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‘Day of Valor’ in the nation’s capital honors Bataan & Corregidor Heroes

ShareTweet Washington, D.C. April 10, 2019. “I can think of no other place I would rather be today than at this ceremony, remembering with you the courage and sacrifice, the resilience and the strength of the Defenders of Corregidor and … Continue reading

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Urgent call to community engagement, # 4

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Continue reading

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You will Know Them by Their Fruits

ShareTweet I am writing in response to Yoly Tubalinal’s article “You will Know Them by Their Fruits” (April 1-15, 2019 issue). I have been following the developments on the Rizal Center case from a distance as I’ve been traveling back … Continue reading

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Sharing the Spirit of Christmas Where Can It Take Us in the New Year?

We are swamped in commercialism at Christmas time – even more so this year when Americans are spending more than ever since 2007. But, perhaps, like me, you have paused to ponder that this is a time for giving, sparing a thought for the needy. Also, in a time of goodwill and good cheer, it is a time for sharing – particularly with those we are seemingly much at odds with in the world. If we look around us far enough, we will see that surprising things often happen at this time of year. Continue reading

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All about foods

The clamor for a healthier lifestyle has transformed society into more conscious, more intelligent, and more discriminating consumers of food and food ingredients. Truth in food labeling is a law that is strictly implemented, especially in the United States. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions on this subject. Continue reading

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Mga Biro at Bulay-Bulay (Part 4) 

Kaugnay sa pagdalaw ni Papa Francis sa Amerika, mainam na pagbalikan ang ilan sa mga naganap sa loob ng limang araw na pagdalaw ni Papa Francis sa Pilipinas na ngayon pa lang nababatid. Halimbawa, alam ng lahat na habang nasa Vaticano ay hilig ni Papa Francis na gumala kapag gabi para makita ang tunay na kalagayan ng mahihirap na naninirahan sa siyudad. Isang gabi, matapos makipagpulong kay P-Noy at sa ibang matataas na opisyal sa Malakanyang ay sinabi niyang maglilibot-libot siya sa siyudad. Continue reading

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The Holiday Season in Chicago can be wonderful experiences if you know where to go and have an ample supply of money. The Museum of Science and Industry is a great place to start your holiday experience. Continue reading

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Old Novelties of a New Year

If only we could start from the end, begin from a conclusion, act upon a given outcome, then life’s complexities could be simple, pain could be avoided, joy could be measured and happiness obtained without a gush of tears. Continue reading

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Opening New Doors Your Ultimate Career Reinvention and Transition Planner (Plata, 2015)

“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” ― Walt Disney Company Continue reading

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It’s never too late to change

In 1914, more than a century ago, the German Army was advancing into French territory along a 27-mile stretch of land known as the “Western Front.” The French and the British armies were fiercely defending French territory in trenches along a 200-foot narrow strip called “No Man’s Land” that separates them from the Germans who were dug in on the other side. Continue reading

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