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Ruling useless China leaves disputed seas

The recent favorable ruling the Philippine government got from the United Nation’s international arbitral tribunal means nothing unless China can be expelled from the disputed island in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). The UN Security Council should now […]
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Digong declares war on illegal drugs

President Rodrigo Duterte is hell bent in doing everything within his power to get the job done in eradicating the serious illegal drug problem in the Philippines. Everybody must have been jolted by Duterte’s bold decision to name the five […]
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‘Beautiful’ The Carole King Musical: The singer’s legacy to our generation

A couple of Sundays ago, this author was lucky to have been invited by media colleague Cecile Ochoa to watch “Beautiful,” The Carole King Musical at the world-renowned Pantages Theatre. As soon as Cecile mentioned Carole King, the invite was […]
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‘Going Green’ to honor the late OC Green advocate Linda Sarno

Rational occupants of the planet Earth are rallying to save and conserve the resources that God has placed in their hands if they still so desire to enjoy what is has to offer in this generation and the next. This […]
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Hopes are high for a corrupt-free PHL under Digong

Former Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has been recently sworn in as the 16th President of the Republic of the Philippines. A Duterte presidency could very well bring hope to millions of marginalized Filipinos for a better life. Hopefully we […]
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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 […]