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Amanda
by Alex Magno - January 23, 2021 - 12:00am
She blew me away as I listened to her recite a poem at the Biden inaugural. Then she blew me away again when I read through the text of her celebrated poem.
Hesitancy
by Alex Magno - January 21, 2021 - 12:00am
Government is negotiating to procure 148 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines.
Insurrection
by Alex Magno - January 19, 2021 - 12:00am
As the clock ticks inexorably towards the inauguration of the Biden presidency, the US Capitol resembles a heavily fortified combat post.
Cynical
by Alex Magno - January 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Sen. Risa Hontiveros, Rep. Carlos Zarate and the Makabayan cabal called on the distribution utilities to extend the grace period for customers unable to pay for the electricity they consumed. They are cynically exploiting...
Now
by Alex Magno - January 14, 2021 - 12:00am
The leaders of several parties and blocs met last Tuesday to endorse the proposed changes in the 1987 Constitution by means of a constituent assembly.
Spreader
by Alex Magno - January 12, 2021 - 12:00am
In the end, it appears there was little that could be done to dilute the zeal of devotees of the Black Nazarene.
Ill-fit
by Alex Magno - January 9, 2021 - 12:00am
Rep. Carlos Zarate and his “Makabayan” colleagues have built a minor cottage industry out of peddling unfounded insinuations the nation’s largest power distributor Meralco is engaged in improper...
Rampage
by Alex Magno - January 7, 2021 - 12:00am
The good news is that in two weeks Donald Trump will no longer be US president.
Patience
by Alex Magno - January 5, 2021 - 12:00am
On the matter of vaccines, we will have to find our place in the queue.
Better
by Alex Magno - January 2, 2021 - 12:00am
This year will be better.
Horrible
by Alex Magno - December 31, 2020 - 12:00am
The Romans had a term for the sort of year we now close: annus horribilis (a horrible year).
Borders
by Alex Magno - December 29, 2020 - 12:00am
The provincial government of Sulu made a desperate appeal for the national government to deploy the Navy and seal the border with Sabah.
Hope
by Alex Magno - December 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Of all the virtues that enlighten our lives, hope was probably at greatest peril this year.
Peace
by Alex Magno - December 24, 2020 - 12:00am
Peace on Earth and goodwill to all. That is the theme of this time. The context makes this all the more fervent.
Mutant
by Alex Magno - December 22, 2020 - 12:00am
This virus does not give up easily.
Deflation
by Alex Magno - December 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Inflation is bad.
Severe
by Alex Magno - December 17, 2020 - 12:00am
The numbers do paint a distressing picture. The Philippine economy is among the worst hit countries in this year of the pandemic.
Protocols
by Alex Magno - December 15, 2020 - 12:00am
It is nearly certain there will be an uptick in COVID-19 infections in January. The only question is how much of a surge there will be.
Vigilance
by Alex Magno - December 12, 2020 - 12:00am
In this season, the biggest threats to public health are our own cherished traditions. Such is the nature of this horrible year.
Complicated
by Alex Magno - December 10, 2020 - 12:00am
The inoculations have now been administered in the UK. The very first beneficiary, a 90-year-old English lady, received the vaccine shot from a Filipina nurse.
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