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Have you noticed how August has become, in many schools, “Filipiniana month”? I hear parents grumbling about their children having to practice for some Philippine-related activity, usually a cultural show, decked out in expensive Filipino “costumes.”

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

What ‘garbage hills’ teach us about corrupt politicians

I live in a community in Quezon City where garbage is collected twice a week. There is a common area where members of the community may drop household waste at a certain time of day when garbage is to be collected. There I noticed that more and more children and young people are scavenging the piles of garbage for plastic wares, bottles, plastic cardboards, papers, newspapers and other items that can be recycled and resold to junk shops.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Quezon’s dream now a nightmare

Inscribed on one of the pillars of the Quezon City Hall are the following words of the late president Manuel L. Quezon:

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

QC policemen wrong, prostitution still a crime

This relates to Erika Sauler’s July 14 front-page report titled “‘Jocards’ prey on philanderers in Quezon City.”

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

A tale of two fathers, 2

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A year after my mother died, my father Pablo started looking for a new wife.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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