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When the earth quaked in 1645

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The heritage churches of Bohol brought to ruin by an earthquake remain as they are a year after they were toppled. These churches are now history and will be remembered only through photographs and memory.

Posted: October 17th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The ‘Rizaline Islands’

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Artemio Ricarte was a general in the Philippine Revolution and the Filipino-American War who was better known by his nom de guerre “Vibora” (Viper).

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Japan under our skin

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Toshinao Urabe, ambassador of Japan, led us through a delicate dinner at his residence recently, which made me realize that the Japanese really eat with their eyes. An elaborate dinner service, fine lacquerware and creative plating of each dish delighted our senses before the food was actually tasted and consumed. This was cultural diplomacy at its best. As they say, one of the best ways into people’s hearts is through the belly.

Posted: June 27th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

America in our Declaration of Independence

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Philippine independence from Spain was declared from the window of Emilio Aguinaldo’s home in Kawit, Cavite, on June 12, 1898. On that day the Philippine flag was officially unfurled as the national flag and the martial music composed by Julian Felipe first played by a band would later have words added to the tune and become our national anthem.

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Japan in 17th-century Philippine history

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Veteran journalists once advised younger ones like me to take a break from column deadlines when travelling abroad. Those were the days when journalists used a manual typewriter, an age before the computer and the Internet.

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

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