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Patience is not forever

Ben Contreras THE family has finally decided to donate nursing books to the Provincial Library. The Provincial Library is located in a most pitiful location. Catering not only to people from Misamis Oriental but also from Cagayan de Oro, this library deserves a better place and bigger in area. You ...

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Pre-Christmas

Netnet Camomot I WAS wishing for a long weekend, with today, Nov. 2, as a non-working holiday. But it wasn’t meant to be. For a change, PNoy was bent on making his fellow Pinoys work, probably with the wish-ko-lang that the short weekend was enough to give them time to ...

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What is the change that would benefit PH?

Batas Mauricio I HAVE been saying this for a long time, and I will say it again: the claims by President Aquino about the supposed triumph of his “righteous governance” program is but a mere figment of his imagination. This is assessment is not just mine, of course, but shared ...

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Glorious and somber November

Fr. Roy Cimagala NOVEMBER begins with the celebration of the Solemnity of All Saints and the Commemoration of All Souls. These celebrations remind us of the wonderful reality that our life is not just limited by our earthly space-and-time existence, but has other dimensions that we often take for granted. ...

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Where divine providence would take us

Fr. Roy Cimagala WE have to be ready for wherever divine providence would take us. We have to be open to it all the time. Even as we make our plans and pursue them truly as our own, we should not forget that nothing in our life is actually outside ...

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Bottoms-up Budgeting

Ben Contreras IF the Commission on Audit has the Citizen Participatory Audit (CPA), the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has the Bottoms-up Budgeting (BUB). Both are more or less geared toward a more participative governance or people empowerment. CPA was conceptualized by the then COA chair Grace ...

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Good or bad deal?

Erick San Juan AFTER nearly six years of negotiations, trade ministers recently announced they have reached an agreement on the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. This does not mean the TPP is a done deal. The next hurdle for this perceive rigged corporate power grab is to convince the participating ...

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What is the change that would benefit PH?

Batas Mauricio I HAVE been saying this for a long time, and I will say it again: the claims by President Aquino about the supposed triumph of his “righteous governance” program is but a mere figment of his imagination. This is assessment is not just mine, of course, but shared ...

Read More »

Glorious and somber November

Fr. Roy Cimagala NOVEMBER begins with the celebration of the Solemnity of All Saints and the Commemoration of All Souls. These celebrations remind us of the wonderful reality that our life is not just limited by our earthly space-and-time existence, but has other dimensions that we often take for granted. ...

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Degenerate PH politics (1)

Patricio Diaz GENERAL Santos City––Election is fun with media making it more entertaining. After the election, the elected continue the fun at the expense of their constituents and country – media continuing to tell and record the story of degenerate Philippine politics. The filing of certificate of candidacy started Oct. ...

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