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Last week, I came across an announcement from the Armed Forces of the Philippines that the Abu Sayyaf problem would be finally solved by 2016.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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 »

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