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The Grand New Bilibid Hotel

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Following the Department of Justice’s raid of the detention quarters of the New Bilibid Prison’s very important prisoners last Monday, President Aquino expressed great alarm over the discovery of firearms in the possession of these dangerous detainees.

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

What is Christmas, really?

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It being the Christmas season, I thought a change of pace might be nice, so I’ve turned my column over to my daughter, Nikki, this week. She had only one stipulation: I can’t touch it, so I haven’t. Anyway, I agree with her:

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

DepEd to boost IP education

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“Ako’y Pilipino! Pilipinas ang bayan ko! Taga Tarukan ako! Lahing katutubo! Tribung Aeta ang kinabibilangan ko!” (I am a Filipino! The Philippines is my country! Tarukan is my home! From an indigenous community of Aetas I come! To the community of Aetas I belong!)

Posted: December 18th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Better than a model

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Beauty standards have been laid down since media and technology’s domination of humankind. Every era has its own. While in the past, voluptuous women were considered the standard image of beauty, present-day society has its own concept of ideal physical features: Skinny models have set the bar.

Posted: December 18th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Avoiding the gamble on International Migrants Day

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On a recent trip to Cambodia, I met a group of young people who were eager to pursue a better life by going to work abroad, although they were concerned that many migrant workers faced unfair treatment. I told them that the International Labor Organization (ILO) worked on making labor migration safer and more profitable.

Posted: December 18th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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