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Rough Cuts | Cop exodus: Who gets the P20K payoff?

We have written about these before; we are writing and will be writing about it again and again if we will observe that concerned government offices are not making any effort to check what could develop into problems in the

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Editorial | Be wary of the consequences

The city government is setting up machines that will disperse condoms at the two comfort rooms of the city council in its effort to help curb the increase in sexually-transmitted diseases. In explaining the move, Jeffrey Fuentes, head of the

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Egalitarian | We will win

With the question of how we change the constitution, the public is saddled with the option of having no election to give way for the charter change to implement federalism, or to delay the implementation of federalism by facilitating first

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Honoring My Mother | Today’s specials

Just recently, my old friend invited me to a beautifully offbeat cafe outside the city that offered rare farm-to-table fare. This was after I twice refused her invitation until I finally thought, where could my sense of adventure have gone?

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Editorial | Intensify the cleansing

THERE was a news report that came out over the weekend about the involvement of eight members of the anti-illegal drug enforcement unit of the Muntinlupa City police in a kidnap-for-ransom case.

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Rough Cuts | Unearthing ‘cans of worms’

This is the problem with government. It only acts when the situation becomes worst or when disasters happen either due to man-made or natural causes.

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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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Editorial | Prosperity consciousness

“Prosperity is a way of living and thinking and not just having money or things. Poverty is a way of living and thinking and not just a lack of money and things.” – Eric Butterworth, author of motivational books and

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Editorial | Fighting poverty in rural areas

POVERTY in the Philippines is a ‘predominantly rural phenomenon, with 75 percent of the poor residing in rural areas,’ according to the Human Development and Poverty Reduction Cluster.

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Family Matters | The shoe story

It is amazing to hear about students passing the board exams this month from Mindanao as they took and garnered the top 10 national bracket. To top it all, two come from poor families, a magbabalut vendor and the other

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