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PH chessers bounce back

By Kristel Satumbaga Grandmaster Jayson Gonzales and Woman GM Janelle Frayna toppled separate rivals to join 12 others at 10th place after four rounds in the Brugse Meesters 2018 in Brugge, Belgium on Monday. Gonzales recovered from a crushing Round 3 loss to Scottish GM Matthew Turner by besting Woman International Master Tsveta Galunova while […]

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PH 5 told to treat Kazakhs as ‘old’ rivals

  By Waylon Galvez   If one is familiar with the strengths and weaknesses of its rival, he or she will certainly have a built-in advantage. And that’s the reason Philippine basketball coach Yeng Guiao wants his players to treat Kazakhstan as familiar enemy. “The objective is to play Kazakhstan like we have played them […]

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UP, CSB in vital PVL showdown

By Kristel Satumbaga Games Today (The Arena, San Juan City) 9 a.m. – NU vs La Salle (men’s) 11 a.m. – FEU vs Arellano (men’s) 1 p.m. – St. Benilde vs UP (men’s) 4 p.m. – UP vs St. Benilde (women’s) 6 p.m. – San Beda vs UST (men’s) University of the Philippines and College […]

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The power of silence

BY Marilyn C. Arayata There’s a story of a farmer who lost his precious watch while working in his barn. The farmer looked for it among the hay. When he became exhausted, he decided to request the children who were playing outside his barn to help him look for the watch – and promised a […]

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Afraid of dying?

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Afraid of dying?

Fr. Bel R. San Luis, SVD A true story is told about an American lady named Brigitte Guerney. In 1985 while walking in a street of New York City, a construction crane fell down pinning her underneath. For six agonizing hours, paramedics frantically struggled to keep her alive until she could be removed from the […]

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Crucial times calling for wise decisions

POPE Francis said last Aug. 2 that the death penalty is wrong in all cases, as it is an attack on human dignity. He thus called for a change in the Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church which had accepted the death penalty if it is “the only practicable way to defend lives.” The death […]

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