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  • Goat Raising: Something new from the old

    By May 14, 2008

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    By Edwin G. Espejo and Bong S. Sarmiento (December 05, 2005) WHAT pungent smell when cooked in herbs and spices is most palatable and is considered aphrodisiac to most Filipino males? Which eyes are used as paraphernalia by gigolos of the night? Which stocks are bought for as much as P60 grand per buck? Of

  • The Esperat murder case: Justice at last but no end yet

    By May 14, 2008

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    (Monday, October 09, 2006) HERS was one of the more celebrated murder cases involving journalists in the country. Hers was among the more recent ones. Hers, too, was among the very few that led to the conviction of the assassins and in just a span of 17 months, a record by Philippine justice system standard.

  • Tahuna revisited

    By May 14, 2008

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    Tahuna revisited

    (Monday, November 26, 2007) THIS time the ride was fast and easy. Touching down Tahuna airport at 12 minutes past 10 in the morning Wednesday last week was a breeze. It was a clear sunny day and the weather was excellent. As soon as we disembarked from the Fokker 50 plane of the Philippine Air

  • In search for the tipping point

    By May 06, 2008

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    GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/12 March) — The two people power revolts that saw two presidents ousted from power in a span of 22 years have led many to believe and even wish that another one would unseat the Arroyo administration. After all, the Marcos dictatorship and the Estrada regime have one issue that is common

  • Deja vu terror

    By May 06, 2008

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    GENERAL SANTOS CITY (02 February) — It was not too long ago. In fact, it was only in early January when I ribbed Joint Task Force Gensan head Col. Medardo Geslani that it looked like he is going to survive a full year without any major terrorist attack in the city. It turned out that

  • Springing back to life: The Student Protest Movement

    By May 06, 2008

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    PHILIPPINE history is replete with periods of unrest and protest movements from the youth and student sector and the significant role these upheavals played in society. At one point, a debate was put forward whether or not student power really existed. But that is jumping the gun on it all. Virtually all histories of countries

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