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ROUGH CUTS| Impeachment complaint a gambit

NOW we sense that the members of the group of anti-administration people, specifically lawmakers, are in the first

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The West Is Treating the Rest of the World Hypocritically/ like Toddlers

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte lashed out against the European Parliament for demanding that the Philippines

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ROUGH CUTS| A white elephant in the making?

SEVERAL columns back we tackled the issue of having our City Engineer’s Office (CEO) conducting no-nonsense inspection on buildings in Davao’s more urban areas.

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URBAN APE| Unraveling the conundrum of traffic

A CONUNDRUM is a puzzle that does not seem to have a beginning and an end. A mental challenge where the apparent solution reveals a resulting problem.

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TIMESMAN| Those were the days

I MISSED those good old  days when we were fishing at Talicud Island and nearby surroundings of Samal Island now Island Garden City of Samal (IGACOS) with fellow Timesmen

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PLAIN AND SIMPLE| Colors of Davao

FIRST, LET me congratulate our editor for being chosen this year’s Datu Bago awardee. My salute to you Amy Cabusao. Congrats.

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EDITORIAL| The state of happiness

ARE FILIPINOS happy? This is a question that most would immediately agree as many believe that we are one happy lot, bouncing back with astounding

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EGALITARIAN| Some Details in Federalization

AGAIN, and let this be stated very clearly, the Philippine Federalism process is never a quick transformation. Spain even just started to shift from a unitary government

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LUGAR LANG|Ironies lost on Davao

BY NEXT month, I will have lived in Davao for 10 years, but I have never felt more alienated in this city than today. When I decided to move here from Baguio City

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PLAIN AND SIMPLE| Finding gold

FOR BUTCH Ramirez, chair of the Philippine Sports Commission, the Olympic gold is really developing the young to be productive and responsible citizens of the country.

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