Sunday, October 20, 2019
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CAGAYAN DE ORO
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Isolde D. Amante
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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 7 days ago
Sunday Essay: Hustle
HALFWAY through the movie, I realized I’d fallen into a trap: I was cheering for characters who made their choices and actions look so entertaining that I briefly forgot these were also wrong.“Hustlers” tells the story of a group of ...
From 21 days ago
Sunday Essay: Three ways of defending Martial Law
HAD I been old enough to vote during the Martial Law years, I probably would have voted for Ferdinand Marcos. Life was orderly, everyone I loved was safe and well-fed and my view of what was happening to the country ...
From 28 days ago
Sunday Essay: Henry Golding, shirtless
SHE no longer remembers how many others were in the room, only that it was a public event, like a congressional hearing. On one side sat Nicanor Faeldon, the former Marine who, until recently, headed the Bureau of Corrections.It seemed ...
From 35 days ago
Sunday Essay: The good conduct test
ANTONIO Sanchez was 47 and the town mayor of Calauan, Laguna on the night he raped Mary Eileen Sarmenta and then handed her over to his men. Sarmenta was 21. Her friend Allan Gomez was 19.Time stopped for Sarmenta and ...
From 42 days ago
Sunday Essay: Homework, doggone it
THESE days, I’ve found, children have developed a habit that makes some parents want to tear their hair out.No one knows who has put them up to it, but a lot of children make it a point to ask for ...
From 49 days ago
Sunday Essay: Hungry like the wolf
ONE of the best lines in Graham Greene’s famous novella, I suspect, is this: “The film was not a good film, and at moments it was acutely painful to see situations that had been so real to me twisted into ...
From 56 days ago
Sunday Essay: ATM fees: Loose change
WHY are banks trying to raise fees for clients of other banks who use their automated teller machines (ATMs)?The most immediate guess would be that banks are simply trying to find another way to take our money but that’s too ...
From 63 days ago
Sunday Essay: 2 women of Tañon Strait
FLORDELIZA Ferolino and Rebecca Pestaño-Smith both do the life-changing work that a lot of us aspire to do, though they approach it in different ways.When we met on the last day of April this year, thanks to the conservation group ...
From 77 days ago
How a Moalboal resort thrives within limits
FROM Rebecca Pestaño-Smith, one learns about limits: how to live with them and, when necessary, how to push past them.She runs her Hale Manna Coastal Gardens resort in Saavedra, Moalboal town with a consistent respect for carrying capacity in mind. ...
From 79 days ago