset ti kinataotayo ti binukelda. Isu a kasla ditayo latta maaklon nga awandan […]

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IN MY EYES: Tommy’s story

I was devastated when, 4 years ago, my family went into financial trouble that nearly broke our family. The loss took all our savings including my budget for a 4-wheeled vehicle. My wife became a victim of loan sharks I never knew and it was too late when I learned of it. I have never […]

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SINURSURAN: No bilionarioka, aniat’ ubraem?

NAGKAKAUBUSAN na ngayon ng tiket ng ultra lotto 6/58… Iti panagadda ti kuriente iti purokmi, kalpasan a pinukaw ni Ompong iti 23 nga aldaw, kasta man ti nagbalin nga ulo dagiti damag iti radio ken telebision a naipasabat kaniak. Nasdaawak idi damo. Apayen? Ngem nasungbatan a dagus ti saludsodko idi ibaga ti reporter nga immabot […]

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IN MY EYES: The death of ECA

ECA stands for Extra Curricular Activities, fellas. It was one of the nicest incentives given by the DepEd to talented students so they can show off their wares during competitions, seminars or trainings. You see, not all students are talented or gifted in the field of writing, dancing, oration, declamation, song writing and singing, sports […]

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SINURSURAN: Gapu ta awan kuriente

KAANO ngata nga agkakuriente? Nagrigat ti biag no awan… Kastoy ti naynay a nangngegtayo itay nakalikud ni Ompong a nangbisita iti sibubukel a Luzon a nangiddepanna iti suplay ti kuriente. Pudno a narigat ti awan kurientena aglalo iti rabii. Nadagaang ti aglawlaw. Awan pangep-ep iti pudot a kumawkawikiw. Awan pay ti mabuya. Makapailiw dagiti teleserye, […]

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IN MY EYES: Surviving more Ompongs

Every year, the Philippines encounters numerous typhoons. Flash floods and heavy rains have become ordinary occurrences during rainy season. Over the decades, people have witnessed a series of typhoons that varied in strength, duration and impact. Not all typhoons are bearable, especially those that left misery and devastation due to properties and lives lost. With […]

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