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Comparing Typhoons ‘Yolanda’ and ‘Ruby’

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On Dec. 8, 1941. Japanese warplanes bombed Manila, Clark Air Base and Baguio, a day after bombing Pearl Harbor.

Posted: December 10th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

US owes entire Filipino nation, not only WWII vets

This is in reaction to the editorial titled “Too little, too late” (Opinion, 11/26/14).

Posted: December 6th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Hellhole in Manila

Horror stories keep piling up about the Manila shelter for street kids that’s been described as run like a “concentration camp.” That’s a loaded, incendiary phrase that should not be bandied about lightly, conjuring as it does the particular horror of the Holocaust in World War II. But perhaps welfare observers who’ve been to the […]

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The Philippines in Nagasaki

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Nagasaki is a name most people associate with Hiroshima and the atomic bombs that hastened the end of World War II.

Posted: October 3rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Quezon in Japan, 1938

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Grant K. Goodman (1924-2014) was a historian who specialized in Japan and Asia. After his retirement from the University of Kansas, he used to describe himself as an “extinguished” rather than the distinguished professor he truly was. I was drawn to him at conferences because of his engaging presentations and his interest in the Philippines.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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  • Catapang trumpets gains in peace, security ops at AFP Day
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  • Binay’s wife cancels Japan trip so as not to undermine pleas vs graft raps
  • Sports

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  • No Mayweather talk as Pacquiao turns 36
  • Lifestyle

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  • Biscuit brand now in PH
  • Casa Artusi’s Salsiccia Coll’uva (sausage with grapes)
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  • Entertainment

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  • Rakrakan tickets still available
  • 1D pop-up store opens in PH
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  • Ara Mina grateful for safe birth of baby girl
  • Business

  • EU cuts tariffs on key PH exports to zero
  • ‘Missing’ boat loaded with smuggled rice spotted off Sulu, says BOC collector
  • Local stocks go on roller coaster ride before PSEi regains 7,000
  • Vista Residences soon to launch Vista GL Taft
  • Dow gains nearly 300 points as Fed keeps rates low
  • Technology

  • Viral Facebook post helps abandoned child reunite with relatives
  • Vhong Navarro ‘most searched’ in Google PH for 2014
  • People are living longer—study
  • New setback for efforts to cure HIV infection
  • Facebook activates safety check tool
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, December 18, 2014
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  • DepEd to boost IP education
  • Global Nation

  • Ramos: PH interest is above Pemberton issue
  • US Navy men in Tubbataha Reef case punished; compensation coming – Goldberg
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