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TNT coach Black says Cebuano Poligrates will be part of Texters’ rotation

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The Cinderella story of Cebuano guard Eliud Poligrates took another fairytale  turn  yesterday after Talk ‘N Text Tropang Texters head coach Norman Black divulged that the former Southwestern University (SWU) King Cobra would be part of the team’s regular 10-man rotation when they open their season this Sunday here in Cebu. In an exclusive interview [...]

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Cebu Daily News,Sports | Read More »

Earth Hour: Gimmick that works

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This general shot shows buildings from Manila's financial district after the lights were turned off to mark Earth Hour in Manila on March 23, 2013. AFP

It’s a gimmick, but it works. This was how the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)-Philippines defended the country’s participation in Earth Hour which it has consistently topped since 2009.

Posted: March 24th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

No new maids deployed to Saudi despite ban lifting

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No new maids have been deployed to Saudi Arabia despite the lifting of the ban imposed by the Saudi government last year.

Posted: November 24th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa | Read More »

DFA: P52-M in legal aid to OFWs untapped

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Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario. Photo by DFA

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is seeking to expand the coverage of its legal assistance fund for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who are in distress in order to be able to help more of them, after noting that most of the fund remained unused.

Posted: August 14th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Think Bits

Creek settlers and Compostela

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Finally a Cebu City Police team arrested Joavan Fernandez near a courthouse when he was about to post bail. Joavan spent the night at the Cebu City Police detention cell. Mayor Soc Fernandez went to the police office hoping that his son Joavan will not spend the night in a detention cell. But because Joavan [...]

Posted: May 15th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,Newsstand,Opinion | Read More »

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The poetry of physics

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Learn to love one Body. Love several bodies and then realize that the love for the body is less than the love for the soul. Love customs and tradition. Love knowledge for its own sake. Finally, experience beauty. According to George Dickie (“Aesthetics: An Introduction”), these were Plato’s suggested steps for coming to understand beauty [...]

Posted: May 15th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,Newsstand,Opinion | Read More »

CrossHatching

Poets of the people

They are the portraits sought by photographers—unassuming faces of the working class. Surrounded by broken cameras, screwdrivers, pliers and other tools of his trade, camera repairman Arcadio Jumamoy never seemed bothered by me taking snapshots of him talking to us in his makeshift workstation in his little house here in Surigao City. When he’s not [...]

Posted: May 15th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,Newsstand,Opinion | Read More »

Exciting new perspectives

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On Mother’s Day, I was struck by Mary’s experience of motherhood. The Father loved Mary very much that He gave her the gift of choice. She, of course, with complete surrender accepted the motherhood proposal. I wish for our females to go into motherhood with the same love and freedom. I remembered, too, Hillary Clinton’s [...]

Posted: May 15th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,Newsstand,Opinion | Read More »

Gifted woman

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This week God proved again that He takes care of me in small and big ways. I am one of the unfortunate Banco Filipino depositors who got caught with our pants down when the bank was suddenly closed almost two months ago. What’s disheartening is that the time deposit accounts of my three children were [...]

Posted: May 15th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,Newsstand,Opinion | Read More »

Mass mate

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Benvolio didn’t know the man’s name, and Benvolio didn’t know why he’s been bound to a wheelchair all these years. What Benvolio did know was that the rotund, fair-skinned gray-haired man in white short-sleeves barong and black slacks who wore a crucifix round his neck went to church to offer Mass with the help of [...]

Posted: May 15th, 2011 in Cebu Daily News,Newsstand,Opinion | Read More »

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