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Technology for society (6)

Ike Señeres . Sixth part THERE was a time when Information Technology (IT) was generally considered as a subset of science and technology (S&T). In layman terms, it could be said that IT is really just an offshoot of S&T, but it seems that IT took on a life of ...

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Generosity a matter of the heart

Fr. Roy Cimagala . YES, generosity is a matter of the heart more than a question of some amount and figures. A truly generous person gives his whole heart to God in all his dealings, regardless of whether the amount involved is big or small. What is essential is that ...

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Family ties that bind

Rhona Canoy . SO… Maybe it’s some kind of denial, or maybe it’s some kind of resignation. Every time some election comes around is the time I pay most attention to the personalities who populate our political landscape. It’s just that this time I’m noticing that even at the barangay ...

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Stability amid the crisis

Ian Alfredo Magno . DESPITE the turmoil hounding Philhealth’s national leadership, your Philhealth in Region 10 and of the entire Mindanao has administered to keep its stability, as ever, under the stewardship of regional vice president and concurrent area vice president for Area IV, Mindanao, Datu Masiding M. Alonto Jr. ...

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Glued on Youtube

Ben Contreras . SOMETHING worthwhile in spending your time at home is to watch videos on Youtube. It’s educational, informative and amazing. There was a time when we rely too much on cable TV to watch channels like National Geographic and Animal Planet or even foreign movies. But modern technology ...

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Be careful whom you vote for

Manny Valdehuesa . EVERY vote is cast in the precinct of a barangay. Perhaps because it is cast in the lowly barangay, people may think that it is just a small, insignificant matter; that therefore one need not be serious about it. This is perverted thinking, of course. An attitude ...

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Sense of gratitude

Cesar Gorillo . AFTER I finished college and got employed and received my salaries, the first thing I did every payroll was to set aside the allowances for my parents who were so poor they could hardly eat three times a day. I did it for the next 25 years ...

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Promises well kept

Raul Ilogon . THE Ilogon family in Cagayan de Oro has its roots in Ilaya Carmen. Diha nalubong ang pusod sa among mga kagikan. My father left us a manuscript about the land of his birth, preserving in words the loving and caring nieghbors, the pre-war lifestyle and the scenic ...

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My vote is not for sale

Egay Uy . MANY observers say that May 14, 2018 could very well be a preview of the 2019 local polls. Contenders for the mayoralty race next year are now understandably fielding their respective “anointed ones” in the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls so that if their bets win, they ...

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‘Not what I imagined’

Netnet Camomot . LAST Saturday was the first time in so many days that the air conditioner could rest. Finally, a cool morning. It’s about time! The summer has been hot, hot, hot, we could feel the heat bearing down on our head even with the air conditioner on. Whew! ...

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