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Like the Good Old Days

  While doing my son’s wedding video, I stumbled on this video clips taken last January 1, 2016, during our New Year’s Celebration. It was held at “Yes” Buffet Restaurant. I remember I chose the place because I thought it

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Voluntary or Mandatory of the ROTC? That is the Question

  In 2001, Mark Chua, a Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadet at the University of Santo Tomas was murdered and found in the Pasig River for severe hazing. This was after Chua’s expose in the UST’s school organ about

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Be Careful Playing Bible Roullette

I played Bible Roulette once. And that was the time that the double entendre significance of the phrase “Be Careful” dawned on me. In 1981, Rey, my co-worker at the Arabian Bechtel Co., in Jubail, so sympathetic I was heavy

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The Funny Scam Job

I didn’t know why I couldn’t say no to them, although as always when we’re together we’re tuned in for disaster. We were the three musketeers of disaster, so to speak.

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Remembrance of Things Past

Two years ago I participated in a study conducted by The Canadian Longitudinal Survey on Aging (CLSA) It is a study where the CLSA gathers information on approximately 50, 000 men and women throughout Canada, between the ages of 45

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That Sticky “Heritage of Smallness”.

This picture disturbs me. The top picture shows a woman with a child sit on the second steps of the passenger jeep’s bumper, while the picture below shows two uniformed ladies, probably nursing students, stands on the jeep’s first step.

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For God’s Sake, Not Binay

Awash with cash, the Vice President Jejomar Binay could have probably commissioned two survey companies – one, for his own consumption, and the other one, for the public. This nationwide survey would determine if he is still a political force

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