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sandaang araw po ang nakalipas, nagpanata ako sa taumbayan: Hindi ko tatalikuran ang tiwalang kaloob ninyo sa akin. Ang nakalipas na isandaang araw ang magsisilbing tanda ng ating paninindigan. Malalim at malawak po ang mga problemang minana natin. Nag-ugat ito sa isang gobyernong parang tatlong matsing na nagbingi-bingihan, nagbulag-bulagan, at gumawa ng sariling katotohanan. Mali po ito. Ngayon, mayroon na po kayong gobyernong handang makipag-usap at magsabi ng totoo; handang makinig sa makabuluhang usapan; handang iangat ang antas ng pampublikong diskurso ukol sa mga isyung makaaapekto sa ating lahat, at maging sa mga darating na henerasyon.  Ang natamasa po natin ngayong unang isandaang araw ng ating panunungkulan: Mayroon na po kayong gobyernong hindi kayo binabalewala o inaapi.  Bumalik na po ang kumpyansa sa ating bansa. Tumatatag ang ating ekonomiya, at dahil dito, lumalago ang kaban ng ating bayan. Ang lahat ng inani at aanihin pa natin mula sa pinatibay na ekonomiya ng ating bansa, ibinabalik naman natin sa taumbayan upang tuluyan na tayong makaahon sa kahirapan. Binibigyan natin ng katuturan ang paggastos. Walang pisong dapat nasasayang.  Halimbawa po ang mga itinalagang opisyal sa mga GOCC. Naroon po dapat sila para pangalagaan ang interes ng taumbayan. Noon pong nakaupo sila doon, nilabag nila ang Memorandum Order 20, na pinirmahan noon pang Hunyo 2001. Inatupag po nila ang sariling interes na nagdulot ng pinsala sa interes ng taumbayan: nakakuha sila ng kung anu-anong mga bonus at allowance. Ipinatutupad naman po natin ang Executive Order No. 7 na nagsuspinde sa lahat ng pribilehiyong iyon. Idiniin lamang po natin ang dapat naipapatupad na noong 2001. Sa isang kumpanya lang po tulad ng MWSS, ang napigil nating mahulog sa bulsa ng bawat opisyal ay umabot na sa dalawa’t kalahating milyong piso kada taon. Siyam po ang miyembro ng Board nila, at sa MWSS lamang po iyan. At ilan po ang mga GOCC, GFI, at mga ahensyang sakop ng EO No. 7? Isandaan, dalawampu’t dalawa (122) mga ahensya’t kumpanya.  Nariyan din po ang nangyayari sa mga kontrata tulad ng sa NAIA 3. Isipin lang po natin, tatlong administrasyon na ang dinaanan nito. Pang-apat na kami. Tumagal na po nang husto ang kasong ito, may mga pinaslang pa dahil dito. Kundi dahil sa mga tapat na nagmamahal sa bansa tulad nina Justice Florentino Feliciano at Justice Meilou Sereno, baka wala na ring pinatunguhan ang kasong ito. Sila po ang mga tunay na bida sa kaso, ngunit death threats pa po ang ibinayad sa kanila. Tila ba nagkulang sa aruga ang nakaraang gobyerno. Ngayon pong alam nilang suportado sila ng mga kapwa nilang nasa tuwid na landas, naresolba na po nila ang kontrata. Kung natalo po ang gobyerno natin rito, 990 million dollars ang nalagas sa ating mga pondo. 43.5 bilyong piso ang perang nailigtas nila at natin. Higit pa rito, mapapakinabangan na natin ang airport sa lalong madaling panahon. Kung naaalala po ninyo, pinahinto natin itong negotiated contracts ng DPWH; pinarebid natin ito. Ginawa lang po natin kung ano ang tama, napigil na po natin ang paglustay ng 934.1 million pesos, at lumalabas na kung susunod tayo sa tamang proseso ay nasa 600 million pesos lang ang dapat gastusin sa mga proyektong ito. Nabalik po ang pera sa kaban ng bayan na kung pinahintulutan natin ang maling sistema ay natapon na naman sanang muli. Hindi lang po sa mga kalsada: sa DOTC, pinigil natin ang pagwaldas ng isang bilyong piso. Sa Department of Agriculture, 30 million at least ang natipid sa spectrometer na gusto sanang doblehin ang presyo. Lahat po iyan naibalik natin sa kaban ng bayan.  Mayroon pa po. May proyektong inaprubahan ang dating administrasyon, huhukayin daw nila ang Laguna de Bay para palalimin ito. Ang sabi raw dadami ang isda. Mas makakaiwas daw sa baha. Mas madali daw makakaikot ang mga bangka. Tatanggalin daw ang mga pollutant doon po sa Laguna de Bay. Ang tanong ko, saan ililipat ang lupa? Ang tatanggalin sa Laguna de Bay, itatambak lang din pala sa ibang bahagi ng Laguna de Bay. At magkano naman po ang uutangin ng gobyerno para rito?

