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CAGAYAN DE ORO
CAGAYAN DE ORO
Isolde D. Amante
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Sunday Essay: Traffic calming in Cebu
DO GERMANS have a word for everything? Consider, for instance, “vekehrsberuhigung.”It means “traffic calming,” which sounds like an alien idea in Metro Cebu, where the traffic is anything but calming. If you can get through a week without reading a ...
From 9 days ago
Sunday Essay: A death in a faraway place
THIS new year isn’t even a week old and one of its largest news stories has started to unfold.Last Friday, a 62-year-old man was killed in an airstrike on the road to Baghdad’s international airport. Most American and British media ...
From 16 days ago
Sunday Essay: The year of favor
THERE'S a moment in Luke that inspires amazement. It tells the story of what appears to be a simple incident: Jesus enters a temple in Nazareth and is handed a scroll.You have to dig a little deeper to see what’s ...
From 30 days ago
Sunday Essay: Taps: Privatizing water
THE taps are dry today, which is apt.At no time does a problem seem more urgent than when we feel its consequences directly.A hot day in December or a driving rain that soaks thousands of commuters and floods low-lying streets ...
From 37 days ago
Sunday Essay: Talking to things
TO BE honest, I’m a little besotted. I asked Alexa for the meaning of life, and it answered, in a soothing voice that wouldn’t be out of place in a yoga studio, “The meaning of life depends on the life ...
From 51 days ago
Sunday Essay: Smoking guns and spoken-word policy
LAST Friday in Cebu City, the police confiscated nine e-cigarettes and other vape devices every hour, on average, from persons who were using these devices in public. A police official told SunStar Cebu that the devices—230 total for that day ...
From 58 days ago
Sunday Essay: Leni’s gambit
FOR more than three years now, Vice President Leni Robredo has been at the receiving end of an orchestrated campaign of hate. She has endured all the slander with patience and dignity, although I imagine it cannot have been easy ...
From 72 days ago
Sunday Essay: Families
Ten years ago, the neuroscientist David Eagleman released a collection of 40 short stories, each of these exploring a different idea of the afterlife.In my favorite story of the collection, which is called “Sum,” an individual truly dies when someone ...
From 79 days ago
Sunday Essay: Zuckerberg the newsmaker
BY NOW, the joke that Mark Zuckerberg is the best-paid and most powerful editor and publisher in the world has grown tired. It still rings true, though.Last Friday, the 35-year-old founder and CEO of the world’s most popular social networking ...
From 86 days ago
Sunday Essay: Somewhere, Carlos Celdran is dancing
OF course, no one knows this for sure. But last Friday, when I read about a group of protesters who stopped traffic by dancing on the streets of Melbourne’s central business district, it sounded like something Carlos Celdran would’ve enjoyed.The ...
From 100 days ago