The process of selecting a winner of the Nobel
Prize in Physics starts in September, about a year before the prize
announcement. The prize-awarder in Stockholm, the Royal Swedish
Academy of Sciences, sends invitations to scientists, members of
academies and university professors in numerous countries, asking
them to nominate candidates for the Nobel Prize for the coming year.
The solemn and tranquil surroundings
of San Carlos Seminary in Makati City suddenly turned
into a carnival-like theme park when a former officer of
the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) broke into
its gate and sought sanctuary on Friday night.
MUNICIPAL and barangay officials of the 15 towns of Albay—from
mayors and vice mayors down to the barangay captains and
councilors—have expressed their full support and confidence in the
leadership of President Arroyo as they acknowledged that
government’s programs and projects have improved their lives.
THE Manila Times and the Kaisa para sa Kaunlaran Foundation honor
today 10 outstanding Chinese Filipinos who have excelled in their
professions and vocations and, in so doing, honored the Tsinoy
community and improved life in the country. They will receive the
Jose Rizal Memorial Awards for Excellence.
EUGENE VILLALUZ confesses he has always had an
ear for music. Raised in a musically inclined household, he
learned to appreciate the finer points of melody and tune from a
home where his father and sister played the piano while his
mother’s voice wafted in accompaniment. His heart throbbed
for it much like a love-struck adolescent adored a high-school
The San Carlos Seminary Fathering future
fathers This is San Carlos Seminary (SCS), where priests
father future fathers.
By Rome Jorge
LIKE any other boy’s school, the kids clatter
and chatter with their black shoes and their incessant talk in the
precious moments between classes. “P’re” is the salutation
among peers. The archetypes of school life are present: the bookish
nerds with their spectacles, the boisterous class clowns with their
loud rants and even a few jocks with their splayed legs marking
their expansive personal space.