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Trees for life
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - October 17, 2019 - 12:00am
How we treat trees is an indication of how we value life.
Beyond platinum
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - October 5, 2019 - 12:00am
For the past years, Korea and everything about it have been part of me already.
Mother’s lamentations
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - October 3, 2019 - 12:00am
One of the most traumatic misfortunes life can deal with is the passing of a child. The demise of a son, for instance, implies the loss of more than just a precious life.
Stop the inhuman tradition!
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - September 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Another bright future has turned to nothingness. Dreams have been shattered. Another life is wasted.
Dangerous playground
by Ligaya Rabago - Visaya - September 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Last September 18, 2019 in General Santos City, a child celebrity named “Baste”, whose real name is Sebastian Benedict Granfon, was given recognition by the United States Department of Homeland Security,...
Accountability: What it means for our young?
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - September 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Accountability is about answerability, about people who are in positions of power being responsible for the choices and actions they make particularly to other people who are most affected by these actions.
Under and over the physical sense
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - September 14, 2019 - 12:00am
People infrequently ask the whys of fashion trends and rather ask for the most part where something can be purchased, the amount it costs and what brand it is.
Homework
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - September 7, 2019 - 12:00am
In my almost four decades of teaching in basic education and college levels, I believe in the importance of giving homework or assignments to students.
The “ber months”
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - September 5, 2019 - 12:00am
What indicates the arrival of the ebullient season for us is the very first day of September!
Understanding local language through appreciating culture
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - August 31, 2019 - 12:00am
I always thought that because language is dynamic, it is also struggling for its real place in the hearts and mind of its users.
Greatness of a culture
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - August 29, 2019 - 12:00am
What else can we be proud of in our own place but the culture, traditions, aspirations and values of the people.
Never be silenced
by Liagaya Rabago-Visaya - August 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Last August 20 demonstrated another student power that merits attention. With an end goal to assert academic freedom, University of the Philippines (UP) students and employees joined in a system-wide walkout to challenge...
On local knowledge
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - August 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Hogging the headline for health is the rising cases of dengue. Such alarming rise affects the most vulnerable sector of the society, our children.
Bounty and unity
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - August 15, 2019 - 12:00am
This year’s 20th Dinagat Festival of Cordova, Cebu is another proof of unity at its best—strong community involvement, government support and solid cultural base.
Alternative films
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - August 10, 2019 - 12:00am
The 31st Gawad Cultural Center of the Philippines Para sa Alternatibong Pelikula at Video last August 3 to 5, 2019 was a resounding success.
Well-being for body and soul
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - August 3, 2019 - 12:00am
As we end the nutrition month, we are reminded of the need to be healthy physically.
Celebrating Visayan music
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - August 1, 2019 - 12:00am
It was a night filled with nostalgia and optimism for the Visayan music.
Through the years
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - July 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Credibility is gauged by many years of consistent quality of work. The process of which requires hard work and dedication and through the years, challenges, and trials are part of the journey of reaching such a...
Bridge of hope or despair?
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - July 25, 2019 - 12:00am
There is an extraordinary incongruity to the portrayal of a bridge.
Instruments of healing
by Ligaya Rabago-Visaya - July 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The physical aspect in us is just temporary due to old age or any circumstance that weakens our system. And we want to remedy it so we can go back to our routine.
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