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Noli me tangere

By Basilio Valdehuesa – I HAVE always had a strange relationship with Jose Rizal and his works. As a Filipino-American who migrated to the United States at the age of 9, I never had to read and study “Noli Me Tangere” and “El Filibusterismo,” as did many of my contemporaries Read more »

MIA: Common Sense

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by Bubuli – In case you’ve been dwelling too much on the reason why Sanjaya is still not booted out of American Idol and have not been in touch with the outside world, one of the bigger news in the last few days is about Radio DJ Don Imus being Read more »

An Open Letter to Harvey Keh

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Dear Harvey, I read with interest your

How to stop showbiztocracy and promote real democracy

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By WILLIAM ESPOSO – An agitated mobile phone texter sent me this: “Stop watching Pinoy movies in cinemas and buy only pirated Pinoy movie DVDs. If you kill the movie industry, then no more movie stars can enter politics!” An agitated mobile phone texter sent me this: “Stop watching Read more »

Say goodbye to your tabo

When I was a young boy, I remember my mom would ask me to fill up the tabo with warm water and pass it to her through the crack in the door. I always hated doing this because I was probably watching the Smurfs or something more entertaining. Read more »

Who’s your daddy?

Like most people, we get busy at times. But this time, I’ve been overwhelmed with the good new that I am going to be a new dad! Picking a name We just found out that we are having a boy last week. My wife had a girl’s name Read more »