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ROUGH CUTS| Showing the other face of the police

WE TAKE our hat off to Sr. Supt. Alexander Tagum and his staff at the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) for initiating the “Pinaskuhan sa Kabataan” project of the local police command.

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FAMILY MATTERS| Victim or victor

LET me begin with one of Aesop’s Fables. ” One day, the Sun and the North wind were arguing who between them is the mightiest. As they continued their discussion, a traveller came passing by.

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EDITORIAL| When guns are silent

THIS time last year, when peace negotiators from the government and the National Democratic Front were at the peak of laying out the finer points in the substantive agreements of the peacetalks,

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ROUGH CUTS| Urgency for serious investigation

ONE issue that is now engulfing the country like a dreaded pandemic is the allegedly bungled dengue vaccination program of government launched during the last two years

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PLAIN AND SIMPLE| A good movie to watch

YOU watch the news on TV and you hate it because some visuals are so gory. Revolting -that’s what some of them are.

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LUGAR LANG| The writers workshop as landscape

AT THE closing of the Davao Writers Workshop, the fellows heaved a collective melancholic “Awwww…” every time it was mentioned that it was the last day of the workshop.

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ROUGH CUTS| Making the anti-smuggling unit effective

GOOD THING that the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) is reacting with dispatch to the report reaching the city director’s office that three policemen assigned at the Buhangin Police Station

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EDITORIAL| We dream of peace

ON JULY 25, 2016, in his first State of the Nation Address, President Rodrigo Duterte formally opened the path to peace, exhorting the Communist Party of the Philippines,

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EDITORIAL| All about power

“VIOLENCE against women is fundamentally about power,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said during the annual observation of the International Day

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EGALITARIAN| When at the PNP summit

I AM WITH CIVILIANS and men and women in uniform converge together to understand and share experiences as advisory councils, and at the same time listen to the reformation journey of the PNP as an institution.

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