18.5 billion pesos lang naman po. At pareho rin ang kuwento: Tila hindi na naman dumaan sa tamang proseso ang pag-apruba sa kontrata. Hindi natin dadaanin sa madaliang hokus-pokus ang proyektong ito. Pag-aaralan natin ito nang husto at sisiguruhing hindi masasayang ang pondong gagamitin para rito. Napansin n’yo po ba, pati ‘yung weather forecasting gumanda? Napansin n’yo po ba na hindi na paulit-ulit ang mga mensahe ng PAGASA? Ngayon po, nakatutok na at mas malaman ang mga weather bulletin natin. Ang dating intermittent rainshowers across the country, ngayon, sasabihin na uulan sa ganitong lugar nang ganitong oras, delikadong lumabas. Tama po na hindi pa kumpleto ang equipment natin. Pero ngayong nagsimula na po tayong magtrabaho, kakaunti na lang ang kulang na kagamitan. Maling sistema at maling palakad ang nangligaw sa pagtataya ng panahon. Ang mga update dati na dumarating kada anim na oras, kada oras na ngayon kung dumating. Marami po tayong binago sa PAGASA, at kasama na po rito ang bulok na sistema. Nakita naman po natin ang katakut-takot na problemang minana natin, pero hindi po tayo natinag. Naisasaayos natin sa loob lamang ng isandaang araw ang hindi nagawa ng dating administrasyon sa loob ng tatlong libo, apat na raan, apatnapu’t walong (3,448) araw. Hininto na po natin ang pagkatagal-tagal na sistema kung saan itinuloy nang itinuloy ang mga proyekto na walang sumisiyasat kung angkop ba o kung may katuwiran ba ang mga ito. Isinulong po natin ang zero-based budgeting. Ang sabi po namin, isa-isahin natin iyan. Kung hindi mo mapatunayang may saysay ka pa, tigil na ang ginugugol ng bansa sa iyo.  Ang mga Agricultural Input Subsidies na lalo lamang nagpayaman sa mayayaman na habang binalewala ang mga mahihirap; ang mga programa tulad ng Kalayaang Barangay at Kilos-Asenso na hindi naman inilatag nang malinaw kung ano ang prosesong dapat daanan, at kung saan napunta ang pera—inilipat po natin ang pondo ng mga ito tungo sa mga programang napatunayan nang nakakatulong sa taumbayan. Humigit-kumulang na labing-isang bilyong piso pa po ito na magagamit at mas mapapakinabangan natin lahat. Sa edukasyon, kalusugan, at pag-ahon sa kahirapan po natin itinutok ang pondong natipid natin. Mula 175 billion pesos, umangat ang budget ng DepEd sa 207.3 billion pesos. Gugugulin po ito upang makabuo ng 13,147 bagong classroom, at ng sampung libong bagong teaching positions. Sa DoH, umangat mula 29.3 billion pesos ang budget papuntang 33.3 billion pesos, upang mapatatag ang National Health Insurance Program. Sa DSWD, lagpas doble na po ang budget, galing 15.4 billion pesos papuntang 34.3 billion pesos. Ang punto po natin dito: Walang maiiwan. Hindi po tayo papayag na yayaman ang iilan habang nalulunod sa kahirapan ang karamihan.  Kaya nga po natin pinatatatag ang Conditional Cash Transfer Program. Salbabida po ito para sa mga nalulunod nating kababayan, upang makapunta na sila sa pampang ng pagkakataon at pag-unlad. Lampas doble po ang bilang ng mga pamilyang matutulungan ng Conditional Cash Transfers, mula isang milyong pamilya sa ngayon, tungo sa kabuuang 2.3 million na pamilya sa 2011. Patuloy po ang ating tema ng pagbibigay ng lakas sa taumbayan. Dahil na rin po sa panunumbalik ng tiwala sa gobyerno, nabiyayaan ang KALAHI-CIDSS program ng dagdag na 59.1 million dollars — halos tatlong bilyong piso — mula sa World Bank. Sa programa pong ito, dadami pa ang komunidad na magkakaroon ng kuryente, kalsada, at malinis na tubig — mga proyektong ang taumbayan mismo ang nagpaplano at nagpapalakas.  Paulit-ulit po nating ididiin: trabaho ang pangunahing agenda ng ating administrasyon. At marami pong magandang balita ukol dito.  Lampas dalawang bilyong dolyar ang papasok na pera sa ating bansa mula sa mga foreign investors. Direkta po itong magbibigay ng 43,600 na trabaho sa mga Pilipino. Simula pa lamang po iyan: Kung hindi natin sila papadaanin sa butas ng karayom, makukumbinsi pa po silang magnegosyo rito, at madadagdagan pa ang mga trabahong nalikha.

Ang punto po natin dito: Walang maiiwan. Hindi po tayo papayag na yayaman ang iilan habang nalulunod sa kahirapan ang karamihan.

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Breakthrough on bar blast probe

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said Monday that arrests are to be expected this week as the National Bureau of Investigation has made a major breakthrough in its investigation on the Sept. 26 post-Bar examinations explosion outside a Manila university. The grenade blast occurred outside the De La Salle University campus along Taft Avenue in Manila, during the traditional Salubong where well-wishers greet the law graduates who have just finished four successive weekends of the grueling Bar exams. At least 47 people were injured in the explosion. Jed Carlo Lazaga, a fourth year law student of the University of San Jose Recoletos Law School in Cebu province, was earlier accused as the one who allegedly threw the grenade. However, Lazaga denied the allegation and accused members of the Tau Gamma Phi fraternity of mugging him on suspicion that he was responsible for the blast. —GMANews.TV

Aquino grants amnesty to rebel Senator Trillanes and troops

President Benigno Aquino III announced that he signed a proclamation granting amnesty to rebel soldiers and officers linked to military uprisings in 2003 and 2006. The grant of amnesty, under Proclamation 50, covers all active and former personnel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines as well as their supporters who took part in the July 27, 2003 Oakwood mutiny, the February 2006 Marine standoff and the Nov. 29, 2007 Manila Peninusla siege and related incidents. — Philippine Daily Inquirer

DOJ’s De Lima ‘embarrassed’ Lacson’s whereabouts still unknown

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima admitted that she is “embarrassed” that the National Bureau of Investigation has not yet tracked down fugitive Sen. Panfilo Lacson, who is charged for the double murder of publicist Salvador “Bubby” Dacer and his driver Emmanuel Corbito in November 2000.At a news briefing, De Lima expressed dismay that Lacson’s whereabouts remain unknown even if the government has exhausted all means to locate Lacson and limit his movements. These include having the Department of Foreign Affairs cancel Lacson’s passports and placing the senator under the International Criminal Police Organization’s (Interpol) Red Notice.De Lima said it is possible that Lacson could just be hiding in the country. “The possibility that he’s inside the country cannot be ruled out,” she said. — GMANews.TV

Pinoys fifth heaviest social network users worldwide — ComScore study

Talk about addictive. According to the latest study on global social network usage by Internet marketing research firm ComScore.com, the Philippines has the fifth “most engaged social networking audience” in the world. The study covered the usage habits of various countries and encompassed a broad range of social networking sites, from global services such as Facebook to local ones such as Russia’s VKontakte. According to the study, Filipinos are the fifth heaviest users of social neworks in the world, with Pinoys spending an average of 6.2 hours logged in. In contrast, the worldwide average is just 4.5 hours. GMANews.TV

25 dead in run-up to Philippines village polls: police

At least 25 people have been killed in violence related to upcoming village-level elections in the Philippines, the national police said Sunday. It came as police imposed tight security for Monday’s elections in which Filipinos will vote for district chairmen and council members in the nation’s 42,000 villages, said police spokesman Senior Superintendent Agrimero Cruz. Police records show 25 people had been killed and 10 wounded in election-related violence since the campaign period began on September 25, he told reporters. “We have been on full alert since Saturday night. We will be setting up security assistance desks in all voting centers to ensure honest, orderly and peaceful elections,” Cruz said. Yahoo News

