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January, 2015

  • 12 January

    Papal blessing for our suffering

    Where I Stand by Ed Javier If ordinary people cannot expect the government to defend their rights and protect them from abuses, then I guess we should turn to the Pope for a special blessing to grant us more strength, fortitude, patience and understanding to be able to survive 2015.

December, 2014

  • 8 December

    When savings is not a virtue

    From an early age, people have been taught that savings is a guaranty for the future but in fiscal management, savings or the way the government defines it is not necessarily an advantage.

  • 8 December

    Water, water everywhere…

    Peregrine Notes by Alegria Imperial When picnicking in my teens in my hometown of Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, we would dig a hole on the river bank, leave it for water to fill in, and voila, we had a sand-filtered drinking well. On rare days of water interruption in my growing up years, soon after a bandillo beating his tambor and …