Archive for February 23, 2009

Chiz: Stop Cha-Cha moves and focus on economic problems


chizSen. Chiz Escudero is calling on his colleagues in Congress to give up attempts to amend the Constitution and attend to the more pressing problems of the country, in the face of the current global economic crisis.

“We should focus on the economic problems of the country. More and more Filipinos are losing their jobs. There will be no food on the table if we don’t address this now,” Escudero said.

The senator said that the cash crunch has brought about an alarming rate of job displacements here in the country.

“More than the self-serving movement to change the Constitution, the problems facing every Filipino today is job security. The government has warned of more mass layoffs in the future, once the effects of the crisis are magnified this year,” Escudero said.
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February 23, 2009 at 12:55 pm Leave a comment

The art of compromise


mortzJust like the savvy of computer whiz kid Justin Long in Die Hard IV (starring the rugged Bruce Willis, of course), Ging “Justin Long dyad Pangasinan” Cardinoza has spruced-up Northern Watch last February 10, 2009 by making it online for people around the world to know through their computers the latest on the brewing socio-politico-economic drama that unfold in the “Republic of Pangasinan.”

Mediawise, the good thing of being wired is one can get a tab about the number of hits (i.e: read) the website receives around the globe. Geez, man, even an opinion writer can get the latest statistics if his column is patronized or otherwise.
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February 23, 2009 at 9:42 am 1 comment


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