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Strong-willed with a heart

Churchill Aguilar I HAVE known Mr. Ermin Pimentel since the time I was working at Xavier University a few years back. We happen to belong to the same unit — the Research and Social Outreach (RSO). He was then the head of Kristohanong Katilingban sa Pagpakabana (KKP) while I was ...

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It’s CdeO!

A. Paulita Roa I FIND it strange and astounding that Cagayan de Oro, a highly urbanized and very progressive city here in Mindanao, continues to use as its means of identification, the initials “CDO.” We all know that this is copied from a food corporation based in Luzon that sells ...

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Society pays for misdeeds

Jay Valleser MANY crimes are done in silence and in the privacy even of our own shadows. But if we extend our thoughts an inch more, maybe we would realize that somehow it is the society that pays for our crimes, including those we do in secret. And this includes those ...

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Magnificent obsession

Butch Bagabuyo “Force and not opinion is the queen of the world, but it is opinion that uses force.”–Pascal “Do not suppose opportunity will knock twice at your door.”–Chamfort UNDOUBTEDLY, Mindanao is the second largest island in the Philippines. And it is the breadbasket of our country. But because we have ...

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ABE

Netnet Camomot ONE perk of out-of-town trips is the food. Spicy Sisig Pampanga, Gising-Gising, and Binukadkad na Pla Pla at Abe. Lorenzo’s Truffle Cream Pasta at Mamou. Sushi and tempura at Yakimix. The Whopper at Burger King. The yummiest moist choco cake at the grandniece’s debut. Still, I missed breakfast ...

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Worrying about 2022

Michael Henry Yusingco MELBOURNE–Filipinos, all 100 million+ of us, are presently hostage to two dire circumstances: 1) a gigantic and still growing population; and, 2) an environment that is slowly losing its capacity to provide. Think Metro Manila and every other metropolitan city in the country. Ostensibly, the conflation of ...

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An Edsa moment

Gail Ilagan TAGUM City–“Turn around,” I said. “Let’s give it another pass. I want to take a picture.” It was the sight of big guns out there roped off on the road at the entrance of a mall in downtown Tagum that piqued my interest. What were these doing there? ...

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Of El Nino and Edsa

Batas Mauricio DO you remember this? “I don’t know whether we should be alarmed or not, but there is a report which said that the Philippines is likely to be hit by the El Nino phenomenon in the next several months, and is probably going to last very long, according ...

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Clearly overpriced

Ben Contreras FINALLY, I saw one, a Mahindra Enforcer police car. I hope this is not what fomer Interior Secretary Mar Roxas boasted about as the new police car, each costing P1.9 million. If so, wow, ang laki nang kita. I was at the display center of KIA to see ...

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Dishonesty about Edsa

Mariano Carrasco THOSE who do not tell the truth about Edsa are helping a social distortion, and that will help no one. We should not be afraid of telling the truth. It will set  all of us free. It will help our society, our people, and government find its bearings ...

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