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utis ang parating problema ni Andrea Jayme ng Hualien City. Inggit siya sa iba na may kutis artista. Curious tuloy si Andrea kung ano ang dapat niyang gawin sa mukha kaya panay ang kanyang eksperimento. Katulad ng ibang Pinay, kayumanggi ang kutis ni Andrea, pangarap niya ang pumuti nang husto. Nang minsang pauwi ay nakasalubong niya ang isang dating kaibigan na Pilipina. Halos hindi niya nakilala si Loren Ignacio dahil napakalaki ng ipinagbago ng kutis nito. Bukod sa pumuti ito ay nagkaroon din ng magandang pigura. Hindi napigilan ni Andrea na tanungin kay Loren kung ano ang beauty secret nito. Sinabi ni Loren na gumagamit ito ng upgraded version ng Dream Love 1000 5 in 1 Body Essence lotion na gawa sa England. Ito lang

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Andrea Jayme daw ang beauty secret kaya gumanda ang kutis at pumuti ang balat nito. Pumunta si Andrea sa EEC Elite Mart at bumili ng imported lotion sa halagang NT$590 lamang. Pagkauwi ay ginamit ni Andrea ang lotion ng paikot sa mukha at paitaas buong katawan ng 2 beses sa isang araw pagkatapos maligo ng maligamgam na tubig. Nagulat siya sa araw-araw na pag-

babago ng sarili at sa loob lang ng dalawang buwang tuloy-tuloy na paggamit ay naalis lahat ang pekas at dark spots sa kanyang mukha. Lumambot, kuminis, pumuti at naging younger-looking ang kanyang balat. Hindi masidlan ang tuwa ni Andrea sa malaking pagbabago na nangyari sa kanya dulot ng lotion. Kaya naman inirekomenda rin ito ni And-

rea sa kanyang mga kaibigan para maranasan din nila ang kahanga-hangang epekto ng lotion. Ang UV-Whitening na sangkap na ginamit sa lotion ay nagmula pa sa Miami, na nagbibigay ng proteksiyon laban sa ultra-violet rays na galing sa araw, habang pinapuputi nito ang inyong kutis. Mabilis ang epekto ng key ingredients on a per minute basis na may resultang makakaalis ng freckles, stretch marks at peklat na iniwan ng pimples. Inihalo rin ang Vitamin A, D & E upang panatilihing banayad na basa ang balat na nagsisilbing moisturizer. Ang lotion ay certified, tested at rekomemdado ng mga sikat na doktor para tunawin ang taba sa katawan na maging butil at nililinis din nito ang colon at binabawasan ang kolesterol sa katawan.

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Gerald Anderson tumanggap ng death threats

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a presscon ng Till My Heartaches Ends na pinagbibidahan nila Gerald Anderson at Kim Chiu nagulat ang lahat nang maging emotional ang dalawang artista. Pinagsabihan na ang mga dumalong reporters na tanging mga tanong may relevant o patungkol lamang sa pelikula ang maaaring itanong. Naitanong ni Allan Diones, isang entertainment columnist, ang tanong patungo sa teaser ng movie na may dialogue na “mahal mo ba ako?” kung sa totoong buhay ay naitanong na ba ni Gerald ito kay Kim “at sinagot ka ba ni Kim ng “Sobra, sobra kitang mahal?” Inamin ng actor na they have a special relationship sa loob ng 4 years, they have shared very happy moments together. Ikinagulat ng lahat instead na sagutin ni Gerald ang tanong ay marami itong ipinaalam na ibang bagay tulad ng paghingi nya ng sorry kay Kim dahil sa alam niyang nasaktan niya ito at kahit na ano pa man ay tinaggap pa rin siya ni Kim. Nasabi ni Gerald na tao lamang siya at nagkakamali din. Hindi na nga niya napigilan ang pag-iyak at nasabi din na last year isa siyang hero at naging role model sa pagtulong niya sa ilang tao sa kasagsagan ng bagyong Ondoy at ngayon ay naging negatibo ang kanyang imahe ng lumabas na break na sila ni Kim at nang ipagpalit niya ito kay Bea Alonzo. Maraming tao na raw ang hindi lamang galit sa kanya kundi idinadamay pa ang kanyang pamilya, bukod sa mga negative issues na ibinabato sa kanya umabot sa pananakot ng fans na e boycott si Gerald ng Kimeralds fans at si Kim lamang ang kanilang susuportahan at itong huli ay umabot na sa death threats ang nakukuha ng kanyang pamilya. Nakatanggap ng tawag ang kanyang ina na papatayin niya si Gerald. Sinabi

ni Gerald na hindi siya galit at gagawin niya ang lahat para maging role model. Pagkatapos nito ay lumabas na si Gerald, si Kim man ay umiiyak narin at nag iwan ng mensahe sa lahat ng kanilang fans “ako, gusto kong sabihin sa lahat ng tao na sana maging okay ang lahat. Kasi ako, okay ako, ayoko lang nung papatayin si Bea, tatapunan daw ng asido, papatayin si Gerald. Ayoko yung ganun, eh. Tanggapin na lang natin kung anuman ang nangyari. Kaya lang, hindi ko na kaya yung nangyayari ngayon. Sana tanggapin nila at maintindihan nila na may personal din kaming buhay.” Makalipas ang ilang araw ay nagpa live interview si Gerald sa The Buzz na kung saan ay sinabi niyang di niya pinagsisihan ang nangyari sa presscon. Nag- apologize si Gerald kay Bea dahil sa nadamay ito sa intriga at sa mga threats, bukod dito ay pinaalam ng actor na dahil sa pelikulang ito ay nagkaayos sila ni Kim aniya “Dahil sa movie na ito naging okay kami ni Kim. Kung anong dala-dala namin nalabas namin sa movie, sa eksena. Naging okay kami dahil sa movie… dito sa movie na ito, it’s also my way of saying sorry to Kim,” naging vocal siya ng sabihin niyang “Kaya ko namang talikuran ang lahat. I can go back to (General Santos City). Puwede akong mag-aral ulit sa States. Ang hindi ko kaya na maging magkaaway kami ni Kim… I can give this all up, huwag lang ‘yon.” Masaya si Gerald na alam ng lahat kung ano man ang stiwasyon nila ngayon at mas maiintindihan ng mga tao ang saloobin nila ni Kim. Naniniwala si Gerald na hindi ang Kimerald fans ang may pakana ng mga threats kundi malamang ay mga detractors niya, alam niya daw na hindi nila ito kayang gawin.

