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Filipinos alike

by Rhona Canoy SO… Recently I spent the day at a high school nestled in the mountains of northern Mindanao conversing with students and teachers, hoping to be able to share ideas with them about their living conditions and their future. I must say that the admiration I have for …

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A time of reckoning

By Nora Soriño ILIGAN City–My friend in media, Rica and I got to talking about things related to what has been happening these past few days. The words “retribution” and “reckoning” then came into play for both of us. So, I asked Rica, regarding the action of the mayor or …

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The perils of Filipino fishermen in Taiwan

By Dennis Gorecho Kaohsiung, Taiwan – Migrant fishermen in Taiwan must be able to live onshore instead of sleeping on the boats on which they work. This is the call of migrant rights and church groups after three Filipino and three Indonesian fishermen were killed when the bridge in Nanfang’ao …

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Robredo certain to fail

By Batas Mauricio IF President Duterte wasn’t able to stop the proliferation of illegal drugs even if the first three years of his term as the undisputed leader of the country have already lapsed, using a deadly and truly harsh campaign against the scourge even, it is at once evident …

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A gathering of wordsmiths

By Raul G. Moldez Mindanews ILIGAN City – Stormy weather and heavy pouring of rains did not stop the Binisaya writers coming from various parts of Mindanao to gather under one roof on Oct. 26, 2019. After all, the occasion was very important as they only convene once a year …

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Technological trap

By Uriel Quilinguing WHILE many are hooked into pulse survey results, regardless of the sample sizes and manner these were conducted, some do not readily accept them as gospel truths. And I am one of those who are skeptical about the reliability of the outcomes of these public perception tools.  …

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Best to be safe than sorry

By Egay Uy THE Anti-African Swine Fever Task Force which was created by Mayor Oscar S. Moreno through Executive Order No. 172 has been closely monitoring the movements of raw and processed pork products that are being sold in the city. While certain processed pork product manufacturers may have been …

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Drugs, stop!

By Netnet Camomot LAST Saturday, a nephew posted a video of a 73-year-old grandma who’s dancing like a K-pop group member. He tagged us and wrote, “Paging all my ates and titas, you can do this too! On behalf of my generation, we look forward to your Christmas performance!” And …

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Nueva reminds us of Jose Velarde, Jose Pidal

By BenCyrus Ellorin UNTIL she surfaces, speculations will be that the person whom Misamis Oriental Gov. Bambi Emano contracted is a dummy, if not fictitious. Otherwise, why hide? And why is the governor seem to be on the run after his contract with Nueva was made public? After spewing vitriolic …

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Shake a rattle

By Renato Tibon “Then I fall to my knees, shake a rattle at the skies and I’m afraid that I’ll be taken, abandoned, forsaken in her cold coffee eyes.” – A quote from the song, “She moves on” by Paul Simon, singer/songwriter THE recent tremors affecting the central provinces of …

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