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Questions on BOL

Questions on BOL

  THE disturbing ad of Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Bin Mohamad’s tarpaulin in Cotabato City supporting the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law passage, is another, of many historical, political etc. validations of the umbilical cord connecting the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to Putra Jaya. MNLF Chair Nur Misuari was once upon a time […]

Evacuation centers

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Evacuation centers

  RIGHT on Christmas Day 2018, a fire broke out in Barangay Duljo-Fatima in Cebu City. Affected by the widespread blaze were roughly seven sitios (Mansanitas, Buli, Catwalk, San Pedro, Plastikan, Pasong Kabayo, Spolarium Street). Around 650 families, or close to 3,075 indi­viduals lost their homes, shanties, and personal possessions. Estimated damage to property was […]

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Baguio City next Boracay

    THE timely intervention of Presi­dent Rodrigo Duterte in closing Boracay for rehabilitation is to be applauded given the political, and the moral will, to save the pristine beaches and bucolic lifestyle of the world-famous tourist (including do­mestic “go to place”) destination for sun and sand. Finally, an adult is in the room to […]

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The failure of democracy

    HOW our political values have evolved since the Quezonian era may be charted in the age-old philosophical debate between what is “universal good” versus the movements of “relative good” in modern times. I distinctly recollect the words of a former President who belonged to a fading era of tradition and decency, and when […]

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Mandatory ROTC

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Mandatory ROTC

    A GENTLE observation during cer­emonies in ‘Change of Com­mand’ of AFP units. Both outgoing and incoming commander, or their speech writers, skip mentioning the necessary role and contribu­tion of ‘Reservists’ in their mis­sion-vision during such occasions. Note, the latter is a co-efficient to the constitutional mandate that the “AFP shall be composed of […]

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Sultan Kudarat

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Sultan Kudarat

    QUITE often, we hear the reprise of Filipinos (Muslim) claiming “they” were never con­quered by foreign colonials arriv­ing at our shores. The pointed rep­artee to such notional pride, and for purposes of righting historical bravado, may be overturned by a careful reading on the life of ‘Sul­tan Muhammad Dipatuan Kudarat (1581-1671). Distinguish here, […]

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