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CAGAYAN DE ORO
CAGAYAN DE ORO
Isolde D. Amante
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Sunday Essay: Notes on a meal
THIS has not happened before. By “this” I mean two things. First is the news that a pop group can get so famous that they can compel the world’s largest fast food chain to name a special offering after them. ...
From 92 days ago
Sunday Essay: How do we vote?
It took mere minutes. When the opposition group 1Sambayan revealed yesterday six names on their initial list of potential candidates for the presidency and vice presidency, I rejected four outright.This was irresponsible, of course. I had to remind myself to ...
From 99 days ago
Sunday Essay: A map of abandoned spaces
When you visit these days the places you frequented before this pandemic began, do you take note of the stores and other businesses that no longer exist? I can’t remember how this started, yet on the few times that I ...
From 113 days ago
Sunday Essay: Should local public hospitals stay local?
If we have chosen local government officials who are competent to run these public hospitals or at least wise enough to delegate the challenge to those who can do it, then the answer is yes.This is not a new question. ...
From 120 days ago
Sunday Essay: Vaccine diplomacy hits home
If all goes well, this week I will benefit directly from vaccine diplomacy. My feelings about that are a little complicated.These are not as complicated as what the defense secretary or the foreign affairs secretary have to deal with, obviously. ...
From 134 days ago
Sunday Essay: Would you like a symbolic vaccination?
He was a short man, just a tiptoe shy of five feet. But his ideas about public health were all about the big problems of the day. He had a gift for communicating those ideas so well, whether he was ...
From 141 days ago
Sunday Essay: Not quite all about my mother
THERE are stories about my mother that I may never know. That’s one of those things the greeting cards leave out. No matter how much you love someone, no matter how deeply bonded you are, it remains impossible to know ...
From 197 days ago
Sunday Essay: The rides of March
If only there was a way to track where the 600,000 vaccine doses that are arriving today will go. You know that feature in some delivery apps that shows you where your rider is in real time? Imagine something similar, ...
From 204 days ago
Sunday Essay: The elusive Sonny Osmeña
THE only person who came closest to knowing Sonny Osmeña has died. His name was Sonny Osmeña.All week long, we have read stories about the former senator and former Toledo City mayor’s long political career. While some of these have ...
From 225 days ago
Sunday Essay: Remembered cities
FOR the third time in four weeks, I drove past the view of the bridge that’s being built between Cordova and Cebu City. On one of these drives, I brought my mother and two teenaged nephews along.Yes, while we took ...
From 232 days ago