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Plain and simple | Grow where you’re planted

A few months back I visited New Corella one of the towns of Davnor. I accompanied a friend who hails from there.

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Plain and Simple | Stories that linger

THESE are stories that long for swift action. I was glued to Jessica Soho’s stories of challenge and pain last Sunday. They needed immediate attention.

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Plain and Simple | Expression Day in old UM

Dunno if those who graduated from the University of Mindanao would feel nostalgic with this. But Fr Pedro P. Lamata does.

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Plain and Simple | Cleansing of the Church

I grew up with my faith- that the Church is the bride of Christ. As a young boy in our hometown, my parents always brought me to our Sunday mass. Not only that, they made us pray the rosary every

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Plain and Simple | Seeing UM campus up close

The University of Mindanao is probably the biggest university in Mindanao, and to tour it would mean a day of excitement and discovery.

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Plain and Simple | Of sunrises and sunsets

I have seen sunsets and sunrises. Seeing them is never enough. We behold them because it allows us to wonder and appreciate its coming… and going.

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PLAIN AND SIMPLE | Traffic is here

It seems heavy traffic is going to be the norm in Davao City.  Traffic is suffocating us.  For taxi riders, it means double their fare to wherever they are going. Commuters have to contend with longer time to reach their

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Plain and Simple | Sports in our country

Make sports accessible to our people in the countryside. This is the mandate of President Rodrigo Duterte.

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Plain and Simple | Of forgiveness and revenge

The daughter of my friend was accosted by a driver of a single motorcycle. My friend’s daughter almost got raped.

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PLAIN AND SIMPLE | When the world was young

HOW WAS LIFE when the world was young for me and friends of my age in the provinces?

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