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Teotihuacan, “The City of the Gods”

Teotihuacan, “The City of the Gods”

Gem and Lita

Northeast of Mexico City is the largest pre-Columbian city in the Americas known as “Teotihuacan”, called “The City of the Gods”. Designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987, it is home to Mexico’s

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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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Foreign Policy fiasco

Foreign Policy fiasco

Perry Diaz

It was a very strange week! Was it a full moon… or was it sign of the times? Indeed, a nation’s leader going ballistic is not the usual norm even with the likes of…

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Indonesian urges govt to crush ASG

Indonesian urges govt to crush ASG

Teo Doros Kofong, one of the three Indonesians who were freed by the Abu Sayyaf has exhorted both the Philippine and Indonesian government to keep conducting military operations to finally crush the bandit group.

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Duterte wants more time to end drugs, crime menace

Duterte wants more time to end drugs, crime menace

President Rodrigo Duterte is asking for six more months to put an end to the drug menace and criminality in the country. Duterte, who vowed to end drugs and curb crime in the first

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House Special Panel seeks services of FVR, Carpio

House Special Panel seeks services of FVR, Carpio

The House special panel on the West Philippine Sea has tapped former President Fidel V. Ramos and Supreme Court (SC) Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio as among its top advisers to address the Philippines’

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In Central Visayas, DOLE starts assessments of industries to stop ‘endo,’ other illegitimate forms of contracting

In Central Visayas, DOLE starts assessments of industries to stop ‘endo,’ other illegitimate forms of contracting

The Labor Laws Compliance Officers (LLCOs) of the Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office No. 7 (DOLE-7) are now in full blast assessments of industries that have high incidence of ‘endo’ and other

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DOJ mulls possible release of Mary Jane Veloso

DOJ mulls possible release of Mary Jane Veloso

The Philippine courts should establish that Mary Jane Veloso was a mere victim of her recruiters’ illegal activities in order for the Indonesian government to consider freeing the convicted Filipino drug mule. Justice Secretary

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Culture body eyes national award for Whang-od

Culture body eyes national award for Whang-od

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) is now processing the “Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan” (GAMABA) or the National Living Treasures Award for Kalinga’s most famous tattoo artist. Maria Oggay, better

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Miguel Tanfelix is ambassador for teens’ program

Miguel Tanfelix is ambassador for teens’ program

Actor Miguel Tanfelix was chosen by the Commission on Population (POPCOM), in partnership with United Nations Population Fund and the Center for Health Solutions and Innovations Philippines, Inc. (CHSI), as their celebrity ambassador for

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