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Devotion to the Sto. Niño (2)

Fr. Leo Pabayo .  Second of a series THE Book of Genesis in its ancient way of teaching theology teaches that after God has created all things, He gave to man the dominion of all these. After this, “God then planted a garden in Eden, in the east, and he ...

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Not perfect but the best

By Muslimin Sema Former mayor, Cotabato City .  (This was a speech delivered at the Peace Assembly for the ratification of Republic Act 11054 or the Bangsamoro Organic Law at the Shariff Kabunsuan Cultural Complex at the compound of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao on Jan. 18, 2019, before ...

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It’s a ‘porky’ year!

By Uriel Quilinguing THREE weeks ago, we witnessed how people in many countries ushered in the New Year with a bang—the amazing fireworks on the world’s iconic landmarks. But there was none from mainland China. Why? Because new year for the over 1.4 billion Chinese–aside from those residing and doing ...

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An entourage for a certain age

By Netnet Camomot ONE reaches a certain age where he’s waking up even earlier at 3 am. Perhaps it’s nature’s way to remind him that accomplishing duties and responsibilities requires more hours as his age advances. There’s no use staying in bed longer if the eyes refuse to sleep again ...

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Motorela operation

By Egay Uy IT may be best to now implement a “no-motorela zone” in the central business district of the city.  This was studied by the traffic engineering people during my stint in the traffic office.  Presented were several options that would have amended the color-coding scheme ordinance for motorelas.  ...

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Fantasyland

By: Brady Eviota BERN — To someone just back from vacation in the Philippines, we use this queer remark: “Welcome back to reality!” We call this world where we live and work in “Reality” and the Philippines as “Fantasyland.” At the least that tells us that our boots are squarely ...

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Pacquiao watch: A step closer

By Edwin G. Espejo Mindanews DEEP within him, Sen. Manny Pacquiao knows his time is almost done or even past due. At age 40, everything physical about him 10 or 15 years ago is slipping. He no longer is as bouncy as he was when he made mincemeat of the ...

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Devotion to the Sto. Niño

By Fr. Leo Pabayo IS the devotion to the Santo Niño superstition or is it true religion? The Webster dictionary defines religion as “the worship of God or the supernatural.” But it defines superstition as “beliefs or practices resulting from ignorance, fear of the unknown or trust in magic or ...

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Celebrating Sinulog right

By Lance Patrick Enad HOLY days, have always been, at least on paper, sacred times. In these holy times, anything that could be a distraction from the worship of God is to be avoided –hence we abstain from work (although with exceptions) on Sundays so that we can spend the ...

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Changing change

William Adan .  NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental – If we want to achieve meaningful and lasting change, we must change the way we change. If we want to stop corruption, we must stop the practice of patronage politics, the institutionalizing of political dynasty and the recycling of corrupt officials in the ...

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