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‘I’M READY FOR


THE VERDICT’
– VILLAR PAGE 3
‘BATA’ STUNS ‘MIKA,’
PLACES RP ROMP
IN US POOL TILT
PAGE 8

JPE: IT’S A RACE


BETWEEN NOYNOY
AND ERAP FOR THE
PRESIDENDY
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2 Monday, May 10, 2010

Mga pabati! Survey versus mock elections


• Sir Raffy, isang pagbati po sa akin salamat sa patuloy
para sa inyong mahal na ina, niyong pagtitiwala pagbati MARAMI sa ating mga
sa inyong kabiyak at sa lahat mula kay Kaka Nelson. tagasubaybay ang nagtata-
nong kung alin ang mas
ng mga ina sa buong mundo • Pakibati naman po Sir
ng Happy Mother’s Day from SHOOTER Raffy ang mga taga-Blind Mas-
malapit sa katotohanan at
sumasalamin sa tunay na
Vicel of Samar. raffytulfo@pldtdsl.net sage sa Robinsons Manila na damdamin ng mga higit sa 50
• Idol Raffy, pakibati naman Ni Raffy Tulfo palagi po kayong milyong botante – survey o
po ang mga pinsan ko na sinusubaybayan sa programa mock polls? Marami sa
palagi kayong sinusubay- the company from the most niyo sa radyo, binabati kop o kanila ang nalilito (ang iba
bayan sina Gha-gha, Almer, handsome man na sina Boying pala sina Hiyas, Mutya, Zaldy, nama’y tila nababaliw) pagka’t parang “seesaw” ang akyat
Elvie, Joel at Titing pagbati po and Dexter. Dexter, Mary Jane, Manny at baba ng resulta ng survey sa bawa’t araw.
galling kay Bernard Montes of • Sir Raffy, pakibati naman Boyet. Salamat po. Tulad din ng seesaw, kapag pumapabor sa isang kandidato
Ormoc City, Leyte. ang mga trabahador ng • Isang magandang araw po ang resulta ng survey kagyat na ipinagbubunyi at
Pacuchay Store na sina Randy, nirerekurida sa buong bansa nguni’t kapag sumablay at
• Sir, binabati ko lang ang sa inyo Sir Raffy, sa wakas po pumabor sa kalaban ay agad naman ding kinokondena at
mga kasama ko sa warehouse Rommel, Retret, Willy at Jeff nakita ko na din kayo sinasabing palpak at walang kwenta.
na sina Arnel, Erwin at SG John pati na rin po sa aming driver nagpunta po ako sa inyong Kung ang mga lunot na pulitikong de-kahon ang
hindi kumpleto ang araw nam- na sina Apan at Pungay. Saludo Wanted Sa Radyo Action Cen- tatanungin, isa lang ang kanilang tugon – survey ang bibleya
ing kung hindi namin kayo po kami sa inyo sir. ter at ang guwapo niyo po ng matagumpay na pulitika. At bilang bibleya di mababali
sinusubaybayan mapa-radyo • Idol ikaw talaga ang no.1 talaga at mabait pa, pati ang ang resultang hatid nito. Sa kabilang banda, ang mock elec-
man or internet. Mabuhay ka sa programa mo mapa-diyaryo buong staff niyo accommodat- tions ay halalang di-opisyal nguni’t ang mga “respondents”
idol from Robert. o radio palagi ka naming ing. Pakibati naman po ang nito ay may boses at mukha taliwas sa surveys na puro
• Idol, pabati naman po si sinusubaybayan saludo kami asawa ko na si Jerlyn Alingasa numero.
sa mga kasong naso-solved Ang mock elections ay lantarang itinataguyod ng mga
Jerick ng Diliman Preparatory pagbati galing kay SG An- samahan, at tulad ng isang tunay na halalan ay lantarang
School Service. More power po niyo on-air at palagi kaming thony. Mabuhay ka idol. ring pinagbobotohan ang paboritong kandidato ng kasapian.
and God bless… nakatutok sa inyo mga taga • Sir, pakibati naman po Kusang loob ang pagsali sa mock elections at hindi binayaran
• Isang magandang araw sa Brothers Venture Trading ang aking mahal na ina ng ang mga kasapi at nagtataguyod nito, taliwas sa kinagisnan
mga tagasubaybay ni Idol kami. Pakibati naman po si Happy Mother ’s Day na si at kalakaran sa survey.
Raffy, dahil sa kanyang Rene para sa kanyang Nilda Cagoyong ng San Malaya ang sinumang kasaping pumili ng kandidato ng
pagiging alamat nakahanap kaarawan pagbati mula kay Miguel, Leyte mahal na mahal walang bumubulong at nagtatanong kung sino ang kanyang
tayo ng kakampi sa mga Goody Domingo at Jay-R payat. niya po kayo dahil bukal sa iboboto. Walang dahilan para duktorin ang magiging resulta
mapang-aping tao maliit, Salamat po at mabuhay ka! puso niyo ang pagtulong sa ng mock elections dahil walang mapapala ang pangasiwaan
sa resulta nito, maliban sa alamin ang tunay na pulso ng
makapangyarihan, mayama’t • Sir, binabati ko lang po kapwa kung may
halalan sa kapakanan ng sambayanan.
mahirap, siya ang ating tunay ang lahat ng mga kasama ko pagkakataon po na mabisita Kakaiba ang survey ng popularidad. Una, ito ay negosyo.
na kasangga. Pakibati naman sa Apollo Transport na namin kayo sa inyong opisina Ang sponsor o mismong kandidato ang tagabayad na siya
po kami sa tahian dito sa nakikinig ngayon at sa lahat dahil sa internet lang namin ring karaniwang nakataya sa halalan.
Bulacan sina Lola Claire, ng mga nagpagawa sa akin ng kayo nakikita. Salamat po sa Palibhasa abala sa kani-kanilang gawain ang karaniwang
Negrong Puroy, Makoy and bag malaking tulong po ito para inyo. respondents kaya naman sila ay binabayaran. Karaniwan
na rin na nagmamadali ang mga respondents kaya naman
di galing sa puso o pinag-isipan man lang ang kanilang
Puwede ang kodigo sa pagboto; cellphone bawal isinasagot para makaraos lang. Kung may grupo ng
OKAY si Education Secre- napakainit na araw ngayon. propesyunal na iskwater gayon din naman may samahan
tary Mona Valisno sa Para sa kaalaman ng lahat, ang OK o OKRAY? ng propesyunal na research o survey respondents kung saan
hanapbuhay na nila ito.
pagbibigay ng ‘tips’ sa mga mga polling precincts ay Ni Lea G. Botones
botante kasama na ang magbubukas alas-7 ng umaga Kumbaga sa hanay ng mga ralyista may tinatawag na
malinis ang kamay ng botante “hakot” ito naman ang tinatayang Xerox copy. Di biro ang
pagdadala ng “kodigo” o at magsasara alas-6 ng hapon. magpa-survey, masalimuot at madugo ang mga preparasyon
listahan ng mga pangalan ng Okay na okay din ang payo upang maging maayos ang
dito kaya naman mahal ito, ‘yun bang mangangailangan ng
mga kandidatong kanilang ni Valisno sa mga botante na balota at hindi ito maituring
trolley para hakutin ang salaping pambayad dito.
iboboto sa pagtungo sa mga magdala ng identification card na “spoil.” Tinatawag na scientific at thorough daw ito nguni’t kung
voting precincts upang makiisa o mapagkikilanlan, inuming Okay din ang payo ni susuriing mabuti nitong kasagsagan ng kampanyahang
sa kauna-unahang computer- tubig, payong o sombrero, Valisno sa mga guro na nagdaan ay tila “vendo” ito na halos araw-araw yata e, may
ized elections ngayong araw. pamaypay, gamot para main- magsisilbing Board od Election resultang inilalabas.
Okay na okay ang payo ni tenance o sa biglaang Inspectors (BEIs) na Wika nga ng mga barbero namin sa Laguna, parang
Valisno sa mga botante na pangyayari at tuwalya o kailangang maaga sila sa dinadampot lang sa “Recto” ang resulta. Marami ang
bumoto ng maaga, magsuot ng bimpo. pagtungo sa itinalagang nagdududa sa pagiging “scientific” ng aplikasyon ng elec-
mga komportableng damit lalo Pinakaokay ay ang payo ng presinto sa kanila. Okay na tion survey, sa dahilang umiikot lang ito sa iilang katao kaya
na’t naunang nagbababala kalihim na magdala ng okay din ang bilin niya sa mga naman bulong ng mga pilosopo, mukhang planado at
ang Philippine Atmospheric, pagkain subalit kailangang guro na bago umalis ng bahay mukhang minadali ang pagkakaluto.
Geophysical and Astronomi- hindi malangis dahil “Spontaneous” ang dating ng mock election at ito ang
ay pag-aralan ang General In-
cal Services Administration posibleng masira nito ang kaibahan. Kusang loob ang pagsali at bukal sa loob ang
struction na ipinalabas ng mga sagot sa mga katanungan dito. Kaya naman todo-angal
(Pagasa) ng isa pang balota. Kailangang tuyo at Commission on Elections ang mga estudyanteng nagsasabing di sila natanong sa
(Comelec). sinasabing election survey na nalalathala sa mga pahayagan.
Okray naman ang mga taong Ang resulta ng survey, sa halip na gamiting gabay,
ipagpipilitan na magsuot ng ginagamit sa pampulitikang propaganda. Ano sa palagay
mga damit ng kanilang n’yo?
kandidato at ibabandera pa sa
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Monday, May 10, 2010 3

