TALAKAG - the etymology of which came from the Bisayan dialect LAKAG meaning "to go after” or
“follow in pursuit” and the prefix TA denoting “fondness in doing such”.
In other words, Talakag means “fondness in giving pursuit”.

Friday, 2 April 2010

Two Senators and a Governor

It’s not very often that one gets a chance to be in the company of two Senators and a Governor. So when you do, you make the most of it. At the recent Kaamulan Street Dancing Competition 2010 in Malaybalay City, we had the opportunity to watch the performance from the VIP Stage and get “up close and personal” with Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri and, his father, Bukidnon Governor Jose Ma. Zubiri and, their Guest of Honor, Senator Loren Legarda (Vice Presidential Candidate).

Senator Zubiri & Jim

Senator Legarda & Me

Governor Zubiri & Jim
When people all around you are talking about who is the best candidate, it can be confusing at times. So it pays to get to know as much as possible about as many candidates as you can and match them with your own personal criteria.

The fact that the Zubiris (LAKAS CMD KAMPI) and Legarda (Nacionalista) appeared side by side doesn’t surprise me. I don’t think it matters anymore what Party each candidate belongs to. Afterall, people nowadays vote for “the person” and not the Party.

In politics, loyalties can be switched easily in favour of self-interest. So voters pick and choose well and …..


Thursday, 1 April 2010

Talakag Mayor Gets Himself a Lawyer

No, Mayor Nestor Macapayag is not in trouble but I bet he is on his best behaviour and very proud because his daughter has just passed the Bar Exam.

Well done Neliza and best wishes for the future!