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Kid-friendly cinemas

Many a child and his/her parents go to the cinema expecting to enjoy a kiddie motion picture or animated film, but are momentarily “trapped” into watching movie trailers clearly meant for adult consumption. But hopefully, that will now be a thing of the past.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Educational challenge

How far do public school children in the rural areas travel to get to school? Stories of their determination are both heart-tugging and disturbing, highlighting the perennial lack of educational facilities for the hope of the motherland.

Posted: July 13th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Kids and gender

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I was at the Mind Museum with the kids some months back and at one point, looking at an exhibit showing an astronaut on the moon, I asked my youngest: “Would you like to go to the moon some day?”

Posted: May 30th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Today’s investment in children promises best future returns

“We live on earth full of trials but by the grace of God, we remain standing like trees. Even if the leaves are falling, still there are new leaves of hope waiting. When we feel being poisoned by stress, pressure, pain, and failure the best antidote is to pray. Nothing more, nothing less.”

Posted: May 19th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Simple joys

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For almost a decade after the hanging of the Filipino domestic helper Flor Contemplacion in Singapore, I stopped going there. I couldn’t forget the insensitivity and arrogance that marked the handling of her final moments. But time heals all wounds. And—irony of all ironies—my youngest daughter decided to study, work, and raise a family there.

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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