NP: LUISITA TO TEST NOY PRESIDENCY


HACIENDA Luisita, the lands to them. The hacienda has also been dodged the efforts. Noynoy’s spokesman,
4,200-hectare sugar land that The study shows that HLI unable to pay loans with banks, During the administration Edwin Lacierda, is quoted in
farmers in Tarlac have been has total liabilities and capi- where they have mortgaged of President Corazon Aquino, the Newsbreak report saying
claiming from the family of tal deficiencies of P2 billion as undisclosed parcels of land, Noynoy’s mother, Hacienda that the farmers should share
Liberal Party presidential of 2008. And these were in- allegedly without consulting Luisita was able to evade land in the obligations of paying
candidate Benigno curred even before the farm the farmers who are claiming distribution by engaging the the debts because they are
“Noynoy” Cojuangco workers stopped working and them under the agrarian re- farmers in a stock distribution shareholders of HLI.
Aquino III, is bankrupt. staged a strike in 2004, where form program and are sup- scheme, where the latter In an interview with ABS-
How the estate can turn 10 farmers were killed. posed to be shareholders in would get their 33% shares of CBN News Channel, HLI
around financially will be de- The financial reports reveal HLI. stocks in increments within 30 spokesperson Atty. Antonio
termine by the next admin- that funds of the hacienda, to The Hacienda Luisita case years. Ligon said the position of the
istration, when a new chief which farmers are supposed is pending before the Supreme In 2003, the farmers com- Cojuangco family is: if the
justice will preside over a to have a share, have not been Court, and critics fear that if plained with the Department farmers will get the lands, they
pending case to give Haci- utilized prudently by the Noynoy becomes president of Agrarian Reform that they will be asked to pay the
enda Luisita to farmer-ben- Cojuangcos. The numbers also and appoints the next chief had benefited little from the Cojuangcos some P3 billion
eficiaries, and may possibly belie the claims of the justice, the latter could sway scheme and would it revoked. in benefits that had been ex-
leave the Cojuangcos with- Cojuangcos that the losses were the tribunal to favor Noynoy’s In 2005, the DAR sided with tended to them for years.
out a vast landholding and incurred only after the labor family. the farmers and ordered the Because of this, critics
with a P2-billion debt. dispute in 2004. The hacienda and the sugar Cojuangcos to give the lands doubt the sincerity of
A special report by Worse, it appears that HLI mill were bought with govern- to them. Noynoy’s promise that his
Newsbreak for abs- was bled dry by other ment money in 1957 with the The Cojuangcos went to the family will let go of Hacienda
cbnNews.com examined the Cojuangco-owned companies. condition that the lands would Supreme Court and obtained Luisita when he becomes
financial reports from the last All aspects of the hacienda’s be distributed to farmers un- a TRO, which is still in effect. president. His mother made
13 years of Hacienda Luisita management and operations der the agrarian reform pro- Should the court lift the TRO the same campaign promise
Inc. (HLI), the company are handled by “related par- gram. When the government and the distribution of lands in 1986 and broke it.
formed by the Cojuangcos in ties.” Of HLI’s obligations, wanted to implement the land progresses, the farmers said the The full Newsbreak report
1988 to implement a stock- more than half—or P1.34 bil- distribution, Noynoy’s grand- Cojuangcos should assume the is available on
sharing scheme with farm- lion—are payable to other mother and the succeeding debts since the farmers didn’t www.newsbreak.com.ph and
ers instead of distributing the Cojuangco companies. generations successfully benefit from the loans. www.abs-cbnNews.com.

