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China, India, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Indonesia, Japan, the US, Philippines, Egypt, Brazil, Thailand, Myanmar, and Netherlands are extremely vulnerable – in descending order starting with the country most at risk – by rising oceans as a result of climate change, according to a report from Climate Central, a non-profit organization focusing on climate science. The study showed that these countries have more than 10 million people living on land that would be destroyed should the earth’s temperature rise to 4 degrees Celsius.

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If President Obama considers President Duterte’s language “colorful”, the former should listen to Bangko Sentral Governor Amando M. Tetangco, Jr.

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Trains figure prominently in the plans of the Duterte administration for the country. The Metro Manila traffic crisis will never be resolved unless the established train systems serving Metro residents – the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) along Epifanio delos Santos Ave. (EDSA) and the Light Rail Transit along Rizal Ave. and Taft Ave. are raised to their top capacities.

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While still more people gathered in the crowd, Jesus said to them, “This generation is an evil generation; it seeks a sign, but no sign will be given it, except the sign of Jonah. Just as Jonah became a sign to the Ninevites, so will the Son of Man be to this generation. At the judgment the queen of the south will rise with the men of this generation and she will condemn them, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and there is something greater than Solomon here. At the judgment the men of Nineveh will arise with this generation and condemn it, because at the preaching of Jonah they repented, and there is something greater than Jonah here.”

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Are you grateful?

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I remember a young man who entered the seminary. He went through high school and college but found after much discernment that he was not cut out for the priesthood.

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IT used to be only about three feet tall because it was constantly pruned. When the pruning process was neglected for years, our talisay tree grew tall, hard branches that cutting them seemed like a daunting task, and the sight of dry leaves falling on the ground was irritating. Just because cutting overgrown branches was neglected.

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