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ROUGH CUTS| A measure worth revisiting

WE CANNOT help but recall the passion with which the late Davao City’s first district councilor Leonardo Avila III undertook his responsibility

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EDITORIAL| Managing expectations on peace

THE GOVERNMENT panel talking peace with the National Democratic Front is on its way to Rome for the resumption of the third round of talks on Jan. 19 to 25.

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ROUGH CUTS| Sorry, you’re up to ‘look at’ only

Last Sunday’s issue of a leading national broadsheet categorized who are the Filipinos of the Year.

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EGALITARIAN| Federalism is a bundle of goods to be sold

The federalism initiatives offer multiple opportunities to improve the state of affairs of the country. As it is, federalism is the relationship between the national

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LUGAR LANG | Taxing Beauty

AS OF this writing, Ako Bicol party-list Representative Rodel Batocabe has retracted his proposed 10-30 per cent excise tax on cosmetic products and beauty services

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EDITORIAL|Engine of growth

ENTREPRENEURS move the economy forward and President Rodrigo Duterte promised to provide a healthy environment that will enable them to flourish.

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Social impact

LAST week, the city hosted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his wife Akie, and members of the Japanese business delegation.

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ROUGH CUTS| The Malaysian firm’s proposal

THIS proposal by a Malaysian conglomerate to build a triple tower City Hall building

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ROUGH CUTS SUNDAY| The evolution of the Glorious Mysteries

TODAY is Sunday, January 15. It is the Feast of the Sto. Niño.

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PLAIN & SIMPLE| Start with a bang

IT HAS been the tradition of many to start the year literally with a bang. So many created noise “to drive away the evil spirits.”

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