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Let us sing “Fly me to the Moon”

How do we find topics to write on that could remove people’s minds from this pandemic?  Sometimes, I think it is something next to impossible, but one could try, can’t one? Well, for one, I have been getting calls and

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Collaboration for food

In a recently held virtual meeting with five other Asian agriculture ministers, Agriculture Secretary William Dar cited the need for regional and international collaboration in the agriculture sector in a bid to build more sustainable food systems. As he acknowledged

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From sinner to saint

We cannot deny we are all sinners. But neither should we deny that we are all called to become saints. That’s because we are all children of God, made in his image and likeness. As Christ himself said, “Be perfect

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Want to join a trip to the moon?

For the first time in my life yesterday, I wished I were a billionaire. Why? I would have been able to join Jeff Bezos and his gang on their next visit to the moon and see what it is really

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Ready for Delta?

Economists are warning that the Philippine economy will be at the losing end anew once the Delta variant infects more people and prompts the government to impose another round of strict lockdowns as they urge the Covid-19 vaccination program in

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How to be part of God’s family

Christ spelled it out to us very clearly about how we can be part of the family of God. “Whoever does the will of my heavenly Father is my brother, and sister, and mother.” (Mt 12,50) And the first one

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The show must go on!

Oh no! Was it the Secretary of Health who was quoted as saying that Christmas may bring other variants of this COVID scourge? Please, dear Lord, give us the gift of freedom from this pandemic on your birthday! It has

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Facing hunger

The global effort to eradicate hunger by 2030 that has already been facing challenges before the Covid-19 pandemic, suffered further setbacks as a UN report released last week found an estimated 18 percent increase in the number of people facing

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Grade conscious

The Philippine education system is a mess. We don’t need the World Bank, an international think tank, or a local NGO to tell us that. The Secretary of Education should know that the reason she is there is to be

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No Time to Let Your Guard Down

All dressed up and no place to go? Is that what is going to happen to the early delegations that arrived for the Olympics supposed to take place in Tokyo this time? Well, as of this writing, I am not

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