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No more to anonymous accusers

HOW do we treat opinions and reactions from readers in the form of text messages? People who love to send their messages across sometimes find no other avenues but through my column. For this reason, I couldn’t help but oblige and make their viewss and reactions part of my column. ...

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How safe are we?

WE, the climate justice, environment and civil society groups of Ozamiz City, Misamis Occidental; Lanao del Norte and concerned Mindanaoans have realized that the City Government of Ozamiz, LGU of Kauswagan and the City Government of Iligan are one and the same with the various energy corporations in pursuing the ...

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Grrr!

WHILE doing my grocery at Shopwise on Tuesday, my wife sent this message: “Brownout balay.” Just the other day, there was also a two-hour blackout. I thought it was what Gold Star Daily’s story “Blackouts are back” was about. I waited until 6:30 pm when the traffic flow was expected ...

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BFAD should revisit its IRR

I WAS disturbed by the sudden death of a young friend and neighbor a week ago. She was only 19 with so much promise as she reaped crown after another in all the beauty and brain pageants she had joined. Topping her gorgeous looks was her witty personality that just ...

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Bigamy (2)

THIS is a case of double marriage. Maria married a Japanese named Fujiki in the Philippines in 2004. When Fujiki failed to bring Maria to Japan because the parents of Fujiki objected to his marriage to Maria, Maria married another Japanese named Maekara also in the Philippines. Maekara successfully brought ...

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Self-fulfilling prophecy

“If one day China should change her color and turn into a superpower, if she too should play the tyrant in the world, and everywhere subject others to her bullying, aggression and exploitation, the people of the world should identify her as social-imperialism, expose it, oppose it and work together ...

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How safe are we?

WE, the climate justice, environment and civil society groups of Ozamiz City, Misamis Occidental; Lanao del Norte and concerned Mindanaoans have realized that the City Government of Ozamiz, LGU of Kauswagan and the City Government of Iligan are one and the same with the various energy corporations in pursuing the ...

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The Chiz game

Thou shouldst not decide until thou has heard what both has to say.” – Aristophanes, The wasps AS an astute reader of things to come, Chiz figures out that the only way he would achieve his dream and become President is to play second fiddle, just like what GMA did ...

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Living within your means

THERE is nothing wrong with being in style or having a taste for signature brands as long as 1) you can afford it, and 2) it matches with your personality and physique. When I was a budding teenager, I also hungered for something that would improve my personal and physical ...

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Keeping up with the Joneses

HOTELS, restos, retail stores, malls, bars, videoke bars, convenience stores, boutiques, beauty salons, and probably all other business establishments have to keep up with the Joneses otherwise they will be left behind by the Joneses. Any client or customer would notice the difference. Say, if he’s well traveled and he suddenly ...

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