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Shaping the future

IF we want to see the future now, what we have to do is to look at our youth today. Yes, the youth indeed hold the key to what is to come. How they are now determines to a certain extent the character of the world in the next generation. ...

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PNoy should learn from Ninoy

By Batas Mauricio SO, where will the Aquino government use the money that will result from the budget cuts and greatly decreased allocations for some 59 state universities and colleges in 2016? I loath to think President Aquino and his loyal lieutenants in Congress, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. and Senate ...

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Rage over balikbayan boxes

Butch Bagabuyo “Vice is a creature of such hideous mien that the more you see it the better you like it.” ––Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936), American journalist, humorist WHAT do you think brought about the furor over the “balikbayan boxes? Debilitating greed – the seal of Philippine presidency. When a ...

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Fiesta

Netnet Camomot  TODAY,  August 28 is the fiesta of Cagayan de Oro. You can’t escape from this celebration if you live downtown within the city proper. You’re trapped. You’ll see all these people and cars hopping from one house to another. There is no way out. Unless you have decided ...

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Fiesta, ever old and ever new

Fr. Leo Pabayo  EVER old but ever new. This is what the fiesta is. It is the same fiesta every year but there is something about it that is not the same every year. What is it that makes the fiesta new and at the same time old every year? ...

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Viva Sr. San Agustin!

Churchill Aguilar  THE lined up activities for the annual fiesta have so far been very successful. The events have truly gathered people from all walks of life and in much festive mood. I even brought my wife and my daughter from Zamboanga del Norte to witness how Cagay-anons celebrate the ...

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Tree of death and life

Fr. Roy Cimagala  I AM referring to the cross. More specifically, the cross of Christ. It is the tree that symbolizes all our sinfulness and all its awful effects and consequences, as well as our own salvation, that is, if we look at it the way Christ did. The cross ...

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Riding toothless

By Alexandria M. Mordeno Mindanews ILIGAN City––It was my last day in Malaybalay before leaving for Iligan City. Finally. And I wouldn’t be travelling alone, after all, which was both a disappointment and a relief. Father was going with me to get his renewed passport in Cagayan de Oro City. ...

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Poor organizing

Ben Contreras IT didn’t turn out good. It was supposed to be a motorcade or a caravan, not a rally. We arrived before 8 am, and a few cars were already there, including the supposed organizer. We were given tarps for our car. Some arrived a little later. The Karancho ...

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Government on the go

Manny Valdehuesa  IN the ancient democracy of Greece, it was entirely normal for people’s representatives and senators to walk around and engage in street talk with promenaders and kibitzers; a practice that transformed their plazas and assembly points quite literally into a marketplace (agora) of ideas. It’s too bad our ...

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