Sunday, October 25, 2020
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CAGAYAN DE ORO
CAGAYAN DE ORO
Isolde D. Amante
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Sunday Essay: It’s about Time
FOR the first time in nearly 100 years of publishing, the U.S. edition of TIME magazine appears without its name. The cover carries another four-letter word instead: VOTE.Traditional news media houses never tell its readers what to do, at least ...
From 12 hours ago
Sunday Essay: Plan, Titas
SPARE a kind thought for the leadership teams of local governments and businesses alike these days.A lot of plans for the year ahead get made in October. Budget season in local governments in the Philippines pick up speed in October. ...
From 7 days ago
Sunday Essay: Breaking down the budget
CONGRESS was asked to hold a special session this week to prevent a delay in the approval of the 2021 national budget. In letters dated Oct. 9, or four days after Congress suspended its session, President Rodrigo Duterte reminded both ...
From 14 days ago
Sunday Essay: How are Covid-19 cash transfers changing communities?
TWO to three times each week, a man pedals to our neighborhood and goes house-to-house, selling fish. The deals are not exactly contact-free. At one point, the household’s designated buyer hands over the cash and receives the fish. But the ...
From 42 days ago
Sunday Essay: What now?
IN LIFE, as in comedy, timing is key.We might know the right words to say for a specific situation, yet if we don’t say them at the right time, they could fall flat or simply fade away unnoticed—as anyone who’s ...
From 56 days ago
Sunday Essay: What’s a safe distance from the news?
SINCE the quarantine began in late March this year, I have tried to keep a safe distance from other people, as well as from the news.The first one is easier mainly because I have the great privilege of being able ...
From 63 days ago
Sunday Essay: Dreaming of a Covid-19 vaccine
ABOUT nine months from now, President Rodrigo Duterte could get vaccinated against this coronavirus that has altered how we live and work this year. That is not certain. It’s merely what the presidential spokesman, Harry Roque, announced last week.He also ...
From 70 days ago
Sunday Essay: Paying attention
YESTERDAY, leaders of the country’s medical community asked for attention, and they got it. That is a good thing.Representatives from the largest medical societies held a press conference where they asked the government to place Mega Manila under enhanced community ...
From 84 days ago
Sunday Essay: Contractions, expansions, and escapes
HAVE you come to terms with the fact that half of this year will soon be over? We are alive and everyone we love is healthy, and those are blessings this year has taught us not to take for granted. ...
From 118 days ago
Sunday Essay: Fathers
ONE of the things I will never know is how my father would have responded to this pandemic. I’m guessing some Scotch tape would have been involved.Adhesive tape was one of the few things he always had plenty of. He ...
From 126 days ago