Manila Bulletin

Published by the Manila Bulletin, the Manila Bulletin is a daily newspaper. Dr. Cris J. Icban, Jr. is the editor-in chief, Hermogenes P. Pobre is the publisher and Diego C. Cagahastian is the news editor.

Articles from August 27, 2002

Anybody Can Disagree with the President but Should Not Threaten Her with violence.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
HEADLESS body found. In Congress. *** Millions of Pinoys were disappointed to learn that Pope John Paul II has cancelled his visit to RP next year. *** But Former Ambassador to Vatican De Villa said preparations for the visit will continue....
Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons (1993-2002) Culminating conference.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
SOME 100 representatives of the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) sector, the government, and non-government organizations are currently holding a meeting at the Holiday Inn Manila assessing major achievements in the field of PWD and disability. This...
Coronary Artery disease.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
CORONARY artery disease (CAD) is a condition that occurs when the arteries carrying blood to the heart become narrowed or blocked entirely by deposits of plaque, a thick, yellowish, waxy substance. Plaque consists of cholesterol, a fat or lipid...
Denunciation of the Scribes and Pharisees.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
Matthew 23:8-12 JESUS said, "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites. You are like whitewashed tombs, which appear beautiful on the outside, but inside are full of dead men's bones and every kind of filth. Even so, on the outside you...
HB 4110 Should Be rejected.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
"WE strongly stand for our constitutional and human rights to REJECT this bill and demand that it be dropped completely and definitively." Thus the unflinching words of Pro-Life Philippines and concerned sectors of society on House Bill 4110,...
IRR for Downstream Gas Industry issued.(Business)
The Department of Energy has already promulgated a circular setting the interim rules and regulations that would govern the development of the downstream natural gas industry, particularly in the areas of transmission, distribution and supply. ...
Manila Program for Vendors cited.(Main News)
Manila's organized vending program now being implemented in the city could be a model for other parts of the metropolis, Mayor Lito Atienza said yesterday. Areas in Manila such as Villalobos, Carriedo, and Hidalgo streets in Quiapo and Trece...
News in Brief.(Business)
Peso closes at P52.10 The peso closed higher at P52.10 to the US dollar yesterday at the Philippine Dealing System of the Bankers Association of the Philippines from P52.23 the previous day. The weighted average rate appreciated to P52.097 from...
Plus &Amp; Minus of Posing with wrongdoers.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
AT about the same time last year, Sen. Loren Legarda and Rep. Gilbert Teodoro Jr. each filed a bill that would stop the usual police practice of presenting just-arrested criminal suspects before the media. Both stressed that this was against the...
RP-Malaysian Friendship Will Survive Sabah Deportation crisis.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
THE Philippines yesterday filed a diplomatic protest with the Malaysian government on the harsh conditions under which Filipino workers found to be violating Malaysian immigration laws were held in detention centers in Sandakan, Sabah. As secretary...
Stress on Duty and Responsible citizenship.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
A SAGE and a saint once wrote: " Our life has to be as ordinary as this: trying every day to do well those very things it is our duty to do; fulfilling the duty of each moment, [and] carrying out our duties in a cheerful and generous way." In...
The Parable of the Heavenly key.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
THE worldwide tradition of merrymaking to welcome the new year was just around the corner. Many among the aged and the sick exhibited a resurgence of will to live as if the impending holidays gave meaning to life. The death rate noticeably decreased....