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Local is in

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You would think that with the world’s longest Christmas season, one that starts with the “ber” months (September onward), we should be able to plan our gift shopping. But no. Have you noticed how our already-bad traffic has worsened over the last few days?

Posted: December 19th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Living schools

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I’m glad to report that UP Diliman inaugurated last week a Threatened Species Arboretum at the new Institute of Biology building.

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

Enhanced inhumanity

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I never cease to be amazed by the language that the writer George Orwell warned about decades ago in his novel “1984,” of politicians using language to distort the truth.

Posted: December 12th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Better prepared

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You just can’t win. If you look at the Internet you’ll find, on one hand, the usual trolls and contrarians accusing the government of not doing enough during “Ruby.” On the other hand, there are others who cry “OA” (overacting) for the way classes and work were suspended for so many days.

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

Mandela, the 16th Man

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Rugby and national heroic leadership? The connection may seem farfetched but some 20 years ago, during a World Rugby Cup, a nation, and then the world, witnessed that link. So inspiring were the events that two films were made, one in Hollywood titled “Invictus,” and another, an ESPN documentary, titled “The 16th Man.” The latter was part of a series of ESPN documentaries, called “30/30” and featuring sports history, turning points for various sports.

Posted: December 5th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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