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SINURSURAN: Daytoy Panagpadigo ken Panagkakarruba

Kolum ni Jobert M. Pacnis (Umuna a paset) MALAGIPMO pay no kaano daydi naudi a nagpadigo ti kaarrubam? Wenno kaano daydi naudi a nagpadigoka iti karrubam? Paset ti kulturatayo nga Ilokano ti panagpadigo— saan laeng nga iti kabagiantayo ngem pati pay dagiti assideg a karrubatayo. Pangpakayammet iti relasion, dayta ti kangrunaan a rason. Isu a […]

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IN MY EYES: Rape capital of Asia?

Edward B. Antonio A big controversy which rocked the media world recently in Ilocos Sur is the suicide of a 17-year old girl whose suicide note indicated that his step father (although not yet legally married with her mother) raped him at 15 and is the father of her child. She hanged herself. The story […]

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SINURSURAN: Isuda a Namnama

Kolum ni Jobert M. Pacnis (Maudi a paset) Kas nagannak, isuda ti umuna a pakasursuruan ti ubing kadagiti bambanag a mabalin a tuladenna. Ania ngarud ti namnamaen a pagbanaganna no nariribuk ti aglawlaw a napuotanna? Nakapatpateg la unay ti panagbalin koma a modelo dagiti nagannak iti man aramid wenno sarita. Pagsarmingan ida dagiti ubbing. Saan […]

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IN MY EYES: Solar driers, as usual

Edward B. Antonio It’s harvest season once again, fellas. Many farmers and traders are more extremely thankful this time, more thankful than last year. Other people are thankful, too. In fact, they have a thank you letter to the DPWH expressing their gratitude. This is the content of their thank you letter: “Dear DPWH: Thank […]

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SINURSURAN: Isuda a Namnama

Kolum ni Jobert M. Pacnis (Umuna a paset) THE youth is the hope of the Fatherland… Naminsan, sinao dayta ni Jose P. Rizal a Nailian a Bannuartayo. Pakalaglagipan a nabalitokan a balikas. Nalabit maymaysa laeng ti adda iti panunot ni Rizal idi insawangna dayta—ti pannakaiwardas, pannakatimon ti pagilian iti nasaysayaat a pagtungpalan. Nabatok idin ni […]

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IN MY EYES: Two teachers to remember

Edward B. Antonio October is Teachers’ Month, fellas. It is set to be celebrated worldwide on October 5, but any school can celebrate it within the month. There are many stories about teachers’ heroism, but one story I could never forget was that of one Francisca Suero and Mariana Pe Benito, two teachers who were […]

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SINURSURAN: Narigat met no Maminsan

Kolum ni Jobert M. Pacnis (Maudi a paset) Naalana pay idi damo nga angawen dagitoy: “Attraytis daytan,” kinunana. “Pagilasinan ti panagbaket ken panaglakayyon.” Ngem kinapudnona, maikapat a kataengan iti dagupda a duapulo. Ken isu laeng ti tubuanen ti uban. Napukaw ti panaglammin a nadlawna iti panagtomarna iti agas a para itoy. Ngem kaskasdi nga aglaladut […]

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IN MY EYES: Wake up or ship out!

Edward B. Antonio Many towns in Ilocos Sur strictly implement the “No helmet, no travel policy.” It is a national law, fellas. It is applicable anywhere in the country for motorcycle-riding people travelling along the national highway. This is a good law since wearing helmets is a precautionary measure for the safety of the motorist. […]

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SINURSURAN: Narigat met no Maminsan

Kolum ni Jobert M. Pacnis KOMUSTA, SIR? Nai-PM kenkuana iti Facebook. Ket sineknan iti asi iti bagina. Ken asi kadagiti adalanda. Wen, nalabit, aglagawen dagiti ubbingna. Mano nga aldawen a di nagparang. Ta ti ammona, kabaelanna a kitaen ti salun-atna. Dina ipalubos nga idagel ti sagubanit. Isu ngarud a dina ab-abusuen ti bagina kadagiti bisio […]

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IN MY EYES: Free tuition fee?

Edward B. Antonio The implementation of the free tuition fee in many government-operated colleges and universities through the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is one of the greatest legacies of the Duterte administration if it will be sustained through the years. Education is perceived as the greatest factor in curbing out poverty. One may not […]

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