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Editorial: Rice sufficiency

Rice is our staple food and is therefore a gut issue felt by the rich who can buy high quality commercial rice and the poor, who line up to buy a few kilos of cheap NFA rice. Even if people

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Honoring my Mother: Savoring Memories like fried chicken

I was once told that the restaurant where my friend and I had dinner the other night was a local branch of one of the oldest restaurants in the country.

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Editorial: Bridge to Samal

Bridge to link city and Samal. This was the headline of Mindanao Times on Jan. 18, 1979

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Lugar Lang: Inflation for dummies

Yesterday my daughter, who is in Grade 12, asked me to explain inflation and why the current 6.4% rate is alarming everyone except the staunch (or blind) loyalists. I admit I told her to ask a tita with an Economics degree so she’d get accurate information. (It takes a village, after all.)

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Rough Cuts: Waiting for October

It is barely a month to the dates within which candidates for local and national positions for the 2019 mid-tern elections will have to file their certificate of candidacy.

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Timesman: ‘Sir, you saved the life of an angel!’

In the brief history of my life published in the TIMES’lifestyle section during my diamond year (75) celebration more than two years ago, I wrote: “Loreto’s life story may not be one that is award-winning but his life has become

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Rough Cuts: Fairness needed in Shrine Hills land use

We commiserate with the plight of people who have acquired lots on top of Shrine Hills in Matina, Davao City.

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Editorial: Being prepared

Strong earthquakes have been shaking Davao City for a while now.

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Letter to the Editor

TURKISH EMBASSY MANILA Manila, 4 September 2018 Editor-ln-Chief Mindanao Times With reference to the series of articles entitled “Who are Fetullah Gulen and Andrew Brunson” and “Who are Fetullah Gulen and Andrew Brunson, the Imam and the Pastor prompting sanctions

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TURKISH EMBASSY MANILA

Manila, 4 September 2018 Editor-ln-Chief Mindanao Times With reference to the series of articles entitled “Who are Fetullah Gulen and Andrew Brunson” and “Who are Fetullah Gulen and Andrew Brunson, the Imam and the Pastor prompting sanctions and threats against

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