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Philippines: A Broken Country

Philippines: A Broken Country

Rod Cantiveros

The perennial natural disasters add to the breaking of the country into pieces plus many decades of dysfunctional governance It is alarming to see my home country being broken into pieces while the pangs

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Depeche Mode – Black Celebration (1986)

Depeche Mode – Black Celebration (1986)

aLfie vera meLLa

One of the pioneers of Synthpop (barring, of course, the much earlier architects the likes of Can, Kraftwerk, Yellow Magic Orchestra, and Gary Numan), and also a frontliner during the ’80s phase of New

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Little Elf-Girl Lost

Little Elf-Girl Lost

aLfie vera meLLa

(Sonnet III: The Discovery) Something painful yet unfamiliar makes her cry Thinking ’bout this night and day she cannot yet fly What can be lacking from her mem’ries of the past? The death of

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When is Trump going to concede?

When is Trump going to concede?

Perry Diaz

In my column last week after Joe Biden took the lead in the presidential election, I wondered where President Donald Trump would be heading after his term? I asked, Quo Vadis, Donald J. Trump?

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Cagayan Valley STILL Needs Help

Cagayan Valley STILL Needs Help

Jomay Amora-Dueck

We need your help. As you may know, Typhoon Vamco (Typhoon Ulysses), a powerful and deadly Category 4-equivalent typhoon, struck the Philippines and caused the worst flooding in Cagayan Valley, Isabella, Metro Manila and

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Strength in the Face of Adversity

Strength in the Face of Adversity

Kathryn Valladolíd Ebrahim

“The oak fought the wind and was broken; the willow bent when it must and survived.” — Robert Jordan, The Fires of Heaven / The Wheels of Time Series (1993) Resilience, in human abilities,

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Iza Calzado’s series ‘Loving Emily’ captures Cagayan before the floods

Iza Calzado’s series ‘Loving Emily’ captures Cagayan before the floods

In her Instagram post, actress Iza Calzado shared photos of sights in Tuguegarao City shot during their filming of the web series “Loving Emily” last year. Calzado, who plays the title character in the

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GMA Network unites all hearts with “Isang Puso Ngayong Pasko”

GMA Network unites all hearts with “Isang Puso Ngayong Pasko”

GMA-7’s Christmas Station ID, “Isang Puso Ngayong Pasko” puts the spotlight on the innate kindness of Filipinos and the love we have for each other that fuels our resilience, and most importantly, the strength

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Derek Ramsay confirms split with Andrea Torres, says no 3rd party involved

Derek Ramsay confirms split with Andrea Torres, says no 3rd party involved

Actor Derek Ramsay on Thursday finally broke his silence and confirmed his breakup with his co-star and girlfriend of one year, Andrea Torres, after netizens noticed that Andrea unfollowed him and deleted their photos

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Managing our child’s temperament

Managing our child’s temperament

PARENTING ARTICLE By: Kim Bedona-Padua Having 3 boys and understanding temperament brings a little sanity to my life. Knowing their reaction to a situation helps me navigate through their emotions. My oldest has a

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