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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Predictions for Philippine basketball

By MICHAEL ANGELO B. ASIS August 01, 2019 It was a long argument, but I explained last column why I believe the Lakers would be better than the Clippers. The adulation over the acquisition of Paul George was because they caught us by surprise, while the Anthony Davis trade was …

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Throwing the baby out with the bathwater

By ANTONIO CONTRERAS August 01, 2019 ANTONIO P. CONTRERAS IT is not debatable that the President should be at the forefront in cleaning the government of corruption. In doing this, he may order the suspension or even dismissal of any government official, or order the suspension or outright termination of …

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Traffic and transportation

By ARCHITECT FELINO A. PALAFOX, JR. August 01, 2019 FELINO A. PALAFOX, JR. ACCORDING to the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), we have been losing P3.5 billion per day because of the worsening traffic situation in Metro Manila. JICA has even forecast that the value could easily reach P5.4 billion …

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TNT prepares to snatch finals berth

By JOSEF T. RAMOS, TMT August 01, 2019 TNT KaTropa is just a win away from another finals appearance when it faces Barangay Ginebra San Miguel at 7 p.m. tonight in Game 4 of their best-of-five semifinals series in Season 44 Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup at the Araneta Coliseum. …

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‘Close-open’ is Lotto’s nursery rhyme

By ROLLY G. REYES August 01, 2019 ROLLY G. REYES DUTERTE lifts suspension of lotto operations but investigations will continue. Jueteng’s competitor is back in action. Glee and gloom can change in days. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra’s hands are full these days. PCSO and DoH anomalies require his immediate attention. …

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CEU faces Asia’ Lashes today

By JEREMIAH M. SEVILLA August 01, 2019 Last conference’s runner-up Centro Escolar University makes its awaited debut against Asia’s Lashes Tomas Morato in the 2019 Philippine Basketball Association Developmental League Foundation Cup today at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. The Scorpions take on newcomer Asia’ Lashes at 5:30 …

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Julio Nakpil and the national anthem

By JOSE B. JIMENEZ 3RD August 01, 2019 JOSE B. JIMENEZ 3RD OUR national anthem, “Lupang Hinirang,” was composed by Julian Felipe in 1898 with the title, “Marcha Filipina Magdalo.” It was named after the faction of revolutionaries under the leadership of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo. The name was later changed …

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