Day: October 18, 2015

Start 'unhoarding' things you want replaced next year-including bad mates (Philippines Daily Inquirer)

October 18, 2015

YOUR mantra for the week: I am made from the light of God, and wherever I go, all darkness disappears. In a Roman Catholic country like ours, the information I am about to give will probably shock a lot of readers. If you ever heard anyone say that Jesus of Nazareth never heard of the word…

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Divulgate (Daily Times (Pakistan))

October 18, 2015

Perhaps a better title for today would have been ‘Memogate’ but that one had already been taken, and scandalously one might add. ‘Ambassadorgate’ was another option but was discarded because of the inability to validate the underlying assertion about the memo’s origins. The following excerpt was received on Whatsapp a couple of weeks ago, accompanied by…

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Low oil prices affecting remittances from Middle East (Philippine Star)

October 18, 2015

MANILA, Philippines – The continued decline in the prices of oil in the world market has started to make a dent on the amount of money sent home by Filipinos working and living in the Middle East. Data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) showed the growth in the amount of remittances from Filipinos based…

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