Celine Dion gives birth to twin boys in Florida

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anadian singing superstar Celine Dion is a mother again. The international pop star gave birth to twin boys on Saturday in a Florida hospital, media reports say. “Celine, Rene and their son, Rene-Charles, are thrilled,” one of the singer’s representatives told People magazine. According to reports,

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Ms. Dion, 42, right, was admitted to hospital last Sunday, just past 34 weeks into her pregnancy. On Saturday morning, shortly after 11 a.m., in West Palm Beach, Fla., Ms. Dion gave birth. The boys weighed in at five pounds, four ounces, and five pounds, 10 ounces. Ms. Dion became pregnant after undergoing in vitro treatments. The couples’s other son is nine. One of the top-earning singers in the world, Ms. Dion is due to return to Las Vegas in March 2011 for a three-year concert residency at Caesar’s Palace.

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oyal jelly is a creamy white substance secreted from the salivary glands of worker bees to feed young bee larvae. The larvae that will eventually develop into queen bees continue to receive this nectar until they reach maturation. It has been theorized that it is this diet of royal jelly that allows the queen bee to grow bigger and live longer than the other bees, and for this reason some believe that royal jelly can have life-extending effects for humans as well. Nature’s bee 100% royal jelly comes in soft-gel NT$499/bottle capsules and ex30 capsules tracts and can be taken as a dietary supplement.It supplies all the B-vitamins, vitamins A, C, D, E, and K, more than a dozen key minerals. Royal jelly also contains 18 amino acids, and other important constituents, including nucleic acids (DNA and RNA). Among some of the benefits of Nature’s bee 100% royal jelly are it enhances your immune system to fight flu and colds, and other forms of sickness caused by viruses. It provides productively greater and improved natural supply of nutrients to increase and maximize energy level. It acts as skin nourishment, avoiding skin dryness and improving a clearer skin through a healthy and vigorous glow. It encourages healthy hair growth through natural supply of nutrients. It alleviates mind and body pains from stress and/ or strenuous work. It promotes regular menstruation cycle in women. It provides relief from stress and pre-

The top five cancercausing foods The food we eat dictates the state of our wealth. Here are some ways to lower the risk of having cancer.

1. Hot Dogs.

Because they are high in nitrates, the Cancer Prevention Coalition advises that children eat no more than 12 hot dogs a month. If you can’t live without hot dogs, buy those made without sodium nitrate.

2. Processed meats and Bacon

Also high in the same sodium nitrates found in hot dogs, bacon, and other processed meats raise the risk of heart disease. The saturated fat in bacon also contributes to cancer.

3. Doughnuts

Doughnuts are cancer-causing double trouble. First, they are made with white flour, sugar, and hydrogenated oils, then fried at high temperatures. Doughnuts may be the worst food you can possibly eat to raise your risk of cancer.

4. French fries

Like doughnuts, French fries are made with hydrogenated oils and then fried at high temperatures. They also contain cancer- causing acryl amides which occur during the frying process. They should be called cancer fries, not French fries.

5. Chips, crackers, and cookies

All are usually made with white flour and sugar. Even the ones whose labels claim to be free of trans-fats generally contain small amounts of trans-fats.

Gardener nabighani sa Pinay

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ilala ng marami si Carolina Quitazol dahil palakaibigan siya at may kaaya-ayang personalidad. Dahil sa dami ng kanyang mga kaibigan, nalalaman niya kung anu-ano ang mga nangyayari sa kanilang lugar. Ginagawa niyang makabuluhan ang oras sa pamamagitan ng paggardening o pagpasyal sa kanyang aso. Sa ganitong paraan din niya nakakahalubilo ang mga kaibigan. May lihim na pagtingin si Carolina sa isang Pinoy na gardener na nagngangalang Edward. Minsan lang sa isang linggo ito magpunta sa bahay na malapit kina Carolina. Dahil maraming kaibigan, madali siyang nakakuha ng impormasyon tungkol sa lalaki. Nasa mid-30s daw ito, 6 feet tall, kayumanggi ang balat at maskulado. Higit sa lahat, binata pa raw, na sadyang ikinatuwa ni Carolina.

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can survive on surfaces up to 48 hours. Washing your hands often for 15-20 seconds (or equivalent of singing Happy Birthday twice) with warm water and soap will help protect you from germs. 6. Keep the distance.To reduce your chances of infection develop the habit of keeping a distance (about six feet), if possible, between yourself and others during flu epidemic.

Influenza (or flu) is

an infection of the lungs and airways causing a fever, sore throat, cough, runny nose, headache, and muscle aches. Every year, in different countries in the world, widespread outbreaks of influenza occur during the flu season, which typically runs from lateNovember to March.

Flu Prevention Tips 1. Raw garlic. Garlic is one of the best natural remedies for flu prevention. It kills viruses responsible for colds and the flu. You can simply chew chive garlic and you even don't need to swallow it. 2. Drink plenty of fluids. Drinking plenty of water will keep you well hydrated. Proper hydration is essential for strong immune system and overall health. Water is the best, however water with lemon juice sweetened with honey, green tea, herbal tea, or fresh sugar-free juices are also

NT$560 lamang. Excited si Carolina na gamitin ang produkto pati na ang pagdating ng Martes, ito ang araw na makikita niya si Edward. Tunay nga daw na epektibo ang imported na pabango dahil nang dumaan siya sa tabi ni Edward ng araw na iyon ay tumingin at ngumiti ang lalaki sa kanya. Ngumiti din siya bilang ganti at tuwang-tuwa si Carolina dahil sa wakas ay pinansin siya nito. Nagsimula sa ngitian ang magandang relasyon sa kanilang dalawa. Naging napakaligaya daw ng mga sumunod na araw nila. Mabait at maalalahanin si Edward ngunit tuwing gagamitin daw niya ang pabango ay tila halos ayaw na nitong bitawan siya, lagi siya nitong hinahalikan mula sa leeg niya, pati kamay nito ay kung saan-saan nakakarating at panay ang sabi na gustung-gusto nitong lagi silang magkasama.

7. Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.

good choices. How to know if you are getting enough of fluids? If the color of your urine is close to clear, you're getting enough. If it's deep yellow, you need more fluids. 3. Stop Smoking. This is the hardest tip to implement, but if you are a smoker and want to protect yourself from the flu - break off your habit. 4. Fruits and vegetables. Remember to eat the recommended 5-9 servings per day of fruits and vegetables. Apples have anti-viral properties and are great preventive remedy against flu. 5. Hand washing. Human influenza viruses

The eyes, nose and mouth are entry ports for flu viruses. Rubbing your eyes, nose, or mouth is a sure-fire way to get the flu. 8. Keep surroundings clean. Keep surfaces like bedside tables, surfaces in the bathroom, kitchen counters and toys for children clean by wiping them down with a household disinfectant . 9. Room ventilation. Proper ventilation significantly reduces the concentration of pathogenic bacteria and viruses in the air. Opening windows is an easy and extremely effective natural ventilation technique. 10. Flu vaccination is always the best way to specifically prevent flu.

