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90 Sinclair Street

90 Sinclair Street

Bob Gabuna

Yellow leaves were falling, signs of Autumn, when I was driven home past twelve noon by Reverend Noel Lapatha with his wife, Manang Rosina after the worship service conducted in the rented Studio Room

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My Son’s Wedding

My Son’s Wedding

Bob Gabuna

A week before this column came out from the press; my son had a wedding. I was asked to deliver a nuptial speech which, of course, as a father, I obliged. The following is

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Illegal Drugs: How bad is the Philippine situation?

Illegal Drugs: How bad is the Philippine situation?

Bob Gabuna

For this issue I originally plan to write about the controversial debate over the burial of President Marcos’ corpse at Libingang ng Mga Patay. Since the matter is now in the hands of the

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Dangerous Waters

Dangerous Waters

Bob Gabuna

I returned to the Philippines in 2005 and spent the next five years in corporate farming while recovering from Leukemia. The economic activity I engaged is in pursuit of addressing poverty alleviation program for

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Case for Capital Punishment

Case for Capital Punishment

Bob Gabuna

As to this writing the SONA (State of the Nation Address) of President Rody, is being crafted. It is bruited other than issuing strong statements against the proliferation of illicit drugs, which involved rank

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Philippine Embassy Conducted First Consular Work in the Arctic

Philippine Embassy Conducted First Consular Work in the Arctic

Bob Gabuna

Iqaluit – A team of diplomatic and consular staff from the Philippine Embassy – Ottawa enplaned to far north of the 60th parallel above the Arctic line in the largest island in Canada –

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Open Letter to Premiere Trudeau

Open Letter to Premiere Trudeau

Bob Gabuna

01 January 2016 Dear Prime Minister Trudeau: I send this correspondence from a perspective of a Christian. I am an immigrant from a Pacific Rim country, currently residing in the Territory of Nunavut; but

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The people’s pope, the poor’s hope

The people’s pope, the poor’s hope

Bob Gabuna

Pope Francis’s visit to the Philippines couldn’t have come at a better time. Beset with corruption scandals, social problems, hunger, poverty, and the catastrophic destruction caused by super typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, Pope Francis comes at

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From EDSA to EDCA

From EDSA to EDCA

Bob Gabuna

Twenty-eight years after the EDSA people power revolution and 23 years after the Philippine Senate kicked the U.S. bases out of the Philippines, the Americans are back at the request of the Philippine government.

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In Remembrance

In Remembrance

Bob Gabuna

Nunavut – The preceding month is an auspicious period of sorts. For one, it is EDSA ’86 Anniversary, as well, it is my birth month. Two, it is the Death Anniversary of Linda, the

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