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‘Chopped heads’ and citizenship

Noor Saada . ZAMBOANGA City – This year is our four-year old son’s first awareness about election. Initially, he saw volunteers posting campaign posters, he got curious and asked his mom, “Mama, who are these utud uw (Sinug word, literally, chopped heads) posted outside? My wife told me, he left ...

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Even Christ ‘failed’…

Fr. Roy Cimagala . WE have to acknowledge this truth and learn some precious lessons from it. We cannot deny that Christ is God made man to save us. As God, he is supposed to be all powerful and nothing is impossible with him. And yet he failed miserably in ...

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Theory of connectivity

Ike Señeres . I USED to say that for as long as there is a signal, I could deliver all online services to any point in the Philippines, regardless of height or distance. That would mean delivering online services even to the highest mountain or the farthest island, again for ...

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‘Know thyself’

Uriel Quilinguing . IN the last two weeks, most of Cagayan de Oro’s hopefuls for the 16 City Council and two district seats in the House of Representatives were in a candidates’ forum where they explained why they should be voted upon, presented platforms of government, and exhibited their adeptness ...

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So far so good

Egay Uy . THE more recent monitoring by the Department of Trade and Industry Misamis Oriental Provincial Office of prices of items under basic necessities and prime commodities shows that there was not much movement in prices vis-à-vis the DTI-released February 2019 suggested retail prices. The DTI monitors from various ...

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‘Anong gusto mong maging?’

Netnet Camomot . SUMMER was perfect for Holy Week. It was humid and hot. Some places in Pinas with blackouts and no water. Talk of penitence. But political candidates can’t waste time focusing on the heat. Instead, they have to ignore the heat so they can continue their house-to-house visits, ...

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A state of ‘suspended animation’

Nora Soriño . ILIGAN City–There was this creeping suspicion that something was ailing this present administration of Mayor Celso Regencia, a  suspicion  which I could not put a finger on. As to its name that is. And so on that day that it was announced that there would be a ...

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Medical examination and seafarer’s illnesses

Dennis Gorecho . THE examining physician, and not the seafarer, may  be faulted for discounting the presence of illnesses  even after subjecting  him to a series of procedures through the  pre-employment medical examination (Peme). In Manansala,  v. Marlow Navigation Phils., Inc.  (G.R. No. 208314, August 23, 2017), the Supreme Court ...

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Swearing by the Qur’an

Mansoor Limba . “MATALIK den i pawakan a malini lemambuyug” Bapa Gharib, the ever-smiling sage of Tangguapo, texted me as I was sipping my favorite Myanmar teamix this morning. Literally, it roughly means “Any Asil (a fighting cock locally called ‘pawakan’) that habitually runs while fighting shall be caged [now].” ...

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Teaching piety to today’s youth

Fr. Roy Cimagala . THIS may indeed sound like a pipe dream or an illusion, given the way many young people nowadays are, but this simply has to be done. We know that without piety, we would be like branches detached from the vine. Death, spiritual more than physical, would ...

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