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No. 2 Kabayan

No. 2 Kabayan

  DURING the long holiday, I had the very pleasant opportunity to re-connect with my former staff in Congress. Ron Salo was hired on the spot by my then chief of staff, Atty. Patricia A.O. Bunye, based on an impressive resume and an obvious drive to succeed. Not to mention, he was at that time, […]

Transforming lives

  SEVEN years ago, preschooler Cheska Parabolis was a very quiet and shy child. She did not know how to interact with peers and teachers and struggled a little with kindergarten academic requirements. But under the patient tutelage of her teachers, she began to blossom. Cheska gradually became sociable and even achieved honors in class. […]

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The 6 blind men and the elephant

  READING various comments both in traditional and social media on the current water shortage, I could not but feel like listening to the 6 blind men, in that famous Indian parable, who were trying to figure out what an elephant looks like. Just to review. The first blind man happened to touch the broad […]

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Our national anthem

    IT is very sad that when the oc­casion requires it, we cannot sing our national anthem properly. Here are some readers’ observa­tions: From Atty. Patricia A.O. Bunye (my daughter): “Two days ago, I attended a break­fast meeting hosted by the Makati Business Club where Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia, delivered the […]

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Muntinlupa City @ 24

  AT 24, Muntinlupa City is one of the youngest cities in the Philippines. But it has already become one of the most competitive in terms of local governance, financial administration, infrastructure and quality of life for its more than half a million residents. Formerly a sleepy farming and fishing community up to the ‘80s, […]

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Ateneo Law School ‘hangs’ 3 SC justices

    FOLLOWING tradition, the Ateneo Law Alumni Association, Inc. (ALAAI) the other week “hanged” three sitting Supreme Court Associate Justices in the Justitia – the Ateneo Law School Moot Court. Unveiled and “hanged” for permanent display were the oil portraits of Associate Jus­tices Alfredo Benjamin S. Caguioa, Andres B. Reyes, Jr. and Alexander G. […]

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