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Fast Backward by Antonio V. Figueroa

FAST BACKWARD: Killing of Davao politicians (2)

Though not as volatile as the political intramurals that happen in other regions of Mindanao, the electoral atmosphere in Davao has had its share...
THINK ON THESE by Henrylito D. Tacio

THINK ON THESE: STOP DEFORESTATION, SAVE WATERSHED

American President Theodore Roosevelt once said, “A people without children would face a hopeless future; a country without trees is almost as helpless.” If Filipinos...
My Two Cents by John Tria

MY TWO CENTS’: Rage Against the Delays

As the government announced that 2.5 B worth of Build Build Projects are now on the design or construction stage there is a hope...
THINK ON THESE by Henrylito D. Tacio

THINK ON THESE: THE FRIENDS CONNECTION

A couple of years ago, an English publication offered a prize for the best definition of a friend.  Among the thousands of answers received were...
THINK ON THESE by Henrylito D. Tacio

THINK ON THESE: SAVING OUR VANISHING BIODIVERSITY

To most Filipinos, June 22, 2018 may not be historic but for environmentalists and those who care for the endangered wildlife species, the said...
Fast Backward by Antonio V. Figueroa

FAST BACKWARD: Killing politicians in Davao (1861-2018)

Assassinating public officials, whether for personal reason or otherwise, is as old as colonial times. Since Davao region was subdued by the invading Spanish-led...
THINK ON THESE by Henrylito D. Tacio

THINK ON THESE: UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL

Perhaps not too many Filipinos know that alcohol is the most frequently abused drug in the world.  It is a substance that has been discussed...
My Two Cents by John Tria

MY TWO CENTS’: Are the New Government Programs Populist Measures? 

Amid the political noise surrounding the alleged statements against God not a few wonder whether the sentiments against the government may drown out the...
Fast Backward by Antonio V. Figueroa

FAST BACKWARD: Is it Mariano or Damaso?

Old timers in Davao simply call the road linking Quezon Boulevard and Gempesaw Street to Jacinto Street as Ponce. The street sign identifies it...
Fast Backward by Antonio V. Figueroa

FAST BACKWARD: Icons from Bantayan Island

In today’s parlance, Bantayan, an island north of Cebu that hosts the towns of Santa Fe, Madridejos and Bantayan, is now indisputably linked to...

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