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‘Noli’ on the grand scale it deserves

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Expectations were high at the gala of “Noli Me Tangere: The Opera” at the Resorts World Manila Theater. After all, there was much hype even during the casting for the Manila production of what had originally been presented in the United States, the most recent being at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Inequality

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Not so long ago, the mantra of mainstream economists, including those in the local academe and bureaucracy, was the “trickle down” doctrine, meaning that if the rich got richer the wealth would “trickle down” to the poor classes.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Future you

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In a landmark study for the McKinsey Center for Government, Mona Mourshed, Diana Farrel and Dominic Barton visualize three critical intersections in the transition from education to employment: when young people enroll in postsecondary education (whether academic or technical-vocational), when they build skills, and when they seek work.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

To remember and to sing

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One can immediately sense how successfully the spirit of Nick Joaquin has been captured in the large framed photograph of the National Artist that welcomes you to this ongoing exhibition at the Ateneo Rizal Library, Special Collections Building. It is a solo of a happily inebriated Joaquin—just him and his beer bottle—signed to writer Isagani Cruz with just one word, “Dammit.” That should put you in the proper frame of mind as you chuckle in amusement and amazement at this literary icon.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

A tribute to Cory

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As we mark this month the fifth anniversary of President Corazon C. Aquino’s passing, I humbly offer this personal tribute to an exemplary Filipino political leader and human being who brought great honor to our country and made us proud to be Filipinos:

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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