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For PBA Legends, the spirit is willing

AS promised, I am devoting this whole piece to my trip to Malolos last week for the Filsports Basketball Association (FBA) opening but this time, talk about the PBA Legends who played an exhibition game with a local team prior to the FBA match between the Foton-backed Pampanga Tornadoes and…

Enough of hosannas

DO we deserve the bloody Mamasapano incident following the successful visit here of Pope Francis? Hindi natutulog ang Diyos. The truth shall prevail and will set us free. As the Book of Ecclesiastes teaches, there is a time for everything, and the faithful are called to keep the faith and…

Palasyo walang ‘balls’

SUKDULAN ang pagiging manhid ni Pangulong Aquino nang hindi nito salubungin ang pagdating ng mga bangkay ng mga minasaker na Special Action Force (SAF) members sa Villamor Airbase kahapon. Ang bantot na nga ng kanyang talumpati nuong Miyerkules ng gabi, hindi pa natin nakita ni anino ni Aquino sa naturang…

The migration-democracy nexus

A FACTOR that has caused other countries to welcome migrant workers (although not openly acknowledged) is the shift in demographics due to an ageing population and declining birth rate. Economists and sociologists have identified the collapsing birth rate as one of the most important developments for the next century. Birth…

Condemnation or commendation for SAF chief?

WITH about a week to contemplate things in the wake of the bloody “massacre” of 64 people, 44 of them members of the elite Special Action Force (SAF) of the PNP in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last January 25, it may now be possible to discuss the incident in a more dispassionate…
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