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We Filipinos are oftentimes guilty of being complacent, even apathetic, to what is happening around us.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Surplus

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Older Filipinos will associate the term “surplus” with used military gear and equipment from the Americans. The jeepney is a prime example, developed from military Jeeps. Surplus, too, were the camouflage uniforms, tents, blankets, even water canteens that found their way from US military bases in the country to Angeles’ shops, and into Manila.   [...]

Posted: July 4th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

A survey on smoking

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Our newly posted report, “First quarter 2014 Social Weather Survey: Survey on usage, attitudes and behavior of Filipinos towards smoking” (www.sws.org.ph, 6/18/2014), backs up the Department of Health’s announcement last May 30, the day before World No Tobacco Day, that smoking among the young and the very poor has decreased. The DOH considers the youth and the poor as its prime target groups.

Posted: June 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The letter from a madman

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Elliot Rodger, the 22-year-old California student who tragically killed six peers then shot himself in his treasured black BMW, has obsessed the American media.

Posted: June 6th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Deciphering the Filipino psyche

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An unexpected invitation during my continuing personal visit to the East Bay in San Francisco came from Chevron’s Filipino Employees Network (FEN), which wanted me to speak yet again on my pop culture books—“You Know You’re Filipino If…,” “Don’t Take a Bath on a Friday,” and “Ngalang Pinoy,” all published by Tahanan Books. The FEN had warmly received me a number of times before, and this time was no exception.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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