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PUV drivers not dressed for the job


Has the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) relaxed its rules on proper attire for public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers?

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

‘Release’ the coins from your piggy banks


Somebody recently gave me a big alkansiya (coin bank). After I started putting P5 and P10 coins in it, I wondered if saving money this way would affect the supply of coins and make it difficult for establishments and public utility vehicles (PUVs) to give exact change.

Posted: July 2nd, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Still good after ‘best before’ date


After the expiry date on many product labels were gradually changed to “Best Before,” now the European Union (EU) is considering dropping that information on packaged food, says Anna Brones in an article that appeared online at Care2.com.

Posted: June 25th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Helping ourselves


Sustainable development that provides for today’s basic needs, while assuring that future generations have enough for themselves, cannot be achieved by relying on government alone.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Another case of ‘ningas-kugon’?


The reminder from Rep. Mel Senen Sarmiento of Samar about the lack of efficient and effective enforcement of the anti-smoking law is long overdue. Newspaper reports quoted Sarmiento as saying no real effort was being done to strictly enforce Republic Act 9211, the Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003.

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Columns,Parenting | Read More »