Editorial

This will contain Opinion articles.

  • Why Duterte Declared Martial Law in Southern Philippines

    May 31, 2017
    A lakeside city in the southern Philippines has been rocked by violence after ISIS-linked militants took hostages from a Catholic church and defiantly raised black flags synonymous with the terror group. The clash in Muslim-majority Marawi, where firefighting erupted Tuesday, has led to at least 44 deaths involving militants, soldiers and police, according to the country’s ...
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  • Why We Need Lifeguards In Galera

    May 7, 2017
    PUERTO GALERA — Do you think public beaches along our town should have lifeguards? In Puerto Galera, saving lives needs to become a community effort following a rash of drownings at White Beach and Bulabud in 2017. One of the teens, drowned after being caught in a rip current in 2016, another one nearly drowned after ...
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  • ORMECO – a Never-ending story

    April 24, 2017
      Typhoon or no typhoon, what we had to spot in Brgy. Aninuan is  barely news, nor is it acceptable. Yesterday, late afternoon we have been seen a, what i believe is a very dangerous situation. A coconut tree, damaged by the latest typhoon was found to lean over the 69kva distribution line. Having direct contact ...
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  • Travel Warnings and the truth about terroristic activities in Bohol – editorial

    April 13, 2017
    every day, new travel warnings from foreign countries are reported. This time, they are concerned with their countryman, who are planning to travel to Bohol in the Philippines. We all, living and working in the Philippines get used to such ridiculous warnings already, and no one is really concerned about it anymore. But now, Bohol ...
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  • Support the Mayor

    March 12, 2017
    For the longest time, the Municipality of Puerto Galera has always been one of the more insignificant Tourist Destinations in the eyes of the Department of Tourism (DOT). Different reasons from different sectors on why so. But today one thing is apparent, the Town of Puerto Galera is significantly in motion. Puerto Galera is also back ...
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  • Editorial Cartoon – August 2012

    August 5, 2012
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  • Why we need a RORO?

    July 8, 2012
    We cannot fully belabor this enduring issue as it is at the core of the problems besetting the tourist industry. Everybody in Puerto Galera is talking about it, is in agreement with it and thinks it’s needed. However, it seems no one is doing anything to get a RORO ferry running the Puerto Galera-Batangas route, a ...
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  • Halina’t Ipalaganap ang Baybayin

    July 7, 2012
    ni Gregorio V. Bituin Jr. kung babalikan natin itong kasaysayan may panulat na tayong pantigan, baybayin at nito ngang isang siglong nakararaan salitang alibata’y inimbento mandin ngunit bakit ba pilit kinakalimutan ang sariling panulat ng ninuno natin tila tayo binunot sa pinag-ugatan memorya ng bayan ay tinaboy sa hangin maglabas tayo ng sariling pahayagan na ang gagamiting panulat ay baybayin isa-baybayin ang balita’t kaalaman agham, tula, sanaysay, ...
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  • My Psyche Is Like a Frankincense…

    July 7, 2012
    It Is The Scent That Tells About Me (A Character Sketch) Born on March 26, I live in the here-and-now, immediately obeying my impulses. I am guided by the fire burning in me. I heed the warnings of reflection and reason, but more often I listen on my instincts. Since my instincts play much on me, restraint ...
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  • Ordinance vs loud bikes needed

    July 7, 2012
    IT’S hard to understand why our town and provincial legislators remain deaf to the growing clamor by majority of their constituents to enact ordinances against loud motorcycles that produce nerve-wracking noise even in the late hours of the night not just along major roads but also along quiet neighborhood streets. In some parts of Metro Manila, ...
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