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The ‘memory palace’

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The article “For brain fitness, go to a brain gym” (Lifestyle, 6/10/14) struck a chord because it reminded me of a book, “Moonwalking with Einstein” by Joshua Foer, that I read a few months ago.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Being Filipino in Honolulu

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I was not given the traditional Hawaiian lei when I set foot for the first time at the Honolulu International Airport late in August 2006, but I brightened up when I heard the taxi driver, speaking in a familiar accent, asking me where I came from.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘Put our memories, our experience, in writing’

While going through my files of newspaper clippings, I came across Antonio Calipjo Go’s High Blood article titled “Leave a trail: Where we’ve gone, what we did” (Opinion, 12/27/13).

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

SC: Seniors’ discounts constitutional

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The Supreme Court assured a “Merry Christmas” for our senior citizens when it affirmed the constitutionality and mandatory character of the 20-percent discount on their purchases from or use of “hotels and similar lodging establishments, restaurants and recreation centers, medicine… funeral and burial services… theaters, cinema houses and concert halls, circuses, carnivals and other similar places of culture, leisure and amusement… medical and dental services.” It also validated the implementing rules and regulations of the discounts.

Posted: December 21st, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Never too old

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A recent report in the South China Morning Post, a Hong Kong newspaper, caught my eye. It was about “disciplined services staff” asking that their retirement age be raised from the current 55 to 60.

Posted: November 6th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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