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MAKAN A LA PINOY | Zucchini-mangga-letsugas ensalada

Ti zucchini (American) wenno courgette (British) wenno summer squash ket maysa a klase ti karabasa a mabalin a dumanon iti maysa a metro iti kaatiddogna no matangkenan. Ngem kadawyan a maburasen no naganus pay a kasla kadakkel ti pipino.

BANDILLO | On the Delisting of 600+ in the DOJ Proscription Case versus CPP and NPA

As a peace advocate, I view the original and the newly amended proscription petition as a stumbling block in peace building. Proscription poses constraints for the CPP and the NPA to return to the negotiating table thus putting the possible resolution of the roots of the armed conflict even more difficult, complicated if not altogether impossible.

WEEKLY REFLECTIONS | When religion becomes Opium

“What God the Father considers to be pure and genuine religion in this: to take care of orphans and widows in their suffering and to keep oneself from being corrupted by the world” – James 1:27

AS THE BAMBOOS SWAY | Team Duterte vs Team Filipinos

Nonetheless, in spite of increase in pay bribery, there should be military men who still have the integrity to really stand by the Philippine Constitution and join the Team Filipinos, eventually. Yes, indeed, even just the increasing prices of goods and services should be enough for the final score to be against Team Duterte. Yes, indeed, future history has already been written. In which team are you in?

WEEKLY REFLECTIONS | The wise men must be Filipinos

“…some men who studied the stars came from the East to Jerusalem and asked, ‘Where is the baby born to be the king of the Jews? We saw his star when it came up in the East, and we have come to worship.” – Matthew 2:1-2

ALL THAT FITS | Moving Forward

In 2019 Nordis greets us no longer in news stands but solely in its new platform of being online. In addition to the website, Nordis will continue to publish as well in Facebook and Twitter. It is of great interest to me to reach new readership this way. In any case, it remains Diaryo ti Umili ti Amianan. We are honored to have written for the print edition, and we will continue to draw inspiration from the struggling people of northern Luzon for whom Nordis was borne.

EDITORIAL | What BLISTT Development?

Baguio City is over developed as it had been locally and internationally pointed out by scientists especially immediately after the “killer earthquake”. Presently it needs a place to dispose its garbage, its sewage, its “overflowing migrant population”, it needs more water, more energy and power, more food, more market for its imported surplus, more land to sell, etc. Just everything more as a result of the fast creeping urbanization. But not at its neighbors’ expense(?)

EDITORIAL | Unite for a free and prosperous 2019 for all

It is high time that the media community come together and stand united to defend the right of the public to know, to information that especially may protect them from this economic crisis, and thieves misrepresenting themselves as government leaders. Defend your right to know and the freedom of speech, the freedom of assembly.