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Doreen G. Yu
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by Doreen G. Yu - May 21, 2022 - 12:00am
Has enough time passed for the wounds to heal and the hurts soothed by balm?
The loudest voice
by Doreen G. Yu - May 13, 2022 - 12:00am
An election is supposed to be the voice of the people. One person, one voice, one vote. At the end of the day, the loudest voice meaning the most number of votes, wins.
Voting amid COVID-19
by Doreen G. Yu - May 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Tonight, most of the candidates are holding their mitings de avance, the last big hurrah of campaign 2022.
And the winner is…
by Doreen G. Yu - April 21, 2022 - 12:00am
Pinoy creativity and humor are certainly right on the money. Within hours of the “5-star” press con last Sunday, messages and memes parodying that noontime “show” were flying around social...
Spoiled or shaded?
by Doreen G. Yu - April 14, 2022 - 12:00am
The incident of the spoiled ballot in Singapore is claimed to be an “isolated incident” and a Comelec commissioner has declared even before the investigation that he himself is calling for that it is...
Yours!
by Doreen G. Yu - April 9, 2022 - 12:00am
Being next door neighbor to The STAR’s Sports section I get to share in whatever it is they’re watching on television.
Win-win, not lose-lose
by Doreen G. Yu - March 12, 2022 - 12:00am
The loudest clamor hereabouts these days is for the suspension of excise taxes on fuel products as global oil prices go crazy high.
Left with the right
by Doreen G. Yu - March 5, 2022 - 12:00am
It’s a day I won’t soon forget.
Who’s diminished?
by Doreen G. Yu - February 19, 2022 - 12:00am
I’ll be dog-sitting my friend’s Yorkie when she’s in Canada for three months. So last weekend we had a practice stayover to see how Noey would get along with my two Yorkies William and Pixie.
Not equal
by Doreen G. Yu - February 12, 2022 - 12:00am
Ben Franklin got it wrong; for sure you can’t cheat death – although some do try, with all kinds of chemical and technological “magic” – but hey, taxes are a different matter.
Am I late?
by Doreen G. Yu - February 5, 2022 - 12:00am
I did not expect to ever have occasion to use the often misquoted (because he did not actually use those words) line of Mark Twain, “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.”
Let the Tiger tame Omicron
by Doreen G. Yu - January 31, 2022 - 12:00am
Tomorrow we roar into the Year of the Tiger.
Diff’rent strokes
by Doreen G. Yu - January 20, 2022 - 12:00am
Government could be more aggressive and creative in convincing folks to get vaccinated instead of resorting to threats of arrest and punishment (that “no vax, no ride” policy is really problematic to...
Omicron on my own
by Doreen G. Yu - January 15, 2022 - 12:00am
I hope I don’t get into trouble with the Department of Health for this, my DIY response to COVID.
Things I take for granted
by Doreen G. Yu - December 25, 2021 - 12:00am
I look out my window at the moon the last full moon of the year and see Venus in the western sky.
Planting is so much fun
by Doreen G. Yu - October 3, 2021 - 12:00am
In a recent article “How to solve hunger,” Slowfood’s Chit Juan encouraged the establishment of community gardens/farms in urban areas, on rooftops, vacant lots, school, home and church garden...
Lessons learned in the pandemic
by Doreen G. Yu - September 25, 2021 - 12:00am
The past 18 months have forced us to rethink, re-evaluate and recalibrate our lives – whether we intend to or not.
Ordinary, or extra-ordinary?
by Doreen G. Yu - April 15, 2021 - 12:00am
Chat groups and social media were all a-buzz yesterday over a video of a patriarch tycoon and his wife sitting on monobloc chairs in the neighborhood basketball court, waiting for their turn to get COVID-19 vac...
Keep safe, wear a mask; and then what?
by Doreen G. Yu - March 11, 2021 - 12:00am
Masking started in January 2020 when Taal Volcano erupted and ash drifted far and wide, causing breathing and respiratory problems.
Going into the new year, hopefully better and stronger
by Doreen G. Yu - February 4, 2021 - 12:00am
It was around the Spring Festival (chun jie) or lunar new year last year (Jan. 25, 2020) that a nasty little bugger of a virus began its domination of the world largely unprepared for its kind of stealthy invas...
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