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Career stopover: From kite to bird

By CRISPIN R. ARANDA September 16, 2019 CRISPIN R. ARANDA THE road in a Filipino student’s career — the transition from the academe to the school of hard knocks — does not go in a straight line from point A to point B. Not an expressway. Or Skyway. Or freeway. …

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Insurance claim: Recovering from a loss under certain causes

By RANDY B. ESCOLANGO September 16, 2019 RANDY B. ESCOLANGO ONE of the primary reasons why people buy insurance is for financial protection from loss or damage (property insurance) and death (life insurance). However, despite having an insurance policy, the insured cannot automatically recover from the loss or death and …

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Indeed, where is the traffic master plan?

By MARLEN V. RONQUILLO September 15, 2019 MARLEN V. RONQUILLO If you take time to read the 25-page injunction order of Judge Caridad Lutero on the provincial bus ban, one thing stands out. She wanted proof that the proposed provincial bus ban sought by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) …

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The street boys of St. Teresa of Calcutta

By FR. SHAY CULLEN, SSC September 15, 2019 FR. SHAY CULLEN, SSC After our medical mission to the lepers of Calcutta, cutting flesh, dressing wounds and feeding these poor, wretched people, we returned to the main house. Mother Teresa, as she was always known, welcomed the poor and hungry into …

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Upping the ante in the Yen analogy

By MAURO GIA SAMONTE September 15, 2019 MAURO GIA SAMONTE Time and space precluded a somewhat exhaustive discussion of the topic tackled in this column last time out: Analogy discloses US evil hand. And although a reader lauded the article as “quite an enlightening piece,” saying “America can never be …

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BIR’s Dulay is right in describing himself

By RAMON T. TULFO September 14, 2019 RAMON T. TULFO INTERNAL Revenue Commissioner Caesar “Billy” Dulay, in the libel cases he filed against me, said I pictured him as “an animal, a thief, minion of Satan, greedy bastard and a criminal.” Dulay said I also described him as “an insatiable …

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Different shades of homophobia

By ANTONIO CONTRERAS September 14, 2019 ANTONIO P. CONTRERAS ON Tuesday, President Duterte declared that he would certify the Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression (Sogie) Equality bill as urgent. But in less than 12 hours, the euphoria felt by supporters of the bill turned into another big disappointment when …

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Law of war vs environmental law

By AMADO S. TOLENTINO, JR. September 14, 2019 AMADO S. TOLENTINO, JR. SINCE time immemorial, the devastation brought about by armed conflict extended beyond the battlefields and caused not only the destruction of lives, but the environment as well. In the recent past, damage to the environment featured much in …

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