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 September 20, 2002

A Lying Cop, Plight of physicians.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
HERE is an amusing incident captured on "TV Patrol" in Cebu a few days ago. It documented a lady complaining that a policeman had just extorted from her a cellphone. In a confrontation at the police station, the cop vehemently denied, swore to...
Bush Calls Japan's Koizumi, Arroyo on Iraq War plans.(Main News)
WASHINGTON (AFP) United States (US) President George W. Bush discussed Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumis historic trip to North Korea with him by phone yesterday and discussed Iraq with leaders of Poland and the Philippines. Koizumi...
Gov't Must Act on P1.1 Billion Macapagal Avenue case.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
AS usual, the revelation that it took P1.1 billion to build the eight-lane Diosdado Macapagal Ave., all five kilometers of it, has brought on an order to the parties concerned to explain and threats from both Houses of Congress to investigate the...
Media in Combating Terrorism and criminality.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
PNP Chief General Hermogenes Ebdane expressed the common perception about media's orientation to bad news in its reportage. In the recent conference-workshop sponsored by the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) on the role of media in combating...
Mooncake Festival: Feast of togetherness.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
"HOW long will the moon appear? Wine in hand, I ask the blue heaven." So mused the poet Su Shi, as he beheld the beauty of the moonwashed sky one autumn night during the reign of the Northern Song Dynasty. The ancients believed that the moon...
NEWS IN BRIEF; Peso Closes at P52.475.(Business)
The peso closed lower at P52.475 to the US dollar yesterday at the Philippine Dealing System of the Bankers Association of the Philippines from P52.285 the previous day. The weighted average rate depreciated to P52.424 from P52.254. Total volume...
Open New NAIA 3 as Scheduled - DoT; Gordon Reports China Support for RP tourism.(Main News)
Tourism Secretary Richard J. Gordon, who has just arrived from a month-long promotion mission for Visit Philippines 2003 in North America and China stressed yesterday the need for the new Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 to open...
The Call of Matthew.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
Matthew 9:9-13 AS Jesus passed on, He saw a man named Matthew sitting at the customs post. He said to him, "Follow Me." And he got up and followed Him. While He was at table in His house, many tax collectors and sinners came and sat with Jesus...
The King of Movies Meets the Queen of Images.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
GMA orders probe of P600-M Macapagal highway robbery. *** Conscious that her father wouldn't approve of such a shenanigan, daughter Gloria asked the PEA and GSIS to explain pronto what the shady deal was all about. *** Arroyo, Poe meet...
The Parable of the Deaf and Blind man.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
THE barrio lad was born completely blind and totally deaf. For as long as he could remember. He lived in a world of darkness and silence. Almost like an over-compensation, he evolved a supersensitive sense of touch. He could tell, as if he had...
United Nations International Day of Peace.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
SINCE 1981, coinciding with the opening of the General Assembly, the United Nations (UN) has observed an International Day of Peace. Originally scheduled for the third Tuesday of every September, the celebration of this International Day of Peace...
Vie for Gold and Compete with Honor, GMA Tells bets.(Sports)
President Macapagal Arroyo stamped an exclamation point on Team Philippines Asian Games bid in ceremonies at the Palace yesterday morning even as the multi-pronged send off for the 327-strong delegation winds up with appropriate rites this weekend...
Workers Urge Arroyo to Act on overpricing.(Main News)
Employes of the Public Estates Authority (PEA) appealed to President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo yesterday to act on the reported P600-million overpricing in the construction of the President Diosdado Macapagal Avenue at the Manila Bay reclamation area....