Entrance exams for PMA and PNPA set

SUPPLEMENTAL KNOWLEDGE Jhunie B. Wahayna Able bodied Filipinos who are 17 to 22 years old are invited to take the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) or the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA), cadetship admission test to be conducted nationwide. To qualify to the stringent cadet admission requirements for PMA and PNPA Class 2015, the applicant must [...]

Final registration for SK set by Comelec

SUPPLEMENTAL KNOWLEDGE Jhunie B. Wahayna The Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) or Youth Council is the governing body in every chapter of the Katipunan ng Kabataan (Youth Federation). Each barangay in the Philippines is mandated by law to have its own chapter of the Katipunan ng Kabataan in which the members elect their officers called as the [...]

Multiple choice proposed in bar examination

SUPPLEMENTAL KNOWLEDGEJhunie B. Wahayna The first bar exam was held in 1901, with 13 examinees, while the 2009 bar examination is the 108th bar exams with 6,080 examinees. The most notable bar exam was the 1999 bar examinations which recorded the lowest passing rate of 16.59% or with a total number of 660 successful examinees [...]

Full 20% discount to all senior citizens

SUPPLEMENTAL KNOWLEDGE Jhunie B. Wahayna Starting July 06, 2010, all the senior citizens in the country will enjoy additional discounts. The Department of Social Works and Development (DSWD) has signed the implementing rules on the law granting senior citizens exemption from the value-added tax (VAT). The guideline signed by the DSWD is the implementing rules [...]

Moderate your greed in acquiring wealth

SUPPLEMENTAL KNOWLEDGEJhunie B. Wahayna Money, they say is the root of all evils. But it’s not the money itself but the obsession to acquire it by all means has motivated a person to do evil things such as: murder, robbery, swindling, plunder, graft and corruption, lying, stealing of people’s money, betrayal of public trust, cheating [...]

The devil’s advocate

SUPPLEMENTAL KNOWLEDGEJhunie B. Wahayna A devil’s advocate is someone who takes a position he or she does not necessarily agree with for the sake of argument. This process can also be used to test the quality of the original argument and identify weaknesses in its structure. During the canonization process of the Roman Catholic Church, [...]

Money is the rootof all evil

SUPPLEMENTAL KNOWLEDGE Jhunie B. Wahayna The principle of money came from olden times when people would use gold or silver for trade. However, the constant fear of robbers and thieves meant that people needed a safe place to put there gold and silver. To fulfill this need the banking industry was born. People would surrender [...]

Study: Lack of sleep linked to early death

SUPPLEMENTAL KNOWLEDGEJhunie B. Wahayna According to study conducted by Francesco Cappuccio, head of Sleep, Health and Society Programme at the University of Warwick, United Kingdom – People who get less than six hours sleep per night have an increased risk of dying prematurely. Those who slumbered for less than that amount of time were 12 [...]

Time is gold

SUPPLEMENTAL KNOWLEDGEJhunie B. Wahayna According to Carl Sandburg (1878 -1967), said that: “Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful not to let other people spend it for you.” Time management is one thing that you have [...]

Knowing your candidates

SUPPLEMENTAL KNOWLEDGE Jhunie B. Wahayna May 10 will be the judgment day for all the candidates nationwide. Vote according to your conscience and choose the best according to your judgment. Your vote is a sacred one; nobody should influence your decision.In Baguio City, there are 79 candidates who filed their candidacy with the Commission on [...]