To protect your brain, avoid these 10 brain damaging habits 1. No Breakfast. People who do not take breakfast are going to have a lower blood sugar level. This leads to an insufficient supply of nutrients to the brain causing brain degeneration. 6. Sleep Deprivation. Sleep allows our brain to rest... Long term deprivation from sleep will accelerate the death of brain cells.

2. Overeating. It causes hardening of the brain arteries, leading to a decrease in mental power.

3. Smoking It causes multiple brain shrinkage and may lead to Alzheimer disease.

7. Head covered while sleeping. Sleeping with the head covered increases the concentration of carbon dioxide and decrease concentration of oxygen that may lead to brain damaging effects.

4. High Sugar consumption. Too much sugar will interrupt the absorption of proteins and nutrients causing malnutrition and may interfere with brain development.

8. Working your brain during illness. Working hard or studying with sickness may lead to a decrease in effectiveness of the brain as well as damage the brain.

5. Air Pollution. The brain is the largest oxygen consumer in our 20 body. Inhaling polluted air decreases the supply of oxygen to the brain, bringing about a decrease in brain efficiency.

9. Lacking in stimulating thoughts. Thinking is the best way to train our brain, lacking in brain stimulation thoughts may cause brain shrinkage.

10. Talking Rarely. Intellectual conversations will promote the efficiency of the brain.

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Mike Tyson sued for US$25 mil. by paparazzi photographer A paparazzi photographer filed a $25 million lawsuit against Mike Tyson on Monday stemming from a scuffle with the boxer at LAX airport last year, RadarOnline.com reports. The incident took place on November 11, 2009. The photographer, Antonia Echevarria, filed his lawsuit at Los Angeles Superior Court. He claims he sustained several injuries and that the boxer told him, "I will kill you." Echevarria alleges Tyson went after him at LAX which resulted in injuries to his face, brain, spine, neck and other parts of his body. Tyson was traveling through LAX on his way to Las Vegas with his wife, mother-in-law, assistant and 10-monthold baby daughter when the incident occurred. At the time of the fight, Tyson and Echevarria placed each other under citizen's arrest and made complaints of misdemeanor battery. Tyson was taken into custody while Echevarria went to a local

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Kris Aquino disclosed on Sunday that she introduced herself to an actress who is being romantically linked to her estranged husband, cager James Yap. It took place last week when they attended the wedding of actress Jenny Miller.“I went up to her after communion. I said, ‘Hi, I’m Kris. I know you’re Isabel. Hindi pa nga tayo na-introduce, na-intriga na tayo.’ Sabi ko, ‘Finally at least you’ve met me.’ And she said, ‘Opo.’ ‘Yon na ‘yon,” the presidential sister said. She said she mentioned it to Yap when the professional basketball player visited their son, and the topic proved to be an “icebreaker.” She noted that “that icebreaker really helped both of us” because for the first time they were able to discuss their issues minus the usual rancor and shouting match. She said: “Nalabas ko ang sama ng loob ko. Nasabihan ko siya na, ‘Tell naman your lawyer na puwede akong kwestyunin bilang asawa mo, kaya nga tayo nagpapa-annul, pero kung pagiging nanay ko ang pupuntiryahin niya, ibang usapan yan.’” The 39-year-old actress also said she’s ready to fall in love again. “Ka-age bracket ko na [para] ito na, for real and for keeps.” — abscbnNEWS.com

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In a rare move, ABS-CBN President and COO Charo Santos-Concio addressed the public via ‘’TV Patrol’’ and DZMM Oct. 22 to publicly air disappointment over the Quezon City Regional Trial Court’s failure to grant the network a Temporary Restraining Order against Willie Revillame and subsequent airing of his new TV5 show ‘’Willing Willie.’’ According to a resolution released Oct. 22 by Judge Luisito Cortez of the Regional Trial Court Branch 84, the network ‘’failed to discharge the burden of proving that there exists an urgent need for the issuance of a TRO to prevent great or irreparable injury that it might suffer.’’ — Manila Bulletin

‘Willing Willie’ premieres

Willie Revillame is back in the tube as an official “Kapatid” artist. Despite controversies and a staggering P486 million damage suit filed by ABS-CBN, “Willing Willie” premiered Saturday, October 23, as TV5’s flagship primetime variety program. The show promises to change the way Filipinos spend their primetime viewing. In a timeslot where news programs dominate, “Willing Willie” aims to provide a “positive” viewing experience where families can enjoy and bond together over dinner without the usual “negativity” of evening news. It airs Monday to Friday, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm and Saturdays, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. “Tama na ang bad news. Tama na ang napapanood nating saksakan. Tama na ‘yong may naaksidente. Tama na ‘yong tatay ginahasa ang anak. Sa hapag-kainan, ‘yon na ang pinapanood namin sa ilang taon. Dapat iba na, saya at pag-asa na!,” Willie said. — Yahoo news

Rape case laban kay Patrick Dela Rosa itutuloy

October 12, 2010 nang sampahan ng rape case sa Quezon City Regional Trial Court si Patrick dela Rosa, dating actor at ngayon ay nanunungkulang bilang Board of Member ng Oriental Mindoro. Walang piyansang inirekomenda ang court para kay Patrick, nakapiit sa kulungan ng Quezon City Jail ang nasabing actor. Isang nag ngangalang Roxanne na isang 20 years old ang sinasabing naging biktima ni Patrick. Noong Ocotber 7 ng maimbitihan ang dalawa sa isang birthday party sa isang condo unit sa Cubao na nauwi sa inuman, ayon sa dalaga pasado ng ala una ng umaga ng pumasok siya sa kwarto at sa pag gising niya ay nagulat na lang siya na nakahubad at andun din si Patrick. Narinig ng kapit condo unit ang sigaw ng biktima, sila ang nagsumbong sa security guards. Hustisya ang sigaw ng biktima napabalitang nag alok daw si Patrick ng danyos para maayos ang kinasangkutang gulo ngunit hindi pumayag si Roxanne. Pahayag niya ay “Hanggang dulo talaga ilalaban ko ito. Siyempre lahat naman ng biktima ng ganito, gusto nilang makulong yung nagkasala di ba?” Ayon sa abogado ng actor na si Atty. Gonzales, lagi daw nakatago ang actor sa kanyang selda at naaawa sa kanyang sarili dahil sa wala pa man ay hinusgahan na siya ng mga tao – nagkaroon na siya ng trial by publicity. Nangangalap ng testigo ang kampo nila Patrick at hingi nila na maging patas ang lahat dahil ang pag galang din sa karapatan ni Patrick bilang akusado.

