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Resign all!

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WISDOM in the clarion call of former Senator Rene Saguisag for all officials who oppose the Duterte Administration’s decision on the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the ‘Libingan ng mga Bayani’ to resign. Notably, Cabinet Officials beginning to create a working relation by proximity (and not by personal history) with President Rodrigo Duterte, adhering to such a gauntlet thrown at their red faces.

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Dumped

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THEY were in love, he said, with the intensity of a typhoon signal No. 5 until other men entered her life and the lovers’ quarrels became so regular that a breakup was inevitable. It petered out to a signal No. 1.

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FILIPINO fishermen thanked President Duterte profusely when they were finally allowed to return to their old fishing grounds at Scarborough Shoal – known to us as Panatag or Bajo de Masinloc – last month after four years that they were blocked by Chinese vessels claiming the area as Chinese territory.

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In 1963, what John Ostrom, an American paleontologist, discovered was a claw, obviously goes to a foot, but not for walking on. Deinonychus was small with a delicate build and was an active predator that clearly killed its prey by leaping and slashing or stabbing with its “terrible claw”. It ran upright on two legs. It had a long stiff tail for balance. He saw that they both had lightly-built, hollow bones. And they shared even more features, including long arms and similar hip and shoulder bones. Ostrom concluded that birds did descent from dinosaurs as Huxley had argued.

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Cebu goes corporate

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The term “Ceboom,” which has become a byword in the 1980s and 1990s, explains why Cebu has effectively challenged “Imperial Manila’s supremacy.” Cebu’s rapidly expanding economy is poised to outstrip Manila’s dominance in both politics and business.

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THE proposed P2,000 increase in the pensions of Social Security System (SSS) retirees, it may be recalled, was vetoed by then President Aquino in January this year, after raising such high hopes among the thousands of old retirees receiving pensions of as little as P2,500 a month.

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