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FAMILY MATTERS| Not too old, really

SOMETIMES, it is not easy to gauge the exact age for one to be called ‘old.’ If we measure being old by the looks of a person, I am sure we could have offended too many already.

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ROUGH CUTS| Wasting a P250-million government asset

THE CITY Council of Davao now appears to be ganging up on the present Bureau of Customs (BOC) Collector Erastus Sandino Austria for his refusal to heed the call

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TIMESMAN| Question I also would want to ask

OF THE ‘eight rules to a better life’ the TIMES published on its Oct. 9 issue, only the No. 7 is not in me.

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EDITORIAL| Listening to OFWs

THE DEPARTMENT of Foreign Affairs pegs the number of Filipino household service workers in Hong Kong to be about 196,000.

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EGALITARIAN| Explaining the surveys on trust and satisfaction

                THE RECENT survey of the SWS shows a dip in the satisfaction ratings of the President from very good to good in a matter of three months, from June to September.

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PARADIGM SHIFT| An Overdue Kurdish State

HISTORY is giving the Kurds a chance to establish an independent Kurdistan for their children and grandchildren, and no country has any legal or moral right to deny this to the Kurds.

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ROUGH CUTS| Confronting the prostitution problem

      TALIKALA, Inc., a non-government organization assisting prostituted women in Davao City, has raised an alarm in the increasing number of children into prostitution.

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PLAIN AND SIMPLE| Enormous loss

WHO is to blame for the misery we are in with the landslide along the diversion road?

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EDITORIAL| Traffic woes

LAST Friday’s heavy traffic could go down as the longest-running traffic jam we have experienced in the city, at least to our knowledge.

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LUGAR LANG| A respite from home

HAVING spent the weekend in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam to present progress in my practice-based PhD in RMIT University gave me a legitimate excuse to somehow disconnec

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