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(Left) Naminara Park is where the famous Koreanovela Winter Sonata was filmed.

(Right photo) The group bonded in Everland Theme Park. (Left photo) Woongjin Playdoci (Indoor Ski) gives everyone an opportunity to ski even in the summer.

Safari World offers a much more intimate interactions with the wild animals.

Sept. 2010 The Seoul Tower is a romantic sight to see during night time.

Summit Resort-sorrounded by brick castles, pond and vast garden.

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Chung Tai Museum (Buddhist Articrafts)

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Nantou forest - a refreshing escape from our busy city life. The forest offered a revitalizing trip for all.

Cingjing farm-Being in this place took our breath away, the scenery gives a panoramic view of Taiwan's version of New Zealand. You can feed the sheep, horse back riding, stroll, and even try the local delicacies in the market just outside the farm.


All Soul's Day celebration around the world

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alloween originated 2000 years ago from a harvest festival from the Ancient Celts who celebrates the end of summer. The Celts believed that the transitional time before the dark winter was a time when the worlds of the living and dead comes together. During the era when the Romans conquered the Celts they contributed in joining two more festivals; Feralia, paying respects to the dead and Pomona, a day honoring the goddess of fruits and trees. As Christianity spread, Pope Boniface IV replaced the celebration with All Saints’ Day on November 1. This day of honoring saints was later followed by All Souls' Day, which honored the dead. All Saints' Day, still celebrated today, was known as All-hallowmas in medieval times. The night before the feast was called All Hallows' Even or, in an Irish contraction, Hallow E'en. It was the Europeans who introduce these customs to the Americans, this led to the Americanized Halloween that developed from many different cultures. It was celebrated with a festival of dancing, singing, fortune and story telling especially of ghost stories. The adaptation of the dressing costumes and giving treats such as goodies and candies came from the Irish and English early settlers. Now we have the parades and various celebrations. To avoid being played on tricks, the families began giving children "treats" and by the 1950s, Halloween had turned into a children's holiday.

How did the jack-o'-lantern came about

It was also the Irish who introduced to the world the carving of turnip lantern. These lanterns were left on the door step to ward off evil spirits. They believed that without the offering, the evil spirit might play some tricks to their fields and live stocks. When this tradition was brought to the USA, they substituted the turnip to a pumpkin since it is readily available in the states. They cut the head of the pumpkin, carved a monstrous face and place lighted

candle inside the pumpkin to reflect a scary illuminated face. It is for this reason that the carved pumpkin was called a jack-o'-lantern named after the phenomenon of strange light flickering over peat bogs.

Filipinos celebrate all souls day

Many of us Filipinos look forward to All Souls’ Day Celebration or Araw ng mga Patay mainly to visit our lost love ones and clean their graves, others would call it a family gathering since it is one of those days when the whole family is present while others would use the holiday to take a break from their busy lives. This is a busy day for the country. The police force help regulates and maintain the peace and order for the celebration. There were police who are dispatched to monitor the traffic around the cemetery, bus stations and sea ports. Since the people use this time to go back to their provinces and spend time with the rest of their families. It’s a festive event for some people who would prepare foods for the whole family. Some play cards and Majong, some would bring karaoke, and visit friends who are also in the vicinity. Looking back in my younger years we looked forward in visiting the cemetery aside from being with our relatives. Now that we are in Taiwan, we really miss those traditions, all we can do is to say a prayer for our departed loved ones.

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Top 10 Scariest Filipino Horror Movies Halloween is the time of the year when we usually go out to watch horror movies to scare ourselves.Here are some of the top horror movie picks in the PhilippinesBookmark: 1. Shake Rattle and Roll II (Episode 3:Aswang) This the the third episode of Shake Rattle and Roll which stars Manilyn Reynes, Aljon Jimenez and Ana Roces. Manilyn’s character is invited by a friend, played by Ana Roces, in the latter’s town fiesta. Little does she know that she’s the pang-handa for a secret precolonial spiritual ceremony.

2. Sukob

This suspense film stars Kris Aquino and Claudine Barretto. They play halfsisters who are not aware of each other’s existence, until a series of unlucky incidents begin to take place within a year of their respective weddings. 3. Feng Shui Kris Aquino plays Joy, a young working mother who finds a Bagua that is believed to bring good luck when hung on the front door. The bagua does bring her extremely good fortune, however, it seems that, as each piece of good fortune comes her way, someone around her dies.

4. Ouija

This movie serves as a warning to those who indulge in the popular game, “spirit of the glass”, where a group of people huddle around a board with a clear drinking glass and a ouija board or “witchboard” with letters, numbers and “responses” printed on it. Once you watch this, you’ll think twice about courting “supernatural beings” into giving you answers to your questions. 5. Pasiyam “Pasiyam” is a Filipino tradition offered to a dead relative on his/ her ninth day of death. The movie is all about a dead mother who keeps on coming back to have her revenge on her children, except for the mentally impaired youngest child, played by Aubrey Miles. 6. Sigaw- or “The Echo.” The story revolves around Marvin’s (Richard Gutierrez) new apartment, where he hears strange noises and deals with stranger neighbors.

7. Patayin Mo Sa Sindak si Barbara (1974) The original version of 1995?s Patayin Sa Sindak Si Barbara, starring Susan Roces, is all about the dying curse of a jealous, suicidal wife on her husband and his presumed lover.

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8. Impaktita Jean Garcia plays a timid girl who is always being visited by an “Aswang” every night. Unfortunately, Jean learns that she was an adopted child, and that her real mother is the “aswang” who is coming back for her because, as soon as Jean’s character turns eighteen, she will also turn into an aswang herself.

9. Tiyanak – This is the original movie which made the line “Anak ni Janice” famous. The film is all about an angelic-looking baby which turns into a monster or “tiyanak” during the night.

10. Halimaw sa Banga – The film which made the cute “Matet” an instant favorite child actress when she uttered “Takot ako.” In the film, an antique looking “banga” or big jar in a rich family’s house is housing a monster.

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OFW Guide >>>>>> Foreign Laborers’ Cultural Center in Taipei Course/Activity Timetable of November 2010

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11/07 (Sun) 10:00-12:00 11/07 (Sun) 14:00-16:00

Basic Computer Class (7)

Basic Microsoft Word (1) – learn how to create tabulations & know the basics about how files are stored in folders.

5F, No. 21, DiHuaSt., Sec.1, Datong District, Taipei Education &Training Rm.

Basic Chinese Class (9)

Learn Chinese idioms, phrases, and reading essays. — Making words and sentences; grammar, writing and conversation practice. Learn how to use the Chinese language and to express the meaning of the word or sentence in order to write a good article.

