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We are not afraid anymore

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Always, the journey to home is an eagerly anticipated one. This one is no exception. Home is where the heart is, they say. True, but to me, home is first family and motherland, and I am finally on my way. The long plane ride from New York to Tokyo, the usual and only stopover of […]

Posted: November 29th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

Will the Burma Road End in Democracy?

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Most visitors to Myanmar these days, when the country is opening up, limit their trips to Yangon, better known in better times as Rangoon. They rarely make the five-hour trip to Naypyitaw, the site upcountry to which the ruling military regime has transferred the capital. As a parliamentary delegation from different Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) governments seeking to make contact with opposition legislators, we embark on the road trip to the Burmese generals’ version of Brasilia, not really knowing what we’ll find at the end of the 230-mile journey.

Posted: July 22nd, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

Injera and fast-food chicken

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A staple of Ethiopian cooking, eaten in most households twice a day, every day, is “injera,” a kind of flatbread that has been described as “thicker than a crepe but thinner than a pancake,” but which to my mind resembles soft, homemade lumpia wrapper. Injera is made from tef flour, resembling millet, although some modern […]

Posted: June 26th, 2011 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Rizal and the waitress named Mina

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JUNE 12 for the past decade always began with me in Luneta or Kawit early in the morning. I thought this year would be different because I was in Berlin. But I was requested to attend the flag ceremony in our embassy in the morning and a Filipino community affair in the afternoon. The Independence […]

Posted: June 14th, 2011 in Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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