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Spruced-up graves

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“We give back to You who first gave them to us: our faithful dead, whose beauty and truth are even now in our hearts.” That line from Rufus Ellis resonated as the wife and I, like thousands of other families, spruced up the graves of our kin for All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day rites this coming weekend.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Beyond the stutters

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Listen beyond Vice President Jejomar Binay’s flustered stutters whenever a sensitive question is lobbed.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Growth push buttons?

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The bad news: 805 million people worldwide are chronically undernourished. And levels of overlooked hunger are alarming in 16 countries.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘Pingpong children’

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These children best symbolize the concern of the ongoing synod that ends on Sunday.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Line of sight

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Most of us are fixated on Vice President Jejomar Binay’s now 15 percent—and still plunging—nosedive in poll standing as well as on that sprawling P1.2-billion Batangas “hacienda” with an air-conditioned piggery, or on the bogus bakery for Makati senior citizens’ birthday cakes.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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