JPE: It’s a race between Noynoy and Erap for the presidency Comelec asked
SENATE President Juan Ponce change the position of Erap in rela- ruption and unethical conduct sur-
Enrile said yesterday that the contest tion to Villar. It is now between rounding his real estate businesses. to reply on petition
for the highest elective position in the
land is now between Senator Benigno
Noynoy and Erap,” said Enrile, who
is seeking a reelection under Estrada’s
In the most recent opinion survey,
the Manila Standard showed that to disqualify Erap
“Noynoy” Aquino of the Liberal Party PMP. Estrada had overtaken Villar, who THE Supreme Court (SC), in a resolution
and former President Joseph Estrada “I do not know how much Erap dropped to third spot with 20 percent issued in last Friday’s special session, has
of Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino (PMP). has increased his votes at this point approval rating in a poll conducted directed the Commission on Election
The veteran legislator made the because every day nagbabago ‘yan,” from April 25 to 27, less than two weeks (Comelec) to respond to a petition which has
questioned its resolution allowing former
statement after the Senate media sought he added. before the May 10 elections.
President Joseph Ejercito Estrada to run in
his comments on reports that the in- Estrada’s approval rating contin- Even the survey conducted by this year ’s national and local elections.
fluential Iglesia ni Cristo is inclined ues to climb in various pre-election Magdalo group among 3,000 respon- The SC gave the poll body 10 days to sub-
to support the presidential bid of surveys, dislodging erstwhile second dents, showed that Villar, whose mit its comment on the petition of Evelio
Aquino. placer, Senator MannyVillar of candidacy the rebel soldiers are sup- Pormento seeking disqualification of the
“That will have an effect on Nacionalista Party, who has been porting, trailed behind Aquino and former leader convicted of plunder.
Noynoy’s candidacy, but that will not struggling to belie allegations of cor- Estrada. Estrada, the Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino
standard bearer, was also issued an order by
GMA to cast vote early I’m ready for the verdict – Villar the High Court to submit separate comments.
SC spokesperson Atty. Jose Midas Marquez
NACIONALISTA Party stan- of his mother Curita “Nanay said the High Court would assess the argu-
PRESIDENT Gloria Macapagal Arroyo dard bearer Sen. Manny Villar Curing” to greet the 86-year old
is set to cast vote early at the San Nicolas ments of the case to see if there would be a
said he is ready for the judgment woman “Happy Mother ’s Day. need to convene for a special session to vote
Elementary School in Lubao, Pampanga of more than 50 million Filipino They had lunch together with sib- on the case.
to lead the nation in the first ever auto- voters who will cast their votes lings and families. Pormento’s petition, which was junked by
mated national voting, a major milestone in the country’s first computer- Villar said he will cast vote at the Comelec, claimed that Estrada should not
in the country’s political history. ized elections today. 10 a.m. today at the STI inside BF be allowed to join the presidential poll un-
Before casting her vote today, she is set Villar said he is very happy Resort Village. der Section 4, Article VII of the 1987 Consti-
to hear mass at the nearby San Agustin because he has done his best and ”After I cast my vote. I will take tution.
Church. ready for whatever decision the a rest. I will not even monitor the The said provision states: “The President
The Chief Executive’s “cabalens” are people will give. counting. I would just wait for the and the Vice President shall be elected by di-
eagerly awaiting the arrival of their favor- Villar, accompanied by his fam- results. I have done my best. No- rect vote of the people which shall begin for
ite daughter who is running for ily, attended a mass at the Mary body knows what’s in the mind a term of six years at noon of the thirtieth
Mother of the Church Parish in of our countrymen. Let’s just wait day of June next following the day of the elec-
Pampanga’s 2 nd congressional district.
BF Resort Village in Las Piñas City for the results. Anyway, I’m tion and end at the noon on the same date
They assured the President of “sure win.” before he proceeded to the house happy already,” Villar said. six years after.
“We see better life with her as congress-
woman,” a vendor in Pampanga said.
The conduct of fully automated elec-
Bingbong Crisologo leads QCPC survey
QUEZON City Rep. conducted by the Quezon tax payers who were asked Distrito Uno ng lungsod
tions, a significant item in the 10-point Vincent “Bingbong” Criso- City Press Club (QCPC) by members of the QCPC mula sa dalawang termino
“BEAT THE ODDS” development agenda logo gets the solo lead in the where in 500 “tax payers” to people who were paying nito ng panunungkulan na
of the President, is considered by her offi- survey conducted by the were chosen respondents their taxes at the city hall. siya ring nagsaad na si
cials as one of major legacies she will leave media for the congressional during the period of Abril “Ito rin ay nagpapa- Crisolog ang number 1 sa
the Filipino people as she steps down from race of District 1 in the city. 26 to 29. tunay na si Crisolog na muli larangan ng karera sa
office on June 30. Alex Balcoba This was revealed in the Crisologo posted a 67.2- ang manunungkulan bilang pagiging kongresista,” a re-
recently concluded survey percent trust rating from the representante sa kamara ng porter who participated said.
4 Monday, May 10, 2010 5

