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A changed world

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NINE/ELEVEN was 15 years ago. It changed not only America, it changed everyone else in the world, emotionally, psychologically, but especially in the way we travel, watch movies, react to the explosive sounds of firecrackers, and whenever we hear, talk, and think about the word, a single word: terrorism.

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Lucky pick

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ANDREA Domingo was one of the earliest Digong appointees, not because she was standing first in line but because she was happy being a retired, contented 65-year-old who didn’t need another job in government.

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Never say die

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UNLIKE his Chief PNP, whose mantra to policemen is “stay alive,” President Duterte keeps saying he is ready to “die for my country.”

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Congested route

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THERE’S another traffic jam, one of ideas as they’re aired in the Senate to hear what the Department of Transportation means by “emergency powers” to solve the problem of the decade.

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Heartless DoF

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ABOUT a hundred white- and silvery-haired ladies and gentlemen lined up for free admission to watch Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant in the year’s most hilarious movie, “Florence Foster Jenkins”, based on a true story. We laughed so hard and loud, my eyes brimmed with tears, not of salt but sugar.

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Everyone you know has a pretty solid idea of what causes traffic jams. But when Senator Grace Poe’s committee on public order invited resource persons and the Department of Transportation to articulate the “emergency powers” needed to solve the traffic crisis, DoTr staff present looked positively shellshocked.

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