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 May 4, 2002

142nd Birth Anniversary of Father Gregorio L. Aglipay.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
THE Revolutions took place in 1896. The first was political; it sought the independence of the Philippines from Spain; while the second was religious: the independence of the Filipino clergy from friar dominance. Fr. Gregorio L. Aglipay led the...
An Atheist?s conversion.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
ATHEISTS (those who do not believe in God) abound then and now. However, it is a fallacy to say that atheists are forever. Simply because everyday, there are atheists who are converted to Christianity. *** Let me share with you a story about...
Blu Outsteadies Ateneo in 2 OTs.(Sports)
BLU DETERGENT hammered out a heartstopping 91-88 double overtime conquest of Ateneo-Hapee-Negros Navigation Friday night in in the 2002 PBL Chairman?s Cup at the Makati Coliseum. Marlon Legaspi banged in 31 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as the...
Flores De Mayo.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
FOR Christians, May brings a myriad fiestas and religious celebrations throughout the country. One of the most popular observances is the Flores de Mayo tradition; it is part of Filipino Catholic folk religiosity. The Flores de Mayo celebration...
Gloria Asks Summit: Let?s Debate, Not Air Coup threats.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
EXPERTS: Enjoy life, eat pork! And die happy. *** So many plane crashes here and abroad have happened, endangering the lives and limbs of innocent residents, said Sen. Biazon. *** The defense dep't should stop planes from hovering in our...
Gov?t Takeover of Meralco sought.(Main News)
Byline: EDMAR PANESA and MARIO CASAYURAN Former Senator Juan Ponce Enrile challenged the government yesterday to take over the operation of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) in order to ease the people?s burden in paying high electricity bills due...
GTEB Shifts to Promotion Role to Help Garment sector.(Business)
The Garments and Textile Export Board (GTEB) is reinventing itself from a regulatory to a promotional agency in order to assist a beleaguered industry which is likewise undergoing structural changes in order to survive and become competitive in...
Higher Pay for Judges, Prosecutors Proposed; All Parties Summit Sign Declaration today.(Main News)
Byline: BEN R. ROSARIO and ROD L. VILLA Delegates to the First All-Parties Conference at the Manila Hotel batted yesterday for higher pay for court officials and the creation of mediation bodies in reforming the country?s judicial system. They...
Injustice, Poverty and instability.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
THERE has been a lot of discussion in the public as well as private sector of society that poverty is the root cause of instability in our country. I concede that poverty is one of the causes of our present state of a less than ideal peace and...
Knowing Commandments Is Not enough.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
ONCE a Jew was arguing with a Christian. ?Your whole religion is based on ours,? the Jew said. ?Why, you even took the 10 Commandments from us.? "We may have taken them," said the Christian, "but you certainly can't say we've kept them." In...
Labor Law Models and Modern minds.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
(Editor?s note: The rights of the working class in RP were earned after a long struggle between 1902 and 1953 (enactment of RA 875). The 1987 Constitution does not confer a much lesser right on public servants.) FRANKLIN Delano Roosevelt of New...
Nation-Building at the MSU.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
MARAWI CITY ? Savoring the cool, gentle breezes of this Islamic City and the hospitality of the Mindanao State University, I begin to feel strongly optimistic about the future of Mindanao and of the entire nation. The historian Will Durant likened...
NEWS IN BRIEF.(Business)
Peso closed at P50.10 The peso closed at P50.10 to the US dollar last Friday at the Philippine Dealing System of the Bankers Association of the Philippines. The weighted average rate stands at P50.165. Stocks seen to consolidate Local share...
Pe?alosa Takes Shot at NABF title.(Sports)
WBC INTERNATIONAL super flyweight champion Gerry Pe?alosa battles hard-hitting Mexican Oscar Andrade in a North American Boxing Federation title fight on May 24 at the Feather Falls Casino some 70 miles from Sacramento, California. Pe?alosa who...
Pierce Nets 46 Points as Celtics Advance; Spurs Down Sonics, 101-78.(sports)
BOSTON (Reuters) ? The Boston Celtics trounced the Philadelphia 76ers 120-87 in Game Five of their Eastern Conference first-round series on Friday as Paul Pierce scored a playoff career-high 46 points to overshadow Allen Iverson. In a Western...
PNP Turns over Camp to ARMM.(Main News)
Byline: ALI G. MACABALANG and FRED G. GABOT PARANG, Maguindanao ? The Philippine National Police (PNP) officially devolved yesterday to the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) its law enforcement functions in what police and ARMM leaders...
Professional Davao Rips Lhuillier Gems.(Sports)
DAVAO CITY ? The Professional Davao Eagles bared their sharpest form yet and routed the Cebuana Lhuillier Gems, 97-75, Friday night to boost their drive for a semifinals berth in the MBA First Conference at the RMC Gym here. With a six-win, three-loss...
Stewart Warns Schumi Not to Be ?Too greedy?(Sports)
LONDON (Reuters) ? Michael Schumacher should think carefully about how long he remains in Formula One, says former champion Jackie Stewart. ?He is unquestionably the finest racing driver in the world today,? the Scot and former team owner told...
The Advocate; John 14:15-21.(opinion &Amp; Editorial)
JESUS said to His disciples, ?If you love Me, you will keep My commandments. And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Advocate to be with you always, the Spirit of truth, which the world cannot accept, because it neither sees nor...
The Interface of Teacher Education with the Global Issue of Peace; (Part 3).(opinion &Amp; Editorial)
Teachers as empowering human potential THE Hague Appeal for Peace has launched a campaign to train teachers and to influence ministries of education to consider adding peace to the core curriculum. Everywhere in the world children learn the 3...
Welcome Saudi $20-M Pledge for Dev?t in south.(Opinion &Amp; Editorial)
WHETHER the person who conveyed on radio the threat to kill the American couple as the Abu Sayyaf spokesman Abu Sabaya, or just an impostor, we should not take lightly of it. The ?spokesman? was asking for a negotiation on ransom. Since US government...