UNSURPASSED
in tactical improvi-
sation, master
planner Col.
Hannibal Smith,
conman Lt.
Templeton
‘Faceman’ Peck,
logistics expert Sgt.
Bosco ‘B.A.’
Baracus and gifted
pilot Capt. ‘Howl- whose famous line he explains. chameleon actor “I just didn’t’ think Jackson has the
Pokwang, tsutsugihin ni Willie sa “Wowowee?” ‘Pelikula at Politika’ ing Mad’ Murdock
are about to clear
goes “I like it when
a plan goes to-
“Bradley Cooper
rises to the occasion
who recently gained
fame for his role in
a movie would do.
But I heard Joe was
physical capability
for the rogue’s team
TRUE ba ang kanyang ginawa. At May 15, Saturday, 1pm onwards their names in a
narinig namin na tiyak ring kung sino gether,” Carnahan as seen from his the Academy- directing and it driver and muscle.
(Free Admission) crime they have picked Liam previous roles in Award nominated made me think “Rampage just
pinatanggal si ang kakampi sa
Pokwang dahil nagpatanggal sa Sequence: been wrongly Neeson for the role. “Midnight Meat film for Best Picture differently because I stood out. His
accused of in this
lamang sa pagsu-
porta niya sa SHOWBIZ kanya ay wala sa
sariling bait!
The Lives of Others
(German: Das Leben der Anderen) year ’s rampageous
“I’d always been a
fan of his and then I
Train” and “The
Hangover” and is
“District 9” plays
the crazy-ass pilot
have seen his work
in ‘Narc.’ I thought
audition tape was
pretty rough and I
kandidatura nina PIZZAZZ Walang puso at 79th Academy Awards - Best Foreign Language movie “A-Team.” saw him in “Taken” the perfect fit to play Capt. Mad I could do a was blown away. I
Noynoy Aquino at kaluluwa ang Film Helmed by Joe because he is really Face. When I saw Murdock. Growing Murdock who was think he’s going to
By Alex Brosas
Mar Roxas? nagpatanggal kay The horrifying, sometimes unintentionally Carnahan who this smart and then his fight scene with up in South Africa, weird and crazy, be the star of this
Ang tanong, sino Nauutusan na ba Pokwang. May funny system of observation in the former East brought us the edgy he shows that he Vinnie Jones in Copley is a die-hard fun and danger- movie,” Carnahan
ang nagpatanggal sa ngayon ang execu- pamilyang Germany. In the early 1980s, the successful dra- “Narc” and
kanya? Parang grabe tives ng Dos kung binubuhay ang tao SHOWBIZ matist Georg Dreyman and his longtime com- “Smokin’ Aces”
can do action that
well. Once you cast
“Midnight,” I
thought that this
fan of the series as
he describes it as an
ous,” Copley
enthused.
recalls.
Action times four
naman yatang
kaparusahan iyon
sino ang
tatanggalin?
at marami ang
umaasa sa kanya.
PIZZAZZ panion Christa-Maria Sieland, a popular actress, films and penned someone like Liam, guy’s got the chops event television in Quinton ‘Ram- begins on June 10
are big intellectual stars in the socialist state, by “X-Men Origins: you are making it for the role of a the biggest way in (Thursday) when
kung totoo ngang Kung totoo ito, *** By Alex Brosas page’ Jackson fills
although they secretly don't always think loyal

A-TEAM CAST
wala palang security Nakakatawa Wolverine” scribe clear to the world conman in the their town. So much in the iconic B.A. “A-Team” opens in
ang kanyang political to the party line. One day, the Minister of Cul-
choice ang naging of tenure sa Dos. naman ang isang Skip Woods, “A- that you’re not movie,” Carnahan of a fan of the show Baracus role that theaters nationwide
POKWANG

baguhang hunk ture becomes interested in Christa, so the se- Team” promises
basehan ng kanyang Imagine, puwedeng- making the cheesy, says. that he had early Mr. T has popular- from 20th Century
actor na cret service agent Wiesler is instructed to ob- more than just
pagkakatsugi sa puwede ka na lang cornball version of Sharlto Copley, worries about a film ized. As a mixed Fox to be distributed
palang tsugihin at probinsiyano na ito. serve and sound out the couple, but their life bringing back the
show. the A-Team movie,” an avant-garde being made at all. martial artist, by Warner Bros.
any given time. Sa isang inter- fascinates him more and more... 80’s phenomenal
At kung trulili nga
iyon, masasabi Naku ha, ang view kasi ay biglang Directed by Florian Henckel von pop culture televi-
niya maintindihan ary next year at isa Donnersmarck Produced by Max Wiedemann,
nating napaka- cheap ng natanong ang hunk sion series onto the
gayung iyon naman pa after four months Quirin Berg and Dirk Hamm Written by Florian
powerful naman ng pagkakatanggal kay actor-model kung big screen. “You’ve
ang kanyang sa Brazil. O, hindi Henckel von Donnersmarck Starring Ulrich Mühe,
nagpatanggal sa Pokwang. That is totoong rocky na raw got to modernize it,”
pangalan. ba siya bongga? Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch and Ulrich Tukur
kanya. Parang pag- kung totoo ngang ang relasyon niya sa
Gets n’yo na “Siguro four Cinematography Hagen Bogdanski Editing by Carnahan says
aari na niya ang tsugi na siya sa isang aktres. kung sino siya? months after the Patricia Rommel Distributed by Sony Pictures while filming the
ABS-CBN at kayang- Wowowee. Naloka ang Kung hindi pa, baka one sa Pilipinas, Classics (U.S.) Buena Vista International (Ger- movie. “This is a
kaya niyang ipatang- Magaling si nagtanong kasi hindi hindi pa rin kaya ng
naintindihan ng hunk June or July (ang show that means to
gal ang sinuman na Pokwang mag-host. Amor Powers ninyo man-speaking areas) Lions Gate Entertainment
wedding sa Brazil). a lot of people and
hindi niya naiiibigan Kuwela ang mga actor ang word na ang item na ito? (UK) Release date(s) March 23, 2006 (2006-03-
That would be the you have to respect
at kumokontra sa patawa niya kaya rocky. Talagang *** 23) Running time 137 minutes Country Germany
pinaulit niya ang time that we’ll
kanya. Foul naman kailangan siya sa Bongga ang celebrate our Language German that. I see it as
yata ang ginawa show. tanong at sinabing magiging wedding summer ’s most fun
wedding there kasi
niya. Tiyak na aani ng hindi niya ito nina John Estrada Laro (Philippines) and most highly-
naiintidihan. it’s very important
At ito namang batikos ang at Priscilla for my family that The story of how children, left on their own flammable action-
Dos, kung totoo nagpatanggal kay Lihim na lang na Meirelles. can unknowingly replicate the games and mis- comedy.”
we marry there
ngang tinanggal Pokwang. Tiyak na napatawa ang Not once but takes of their elders. It imparts the theme of in-
also,” say ni Furthermore,
ngang tinanggal nila wala siyang reporter na twice kasing culcating the right values and ideals in children
Priscilla. “We’ll see extraordi-
si Pokwang just makukuhang nakapaligid sa ikakasal ang in their formative and impressionable years.
Ang parents lang nary action se-
because of the kakampi dahil hindi aktor. Rocky lang dalawa. Isa rito sa 4 mins. running time
kasi ay hindi pa at brother ni quences, from a
recommendation of maganda ang Pilipinas sa Febru- Km.41 Films/Kwentista Poduction, 2010
Priscilla ang nakita gunfight between a
somebody powerful, pa lamang ni John.
ay wala palang About The Director: Emmanuel Dela Cruz. tank and a plane (in
“Kasi ang daddy
sariling desisyon. A recipient of several prestigious awards and mid-air) to a prison
and mommy ko and
Nakukuha pala sila brother ko, they’re accolades for his works in Film (Gawad CCP, break-out employ-
sa sulsol. the ones that came Urian, Luna Awards, Famas, Cinemalaya and ing galore of
And what hap- here. They always Cinemanila) and Television (USIFVF Gold Cam- gunfights, fistfights
pened to our come here to visit era for GMA News&Public Affairs documentary and a little romance.
freedom of choice? me. Pero ang lola Philippine Agenda). He also co-created and co- But everything,
Wala na bang ko, ang tito at tita produced several films of note: “Ang Pagdadalaga comes back to the
freedom ang mga ko, hindi, eh, so ni Maximo Oliveros,” “Endo” and his very own guys. We’ve cast
taga-Dos na pumili first time talaga (na “Sarong Banggi.” the A-Team from
ng kanilang makita siya). They Dela Cruz, having distinguished himself with totally diverse
kandidato. Ganito really want to have films tackling vital social issues affecting Fili-
a great experience,” cinematic walks of
na ba ngayon ang pino children: “Pula Sa Bughaw” (insurgency),
sistemang pinaiiral dagdag ng beauty life,” Carnahan
“Gabon” (education), “Spill” (environmental deg-
sa Dos? Uso na ba queen na malapit radation), now tackles Justice & Human Rights concludes.
sa network ang nang maging Mrs. in his amBisyon2010 film “Laro.” For Col.
bulong system? JOHN ESTRADA AT PRISCILLA MEIRELLES Estrada. Hannibal Smith
4 Monday, May 10, 2010 5

