Saturday, June 23, 2018

Vantage Points

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THINK ON THESE: FATHER KNOWS BEST

Last month, the world celebrates Mother’s Day.  This June, it’s the turn of fathers.  A little boy was once asked what Father’s Day is all about.  After...
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MY TWO CENTS’: Rise of the Regions

Econonic numbers in the regions have been released and show a trend that may very well continue for as long as Dutertenomics, and Build...
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FAST BACKWARD: Storm of Malalag, 1891

Experiencing freak storms entering Davao gulf is not an altogether rare phenomenon. In the annals of the Manila Observatory and in missionary chronicles, typhoons...
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THINK ON THESE: THE LOOMING WATER CRISIS

“Unlike the energy crisis, the water crisis is life threatening.  The level of suffering and misery is almost beyond comprehension.” – Klaus Toefer, former executive...
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FAST BACKWARD: Davao priests under attack

Over the past seven months, three Catholic priests were murdered. First to fall was retired 72-year-old Fr. Marcelito Paez, an activist cleric assigned in Jaen,...
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MY TWO CENTS’: Why the Korean visit is a hopeful one

The historic visit of President Duterte to Korea bodes very well for our exports, as it " reinvigorates" our trade relations with the east...
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FAST BACKWARD: Election cheating in 1895

Polls, unknown to most of us, were held during the Hispanic rule of Davao (1848-1898). Outside the prerogative given to the missionaries to appoint...
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UNDERSTANDING ISLAM: Zakatul Fitr

As the month of Ramadhan comes to an end, it is important to note that Ramadhan begins with piety and ends with piety. One...
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FAST BACKWARD: A brief history of Davao’s media killings

With the spate of killings affecting members of the Fourth Estate in Davao region, it is safe to say that media persons have indeed...
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THINK ON THESE: GO FOR GOLDEN RICE

First it was in Australia and New Zealand.  Canada followed suit.  Now, it’s in the United States. We are talking here of the biotech cereal called golden...

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