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Alba Iulia
Sunday, May 31, 2020

Editorial

The ascendancy of a leader

  Illustration by JOEL P. MAGPAYO   Leaders are put into position, either by appointment, election, or succession. They occupy that top spot in an organisation, community, company, or even the family to help steer the group into the right direction based...

Stop violence against women

March is declared international women’s month and 8 March is international women’s day. Every year, for this month of the year, we celebrate not only women who have made major contributions or who are multi-awarded in the different fields...

What’s hot about the planet?

EDITORIAL We usually follow what’s hot and trending because it seems to make us look cool. However, this kind of “hot” is something that needs to be cooled. We’re talking about our only home, the planet earth, which over the...

The ugly side of beauty

We, Filipinos are beauty pageant-crazed! From the time a young girl recognises beauty, she could be initiated into beauty pageants in the school, barangay, community, noon time show, or the more established pageant institutions. We protect our young girls...

The flavours of Filipino culture

Mangan. Kaon. Kain. Eat. For every Fiesta or grand celebration, we Filipinos find every good reason to set up our kitchens and prepare the best food we can showcase. The fiesta is an occasion in which we can display...

A hug for our Lolo’s and Lola’s

They are our angels on earth. While we are away from home to attend to work, they keep the house clean, take care of our children, prepare them for and fetch them from school, and cook hot meals that...

Quash apathy at its roots

You enter any Filipino home and you cannot belie the amount of time and effort to keep the place spick and span. We make it a point that the windows are cleaned to a sparkle, the tiles and floors...

Vote wisely

So who’s Wisely anyway? That’s a running joke in the Philippines during election season. In May, the voting Filipino public will seat new Senators and Congressmen/women (which includes party list representatives) in the national election, and Governors, Mayors, and...

Different opinions, similar goal

EDITORIAL June 2012 Transparency is not a buzzword, but a philosophy to live by. Corporations, governments, and civil society, among other aggrupations, are called upon to be transparent and accountable to its stakeholders, and these demands are sometimes even enshrined in...

The wisdom to know the difference

The November 2005 Philippine Fiesta celebration was a success for all intent and purpose. Of course, there are those who think it could have been better with issues needing to be addressed. The homily...
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