UNSURPASSED
in tactical improvi-
sation, master
planner Col.
Hannibal Smith,
conman Lt.
Templeton
‘Faceman’ Peck,
logistics expert Sgt.
Bosco ‘B.A.’
Baracus and gifted
pilot Capt. ‘Howl- whose famous line he explains. chameleon actor “I just didn’t’ think Jackson has the
Pokwang, tsutsugihin ni Willie sa “Wowowee?” ‘Pelikula at Politika’ ing Mad’ Murdock
are about to clear
goes “I like it when
a plan goes to-
“Bradley Cooper
rises to the occasion
who recently gained
fame for his role in
a movie would do.
But I heard Joe was
physical capability
for the rogue’s team
TRUE ba ang kanyang ginawa. At May 15, Saturday, 1pm onwards their names in a
narinig namin na tiyak ring kung sino gether,” Carnahan as seen from his the Academy- directing and it driver and muscle.
(Free Admission) crime they have picked Liam previous roles in Award nominated made me think “Rampage just
pinatanggal si ang kakampi sa
Pokwang dahil nagpatanggal sa Sequence: been wrongly Neeson for the role. “Midnight Meat film for Best Picture differently because I stood out. His
accused of in this
lamang sa pagsu-
porta niya sa SHOWBIZ kanya ay wala sa
sariling bait!
The Lives of Others
(German: Das Leben der Anderen) year ’s rampageous
“I’d always been a
fan of his and then I
Train” and “The
Hangover” and is
“District 9” plays
the crazy-ass pilot
have seen his work
in ‘Narc.’ I thought
audition tape was
pretty rough and I
kandidatura nina PIZZAZZ Walang puso at 79th Academy Awards - Best Foreign Language movie “A-Team.” saw him in “Taken” the perfect fit to play Capt. Mad I could do a was blown away. I
Noynoy Aquino at kaluluwa ang Film Helmed by Joe because he is really Face. When I saw Murdock. Growing Murdock who was think he’s going to
By Alex Brosas
Mar Roxas? nagpatanggal kay The horrifying, sometimes unintentionally Carnahan who this smart and then his fight scene with up in South Africa, weird and crazy, be the star of this
Ang tanong, sino Nauutusan na ba Pokwang. May funny system of observation in the former East brought us the edgy he shows that he Vinnie Jones in Copley is a die-hard fun and danger- movie,” Carnahan
ang nagpatanggal sa ngayon ang execu- pamilyang Germany. In the early 1980s, the successful dra- “Narc” and
kanya? Parang grabe tives ng Dos kung binubuhay ang tao SHOWBIZ matist Georg Dreyman and his longtime com- “Smokin’ Aces”
can do action that
well. Once you cast
“Midnight,” I
thought that this
fan of the series as
he describes it as an
ous,” Copley
enthused.
recalls.
Action times four
naman yatang
kaparusahan iyon
sino ang
tatanggalin?
at marami ang
umaasa sa kanya.
PIZZAZZ panion Christa-Maria Sieland, a popular actress, films and penned someone like Liam, guy’s got the chops event television in Quinton ‘Ram- begins on June 10
are big intellectual stars in the socialist state, by “X-Men Origins: you are making it for the role of a the biggest way in (Thursday) when
kung totoo ngang Kung totoo ito, *** By Alex Brosas page’ Jackson fills
although they secretly don't always think loyal

A-TEAM CAST
wala palang security Nakakatawa Wolverine” scribe clear to the world conman in the their town. So much in the iconic B.A. “A-Team” opens in
ang kanyang political to the party line. One day, the Minister of Cul-
choice ang naging of tenure sa Dos. naman ang isang Skip Woods, “A- that you’re not movie,” Carnahan of a fan of the show Baracus role that theaters nationwide
POKWANG

