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Incoming DA chief, a Manila Bulletin colleague

Incoming Department of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol has lots of bright ideas to help turn around the moribund agriculture business in the Philippines. Piñol is in the United States this week to explore possibilities of acquiring farm machineries on long […]
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Incoming Aggie Sec. Pinol shows glimpse of future productivity

After the smoke has cleared up on the May 9 general elections in the Philippines, an air of hope has pervaded the political arena with more than 30 percent of the more 45 million qualified voters breathing an air of […]
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OC Fil-Am Chamber’s Annual Golf Tourney Supports Autism Research

The annual golf tournament of the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County (FACCOC) for the past six years had provided an avenue in putting meaning to its mission in helping the community. Part of the proceeds from this […]
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Change is coming

While it is still days before President-elect Rody Duterte will be sworn into office by months’ end as the country’s new president, lots of changes in the bureaucracy are now taking shape to stamp out pervasive corruption in government. Incoming […]
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WIN’s “Halad Concert”: cultivating the culture of benevolence and more

It has almost been three years since super typhoon Haiyan (a.ka. Yolanda) brought its fury in the Visayan Islands in the Philippines and left in its wake billions of pesos in damages and thousands dead. The Philippines national leadership was […]
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‘For His Glory’: An evening of classical and contemporary music for a cause

The field is ripe for harvest but unfortunately there are not too many people to do the harvesting because the act of doing so requires a lot of sacrifice, commitment and dedication. It has always been that since centuries ago […]
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Bongbong’s dilemma

It is going to be a very tall order for Senator Bongbong Marcos to win the Vice Presidency. On top of Robredo, he has to contend with Senators Koko Pimentel Jr, and Alan Peter Cayetano, as well as with Danding […]
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OC Chamber’s featured entrepreneurs reveal ‘Key to Success’

“Success books” are a dime a dozen and practically shows every possible way on the route to take for one to be successful in life. All of these books list vital attributes one should have to be able to achieve […]
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Filipino voters had their day in another ‘Peoples’ Power’

As the election fever in the Philippines slowly simmers down and the votes are tallied “unofficially” that fuels the fire of divisiveness, one glittering reality emerged from an electorate that had the opportunity to express their wrath without fear of […]
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Duterte win is public’s answer to elitist gov’t

The election of Mayor Rody Duterte to the presidency is a clear repudiation of the failed leadership of the Aquino administration who has done nothing, or very little, to improve the lives of millions of destitute Filipinos. Filipinos all over […]