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‘Alter Christus’ we are

Fr. Roy Cimagala “WHOEVER is not with me is against me. Whoever does not gather with me scatters.” (Lk 11,23) With these words of Christ, it’s very clear that we are supposed to be so united with Christ, so identified with him, that he and us can be considered simply …

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Unity and understanding

Butch Bagabuyo “By union the smallest states thrive; by discord the greatest are destroyed.” –Sallust  “I have suffered from being misunderstood, but I would have suffered a hell of a lot more if I had I been understood.” –Clarence Darrow (1857-1938, American lawyer, writer BECAUSE our country has never been serious …

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Fighting climate change

Ruffy Magbanua THE  Facebook accounts of my friends in Abu Dhabi have been clogged lately with unusual images of massive rains and floods in this bustling capital of United Arab Emirates. In fact, the past weeks saw UAE battered by fierce winds, torrential rain and thunderstorm, its skies darkened as the …

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One over the other

Egay Uy PUTTING one over the other seems to be the norm.  And it appears to be the only trait known to some.  People inserting in queues, jeepneys practicing “dombol” to get the most number of passengers, criticizing others as if the critic is infallible, motorists disregarding (and wantonly, sadly …

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Cheers

Netnet Camomot DRUNK is something the young ones could relate with while drinking is still part of their happy hours. That’s the younger pre-hypertension days when the focus is on board exam results instead of lipid profile results. For the young once, tunnel vision occurs when the palm of her …

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PNoy, et. al, maneuvering to scrap polls?

Batas Mauricio IN the event that no elections will be held on May 9, 2016 and no new president is elected by June 30, 2016, what are we to expect? The answer is, there will be no one who is legally authorized to lead the country. This possibility gives rise …

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Pax Americana

Cong Corrales “Di ko kailangan ang ‘yong mga base militar. Madadamay lang kami sa ‘yong digmaang nukleyar.” – Buklod SIX decades and nine years ago yesterday, President Manuel A. Roxas and Paul V. McNutt, the United States high commissioner in the country, signed the Military Bases Agreement. That was on March …

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Certain on a better government

Ben Contreras CORRUPTION hinders real progress and real change. Without corruption, taxes would go to where they’re intended. Without corruption, there would be more than enough money for everything needed to implement government projects, address people’s basic needs, free education, and health care, etc. The reality today is that so …

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Warped logic

Patricio Diaz GENERAL Santos City–Who taught Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno “Logic” and “Argumentation and Debate”? She has warped logic in her response to the criticisms by critics and legal experts that the Supreme Court ruling to allow Sen. Grace Poe to run for president is unconstitutional (The Daily Tribune, March …

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PNoy, et. al, maneuvering to scrap polls?

Batas Mauricio IN the event that no elections will be held on May 9, 2016 and no new president is elected by June 30, 2016, what are we to expect? The answer is, there will be no one who is legally authorized to lead the country. This possibility gives rise …

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