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Proposed shift to voting by electors

Jude Josue Sabio . WHEN we gained independence from the US, our democratic government system was patterned after that of the US. Like in the federal US system, our national officials are elected on a national scale. However, our system differs from the US in the manner of electing our ...

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Thurman is hittable, beatable

By Edwin Espejo Mindanews . GENERAL Santos City — Watching few videos of Keith Thurman fights makes you agree he packs a wallop. His unbeaten record in 22 fights makes him scarier on paper. But reading between lines of his previous fight record and looking at the way he throws ...

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Difficulty and discouragement

Fr. Roy Cimagala . WE cannot deny that our life has a lot more to offer and challenge us than what we can handle and cope. We should not be surprised by this fact of life. We have to acknowledge this reality and just try our best to be amply ...

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Vigilance amid moves to amend the Human Security Act

WE have continuously expressed opposition to the passage of proposed amendments to the Human Security Act (HSA) of 2007 or the Anti-Terror Law as its draconian provisions are tantamount to the deliberate crippling and infringement of the people’s civil and political rights. This will bring us one step closer to ...

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Civil courage

Brady Eviota . BERN, Switzerland  – Civil courage. The phrase leaped at me while I was reading a light-hearted online article on “How to behave on a Swiss train.” A Swiss woman had recently published a rule book on Swiss public transport etiquette, complete with matching cartoons. Much of the ...

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The bigger picture

Egay Uy . THE tragic incident that befell Cagayan de Oro City Police Office City Director Nelson Aganon during a proficiency training for motorcycle riders is disturbing considering that the City of Cagayan de Oro has temporarily lost an able police city director. As news about the tragic incident broke ...

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We are not God’s puppets

Fr. Roy Cimagala . WE are children of God, and not his puppets or robots. The freedom he gives us is real freedom because it can even enable us to go against the true nature, source, meaning and purpose of freedom itself. We can use it—or better said, misuse or ...

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Dream jewels

Netnet Camomot . MIDNIGHT Oil is the perfect band to listen to while having midnight snacks. Operative word: midnight. I practically ignored Midnight Oil many years ago, so, whenever I listen to their songs now, there’s no emotional baggage attached, no memories whatsoever. Bliss. Before that Thursday midnight, though, I ...

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The Bible does say divorce

Rhona Canoy . SO… I wrote about the divorce situation here in the Philippines a while back, thinking that would gain some ground eventually. Although there has been more discussion in Congress about the bill than ever before, progress on this matter seems to be more difficult than pulling teeth. ...

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A curiosity called ‘One Person Corp’

Nora Soriño . ILIGAN City — When I read in the business section of the May 14 issue of this paper about the Securities and Exchange Commission registering the first “One Person Corporation,” the words seemed to leap at me. What? A corporation with only one person? Has the world ...

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