Somewhere in the Internet is a website devoted to “Obandonado” (a play on the Filipino word abandonado, meaning abandoned or forsaken), which is an online crusade by Obando residents to discourage others from leaving town to escape the seasonal floods in this coastal Bulacan town.
Writing decisions will be much faster soon for judges in 967 regional trial courts and 1,175 first level courts around the country. It will be just as speedy for the justices on both Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court.
The hunt by National Bureau of Investigation tracker teams for retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. bore no fruit on its second day Thursday. So it was time for them to be creative on the days leading up to the long Christmas weekend.
The chief of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has warned Filipino women anew to be wary of using social networking sites to find partners or spouses because they might fall prey to international drug syndicates looking for couriers of illegal drugs.