5F, No. 21, DiHua St.,Sec.1, Datong District, Taipei Education and Training Rm.

11/14 (Sun) 10:00-12:00

Basic Computer Class (9)

Basic Microsoft Word (3) – learn how to create tabulations and know the basics about how files are stored in folders.

5F, No. 21, DiHua St.,Sec.1, Datong District, Taipei Education and Training Rm.

11/14 (Sun) 14:00-16:00

Dancing Class (9)

Modern Pop Dance Dance Title: 5F, No. 21, DiHua St.,Sec.1, “ Butterfly ”— Regardless of age, both Datong District, Taipei City men and women as long as they move Small Assembly Hall will make them more youthful and beautiful.

11/24 (Sun) 13:00-16:30 11/21 (Sun) 14:00-16:00

Final Singing Competition

All Foreign Workers with employers are invited to join our singing competition and those who can sing with the karaoke can come and show us your talent.

Advanced Chinese Learn Chinese idioms, phrases, and Class (9) reading essays.

Datong District, Taipei Education and Training Rm.

11/28 (Sun) 10:00-12:00 11/28 (Sun) 14:00-16:00

Laws and Regulations Seminar (3)

5F, No. 21, DiHua St., Sec.1, Datong District, Taipei City Education and Training Rm.

Introduction of foreign labor-related rights. — To protect the rights of legal foreign workers and help them adjust to life in Taiwan.

Outdoor Plaza, Yongle Market (No.21, Di-Hua St., Sec 1, Taipei City) 5F, No. 21, DiHua St., Sec.1,

Culinary Class (9) Taiwan’s famous Stir-fried noodles 5F, No. 21, DiHua St., Sec.1, & sesame oil chicken. — Stir-fried rice Datong District, Taipei City noodles & sesame oil chicken is a symbol Culinary Room

Address: 5F, No.21, Di-Hua St., Sec 1, Datong District, Taipei City Website: http://mwcc.org.tw Tel.: (02) 2555-1271 Fax: (02) 2555-1342 Office Hours: Wednesday to Friday (08:30~12:00 13:30~17:30) Organizers: Taipei City Bureau of Labor Sponsor: Nat’l Association of Small & Medium Enterprises R.O.C

FINDYourPinoyStore Fokung Store Pengiriman Daru TIKI Untuk Indonesia Layanan Pengirimam, Uang Ke Indonesia, Lauanan Kargo Laut, Philippine Grocery Tel.: (07) 8214429 Fax: (07) 8231808 Mobile: 0931879421

Allan & Neth’s Store Remittance, Cargo, Grocery & Phonecards Contact No.: 89013460/0930165823

Bicycle Store / Kainan Kay Malou

We sell Pinoy products and accepts money remittance Contact Chao Chien-ho & Malou Chao 0938639777/ 0981432215 or (04) 06565206 918-9 Sec. 1 Chung Yang Rd. Wuchi Town, Taichung County

Pinoy OK Ka! Philippine Goods

Look for Ms. Vangie Lin at CP 0936221975 No. 330 Changshui Rd. Sanshia Vill. Fushing County, Changhua

FRIENDS

Ann Marie Hung Call Us: 0916601077 No. 12 Lane 294 Chung Huard Luchu Kaohsiung County

Ichiya & Maribel’s Store Offers Phil. Products, Remittance, Cargo, Phone Cards Services and Photoshop service Tel.: 037-689802 / 0985-489802 No. 157 Chung Hua Road, Chunan County, Miaoli Hsien

BLESSINGS Filipino Goods & Services Call Us: Bryan 0921-197700; Tony 0910257431; Sally 0912535944 O.M.: (037) 597100 No. 41, Fushing St. , He-Sing Li, Toufen Town, Miaoli Shien, Taiwan

ROSE LIN’s PLACE

Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand Goods/Sea Cargo/Door to Door/Service Center Tel.: (03) 997-2525 /Fax: (03) 997-3317 Mobile: 0911-233248 No. 194 Nan-an Rd. Su Ao Town, Ilan County

3F No. 11 Minsheng Road, Changhua City Tel. No.: (04) 7239716 Fax: (04) 7238139 Mobile No.: 0930415423/0916191463

INDAY Philippine Store

Pinoy Goods, Remittance, Sea Cargo. They also cater made to order food for all occassions Contact: Marites C. Lin at 0980-218177/0934-281361 Tel.: (04) 8953969/8934669 No. 665 Doufan Rd. Sanhe Vill. Fang Wan Changhua County

Tel.: (04) 23597403 CP: 0928006110 Address:No.85Lane89,Sec.3Taichung-KangRd.SitunArea,TaichungCity

Edna Chuang Remittance, Door to door Package, Phone Cards, Avon Products and Phils. Products Contact No.: 0930556320 (IF), 0922059735(OK), 0933027319 (CW), 0980676824 (Yatai) No. 2-79 Ping-Holi Chin Pu Huwei Yunlin County

Triple J Store

Philippine Groceries, Imported Goods, Bed Sheets & Blankets Contact Jack Lin at 0919295017 No. 758 Ling-tung Rd. Nantun District Taichung City

Big J Philippine Goods & Service Center Restaurant and Videoke

FREE: lDelivery of Goods lPick-up on remittance & cargoes lVideo Coverage on Parties lAirport Services No. 10, 1F, Lane 56 Janchian Road, Lotung Chen, Ilan Tel.: (03) 9563872, 9574255 (Tel/Fax) Res.: (03) 9504034, 0933989380

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ROLYN’S STORE

Tel.:(08) 7513588; Fax: (08) 7532869 198 Chinhua 1st St. Pingtung City

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Tindahang Pinoy!

