YEN MAKABENTA

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Part 1 First word AS the nation marks today the 121st anniversary of the execution of Dr. Jose Rizal, I shall address this and my next column to certain aspects of Rizal’s story that are dimly seen by our public because of the curtain of reverence and repression that shadows…

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AGAINST our pervasive experience of public officials who refuse to resign in spite of mounting issues of ethical or criminal wrongdoing in their discharge of public duty, I am startled by the decision of Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte to resign his post on account of…

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First word GIVEN that we always mark Christmas merrily with family (my wife’s family and my own), I confess to stupefaction over the culture wars and arguments that people now engage in during the Christmas period. Since I prefer journalism to zealotry, I do not dismiss the quarrel as just…

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IN reply to my congratulatory note to the World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) for a thrilling and superlative world championship in Doha, Qatar (December 9-15), WPA president Ian Anderson sent me a gracious reply. He understood my elation that two Filipino players wound up…

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First word FAIR is fair. You can also treat worries and alarms as fake news or mere jitters. You need not regard them like Cassandra as the portent of doom. Take the Philippine economy today. I do not share the anxiety (fear) of those compatriots, observers and analysts who worry…

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