Monthly Archives: November 2013

Preparing for the day after

A RECENT Yolanda related discussion between partners was about what we would have done if something like that happened to us personally. What if, in one fell swoop, everything was gone… the world as we knew it suddenly turned into … Continue reading

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Dinky Soliman in the darkness of Yolanda

I am in awe of all the people who helped and continue to help in the relief and rebuilding after Typhoon Yolanda/ Haiyan. Love and compassion are overflowing. So many deserve more than a pat on the back. They deserve … Continue reading

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Disaster preparedness means being proactive

THERE are many lessons we can and should learn from this whole Yolanda/ Haiyan experience – one that I hope we take to heart in this whole experience – is that being proactive is definitely the way to go. And … Continue reading

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Korina, Cooper and other media musings

KORINA Sanchez, the indefatigable news anchor and radio commentator of media giant ABS-CBN, has reportedly been suspended from her programs by the network. Coming from her defenders, she was not suspended but has just taken a leave of absence, reportedly … Continue reading

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When saviors need saving

“CONTINUITY Planning” is a system where government and authority is maintained in the wake of a disaster with due consideration to the fact that the usual front liners  – the local government units and their disaster management and relief teams … Continue reading

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Marcosian propaganda in Daang Matuwid

In the years of Ferdinand E. Marcos’ rule in the country, the populace became so polarized because he had increasingly intensified his propaganda that if you were not for him, you were against the state. This main theme was carried … Continue reading

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Anti PNoy, or Antay PNoy?

A lot has been said about the way government and specifically President Benigno S. Aquino III has handled the Yolanda/ Hayian crisis. The general sentiment is that there is a lack of quick deliberate action in the wake of the … Continue reading

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