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Death and betrayal

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One feels both grief and outrage over the death of PO2 Rey Anthony Nazareno, a member of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) who got killed during the April 11 encounter between government troops and Abu Sayyaf bandits in Inabanga, Bohol province. If anything, at least Nazareno’s family can realistically expect some compensation from the […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Friends seldom seen

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We are scattered all over the world now, friends from an earlier time. Once, we were rooted here; together, inside this particular corner of the planet, this city, this particular street, these rooms, this house, that table. And then, as time would have it, you outgrew your roots. I kept mine. It is not a […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

MAO BA?

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CHRISTINA AND LEILA Cebuanos were intrigued by the fate of Supt. Maria Christina Nobleza, the police official arrested with a suspected Abu Sayyaf bandit at a checkpoint in Clarin town, Bohol province. Siloy’s pal noted that were it not for her alleged romantic involvement with the Abu Sayyaf bandit, her career would have taken off […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Managing costly PR mistakes

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The recent United Airlines wrongdoing of dragging out a seated passenger to accommodate airline employees should serve as a warning that a PR crisis can be very costly. Per industry reports, on the day of the passenger-removal controversy, the shares of the $21-billion company fell as much as 6.3 percent in premarket trading, dropping by […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Outside aid

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Supt. Maria Christina Nobleza has a lot of explaining to do in light of last Saturday’s incident at a checkpoint in Clarin town, Bohol province in which she was accompanied by a young man who has ties to the Abu Sayaf. The man who drove Nobleza’s vehicle, identified as Renierio Dongon alias “Kudri”, is said […]

Posted: April 24th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Replicating Bohol’s vigilance

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Central Visayas had always been known as a peaceful and progressive region, envied by many for its economic growth rate that only a few in the country can rival. But that peace had been disrupted by the entry of the Abu Sayyaf bandits in Inabanga town, Bohol province during the Holy Week whose presence was […]

Posted: April 24th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

MAO BA?

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UNWELCOME MISTRESS A jeepney passenger complained to his pal that a certain public official allowed his mistress and their child to stay at his office where the passenger happens to work in. He said this had been a constant source of nuisance in the office since the child and his mother would throw a tantrum […]

Posted: April 24th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Cornered

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Leave it to a motorela driver to tip off government forces into the lair of the elusive Abu Sayyaf bandits who dropped by Inabanga town, Bohol province two days before Holy Week to victimize foreign tourists and visitors to the province. As per latest count, there were four Sayyaf bandits that died in another firefight […]

Posted: April 23rd, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Napatay kay way mga kaligo

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Sa una dihay punuan sa mansinitas atubangan sa duplex nga duol sa amo. Kada purtahan ning maong duplex dunay mga bata nga sipat nga kusog kaayo mokatkat ning maong kahoy. Gatuo kami nga sa madugay o madali duna gyuy mahulog ning maong kahoy. Ug tuod man ang bata sa walang balay ang unang nahulog. Matud […]

Posted: April 23rd, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

MAO BA?

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NO NOISE A public official’s office draws a lot of people wishing to ask for help. The official’s secretary is always tolerant of the big shots who visit her boss but is temperamental when it comes to common folk. On one such occasion, while a small group of indigent residents were talking among themselves, the […]

Posted: April 23rd, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »