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CAGAYAN DE ORO
CAGAYAN DE ORO
Arnold P. Alamon
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Alamon: The puppet and the puppeteer
LAST April 16, 2018, Bureau of Immigration agents picked up a 71-year old Australian missionary and Catholic nun Patricia Fox from her home in Quezon City to be promptly detained at the Bureau of Immigration office in Manila under unclear ...
From 553 days ago
Alamon: For better or worse
ONE of the more interesting news of the past week was the reported plans of online Duterte supporters to migrate to a Russian social media platform. They were reportedly piqued by Facebook’s move to rely on what they perceived to ...
From 555 days ago
Alamon: A lack of imagination
LAST year, when the Marawi siege broke out and the protracted attempt to recapture the city also brought down the declaration of martial law by the Philippine government under Duterte in Mindanao, no Maranao was spared from the heightened state ...
From 559 days ago
Alamon: The kids are alright (2)
JUST as I was thrown into a contemplative mood about the youth of today after hearing the music of young folk duo Ben&Ben, here comes a Filipino film helmed by “Tadhana” director, Antoinette Jadaone, starring the popular Jadine love team. ...
From 566 days ago
Alamon: The kids are alright
IT IS often with great condescension that older generations look down upon the young. They are considered weaker, spoiled, and made of lesser mettle compared to the older generation. It is a cyclical process and somewhat a rite of passage ...
From 569 days ago
Alamon: Defend the voiceless and powerless: A review of EJ Mijares’ ‘Defend’
IT IS easy to be pulled into a frustrating debate with mostly middle class and urban-based Mindanao residents about the perceived advantages of Martial Law to the peace and order situation in the southern Island. Understandably, the terms of argumentation ...
From 581 days ago
Alamon: A tear or two
THERE are songs that you know by heart because you’ve played them through the decades across various formats. The first ever physical media or cassette tape I ever bought was in an Odyssey record store in what is now that ...
From 583 days ago
Alamon: Urgent and necessary
THERE is a simple way to understand the multiplicity of positions from the right to the left of the spectrum currently occupying the national political landscape. Essentially, there are two kinds of distinctions that define and account for the differences. ...
From 587 days ago
Alamon: A little learning
I GREW up hearing my father quote Alexander Pope in his drunken stupor all the time. When I used to wander to their drinking table as a teenager, he would set my aside in a number of occasions, and recite ...
From 597 days ago
Alamon: Where the old meets the new
EVEN as the power of the collective good in Japanese society is still apparent in their everyday life, it does not mean, however, that they are social automatons bereft of uniqueness and spunk. Anyone who has had some cursory encounter ...
From 601 days ago