“…Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who work hard among you, who care for you in the Lord and who admonish you. Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work…” –1 Thessalonians 5:12-13
I stopped by my local Land Transportation Office (LTO) last weekend after I was flagged down for allegedly speeding along the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx) in Tarlac City. Last Wednesday, I also redeemed my license at the office, which, thanks to a computer system that tracks and recovers confiscated licenses, was a very efficient process.
At this time, I would like to extend my appreciation to Atty. Oscar Ocaya, Abner Fernandez, and ‘Mr. Barrientos’ of the LTO Law Enforcement Traffic Adjudication System for providing immediate assistance after recognizing me.
Incidentally, can you guess how much it cost to redeem my license? P2,077!
If traffic enforcers along the SCTEx, North Luzon Expressway (NLEx), and Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway flagged down speeders more effectively, huge amounts of money would flow into the government every day. However, their refusal to thoroughly enforce speed limits is sabotaging the government.
President Rodrigo Duterte, can you look into this?
“Province of China”
Whoever is behind the posters that were displayed throughout Metro Manila reading “Welcome to the Philippines, Province of China” are obviously bent on accomplishing one of two purposes.
They either want to discredit Duterte in his handling of China’s land claims by making him appear to be cowering to China after he refused to be more belligerent in asserting the United Nations arbitral tribunal ruling that said China has no legal rights over islands in the South China Sea. They may also have been put up as a means of inciting violence, in an effort to garner a strong government response, such as Martial Law or a revolutionary government.
One can never tell. May God have mercy on the Filipino nation.
Thank you, Starbucks Lakeshore
There was a happy reunion of sorts between my wife, former Judge Angelina Domingo Mauricio, and her senior citizen’s card.
She forgot her card last weekend after buying a coffee from the Starbucks along the NLEx at Lakeshore, located in Mexico, Pampanga. After realizing, she emailed the company’s customer relations and they replied immediately, saying, she could pick it up anytime.
My wife retrieved it last Tuesday. Thank God in the Name of Jesus and thank you Starbucks.
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