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PEOPLE POWWOW: Anti-depression drugs could not have saved Robbin Williams

By HERBERT VEGOTHE other day, CNN interviewed friends and fellow actors of the late Hollywood comedian Robbin Williams. All of them gasped in disbelief that...

WORM’S EYE VIEW: The Toy Kingdom

BY ROMMEL YNIONA YOUNG republic, barely older than the oldest man still alive today, our country is like a toddler, living each day as...

ACCENTS: ‘Ang mamatay ng dahil sa iyo’

BY JULIA CARREON-LAGOCMISTY. I just couldn’t help being misty-eyed as I typed the title of this column.Sweet and bitter memories intermittently played up in...

BRIDGES: Take offs and landings: keys to a nation’s development

BY SAMMY JULIANAIRPORTS are much more than places to catch planes, or do some duty-free shopping. They are among the largest investments a city...

FAITH, HOPE, CHARITY: Moving forward with the family farms idea

BY IKE SEÑERESACTUALLY, the family farms idea is not entirely new.Family farms have existed in the Philippines for a long time now, including the...

RURAL UPDATE: Budgeting and control

BY JOHNNY NOVERAAS early as the middle of last month, we heard of the plan of Iloilo City to increase the rate of real property tax (RPT).In our column of July...

PEOPLE POWWOW: Why disabled seamen should demand, not wait, for disability benefits

By HERBERT VEGOTHIS corner has met a number of seamen who have no choice but “abandon” ship without finishing their contract term due to...

WORM’S EYE VIEW: Manny Pacquiao’s ordeal

BY ROMMEL YNIONORGANIZATION only mirrors the personality of its leader.Nothing illustrates this axiom more than the administration of President Benigno S. Aquino III. Noynoy,...

BRIDGES: Bureaucracy stalls TPS designation 

BY SAMMY JULIANWE have yet to see the end of the campaign to push the Obama administration to grant Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to...

BRIDGES: Sufferings of comfort women continue

FILIPINO comfort women, a Japanese euphemism for wartime sex slaves, continue to demand recognition and compensation from the Japanese government for sexual slavery its...

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