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Study later

THAT’S right, study later, work now. That is, when you’ve found a job (The Job), edging out the 300,000 graduates of 2017.

WHAT is a TRO? T for Temporary, R for Restraining, O for Order. It’s an order from the court to stop or restrain an action or a law, but that order is merely temporary, and temporary doesn’t mean permanent.

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May-December

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President Emmanuel Macron, 39, is now known all over the world, and not just in his own country, as France’s youngest president, also as the one who just happens to have a first lady who’s 25 years his senior. Whatever label he wears – centrist, left of center, liberal, pro-European Union – women of a certain age are looking at him as a man after their own heart. In that sense, he is an authentic new “new wave” feminist. In the age of botox and Barbie dolls, Brigitte Trogneux is telling grandmothers of the world to stop measuring the age gap and start counting 60 as the new 35.

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Connected?

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THEY were doing lunch in a five-star hotel and they wore the uniform of managers in their late 20’s to early 30’s, black jacket over white shirt, each touting their most essential accessory, a smartphone. The five of them, three guys and two girls, were fully focused and totally not speaking to one another as they studied the tool they were holding in their hands as if it were a grenade they could not let go of. But it was lunchtime, shouldn’t they be enjoying the noon break?

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Life and death

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IS it possible that survey results showing a majority in favor of the death penalty were the opinion of victims and survivors of crime, or of persons who knew someone who was destroyed, directly or indirectly, by a dastardly deed?

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OF the thousands of Filipino tourists who went to Japan last month to hunt for the most beautiful, most lavish cherry blossoms that spring could yield, how many were disappointed and how many were elated? It depended on their timing and the accuracy of their reading of the weather map predicting the flowers’ budding and blooming.

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