baguhang hunk ture becomes interested in Christa, so the se- Team” promises
basehan ng kanyang Imagine, puwedeng- making the cheesy, says. that he had early Mr. T has popular- from 20th Century
actor na cret service agent Wiesler is instructed to ob- more than just
pagkakatsugi sa puwede ka na lang cornball version of Sharlto Copley, worries about a film ized. As a mixed Fox to be distributed
palang tsugihin at probinsiyano na ito. serve and sound out the couple, but their life bringing back the
show. the A-Team movie,” an avant-garde being made at all. martial artist, by Warner Bros.
any given time. Sa isang inter- fascinates him more and more... 80’s phenomenal
At kung trulili nga
iyon, masasabi Naku ha, ang view kasi ay biglang Directed by Florian Henckel von pop culture televi-
niya maintindihan ary next year at isa Donnersmarck Produced by Max Wiedemann,
nating napaka- cheap ng natanong ang hunk sion series onto the
gayung iyon naman pa after four months Quirin Berg and Dirk Hamm Written by Florian
powerful naman ng pagkakatanggal kay actor-model kung big screen. “You’ve
ang kanyang sa Brazil. O, hindi Henckel von Donnersmarck Starring Ulrich Mühe,
nagpatanggal sa Pokwang. That is totoong rocky na raw got to modernize it,”
pangalan. ba siya bongga? Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch and Ulrich Tukur
kanya. Parang pag- kung totoo ngang ang relasyon niya sa
Gets n’yo na “Siguro four Cinematography Hagen Bogdanski Editing by Carnahan says
aari na niya ang tsugi na siya sa isang aktres. kung sino siya? months after the Patricia Rommel Distributed by Sony Pictures while filming the
ABS-CBN at kayang- Wowowee. Naloka ang Kung hindi pa, baka one sa Pilipinas, Classics (U.S.) Buena Vista International (Ger- movie. “This is a
kaya niyang ipatang- Magaling si nagtanong kasi hindi hindi pa rin kaya ng
naintindihan ng hunk June or July (ang show that means to
gal ang sinuman na Pokwang mag-host. Amor Powers ninyo man-speaking areas) Lions Gate Entertainment
wedding sa Brazil). a lot of people and
hindi niya naiiibigan Kuwela ang mga actor ang word na ang item na ito? (UK) Release date(s) March 23, 2006 (2006-03-
That would be the you have to respect
at kumokontra sa patawa niya kaya rocky. Talagang *** 23) Running time 137 minutes Country Germany
pinaulit niya ang time that we’ll
kanya. Foul naman kailangan siya sa Bongga ang celebrate our Language German that. I see it as
yata ang ginawa show. tanong at sinabing magiging wedding summer ’s most fun
wedding there kasi
niya. Tiyak na aani ng hindi niya ito nina John Estrada Laro (Philippines) and most highly-
naiintidihan. it’s very important
At ito namang batikos ang at Priscilla for my family that The story of how children, left on their own flammable action-
Dos, kung totoo nagpatanggal kay Lihim na lang na Meirelles. can unknowingly replicate the games and mis- comedy.”
we marry there
ngang tinanggal Pokwang. Tiyak na napatawa ang Not once but takes of their elders. It imparts the theme of in-
also,” say ni Furthermore,
ngang tinanggal nila wala siyang reporter na twice kasing culcating the right values and ideals in children
Priscilla. “We’ll see extraordi-
si Pokwang just makukuhang nakapaligid sa ikakasal ang in their formative and impressionable years.
Ang parents lang nary action se-
because of the kakampi dahil hindi aktor. Rocky lang dalawa. Isa rito sa 4 mins. running time
kasi ay hindi pa at brother ni quences, from a
recommendation of maganda ang Pilipinas sa Febru- Km.41 Films/Kwentista Poduction, 2010
Priscilla ang nakita gunfight between a
somebody powerful, pa lamang ni John.
ay wala palang About The Director: Emmanuel Dela Cruz. tank and a plane (in
“Kasi ang daddy
sariling desisyon. A recipient of several prestigious awards and mid-air) to a prison
and mommy ko and
Nakukuha pala sila brother ko, they’re accolades for his works in Film (Gawad CCP, break-out employ-
sa sulsol. the ones that came Urian, Luna Awards, Famas, Cinemalaya and ing galore of
And what hap- here. They always Cinemanila) and Television (USIFVF Gold Cam- gunfights, fistfights
pened to our come here to visit era for GMA News&Public Affairs documentary and a little romance.
freedom of choice? me. Pero ang lola Philippine Agenda). He also co-created and co- But everything,
Wala na bang ko, ang tito at tita produced several films of note: “Ang Pagdadalaga comes back to the
freedom ang mga ko, hindi, eh, so ni Maximo Oliveros,” “Endo” and his very own guys. We’ve cast
taga-Dos na pumili first time talaga (na “Sarong Banggi.” the A-Team from
ng kanilang makita siya). They Dela Cruz, having distinguished himself with totally diverse
kandidato. Ganito really want to have films tackling vital social issues affecting Fili-
a great experience,” cinematic walks of
na ba ngayon ang pino children: “Pula Sa Bughaw” (insurgency),
sistemang pinaiiral dagdag ng beauty life,” Carnahan
“Gabon” (education), “Spill” (environmental deg-
sa Dos? Uso na ba queen na malapit radation), now tackles Justice & Human Rights concludes.
sa network ang nang maging Mrs. in his amBisyon2010 film “Laro.” For Col.
bulong system? JOHN ESTRADA AT PRISCILLA MEIRELLES Estrada. Hannibal Smith
6 Monday, May 10, 2010

Technology-driven agenda
for RP development Ni McJoe PALAISIPAN Thelma Onego
Complete the grid so every row, column
THE former head of the Department of Sci- and 3 x 3 box contains every digit
ence and Technology has urged the govern- 4. Nakikidalamhati
from 1 to 9 inclusively.
ment to place science and technology in its 5. Sinawata
national development agenda to spur growth 6. Gamit ng
and progress and to lift the country from modista
hunger and poverty. 7. Desisyon
Dr. William G. Padolina, now deputy di- 8. Itingin
rector general of the International Rice Re-
sa butas
search Institute (IRRI), said such agenda will
promote economic efficiency, facilitate trade, 9. Hati sa
attract investments, ensure food security, dalawa
assure quality of workforce, enhance envi- 10. Kinanta
ronmental protection, mitigate hazards and 18. Intindi
disaster, and harness social sciences to as- 19. Isaw
sess the national innovation system. 20. Bundok sa
Padolina told the 161th general assembly Pampanga
of the Foundation for the Upgrading the Stan- 21. Napahalakhak
dard of Education (FUSE) that a technology-
24. Ekonomiya
explicit development agenda will also pro-
mote economic efficiency, specifically in live- 27. Anaki
lihood, energy, health and nutrition, peace PAHALANG 26. Ihatol 28. Ugali
and order, transportation, and communica- Previous puzzle solution 30. Lait 29. Panig
tion. 1. Isara 31. Patagis
He cited an international report that said 7. Sisiw 32. Talyasi
technological innovations produces sustain- 11. Gayuma 33. Isaksak
able growth, longer and healthier lives, end
12. Maalat 34. Lamang
hunger, more energy but cleaner environment,
high-quality education, and stronger national na butil loob
security. 13. Ihakbang 35. Pangalan
Padolina pointed out those populations 14. Ligis ng lalaki
in developing countries are soaring, caus- 15. Tinadyakan
ing scarcity in jobs and food which can be 16. Libang
addressed by the proper application of tech- 17. Uri ng ibon PABABA
nology. 19. Libag
He likewise noted the degradation of en- 22. Salin 1. Baba
vironment and the resulting dwindling sup- 23. Ihihiga 2. Lapay
ply of water for drinking and for irrigation, 25. ----ya; 3. Tanong ng
which, again, science and technology can help SAGOT SA NAKARAAN
Pupusta kantidad
solve.

