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Plain and Simple | Travel to the north

WE FROM the south know only about the south. But travelling to the north is one hell of an experience.

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Plain and Simple | Not a stranger to my country

‘WAG maging dayuhan sa sariling bayan. I heard and read this a couple of years ago, but it stuck in my mind just like that.  No meaning. No idea.

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Plain and Simple | The politics of pain

SOME pains are self-inflicted; others initiated by outside forces; still others by means hard to understand.

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Plain and Simple | Media in government

THEY used to criticize the government and those running it. Blah blah blah. Now it is their turn to put the sparkplug to make government work so well to deliver the services to the people.

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Plain and Simple | Our heroes

THE VETERANS and those who perished during the war defending our country are undoubtedly our heroes.

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Plain and Simple | A time to be quiet

WAS it Socrates who kept reminding us that unexamined life is not worth living?

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Plain and Simple | Privileges of seniors

THIS is another taxi driver’s story on senior citizen’s privileges. And why he is angry when seniors ask for the 20% discount on fare in accordance with the law.

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Plain and Simple | Changing mindsets

A PRODUCTIVE mindset. A mindset that multiplies oneself two or three or a hundred times.

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Plain and Simple | Karl, mayukmok

MAYUKMOK, Cebuano word for very ordinary, so simple, God’s anawim. This was Karl Gaspar’s production outfit for his plays and books. This of course is going ahead of my story on Karl.

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Plain and Simple | Media in government

FRIENDS and acquaintances in media are now with government and with high and sensitive positions.

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