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Surrender not your barangay

Manny Valdehuesa . IT will soon be Election Day in our barangay—May 14. Time to review its performance, to renew its management team, to recharge its mandate. So that the things that should have been done will finally be done and the things that should not have been done will ...

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The second word: Calling

By Antonio Gabriel M. La Viña Mindanews . Third part THE second word, dear graduates, that I offer to you on this day of your graduation. Calling. In these times, during this interregnum, with the morbid symptoms staring straight at us, what are we called to do? What is the ...

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I took the side of North Korea

Ben Contreras . THERE was a time when the issue of North Korea was being discussed on Facebook — how its regime has been treating its own people, how it is being ruled by an alleged madman, and the supposed threat it has been posing because of its nuclear weapons, ...

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Unsung heroines circa 1900-1901

A. Paulita Roa . Conclusion JULIA Valmorida, known as Lolay, was one of the belles of Balingasag. She married Vicente Roa y Racines of Cagayan de Misamis who was then a First Lieutenant of the Spanish Army. During the period of the Aguinaldo revolutionary government, Roa who had had military ...

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Expected and shocking results

Cesar Gorillo . IN the latest NBA play-off series, there were of course expected results as in the Western Conference some of which is the sure win of the Houston Rockets versus the Minnesota Timberwolves with the Trio of the Rocket’s James Harden, Chris Paul and Trevor Ariza against the ...

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The morbid symptoms

By Antonio Gabriel M. La Viña Mindanews . 2nd part LET me talk now about the morbid symptoms in this interregnum. First, the bedrock principles of the rule of law and due process have been eroded, some would say they have become irrelevant. I would not mince any words in ...

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Seniors, smile or run

Egay Uy . I HAVE written about the privileges extended to senior citizens in previous columns. There were negative and positive incidents and most of my observations were on the compliance with the priority lane requirement. Lest I be accused of merely finding faults, there are also business establishments that ...

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Bridge over murky water

Netnet Camomot . IF ever the two Koreas’ peace process will bear good fruit, then, your next Korean tour will now include the North. Who would have known, huh? That Kim Jong Un is humble enough to finally quit on his nuclear wishful thinking? After seeing Kim and South Korea ...

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How our freedom should be

Fr. Roy Cimagala . WE often ask these questions. How should our freedom be? What law governs it? Where can we find a model or pattern for it? Many people, of course, have their own ideas of freedom. But if we really want to know what it is, where it ...

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Sadness, confidence

Batas Mauricio . SADNESS and confidence. These were the twin emotions that came to me and my siblings as a consequence of the demise on April 18, 2018, of our 84-year-old mother, Mrs. Salvacion Haber Lazo Mauricio, two years from the time our father, Mr. Melanio Pauco Mauricio Sr., and ...

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