Discovering Silliman and Dumaguete with Judith Rowland

July 28, 2011 09:40 am BY Ma Cecilia Madronal Genove

If you are a firm believer of Divine Providence, like I am, you will certainly agree that everything happens for a reason, and nothing happens as a result of mere coincidences. If something is meant to..
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How does an official love the poor?

July 23, 2011 09:22 pm BY Leonor Magtolis Briones

Tuesday, 12 July 2011 22:54 Liling Magtolis Briones / Boiled Green Bananas All public officials love the poor. You hear it in their speeches, you read it in their public statements. They win elections..
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Understanding corruption

July 04, 2011 08:24 am BY Leonor Magtolis Briones

Understanding corruption Tuesday, 28 June 2011 19:45 Liling Magtolis Briones / Boiled Green (Business Mirror) Philippine presidents, including the incumbent, have won on anticorruption platforms...
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Dependence, Independence and Interdependence

June 18, 2011 09:23 am BY Leonor Magtolis Briones

Sunday, 12 June 2011 20:44 Liling Magtolis Briones / Boiled Green Bananas (Business Mirror) Yesterday we celebrated our 113th Independence Day. That is, independence from the Spaniards. On June 12, 1898,..
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Developing a Program for Waste Management

June 11, 2011 10:35 am BY Roque G. Tibor Jr.

Garbage such as papers, plastics, glasses, bottles, tin cans that a food establishment generates as the results of its activities are not really waste but resources waiting to be reused, recovered, or..
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Tikaw tikaw sa Ticao

June 02, 2011 11:27 am BY Leonor Magtolis Briones

Opinion/INTERAKSYON/TV 5  Online News  28 May  2011  11:52 pm | Liling Magtolis Briones Ticao Island is famous for the reef called Manta Bowl which is known for the huge oceanic manta..
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The ABCs of COS, PMS and ES

May 18, 2011 04:51 pm BY Leonor Magtolis Briones

Opinion/INTERAKSYON/TV 5  Online News  16-May-11, 2:25 PM | Leonor Magtolis BrionesUnderstanding the alphabet soup in the bureaucracy Filipinos are fond of abbreviating long words and phrases..
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Legends of the Clan

May 15, 2011 08:02 am BY Leonor Magtolis Briones

All families have stories that are passed from one generation to another. The beginnings of some clan stories go so far back in time they have become legends. So it is with the Magtolis clan. One of my..
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Who determines who is hungry?

April 25, 2011 11:09 am BY Leonor Magtolis Briones

Governments, research groups, academics and think tanks have made it their business to determine the status of people in society. They count, sample, classify, group, estimate, develop formulas, run their..
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Making Taxes as Permanent as Death

April 13, 2011 04:04 pm BY Leonor Magtolis Briones

(Note: This article appeared on Business Mirror, Sunday, 10 April 2011)  IT has been said that there are only two things, which are permanent in life: taxes and death. Filipinos refuse to recognize..
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