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The soldier

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Earlier this month, six soldiers including a newly-minted second lieutenant belonging to PMA Class 2014, were ambushed by Abu Sayyaf elements in Basilan.

Posted: November 17th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Filipino leads war on Ebola in Liberia

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On Wednesday, 138 Filipino peacekeepers under the United Nations Mission in Liberia will arrive in the country on board a chartered flight from the West African nation. The soldiers will be brought immediately to Caballo Island in Manila Bay, where they will be quarantined for 21 days before being allowed to return to their families. This does not mean that the peacekeepers who served in Liberia, which now has the most number of Ebola cases, are infected with the virus. It is merely a precautionary arrangement to ensure that Ebola does not enter the country.

Posted: November 10th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

What made him happy

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When Juan Flavier was health secretary in the administration of President Fidel Ramos, he brought with him to one Cabinet meeting a box of condoms.

Posted: November 3rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

From Pvt Willie Grayson to Pfc Joe Pemberton

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American forces that came to the Philippines in large numbers after Admiral George Dewey’s victory over the Spanish fleet in Manila in May 1898, were made up mostly of volunteers from states west of the Mississippi.

Posted: October 27th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Fallout from a tragedy

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Last week two German hostages being held by the Abu Sayyaf since April were released after full payment of a P250-million ransom demand. This according to Abu Sayyaf sources.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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  • 37 homes collapse, dozens injured in Japan quake
  • Chief Justice keeping track of Maguindanao massacre trial
  • Abu Sayyaf leader in kidnapping of Germans killed
  • Maguindanao massacre trial open to media but no videos, please–Sereno
  • Homes collapse, 39 injured in Japan earthquake
  • Sports

  • Palace lauds Pacquiao as ‘wellspring of inspiration’ in win over Algieri
  • #InquirerSeven Most significant fights of Pacquiao’s career
  • Pacquiao shows class against Algieri, retains WBO belt
  • Pacquiao ends 12th in convincing fashion
  • Algieri backpedals as the 11th round ends
  • Lifestyle

  • He’s no longer the same SYM–and he doesn’t care what critics say
  • Saved by the storytellers
  • Countdown to Jason Mraz concert on Nov. 27
  • Christ is King
  • Traveling through and sampling what GenSan has to offer
  • Entertainment

  • Fil-Am ‘The Voice’ contestant recalls learning time on US tilt
  • GMA News TV ID depicts struggles, triumphs
  • H’wood salutes Mike Nichols
  • Antsy attack dogs bash celeb couple
  • ‘Quick Change wins in Taiwan
  • Business

  • Former KFC worker winds up becoming a billionaire in IT
  • Filipino delicacies find global market
  • It’s partnership at first sight for coffee giant, restaurant chain
  • Architecture firm traces beginnings to ‘champoy’
  • SM scholar gives back to foundation
  • Technology

  • Facebook ‘newspaper’ spells trouble for media
  • Biotechnology for a better life for Filipinos explained
  • App linking overseas Filipinos to homeland launched in D.C.
  • Legislator seeks probe into Uber
  • Japan biotech for surrogate sushi
  • Opinion

  • Editorial Cartoon, November 23, 2014
  • Five years and counting
  • The final judgment
  • Why sue if you cannot prove it?
  • Undocumented
  • Global Nation

  • Catapang thanks WHO for easing Ebola fears
  • Palace: New plan no ticket to go TNT in US
  • Spreading Filipino indigenous music to the world
  • Manoy surrenders
  • Lawyer’s group slams return to work of prosecutor caught accepting bribe
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