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Corrupting the minors

Cong Corrales “Corruption is not a victimless crime.” – Malou Mangahas, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism SURE, it may not be as dramatic and graphic as this administration’s bloodlust under the pretext of waging a war on illegal drugs but corruption is just as appalling, debase, and vile. It is ...

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Tipping point of war

Erick San Juan IN the history of the world, several wars were fought in the Asia-Pacific region. With the continuing provocation after provocation among nations especially in the hottest contested area–the South China Sea–the Philippines could be the next battleground in the theater of war between US and China. As ...

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On Sueno’s removal

Ben Contreras ACCORDING to former Taglimao barangay chairman William Guialani, Cagayanons are happy and vindicated on the dismissal of Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno. He is allegedly incompetent, controlled by the Pimentels, and a hindrance to genuine change. The DILG regional office here, perceived to be pro-Moreno, took time to implement ...

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Preparedness

Maria Christina Concepcion “It’s better to have it and not need it than need it and not have it!” THIS quotation has been very helpful to me, and I really follow this especially when I travel alone or with my family. Personally, I have this fear, for example, of getting ...

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No proof of wrongdoing against Sueno

Batas Mauricio MANY are getting confused with the pronouncements of President Duterte with respect to his basis in ousting former Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno. According to him on Thursday, as long as corruption is attributed to any official, his expulsion from his or her position becomes a certainty. It would ...

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The mother of all weeks

Fr. Roy  Cimagala YES, we have to be eager to go through the Holy Week, not because it is fun time with the family and friends in the beach and other resorts, but because it is the holiest of weeks. It is the week, the mother of all weeks, the ...

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‘Blasphemous’

Herbie Gomez MANY see President Duterte’s anti-Catholic pronouncements as “blasphemous.” The word “blasphemy” or “sacrilege” however only has meaning to people with, in the context of religion, sacred cows. But for the secular mind, Duterte is a thigh-slapper whenever he mocks Church leaders, their dogma and all the practices and ...

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Keber

Netnet Camomot BARRY Manilow, who’s now 73 years old, has finally come out of the closet. And that’s after having a nearly four-decade relationship with his manager, Garry Kief. I should open the closets in the room, too, in case some wannabe Manilow is trapped in there and is now ...

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Summer final exam!

Elson Elizaga MGA ka-DDs, if you failed last final exam, don’t lose hope. We still have summer classes. Then we will have another final exam. So, let’s review the basics again: 1) Ronnie Dayan is the ex-boyfriend of Senator Leila de Lima. 2) Dr. Natividad Dayan is someone else. We ...

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Columban Mission

Churchill Aguilar FRIENDS and family were shocked to learn that I gave up my consultancy career to help the Columban Missions in Mindanao. On my end, it was actually an easy choice. It may not have been the most practical as my former career was pretty much lucrative, but I ...

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