Planning must begin now to meet urgent power needs

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:20:09 +0000

  THE Department of Energy (DoE) has expressed readiness to support the government’s infrastructure program “Build, Build, Build,” but stakehold­ers are concerned that the program could impact on the country’s energy supply. According to the DoE, the country will need 43,765 megawatts of additional power by 2040 to meet the increased power demand as the […]

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‘I love trucks’

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:10:43 +0000

  WHEN she walked into the room in her figure-hugging wine-colored dress (with matching lipstick), her hair flowed down to the waist, long and raven-black as the night. She spoke her greetings in Japanese, then switched to English, the English spoken by an English teacher which, as it turned out, was her former profession. Now […]

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When the Son of Man had risen

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:00:52 +0000

    JESUS’ Trans­figuration is a foretaste, a glimpse, of the fullness of glory that he will ex­perience in his Resurrection. In this world, we often get a peek into “heaven,” “paradise,” or “eternal life” in some extraor­dinary experiences. When we live in a good and harmonious community, we experience some kind of heaven on […]

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The circus is back!

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:30:51 +0000

  PHILIPPINE elections have always been pejoratively compared to circuses. With the pomp and glamor that candi­dates bring with them when they file their cer­tificates of candidacy, it is hardly expected they would turn their festive celebration into violent bitter confrontations and vicious mudslinging just weeks later. More alarming yet is the way observers, view […]

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It will take much more than 7 years

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:20:54 +0000

    THE two concessionaires of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) disclosed this week their programs and plans for treating wastewater in Metro Manila as part of the ongoing rehabilitation of Manila Bay. When the national government launched the Manila Bay clean-up project, following the reopening of Boracay to tourists six months after […]

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Sagrada Família Cathedral (Part 1)

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:10:02 +0000

  BARCELONA’S most-visited tourist attraction is also Eu­rope’s longest – enduring construc­tion site – the foundation for the monumental Sagrada Família cathedral was laid March 19, 1882, 137 years ago. The Sagrada Família, (Basilica and Expiatory Church of the Holy Family) is a large unfinished Roman Catholic church in Barce­lona (northern Spain) designed by legendary Spanish […]

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Upon this rock

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:00:36 +0000

    AFTER reflecting on the incon­sistency of Simon Peter, we celebrate the feast of his Chair, his exalted position or, rather, the supreme task he is entrusted with, that of being Peter (Petros), the rock (petra) upon which the Lord will build his Church. Despite his shortcomings, Peter’s love for Jesus is real and […]

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Umihi, tumalon para hindi mabuntis

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:07:17 +0000

    Hi Ms. Rica, Avid reader po ako ng column ninyo da­hil madami po akong natututunan.Tanong ko lang po, pwede po bang mabuntis kung hindi lahat ng sperm ay naipasok. Kasi po after sex, umihi po siya at tumalon-tal­on, pero meron pa rin pong nakapasok. Puwede po ba siyang mabuntis? JumpMan   Hello JumpMan, […]

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Rice tariffication law

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:20:18 +0000

    FOLLOWING the enact­ment of the rice tariffica­tion law, the government has removed the limitations on the volume of imported rice and promises to provide cheap rice for consumers at a time they need it the most. It is an undeniable fact that everyone has been affected by the continuous rise in the prices […]

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2 differing approaches to 2 budget disputes

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:10:06 +0000

    IN so many ways, our government of­ficials look to the United States (US) government and see how it operates with a view to applying what they learn to local conditions and problems. They must now be following closely US President Donald Trump’s battle to get $5.7 billion from a US Congress that refuses […]

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