Friday, November 16, 2018

Vantage Points

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SPECKS OF LIFE: The realm of democracy

The Philippines remains a country beloved. Despite the visible iniquities – primarily the widening gap between the rich and the poor, between the privileged and...
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Literacy in the age of social media

by Harold Clavite  In September, I spoke at the 2018 National Literacy Awards for local government units, organized by DepEd’s Literacy Coordinating Council in Baguio...
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PINOY MARINO RIGHTS: Standard Cadet Training Agreement

by Atty. Dennis R. Gorecho Newspapers reported that  a major fire broke out  on board Maersk Honam last  6 March 2018 at 15:20 GMT,  while the vessel was in...
Fast Backward by Antonio V. Figueroa

FAST BACKWARD: Stigma of ‘collaboration’

History is replete with claims that people who worked with the Japanese during the war were labelled ‘collaborators.’ On top of the list was...
THINK ON THESE by Henrylito D. Tacio

THINK ON THESE: Dr. ONG FOR SENATOR

I don’t know how many “senatoriables” are running (there are only 12 seats available), but I will vote for only five of them.  One of...
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THINK ON THESE: Helping coconut farmers

For several decades now, about 3.5 million Filipinos who are growing coconut in their farms have been waiting for a new law that will...
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FAST BACKWARD: Stigma of ‘collaboration’

History is replete with claims that people who worked with the Japanese during the war were labelled ‘collaborators.’ On top of the list was...
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THINK ON THESE: Looming water crisis

“The world has got a very big water problem,” declared Sir Crispin Tickell, one of the organizers of the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. “It...
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UNDERSTANDING ISLAM: Is Islam Anti- Democracy?

Democracy is known as the rule by the people. Democracy is one of the oldest known forms of government in the world having been...
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THINK ON THESE: SCIENCE OF LOVE

Who doesn’t know what love is?  But do people really know what is love?  It is perhaps the most intimate and deepest emotion a person experiences...

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