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Sunday, November 19, 2017
Vantage Points

Vantage Points

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Beyond Benevolent Dictatorship

Duterte is disturbing social and diplomatic sensibilities with his unrefined and seemingly unschooled language.  He thumbs his nose up at protocol and has managed...
REVERSED PUNCH by Jimmy Laking

REVERSED PUNCH: Missing out on the essence of R.A. 9003

The more I look at it the more I am convinced that the implementers of the Ecological Solid Waste Act (R. A. 9003) in...
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EDITORIAL: Private sector role in sports

The University of Mindanao (UM) has just inaugurated its Olympic standard rubberized track oval which is the very first of its kind in Davao...
My Two Cents by John Tria

MY TWO CENTS: What happened to the Zamboanga- Sandakan flight?

Recent announcements of upgrades of many local airports to allow night take offs and landings are welcome news for “ provincial” travellers going to...
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SPECKS OF LIFE: CBCP – neo-Pharisee

hen the CBCP hierarchy recently called for a mass rally, the expected sea of people that usually answer the call did not come. The...
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EDITORIAL : Child-friendly

Davao City could crack into the Hall of Fame of the Presidential Award for Child-Friendly Municipalities and Cities (PACFMC) if it wins the coveted...
My Two Cents by John Tria

MY TWO CENTS: Should we now issue a travel advisory for the United States?

Columbine, Sandy Hook. Charleston, Las Vegas, Virginia Tech. Now Sutherland, Texas. From schools to concerts and now Churches. From the late 1990s till today there...
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CATNIP: Meaningful Other

Finding the meaning of one’s existence is fraught with potholes and detours. Emmanuel Levinas, iconic 20th century philosopher, sheds light on this very human...
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EDITORIAL: Political will is the key

The nationwide anti-smoking ban is sailing roughly on the seas of local governent units and it looks like it will stay that way unless...
THINK ON THESE by Henrylito D. Tacio

THINK OF THESE: Poisoned air

How is the air these days in Davao City? Is it better than ever or not.  In 2016, a news report stated: “The air quality...

WEATHER UPDATE

Davao City
light rain
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