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Maglana: How dare you? (Last of 2 parts)
PART of the brave deeds chronicled by Dr. Tiongco were of those who chose to question the institutionalized expectation that medical professionals who endured the training in UP-PGH would migrate abroad and benefit from practicing there, never mind that it ...
From 1322 days ago
Maglana: How dare you? (First of 2 parts)
SO AFTER the madness that was the overlapping deadlines of December 2015, I sought to revive myself with a few pages of non-work readings before plunging back into the mass of reports that had to be finished. Because of the ...
From 1323 days ago
Maglana: Happy LA and a Happy Life for All
LIKE many of those who were in Davao in the 1980s, I first came to know him as one of those disc jockeys that dominated the airwaves. Later he parlayed his track record as a member of the local media ...
From 1329 days ago
Maglana: Transport(ed) to the future (Last of 2 parts)
Transport(ed) to the future (1st of 2 parts) DAVAO residents usually resort to jeepneys/multicabs, taxis, tricycles, pedicabs and habal-habals to travel with their district. The 2015 HIS report also indicated that for the respondents the habal-habal/motorycle is the worst transportation option; ...
From 1371 days ago
Maglana: Transport(ed) to the future (1st of 2 parts)
TWO years ago, in this column I wrote about the importance of pursuing public transport reforms in Davao City given its growing population, the high use of public transport, the dismal state of transportation facilities, and the imperative of decentralizing ...
From 1372 days ago
Maglana: Bae antics and cultures and arts
I FINALLY got to watch Alden Richards, he of the AlDub Nation and pambansang bae fame, do one of his bae poses one lunch break, and ended up expressing apprehension that the segment is now one of the leading means ...
From 1392 days ago
Maglana: The Lumad in Haran Compound: what is the problem?
IS IT an evacuation or a mobilization? Are they innocent victims or are they partisan actors? The situation of the 700 or so Manobo and Matigsalog who have been in the Haran Compound in Davao City since end of ...
From 1400 days ago
Maglana: Nuisance candidates: who and what are we laughing at?
ONE of the advantages of living with a professor who teaches literature and creative writing is that you get to have lecturettes-on-demand about things you vaguely remember from literature classes decades ago (you also get your grammar and pronunciation corrected ...
From 1406 days ago
Maglana: Taking more responsibility for social memories
IN THE previous column I argued that while distorted historiographies, and the problems concerning how Philippine and Mindanao histories are taught in the Philippine educational system are big challenges, we can’t just leave it to historians and the formal educational ...
From 1414 days ago
Maglana: After the film Heneral Luna, now what?
THE film Heneral Luna co-written, directed, scored and edited by Jerrold Tarog created quite a stir. Its cinematic merits and its presentation of crucial events in Philippine history using as lens the life of Gen. Antonio Luna generated such reaction ...
From 1421 days ago