Mom’s the word in a whole new world of mothering her


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Monday, May 10, 2010 7
Ombudsman junks criminal raps vs ex-TRB chief
THE Office of the Ombudsman junked the Angelita Santos, Accountant II Benjamin
criminal charges against former impeach- Aquino, Accountant I Elizabeth Gonzales,
ment lawyer and now Batangas Congres- Fiscal Controller III Susan Jaurigue, Econo-
sional candidate Chona Dimayuga on the mist Vivian Menor, Administrative Officer I
alleged irregularities when she was still the Noel Inumerable, Public Utilities Registra-
head of the Toll Regulatory Board (TRB). tion Officer Flor Llover Sr., Disbursing Of-
In a 25-page decision approved by Ombuds- ficer II/ Cashier Florita Guevarra and Pri-
man Ma. Merceditas Navarro-Gutierrez, the vate Respondent/ Bidder Fides Dimayuga.
anti-graft office cleared Dimayuga from charges The case rose from a complaint filed by
of unlawful disbursements, falsification of the COA before the Ombudsman in connec-
public documents and violations of circulars tion with the alleged illegal transactions in
of the Commission on Audit (COA). the board.
Dimayuga was a former member of the The special audit focused on selected trans-
team of private prosecutors who tried then actions of the TRB for the years 1989, 1990, 1991
President Joseph Estrada in the Senate dur- and the period of January 1 to May 31, 1992.
ing the latter ’s impeachment trial and cur- Audit showed that the additional compensations
rently a topnotcher Board Member of the totaling P2, 209, 702.84 which were received by
Sangguniang Panlalawigan of the 3rd Dis- the directors, committees, staff and personnel of
trict of Batangas. the TRB, and Philippine National Police/ Con-
Also absolved were TRB Project Manager stabulary Highway Patrol Group (PNP-CHPG), ALL SYSTEMS GO
V Clarita Bandonillo, Public Utilities Regis- from January 1, 1989 to May 31, 1992, were taken A Manila Police District mobile patrol car is escorting a delivery truck containing
tration Officer Chief Bernadette Gonzales, En- from the supervision fees collected by the TRB Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines which will be used in today’s national
gineer V Felipe Aguinaldo, Engineer III during the same period. Ampie Galpo and local automated elections. MARVIN BUSTOS

No power interruption – Meralco Comelec says Sanchez


THE Manila Electric Com- a reserved power supply firm official, 2,778 precincts is eligible to run
pany (Meralco) assured their for their customers and 107 canvassing centers
THE Commission on Elections ruled that
customers that there will be Zaldarriaga said Meralco have been inspected. Pre-
Armand Sanchez’s widow can replace the
no power interruption in wanted the first “automated cincts which have no power deceased in the gubernatorial race in
Metro Manila and nearby election” in the country be- supply will be given tempo- Batangas province on Monday’s local and
provinces on today’s national comes successful with the rarily supply until counting national automated elections.
and local elections. help of uninterrupted supply is over. “The substitution is not contrary to law
Meralco external com- of power electricity on the Pre- Meraclohad earlier ad- or our rules,” the Comelec en banc said in a
munications manager Joe cinct Count Optical Scan vised Board of Elections In- five-page resolution, reversing an earlier rul-
Zaldarriaga said the power (PCOS) machines. spections (BEI) to inspect the ing by the Comelec Law Department.
distribution company has According to the power power supply of precincts. In its new ruling, the poll body noted that Mrs.
Marco Lorenzana
Sanchez just stepped up her candidacy from mayor
Our Daily Bread 50M voters
LINE ADS to cast vote
of Sto. Tomas town to governor of the province.
She was replaced by Renato Federico.
The Comelec Law Department had ear-
When I have asked suffering people, “Who helped Our new cell number for free text is 0927-5202742 MORE than 50
you?” not one person has mentioned a PhD from a lier rejected both Mrs. Sanchez’s and
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8 Monday, May 10, 2010

Controversial boxer Margarito


outpoints Garcia in comeback fight
AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico pended a year after being caught
—Antonio Margarito won a with illegal hand wraps in a loss
unanimous decision over Roberto on Jan, 24, 2009, against Shane
Garcia on Saturday in his first Mosley.
fight in more than 15 months fol- Margarito, 32, was a winner
lowing a one-year suspension. on all three judges’ cards: 99-89,
Margarito outclassed Garcia, 100-88 and 99-90.
who absorbed most of the punish- He used his longer arms to
ment and was knocked down in fend off the 30-year-old Garcia,
the first round of the 10-round bout who lacked the quickness needed
by a right-left-right combination. to overcome his opponent’s reach
Margarito, who weighed in at advantage and boxing savvy.
154 pounds, improved to 38-6 Margarito claimed he knew
New football field with 27 KOs. Garcia fell to 28-3 nothing about the illegal wraps
Philippine Sports Commission chief Harry Angping leads the groundbreaking ceremony with De La Salle Univer- with 21 KOs. Margarito, a former and blamed his trainer Javier
sity President Armin Luistro who covers the capsule containing the blueprint of the new Football Field at the Rizal welterweight champion, was sus- Capetillo, whom he fired.
Memorial oval in Manila. TUNYING PEÑAREDONDO

