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Sunday Essay: Deng-Get Out (No, really)
OF THE many things to love about Singapore, I love their dengue fever prevention program the most. Really. The city’s cleanliness and safety are commendable, its food is terrific, and its airport is a tourist attraction in itself, but its ...
From 99 days ago
Deep satisfaction from a life in the shallows
FLORDELIZA Ferolino admits she is likely to drown in deep water unless a strong swimmer were to help her, but as the leader of a community of farmers and fisherfolks, she skillfully swims against the current.Nearly six years ago, she ...
From 112 days ago
Sunday Essay: Looking away
LOOKING away is easier than you think. That’s one thing retired journalists don’t tell you about leaving the newsroom. But it is.Last Monday, for the first time in 20 years, I didn’t have to watch the live broadcast of the ...
From 113 days ago
Sunday Essay: Janet Jackson at the reunion
FOR some women of a certain age, Janet Jackson is a pop culture icon, the woman whose voice played in our heads while we grappled with the idea and all the drama of growing up.We were 15 or 16 when ...
From 127 days ago
Sunday Essay: Congressional measures
HOW do we know if our lawmakers are doing their jobs well? On one of his morning talk shows last week, Leo Lastimosa reported that the first four bills filed in the House of Representatives last Monday, July 1, 2019, ...
From 134 days ago
Sunday Essay: What’s a life worth?
ONE way I relax these days is by playing a game on my phone called Two Dots. It’s a simple puzzle that appeals to people who enjoy pattern recognition and are a bit compulsive. (No judgment. I’m one of you.)Although ...
From 148 days ago
Sunday Essay: International trash trade
FOR a week dominated by trash in both the hyperlocal and national news cycles, it was a happy one. The news that nearly six dozen cargo containers filled with trash were sailing back to Canada was good. Even better: our ...
From 169 days ago
Sunday Essay: Grief and gloating in 2019
WHEN it became clear that the opposition had failed to gain even a single Senate seat in last Monday’s midterm elections, three questions surfaced.First: How do I migrate? Second: What were millions of voters thinking? And third: What happened in ...
From 183 days ago
Sunday Essay: The next governor
OF THE several differences between a Cebu Provincial Government led by Gwen Garcia and Agnes Magpale, one will be obvious: 20 levels obvious.If Congresswoman Garcia wins the gubernatorial election on May 13, it is highly likely the Province will no ...
From 225 days ago
Sunday Essay: A good look at “Us”
FOR a few hours after watching director Jordan Peele’s new movie “Us,” I avoided looking at mirrors. One of horror’s familiar tropes is that malevolent creatures lurk inside and sometimes lunge out of mirrors, but Peele’s take on the matter ...
From 239 days ago