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Youth and seniors for Duterte

Butch Bagabuyo “Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.” -French Proverb?” “In youth we learn; in age we understand.” –Marie Ebner, Eschenbach THAT the presidency is providential is the compelling belief that moved Davao Mayor Rodrigo Roa Duterte to accept the challenge by the ...

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Spring cleaning

Netnet Camomot HOLY Week would have been the best time to let go of things. If spring cleaning was the least of your priorities that week because the beach was too tempting to resist, then you may look forward to another long vacation to let go of things. Mama visited ...

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Wanted: community leader

Michael Henry Yusingco MELBOURNE–A presidential candidate promising a hard-line approach in combatting criminality is certainly most welcome. We are all sick and tired of criminals, both petty and bigtime, ruining our dreams of living the good life. From the “rugby boys” snatching bags in the streets, to the akyat-bahay degenerates ...

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A woman’s last words

Heather McManamy (On Dec. 15, 2015, Jeff McManamy posted this on the Facebook page of his deceased wife whom he called “the love of my life.” These were her words before she died of cancer. -Editor) SO… I have some good news and some bad news. The bad news is, apparently, ...

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Is our commemoration biblical?

Batas Mauricio NOW that millions and millions of Filipinos–and other believers from all over the world–are commemorating Holy Week once more, there is a question that must be answered by them and their spiritual leaders in connection with this yearly event: is this biblical? I will not say, “it is”, ...

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Christ and the cross

Fr. Roy Cimagala TO profess a Christianity with Christ but without the cross is unthinkable. Christ and the cross are inseparable. And that’s simply because it is through the cross that our redemption, our second creation was achieved and continues to be achieved. We have to be ready for this ...

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Is Corrales an avenue? (2)

A. Paulita Roa THE present generation of Kagay-anons hardly know who the local patriots and personages that are honored by the city by naming streets after them. When I asked students if they know Toribio Chaves or Tirso Neri, their quick and predictable reply is that its a “dalan” or ...

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Subsidiarity and autonomy

Letter to the Editor Ike Señeres THERE is a profound similarity in the way that large scale software programming works, and the way that nationwide political subsidiarity is supposed to work. The standard approach in large scale software programming is to subdivide a problem into many manageable parts, the problem ...

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Exposed by inexperience

Butch Bagabuyo “Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?” – Voltaire THE second presidential debate turned out to be a confirmation by many lawyers and experts in the art of debate that among the four “presidentiables” present in the Cebu debate, our man, Davao Mayor ...

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Discounts to senior citizens

Egay Uy I ATTENDED the “Negosyo, Konsumer, Atbp” forum hosted by the Provincial Office of the DTI last Friday.  Among the matters discussed was the discounts given to senior citizens.  I had to stand up to raise some points in favor of senior citizens.  Of course, that includes me. A ...

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