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Go jump in lake

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Go jump in lake

  WHAT good would a state of calamity do in address­ing the all-day all-night water cut-off? Not all the money in the world can create living water. Advice to MWSS who didn’t see it coming and Manila No-Water hiding behind “operational ad­justments”: Go jump in the lake, the drier the better! They call it a […]

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He’s 44

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He’s 44

  HE’S earned a Ph.D. in garbageology, having been a garbage collector for 18 years, starting at the tender age of 10 when he pushed a sluggish pushcart loaded with trash without counting the hours and the days. Twenty-four years later in 2017 he was appointed chairman of National Rail­ways Corp. with a monthly salary […]

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Planting a seed

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Planting a seed

  WE need an executive order abolishing Fire Prevention Month, the fieriest month. Temperatures are rising, the land is parched and killing crops, the dams are thirsty. Farmers are at their wit’s end – where to get wa­ter freely, how to save what they have planted? The worst place to be now is the Department […]

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Sara’s era

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Sara’s era

  AN ex-cop first took notice of Sara Duterte, her father’s daughter, as the one to watch, the next star to shine above the crest­ing wave of new leaders. Since then, I’ve been keeping my eyes on the Mayor and the man who said those words, Senator Ping Lacson. Stumping for her Hugpong can­didates whom […]

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Debatable

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Debatable

  IN the debate over the necessity of debates between and among senatorial candidates, a reelection­ist or former government official is presumed to be at a disadvantage while his newcomer challenger enjoys the benefit of the doubt. A challenger has lots of points to pick on, a reelectionist can only defend his record, hardly ever […]

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A brave bishop

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A brave bishop

  NOTHING less than a miracle that our bishops and priests have been behaving these many years. A clean slate! On the other hand, there’s Cardinal Tagle telling the world that “cultural taboos” have kept victims from coming forward to denounce the wolves in holy robes who have sexually abused them. Would we and the […]

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