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Editorial: They do not see the joke was on them

There is a song by the BeeGees which was quite popular here in the country in the 70s which goes, “I started a Joke, which started the whole world crying, but I didn’t see that the joke was on me, oh no, that the joke was on me...” We are reminded of the idiomatic expression in that song when minions around a “butangero” boss try to tone down or pad the fall of the cusses and grave threats their boss spews whenever he chooses to push his weight around those he perceives as lesser people or to threaten critics away......»»

Category: newsSource: nordis nordisMar 27th, 2018

Editorial: They do not see the joke was on them

There is a song by the BeeGees which was quite popular here in the country in the 70s which goes, “I started a Joke, which started the whole world crying, but I didn’t see that the joke was on me, oh no, that the joke was on me...” We are reminded of the idiomatic expression in that song when minions around a “butangero” boss try to tone down or pad the fall of the cusses and grave threats their boss spews whenever he chooses to push his weight around those he perceives as lesser people or to threaten critics away......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsMar 27th, 2018

EDITORIAL - Juvenile justice

The Senate has yet to pass its version of the bill, so the government isn’t about to lower anytime soon the age of criminal responsibility to nine years, as approved by the House of Representatives......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

EDITORIAL - Preventable diseases

A fake news report circulated recently about certain members of prominent families landing in the intensive care unit or even dying of a severe strain of pneumonia......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News15 hr. 36 min. ago

EDITORIAL - Judgment Day for the BOL

Security forces are on full alert and there are spirited campaigns for and against the Bangsamoro Organic Law as the first phase of the plebiscite on the BOL is held today......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 21st, 2019

EDITORIAL - Taking over Hanjin

In an archipelago of 7,100 islands, with many people depending on the sea for transportation and livelihood, shipbuilding is inevitably a major industry......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 20th, 2019

EDITORIAL - The rights of persons with HIV

The new year offered new hope for a segment of the population that has suffered discrimination for decades. Malacañang announced that President Duterte signed last month Republic Act 11166 – a law that was widely welcomed by persons living with HIV / AIDS and support groups......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 19th, 2019

EDITORIAL - Waiting for implementation

The Department of Health urged the public to stop sharing a video of Razorback drummer Brian Velasco falling to his death from a condominium building the other day......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Dad gets visit from police after joking he fed his baby hot sauce

A dad from Stockton-on-tees, England got a surprise visit from police after apparently making a joke on Facebook that he fed his 5-day-old son hot sauce. Paul Dawson shared that the incident stemmed from his post about what happened that day with his baby Ben, as reported byThe Daily Mirroron Sunday, Jan. 13. The 39-year-old said he and his partner Lorencia decided to eat out. While they were at a restaurant, she was breastfeeding the baby, and he was eating hot wings. His wife then told him she wanted to eat, so he offered to carry the baby after wiping his hands on a napkin. He added the baby "wasn't too happy and not feeding anymore," so he put his knuckle in Ben's mouth ...Keep on reading: Dad gets visit from police after joking he fed his baby hot sauce.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

EDITORIAL - No relief from inflation

Gas prices went up this week, with diesel, the fuel of jeepneys and buses, jumping by P2.30 per liter......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

EDITORIAL - Fake checkpoints

With the official start of the election period on Jan. 13, checkpoints have been set up all over the country. And authorities are warning the public to be wary of fake or unauthorized checkpoints......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

EDITORIAL - Purging the PNP

When it can take two decades before criminals are put behind bars, people welcome the speedy purge of scalawags from the police force......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

Bishops say Duterte call to rob, kill them alarming

The supposed joke of President Duterte that bystanders should rob and kill rich bishops is no laughing matter for Catholic prelates......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

EDITORIAL - Unity for peace

In Quezon City, an interfaith march for unity was held and doves symbolizing peace were released. In Pangasinan, white balloons were meant to deliver the same message......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

Train rider arrested for bomb joke, direct assault Manila Bulletin News

Train rider arrested for 'bomb joke,' direct assault Manila Bulletin By Alexandria San Juan. A train rider was arrested after dropping a bomb joke at the Metro Rail Transit-Cubao Station in Q.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

EDITORIAL – Next cleanup: Manila Bay – Philippine Star

EDITORIAL – Next cleanup: Manila Bay  Philippine Star It’s good to hear the government wanting to clean up Manila Bay. Source link link: EDITORIAL – Next cleanup: Manila Bay – Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

EDITORIAL - Next cleanup: Manila Bay

It’s good to hear the government wanting to clean up Manila Bay......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 12th, 2019

Pasahero arestado dahil sa bomb joke sa MRT Cubao

Ayaw pa umanong sumama ng pasahero sa pulis nang arestuhin ito. Source link link: Pasahero arestado dahil sa bomb joke sa MRT Cubao.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2019

EDITORIAL - The black hole

A bank branch manager is facing up to 56 years in prison after being convicted of eight counts of money laundering through the bank that she used to supervise......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019

EDITORIAL - No joking matter

Any administration that claims to give priority to eradicating corruption should be boosting the capabilities of the agencies with the constitutional mandate to hold public officials accountable......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 10th, 2019

Duterte frustrated over COA’s strict rules that delay gov’t projects – Palace

The Commission on Audit can implement auditing protocols on government programs without derailing these vital projects, Malacañang said following President Duterte’s recent joke about kidnapping and torturing its officials. Duterte frustrated over COA’s strict rules that delay gov’t projects – Palace Source link: Duterte frustrated over COA’s strict rules that delay gov’t projects – Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2019