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ARCHBISHOP Giuseppe Pinto (4th from left, back row), Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines, pose with MassKara dancers in front of the San Sebastian cathedral February 13, 2012. Also in photo are (back row, from left) Msgr. Victorino Rivas, Msgr. Gabor Pinter, Fr. Jose Granados, Sergie Tan, former Bacolod Bishop Camilo Gregorio, and Fr. Ronaldo Quijano. (Daryl Jimenea photo)

 

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The Bangsamoro sub-state

September 15, 2014 12:49 AM

By: Perfecto R. Yasay, Jr.

TO THE unfamiliar, an Islamic state conjures up fear and alarm causing cold running down one’s spine. But it simply means a government that is ruled by Muslim canonical law based on the Koran. Read more...

Pride, prejudice and politics in Philippine sports

September 15, 2014 12:48 AM

(Last of 2 parts)

By: Antonio P. Contreras

FOR Thais, the steady supporting hands of the state enable their athletes to compete. For us, we have to rely on the mercy of private donors, and we beef up our ranks with naturalized players, to convert the enormous talents we have among us in many events, into actual medal counts wherever they can be found. Read more...

The Golan Heights escape – An example of valor and integrity of the Filipino soldier

September 15, 2014 12:46 AM

By: Edgar Mana-ay

WITH the recent spate of “hulidap,” ambushes and extortions perpetrated by our law enforcers (police and army alike), it is a paradox and an ambiguity that Filipino military personnel behave impeccably with valor and integrity when assigned in foreign lands. Read more...

‘Langaw’

September 15, 2014 12:44 AM

By: Manuel “Boy” Mejorada

OUT of curiosity, I spent half an hour last Saturday reading the “testimonies” supporting Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick E. Mabilog who nominated himself to be “World Mayor”. It’s a popularity contest by online voting with no criteria on what is a “World Mayor”. At once, the emptiness of this title becomes apparent. That’s the reason it never was taken seriously by all Philippine mayors, except one. Read more...

Options

September 15, 2014 12:40  AM

By: Modesto P. Sao-noy

A RETREAT master once told us that we are the sum of our decisions. Each day we are faced with a situation in which we have to make a decision. In this case we weigh and choose our options and whatever is the result of this choice we have to gain or grit from it.   Read more...

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