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Marry me, divorce me

Rhona Canoy . SO… New Congress, new Senate. The divorce discussion has been reactivated still once more. I must say, I appreciate the persistence. On the other hand, I’m confused by the opposition. Is the fear of religious domination over our political playing field still a perceived reality? How many …

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The law will catch up

Egay Uy . IN a letter dated Sept. 6, 2019 to the Regulatory and Complaint Board, Capt. Tessie Landocan Lleva, commander of Police Station No. 2 (Cogon), reported about the arrest of six persons inside Kobe Lodge in Agora, Lapasan for having a pot session.  The letter reads in part: …

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Rules in armed conflict

Bencyrus Ellorin . IN a dialogue recently called by the 4th Infantry Division of the Armed Forces, an officer made a categorical and sweeping statement that propaganda is a lie. The statement, I understand, is to emphasize a point about news organizations to filter out leftist propaganda, hence lies. I …

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Greener grass

Netnet Camomot . CLARE Naylor and Mimi Hare’s “The Second Assistant” has characters that are still buying DVDs, and shopping at Old Navy, Gap, and Victoria’s Secret. Published in 2004, it’s like walking down memory lane, especially with malls and retail stores in the US now threatening to be as …

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Let’s plan and strategize

Fr. Roy Cimagala . WE cannot overemphasize this basic need of ours to make plans and strategies. If we have to develop ourselves as we should, if we have to be truly productive and fruitful, if we have to take advantage of everything in life, whether good or bad, to …

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The truth shall set you free

Jude Josue Sabio . STARTING April 23, 2019 up to April 29, 2019 when former senator Trillanes tried to recruit me as lawyer for Bikoy, I was not told and did not ask about the identity of Bikoy’s supposed “handlers,” although I had then the reasonable impression that Trillanes was …

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Empathy

Cong Corrales . EMPATHY is an evolutionary necessity. It is the principle of self-preservation in practice. It is self-preservation in practice because it enables us to understand and share the feelings of others. It is an ability that enables us to place ourselves in someone else’s perspective and understand where …

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On Opapp and Tesda partnership

I WOULD like to thank the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (Opapp) for trusting the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda), to help ease the transition of 7,588 combatants of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) who will be decommissioned. With Tesda as a member …

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Humility, grace, love

Fr. Roy Cimagala . WE need to be humble to attract and receive God’s grace that would enable us to do what we cannot do on our own—to be able to love everyone, including our enemies. Christ has told us, nay, commanded us to love our enemies, and that is …

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If one makes it in MSU, one can make it anywhere

By Carolina V. Peralta Mindanews . NEW York — MSUeVillage International Northeastern USA gathered at the Flushing Meadows Park Unisphere in New York City to join MSUans worldwide to celebrate the 58th Founding Anniversary of Mindanao State University. MSU was formed by virtue of  Republic Act 1387 enacted Sept. 1, …

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