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“A strong woman stands up for herself. A stronger woman stands up for everybody else.” – St. John “You educate a man; you educate a man; You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” – Brigham Young There are some undeniable elements in these quotes...
(Editor's Note: This is a reprint of a 2018 column by the author. We are posting it  because of its relevance to the current situation in the West Philippine Sea.) Just as the year 2018 was coming to end, several...
A recent survey released by Pulse Asia on voter preference among presidential candidates for the May 9 elections showed Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. still leading the 10-man pack with 60 percent of the 2,400 respondents saying they would vote...
We are not twin brothers but many times many mistook me as Fred Lobo and many mistook him as Fred Gabot. Maybe because we sported the same moustache and spectacles. We also both worked at the Manila Bulletin (he as Malacanang...
“It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll. I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.” - From INVICTUS by William Ernest Henley I was quite surprised by the continuing hawkish stand of...
“We Filipinos have always found it easier to die for our country than live for it. In times of peace and civil order, we seem to fritter away in bickering. We split so easily into fractions, each intent on...
“The only reason for the triumph of the forces of evil is that good men do nothing.” - Edmund Burke Less than a year ago, President Duterte delivered a usual tirade against graft and corruption. He said that graft and corruption is...
“All warfare is based on deception…Know yourself, know your enemy, a hundred battles a hundred victories…The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” ― Sun Tzu, Art of War Communist leader Xi Jinping, the President of Communist China, is...
LAST MARCH 21, 2022, President Joe Biden gave a speech in which he used the phrase “New World Order.”  “Now is the time when things are shifting.  We’re going to -- there is going to be a new world order out...
News that Prime Infra Holdings, Inc. will be acquiring a controlling stake in the Malampaya deep-water gas-to-power project is good news. We all know that there is a need to address energy requirements for the economy to grow and the...

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