Vivian Fang Remittance, Philippine Costco Goods, Cosmetics, Cellphone, Phone Cards, EEC Box, Fax Service, etc... Also Available air ticketing & airport transport services. Phone us at Tel.: (02) 2703-3002/ Fax: (02) 2701-1596 CP: 0912-265951 1F No. 51 Lane 39 Tung-Hwa St. Taipei City

Ysabelle Store No. 48-2 Shengli Rd. Rende County, Tainan Tel.: 0918-292-392/(06) 270-2996

Ana Store

Contact. No.: 0989-087-160 / 0955431-821

MRH Restaurant

Serves Filipino Food Tel.: 0917-475-326 / 0916-393507

Musings Rev. Paul Ko of the Soul

Taipei International Church

Love does not envy

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Third in the Series of 12 articles on the Qualities of Love.

nvy (Inggit) wants what somebody else has. It is resentful or unhappy feeling of wanting somebody else’s success, good fortune, qualities, or possession. It is Jealous, resentful, suspicious, and watchful. It is not kind, not sympathetic, not trusting, not helpful, not affirming, not favorable. In the story of a THE WINDOW by Eric Ferguson, he related about two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs. His bed was next to the room’s only window. The other man had to spend all his time flat on his back. The men talked for hours on end. They spoke of their wives and families, their homes, their jobs, their involvement in the military service, where they had been on vacation. And every afternoon when the man in the bed by the window could sit up, he would pass the time by describing to his room-mate all the things he could see outside the window. The man in the other bed began to live for those one-hour periods where his world would be broadened and enlivened by all the activity and color of the world outside. The window overlooked a park with a lovely lake. Ducks and swans played on the water while children sailed their model boats. Young lovers walked arm in arm amidst flowers of every color of the rainbow. Grand old trees graced the landscape, and a fine view of the city skyline could be seen in the distance. As the man by the window described all this in exquisite detail, the man on the other side of the room would close his eyes and imagine the picturesque scene. One warm afternoon the man by the window described a parade passing by. Although the other man couldn’t hear the band - he could see it in his mind’s eye as the gentleman by the window portrayed it with descriptive words. Then unexpectedly, a sinister thought entered his mind. Why should the other man alone experience all the pleasures of seeing everything while he himself never got to see anything? It didn’t seem fair. At first thought the man felt ashamed. But as the days passed and he missed seeing more sights, his envy eroded into resentment and soon turned him sour. He began to brood and he found himself unable to sleep. He should be by that window - that thought, and only that thought now controlled his life. Late one night as he lay staring at the ceiling, the man by the window began to cough. He was choking on the fluid in his lungs. The other man watched in the dimly lit room as the struggling man by the window groped for the button to call for help. Listening from across the room he never, pushed his own button which would have brought the nurse running in. In less than five minutes the coughing and choking stopped, along with that the sound of breathing. Now there was only silence - deathly silence. The following morning the day nurse arrived to bring water for their baths. When she found the lifeless body of the man by the window, she was saddened and called the hospital attendants to take it away. As soon as it seemed appropriate, the other man asked if he could be moved next to the window. The nurse was happy to

make the switch, and after making sure he was comfortable, she left him alone. Slowly, painfully, he propped himself up on one elbow to take his first look at the world outside. Finally, he would have the joy of seeing it all himself. He strained to slowly turn to look out the window beside the bed. It faced a blank wall! The man asked the nurse what could have compelled his deceased roommate who had described such wonderful things outside this window. The nurse responded that the man was blind and could not even see the wall. She said, "Perhaps he just wanted to encourage you." In the book, Landmines in the Path of the Believer: Avoiding the Hidden Dangers by Charles F. Stanley, He said…“When we use the word “jealous,” we use it in a sense of being envious of someone who has something we do not have. This kind of jealousy is a sin and is not characteristic of love; rather, it shows that we are still being controlled by our own desires (1 Corinthians 3:3). The Bible in the book to the Galatians 5:26 says, “Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other.” The more we focus on ourselves and our own desires, the less we are able to focus on God. When we harden our hearts to the truth, we cannot turn to Jesus and allow Him to heal us (Matthew 13:15). But when we allow the Holy Spirit to control us, He will produce in us the fruit of our salvation, which is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control (Galatians 5:22-23). Being jealous indicates that we are not satisfied with what God has given us. The Bible tells us to be content with what we have, for God will never fail or forsake us (Hebrews 13:5). In order to combat jealousy, we need to become more like Jesus and less like ourselves. We can get to know Him through Bible study, prayer, and fellowship with mature believers. As we learn how to serve others instead of ourselves, our hearts will begin to change. The Apostle Paul says, “Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will” (Romans 12:2). Dwight L. Moody once told the fable of an eagle that was envious of another that could fly better than he could. One day the bird saw a sportsman with a bow and arrow and said to him, "I wish you would bring down that eagle up there." The man said he would if he had some feathers for his arrow. So the jealous eagle pulled one out of his wing. The arrow was shot, but it didn't quite reach the rival bird because he was flying too high. The first eagle pulled out another feather, then another--until he had lost so many that he himself couldn't fly. The archer took advantage of the situation, turned around, and killed the helpless bird. Moody made this application: if you are envious of others, the one you will hurt the most by your actions will be yourself. ----------------------------------------------------If you have questions about the article or if you need counseling and prayer, call bro. Paul (02) 28344127 during office hours.


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Pinoy Got Talent Season 2 held in Tanzi Elementary School Taichung last Sept. 26, 2010 organized by Fr. Joy Tajonera

Pinoy Got Talent Season 2 Winner Catherine Barba receives A prize from diff. sponsor. Joseph Sy Of EEC awards the prize

Vietnam and Indonesia Cultural presentation held last Sept 26. and Oct. 17, 2010 respectively at 228 Park Taipei City, sponsored by Taipei City Gov't.

Values Re-Orientation and Financial Literacy Forum Brought by DOLE, OWWA and MECO and sponsored by Pag-IBIG Fund and SSS The seminar last October 10, 2010 was the general introduction for all the last batch of skills training programs for the year 2010 at the Ugnayan Migrants and Immigrant Center at Taipei entitled - "Values ReOrientation and Financial Literacy Forum". It was organized and delivered by the Department of Labor and Employment and its attached agency - Overseas Workers' Welfare Administration, together with the Manila Economic and Cultural Office. And it was sponsored by the Pag-IBIG Fund and the Social Security System. Land Bank of the Philippines already provided moral support. The primary purpose of the undertaking is to ensure that our various training programs are appreciated by the students in the proper perspective and context, so that the students who are expected to graduate at the end of this year would know how to properly use their training to advance their prospect for a better life. Better life, in our philosophy does not only mean earning and securing more income. More profoundly, it should mean being right with our Maker, with ourselves, with our families, and with the society that we live in. Of course, developing such relationships should lead to more productive life as the learner could use the principles in the various practical decision-making functions in life, including managing their jobs, saving, engaging in entrepreneurial activities and investing. The lecture provided an identification of key tools that should guide our lives and key questions that could help the students evaluate their lives and re-order them, should changes be necessary. After the program, all the training programs at Ugnayan, including the Tulay Computer training Program with Microsoft and Ople Foundation, the Computer repair and maintenance course, the Food Processing, the Baking, the Women's Accessories-making and Dress-making, and the Bar-tending course shall simultaneously start next Sunday, 17 October 2010 and will run until November.

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Among the speakers are: LABAT Conferido, Welfare Officer Jose Capa, Micael p. Alvarez of Landbank and Lersa Li of Pag-IBIG.


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