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Snider, Sad Songs and Rowling

Snider, Sad Songs and Rowling

aLfie vera meLLa

(A Review of Three Books) After I have dropped off Inna at the hospital where she is working now, I decided to go to Chapters Bookstore at Polo Park to check out new books

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Playing the Six-String with Twelve Fingers

Playing the Six-String with Twelve Fingers

aLfie vera meLLa

(On Johnny Marr, formerly of The Smiths) Among the countless brilliant musicians in the New Wave / Postpunk genre, Johnny Marr remains to be on the list of my favorites. Marr began his career

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Three Champions, Two Super Fights, One Legend

Three Champions, Two Super Fights, One Legend

Big Marv

UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva stood with his back against the cage, hands down, taking punch after punch from “American Psycho” Stephan Bonnar. On Saturday, October 13, 2012, Anderson Silva went up a weight

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Road to peace in Bangsamoro

Road to peace in Bangsamoro

Perry Diaz

The historic signing of the “Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro” was accomplished on October 15, 2012 at the Malacañang Palace. It was not the final peace accord that the parties wished for but it

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A Seven-Year Itch

A Seven-Year Itch

Dr. Eusebio Koh

Seven is often referred to as the complete number, biblically and colloquially. In the bible, God completed His creation in seven days. There are seven days in a week. There are seven continents and

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Alam Mo Ba Na…?

Alam Mo Ba Na…?

Adonis Fernandez

• In August 25, 2012, Manitoba held its first-ever Filipino Street Festival , at Garden City Shopping Centre’s premises (www.cbc.ca) • Sam Katz earns $126,000 a year as the mayor of Winnipeg (Winnipeg Free

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Catholic bishops supportive of Mindanao peace accord

Catholic bishops supportive of Mindanao peace accord

Retired Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Oscar Cruz said the country’s Catholic bishops, particularly those in Mindanao, support the creation of a Bangsamoro homeland for Muslim Filipinos and were positive about the “Framework Agreement” signed by the

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Court allows hospital arrest for Arroyo

Court allows hospital arrest for Arroyo

The Sandiganbayan First Division has allowed the detention of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on hospital arrest. According to the resolution, the Pampanga lawmaker will shoulder her hospital expenses while detained at the government-owned Veterans

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Lucy Liu apologizes, says she was taken out of context

Lucy Liu apologizes, says she was taken out of context

Hollywood actress Lucy Liu of “Charlie’s Angels” fame has issued an apology for a controversial comment she made on “The Late Show with David Letterman.” on October 11. When the TV host asked Liu

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Makati remains richest LGU

Makati remains richest LGU

The city of Makati posted a total of P9.38 billion revenue collection from January to September of this year thus maintaining its status as the richest local government unit (LGU) in the country. The

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