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By Netnet Camomot IT’S too hot. Hot hot hot. The wrong kind of hot as usual for the senior-moment citizen. And it’s now advisable to stay indoors, preferably in an airconditioned room where it’s cool and you won’t remember you’re still living in this tropical country. But don’t go in ...

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Bad blood

By Ben Contreras   IS it bad blood or a mere case of incompatibility? Something must be going on between the Pimentels and the Emanos. When Oca Moreno ran against Dongkoy Emano in the city, the Pimentels were clearly for the former. How much their support impacted on Moreno’s victory ...

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Are we essentially electing a dictator?

By Michael Henry Yusingco MELBOURNE, Australia––The fighting in the next presidential election has begun. In fact, an attempt is being made to frame the campaign battle between these two sides—the honest versus the experienced. Hopefully, as the discourse on the qualification of Presidentiables rolls along, the matter of membership in ...

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Calculated risk

Letter to the Editor IT was a calculated risk on the part of Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to admit that he is behind the Davao Death Squad (DDS) and his statement that if ever he wins the presidency, he would kill all criminals which he claimed make the lives of ...

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Bullying who?

By: Erick San Juan RECENT events in the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea), where the US has shown its military power both air and sea, created another tense situation which could lead not only to a regional conflict but a global war. Situations like this could be avoided. Henry ...

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Educating children

By: Fr. Roy Cimagala LET’S always remember that the education of children always starts at home within the family atmosphere. The parents are the primary teachers and the home is the first school. Schools play only a subsidiary role. Let’s hope that more and more parents realize this. We cannot deny ...

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Respect the flag first

By: Ben Contreras THE government can learn lessons from John Perrine if it cares to listen carefully to what he said in the “BBL from the business perspective” interview. “They deliver everything they said they would. They never asked for anything more. They protect our investment.” Deep in the heart ...

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Have they succeeded

By Egay Uy “Have they succeeded?”– Criss Jami, Killosophy HAVE they succeeded, those who have been moving heaven and earth to prevent the Moreno administration from delivering even the most basic services to the people of Cagayan de Oro? Have they, whose self-interest vision, succeeded in crippling the operation of ...

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No miracles in politics

By Ben Contreras MY gut feeling is, there would be a major shake-up at the city hall soon and this is attributable to the 2016 elections. Short of loyalty check, this is to solidify Oca Moreno’s force against threats to his reelection bid. Read the Latest News and Updates in ...

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‘Hilot’ and well-being (2)

By Julkipli Wadi WHEN we frame the notion of shifah (healing) and the sophistication of health and medical related development in our time, it is to bring our orientation into a conception of what life really is. While resorting to medicine and other therapeutic techniques is important, undeniably, natural healing ...

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