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Run for Trails 2010 by Jenny Tuazon

It was 14 degrees Celsius up here in Baguio City when we arrived to join the University of the Philippines(UP) Baguio Mountaineers Trail Run 2010 this morning. The cool temperature suited the runners’ mood for a 13-K run for trails which kicked off at Scout Barrio. The event started at exactly 8 AM after the briefing and orientation, with more or less 80 participants. Greenpeace supports the 7th Edition of the Run for Trails 2010 which is an annual run organized by the UP Baguio Mountaineers to highlight the importance of conserving our forests and promote trail running as a sport. Continue reading



Pagbabago 2010 by Jenny Tuazon

Last February 7, a presidential forum was held in Miriam College, organized by the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) and TV5. Six out of the 10 presidential candidates attended the event: Councilor JC De los Reyes, former President Joseph Estrada, Senators Richard Gordon and Jamby Madrigal, environmentalist Nicanor “Nicky” Perlas, and evangelist Eddie Villanueva. The forum was divided into three rounds. During the first round, the candidates got the chance to ask each other a question face to face, and were given two minutes to answer. A follow-up question was also asked each time, but with only a minute for answering. Continue reading