‘Bata’ stuns ‘Mika,’ paces RP romp in US pool tilt Sino ba ang magsasalba
HALL OF FAMER Efren
“Bata” Reyes made quick work
Reyes, the prize fighter of
sportsman/ businessman
2009 World Ten-Ball Final-
ist Lee Vann “The Slayer” sa ating bansa?
of two-time US Open Cham- Aristeo “Putch” Puyat won Corteza, 2007 World 9-Ball NGAYONG araw ay boboto na
pion and 2009 Player of the his first match against Finalist Roberto “Pinoy Su- naman ang milyong-milyong
Year Mika “The Iceman” Melinda Huang, 9-5. perman” Gomez, Japan Pilipino.
Immonen of Finland, 9-1, Sat- Immonen, on the other Champion Warren “Warrior” Tuwing eleksyon na lang, nire-
urday to lead the march of Fili- hand is the reigning World Kiamco and veteran cam- remind tayo to VOTE WISELY,
pino bets in the 1st Annual Ten-Ball Champion. paigner Ramon “Maestro pero pagkatapos ng eleksyon,
Hard Times-Mezz Cues 10-Ball “It’s a good start, we ex- Monching” Mistica also malalaman natin na hindi rin tayo
Open at the legendary Hard pect our top players, led by scored impressive victories. bumoto ng wisely.
Times Billiards in Bellflower, Efren (Reyes) and Lee Vann Corteza, the top player of Ilang taon na ba tayong nagre-reklamo sa estado ng buhay
Los Angeles California, USA. (Corteza), to play well in the Jonathan Sy’s Negros Bil- natin, sa kalagayan ng ating bansa, at lagi na lang nating sinisisi
The 1999 WPA World 9- US 10-ball tournament,” said liards Stable blanked Steve ang mga taong nakaluklok sa gobyerno.
Ball Champion and 2005 RP billiards God Father Chaplin, 9-0, and routed Lagi na lang silang nag-iingay sa Senado at Kongreso at asar
WPA World 8-Ball Champion Aristeo “Putch” Puyat. Ismael Paez, 9-1. na asar tayo at marami sa atin ang nagsasabing ano ba yan,
hindi na ba sila magbabago at lagi na lang bang ganyan bangayan
Bersamina cops Star Tiger Cup 10-balls nang bangayan at wala namang resulta?
Lagi tayong nagre-reklamo sa mga nakaupo sa gobyerno na
Caloocan City on May 31-June 6 walang ginawa kundi ang magnakaw sa kaban ng bayan, pero
sa totoo lang, sino ba ang naglagay sa mga taong ‘yan kundi ang
Rapid Chess THE Star Tiger Cup 2010
10-balls tournament rolls on
liards and Snooker Con-
gress of the Philippines mga botante rin?
May 31 to June 6 at the fa- (BSCP). Sinasabi nating mga bulok ang mga opisyales ng bayang ito
FILIPINO talents in chess are at lagi na lang tayong naghahangad ng pagbabago, pero tuwing
ever-increasing and the champs mous Star Billiards Center, The champion will bring
No.46 Joy Street, Grace Vil- home the top prize of eleksyon naman sila at sila rin ang ibinoboto natin.
are getting younger and Pag hindi natin kilala ang pangalan ng kandidato, di na natin
younger. lage, Quezon City. P25,000, or Maxima 2 bil-
The tournament is open liard table worth P30,000. iboboto. Hindi na natin bibigyan ng tsansa kahit na puwede
It is not a distant possibility siya, kahit na magaling siya.
that someone younger than 16- to all billiard enthusiasts The runner-up will get
from Class A, A-, B+, B, B-, P1,000 or Lucasi/Universal Pero basta’t lagi nating naririnig sa radyo at telebisyon ang
year-old Wesley So might ex- pangalan nya, hayun at siya rin nating iboboto.
C+, C, C-, D+, D and D-with Cue worth P12,000, the third
plode on the sooner than thought handicapping in the event and fourth placer will re- Ilang taon na tayong nagsasabi na patuloy na bumabagsak
of at the rate the pre-teen prod- hosted by long-time billiards ceive P5,000 each or Preda- ang bayan natin sa lahat ng aspeto, pero tuwing eleksyon naman,
ucts are shooting up to fame. patron Sebastian “Baste” tor Class B shaft (5/16 x18) ang mga nagpapabagsak na ito ang siya pa rin nating iluluklok
For instance, reigning under- Chua, president of the Bil- and Star Cue. sa puwesto.
12 champion, Paulo Bersamina Ilang beses na ba yang kapag may eleksyon, ang mga kandidato
grabbed the Caloocan City mismo ang lumalapit sa atin at nakikipag-kamay, ang dumadalaw
Rapid Chess Festival Kiddies Di- Cool winner Eduardo sa komunidad natin at madalas ay dumadalaw pa sa mga bahay
vision at the Grace College in PELOTARI Eduardo Rodrigo, 2-Castel, 3- natin habang nanliligaw ng mga boto natin, pero kapag nanalo
Camarin Road, Caloocan City has kept his cool and ac- Baguino, 4-Jose, 5-Ricky, 6- na ay ni anino, hindi mo makita, ni kamay ay hindi mo na muling
on Saturday. cumulated points after Socrates, 7-Galgana, 8-Wil- mahawakan, at kung makita mo man ay hayun at nakasakay sa
Bersamina, the pride of Pasay points in leading the 6-3- liam, 9-Kerwin and 10- mamahalin niyang kotseng may alalay na tatlong wangwang
City scored 6.5 points for the title 5 combination last May 8. Emon. Our replacements na kadalasan ay sumasaliwa pa sa daloy ng trapiko?
The 6-3-5 trio is com- are Richard and Sandoval. Ilang beses na nga ba tayong nakarinig sa mga rally at “miting
in the one-day event organized
posed of Eduardo and two The same group is also de avance” sa mga pangakong wawalisin nila ang kahirapan,
by IM Yves Ranola, founder of Spanish pelotaris Jonatan line-up in Games 6, 7 and 9.
Alonars Crown Chess Club in lulupigin ang corruption at bibigyan tayo ng masaganang buhay,
and Zeleta. Their games But the order of players are: pero sa kalaunan ay hayan at napako ding lahat ang mga pangako
close cooperation with Philippine merited some 3,650 points. Rodrigo, Castel, Baguino, na yan.
Academy for Chess Excellence Game 8 on our card is Jose, Socrates, Ricky, William Kailan ba tayo maglalakas-loob na tingnan naman ang mga
(PACE) headed by GM Jayson composed of Junior B and Emon. Reserves are pangalang kahit na bago sa pandinig natin eh may dala-dala
Gonzales and supervised by pelotaris. They are: 1- Galgana and Kerwin. namang mga balang tunay na magdadala sa atin sa buhay na
NAPCA head Boyet Tardecilla. maganda?
Carlo Caranyagan of San Sports Valley Jai Alai, Tonight’s Program
Kailan ba natin bibigyan ang mga sarili natin ang ang ating
Mateo, Rizal settled for runner- 1-RONRON 6-ALEX Reserves: Inang Bayan ng isang malaking regalo na mag-aahon sa atin sa
up place with six points, half- 2-EDUARDO 7-ZELETA Madrigal, Benavente
3-ERKIAGA 8-SANDOVAL May 8: 6-3-5
kahirapan— at ang regalong yan ay ang pagboto sa mga
point ahead with third placer kandidatong alam natin eh mag-aahon sa atin sa lugmok ng
4-JONATAN 9-JAIME Merit Points 3,650
Juan Carlos Presente of kahirapan?
5-CUNANAN 10-RICHARD
Caloocan with 5.5 points.