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Billion peso blunder Part 1

Abaya
Opinion
I was supposed to write about something more pleasant, but then I needed to get rid of the really bad taste in my mouth from the bullshit we ...
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Decoding the Secret Language of Political Surveys

Feature
I don’t know about you, but I’m one of those people who find it really hard to work when there are other loud conversations going on around me. ...
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Muddying the Waters

Davao City
Opinion
As the rains fall on the evergreen slopes of Mt. Apo, it marks the start of a decades-long process that replenishes the aquifers of Davao city. This is an ancient cycle that has, through the centuries, painstakingly filled the underground caverns in and around the city with hundreds of millions of liters of what is reputed to be one of the world's cleanest drinking water.For generations of Davaoeños this bounty has made it almost a matter of gospel that when they turn on the tap, water will flow. As a result, few people regard the possibility that this may not always be the case - that someday the wells may run dry. ...
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Mending Mindanao

Mindanao
Feature
I was scanning the news today and I ran across a story about the government of Canada’s Php 32,000,000 aid for Mindanao, which according to Canadian Ambassador will ...
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What the Heck is Peace (and Why are Some People Willing to go War to get it?)

Peace
Feature
What do you think of when you read the numbers 0921, 0917, 0918? If this was say 1991, would those same numbers have the same meaning? Would they ...
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Doctor Who? (or how we should choose the next President)

Philippine elections
Feature
Elections are fast approaching and the talk of who to pick for the various positions are starting to heat up. Debates on the relative merits of experience, integrity, ...
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Duterte of Davao

Duterte of Davao
I was talking to a bunch of out of town visitors the other day and, as what seems to be happening more and more frequently of late, our ...
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Recto’s Train Wreck

MRT
Opinion
Edge Davao (September 19, 2011) Recently there have been discussions on whether or not the elevated railway systems that exclusively services Metro Manila residents are being subsidized by ...
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Minding Mindanao

Mindanao
Opinion
(Edge Davao, September 5, 2011) If you’ve seen the news lately, then you know that the world is getting smaller. Each new technological breakthrough brings us closer to ...
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