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Eruptions, past and present

Eruptions, past and present

  TAAL Volcano decided to start the new year with a bang. Well, not really a loud bang but a “steam-driven” eruption followed by a “magmatic” eruption. But it has disrupted the lives of our kababayans, especially those living near the picturesque volcano. Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has raised alert Level 4 […]

Resolutions

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Resolutions

  IT’S a new year. I wish all my readers a peaceful and prosperous 2020. For the country, I hope we can continue our economic growth and sustain the gains of the last few years. This is one of those times when boring is better than excitement. Stability is boring but it is beneficial for […]

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The President of the Countryside

  LAST December 12, we were fortunate to have as our guest of honor no less than President Rodrigo Duterte. The occasion was a simple one – the unveiling of The Tent at Vista Global South. This is the biggest tent venue south of Metro Manila with a maximum capacity of up to 5,000. It […]

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Titans

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Titans

  IN a span of one year, from November, 2018 to November, 2019, we lost three titans of industry in the Philippines – George Ty, Henry Sy, Sr., and John Gokongwei, Jr. These three iconic entrepreneurs helped build not just our economy but our nation as well. When they started their businesses which later grew […]

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Spectacle

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Spectacle

  THE opening ceremonies of the Southeast Asian Games was a spectacular display of Filipino culture, excellence and unity. Just like many of our countrymen, I felt so proud watching the dazzling performances that showcased our traditions and showed to the world what we are as a people. I commend the decision to showcase our […]

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Heroic life

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Heroic life

  I FIND it interesting that while Rizal Day remembers the death anniversary of Jose Rizal, Bonifacio Day, which we celebrate in a couple of days, commemorates the birth of Andres Bonifacio. I think its because while the death of Rizal is one that we might consider as heroic death, Bonifacio’s death is clouded in […]

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