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Rotary collaboration

Egay Uy I WAS invited to speak before the Rotary Club of East Cagayan de Oro last Tuesday. This Rotary Club is close to my heart because it was through this club that I became a Charter President of one of its daughter clubs, the then RC Cagayan de Oro ...

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Hugot pa more

Netnet Camomot “WALANG personalan, trabaho lang” is a line in a 1992 Rudy Fernandez film and it has become popular since then. How often have we heard that line? But still, we tend to take things personally. One of life’s secrets is to remain civil with each other despite past ...

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Playing with politics

Manny Valdehuesa SENATORS Grace Poe and Chiz Escudero are running without bothering to establish a party, movement, or group as their institutional mechanism for their campaign or for governing if they win. It’s as if Grace Poe is exploiting her persona as a foundling—someone with no family, home, or household, ...

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Is it LTO’s or Highway Patrol’s job?

Ben Contreras IT’S too early to put importance to who’s who in the 2016 line-ups. There would be new faces as there are old, desirable and the undesirable, the notorious and the innocent, the liars and the truthful, and who are there for the wrong reasons. While we all have ...

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When one can’t seek relief

Joe Pallugna SPOUSES Catherine and Fernando owned a parcel of land. Fernando met Belle who convinced Fernando to engage in a neon advertising business and to use Fernando’s land as collateral on a loan with Metrobank. When Fernando died, and Belle failed to pay the loan, Metrobank forclosed on the ...

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Politics and management

Egay Uy ACCORDING to thefreedictionary.com, a “politician” is one who is actively involved or skilled in politics, especially one who holds a political office, or one who deceives or outmaneuvers others for personal gain, or one who uses public office to advance personal or partisan interests. “Politics” refers to the ...

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Kids need constant guidance

Churchill Aguillar ONE time, I decided to close my restobar earlier than usual since there were no customers that night. Out of boredom I went out to play billiards with one of my staff at a little store just few walks away from my shop. It was past curfew already ...

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The missionary today

Fr. Roy Cimagala SOME drastic updating of our understanding of what a missionary is, is now in order. We should not get stuck with the common, textbook idea that a missionary is usually a priest or nun who goes to a far-away place, and literally starts a settlement there. While ...

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Losing good manners and right conduct

Batas Mauricio I AM intrigued, to say the least, by the fact that newspaper reports about an Ayala Alabang road rage involving a family whose surname is similar to the surname of a powerful political clan in Nueva Ecija seem to have failed to include the side of this family ...

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What is our vision for the city?

Manny Valdehuesa CAGAYAN de Oro, our city, is on a three-way crossroad today. We are all standing in the middle of it. And in next year’s election we shall be called upon to decide which way we want our city to go. One fork in this three-way crossroad points the ...

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