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Fake news is ‘satanic’

MANILA The Pope has spoken. Fake news is “satanic.” Fake news has taken the world by storm. It’s the rage among world leaders who crave to be tyrants. Fake news and blatant lying have become destructive weapons of cowardly leaders. They abuse their power by intimidating their own people through ...

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Why Buy Now?

  When we came in the United States 1994, we were in full force – three adults and four young children with another one on the way.  My mom and my brother who came here first were just renting a room and there is no way we were allowed to ...

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Mortgage loans

There are few most common mortgage loans nowadays that buyers avail based on their qualifications and affordability. Be careful in choosing your best options as to your qualifications and what you can truly afford.   Most of my potential buyers of course opt for no down payment at all. However; there ...

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They call EJKs an achievement

MANILA Only someone with a mental condition would call the killings of thousands of people an achievement. And yet, that is one of the “achievements” claimed by the Duterte administration here in their year-end report. And if we Filipinos just keep quiet and accept that as a fact, then there’s ...

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Oh, To Be Young

My three older grandsons are athletic and high-spirited as healthy boys can be. They are lively and generate much chaos. But occasionally, they surprise me with deep insight. My oldest grandson who is twelve, is the most introspective of the trio. He is impressed by my title as “Columnist, Manila ...

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An Extraordinary Year

Historians are touting the year 1968 as “the decade’s most iconic, tumultuous year.” That year, Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy were assassinated. Riots rocked Washington, D.C. and other U.S. cities. Campuses erupted in protests over the Vietnam War. A rising Richard M. Nixon flaunted his power. Race ...

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Socializing fear

Earlier this month, curious a fisherman hauled up a drum that’s believed to have broken free or jettisoned from a storm-stricken freighter off Sorsogon, on the southern tip of the Bicol region. Authorities said they found about $2.5 million-worth of cocaine, a more costly drug that caters mostly to the ...

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Mentally unfit?

For most of 2017, the mainstream media gave us an overdose of opinion and speculation passed on as news relating to alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian agents. With no credible evidence to show after a year, they are now dishing out a new recipe to carry out ...

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On Slang, No Longer a Street Talk

Words that come out of our mouths, when we speak, are a complete betrayal of who we are and where we have been. Not necessarily pointing to a sum of our experiences, but hinting to a time or place where our social ties with a specific group of people is ...

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I AM HUMAN

Millennials, Centennials, Generation X, Baby Boomers, Silent Generation are the most common terms of different generations we hear nowadays based on year you were born. Oh no, I will not reveal where I belong because I call myself Fillennials. (Feeling Millennials JJJ) Looks like the world is being ruled by ...

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