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OFF TANGENT
Tests for a future vice mayoralty bet
by Aven Piramide - June 13, 2021 - 12:00am
I spend my Saturdays in my small farm in the mountain barangay of Paril.
The gods etc. - Part 2
by Aven Piramide - June 11, 2021 - 12:00am
In my April 11 column, I wrote about a shocking revelation made by President Rodrigo Duterte in Tagalog.
The Lusaran dam: A possibility
by Aven Piramide - June 6, 2021 - 12:00am
Last Monday, the news about the rains spawned by the storm Dante developed rather unexpectedly.
Give 93-1 lot occupants peace
by Aven Piramide - June 3, 2021 - 12:00am
I heard that Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia sent a letter to Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella requesting immediate return of all owner’s duplicate copies of Certificates of Title of all province-owned properties...
Upland agricultural productivity
by Aven Piramide - May 30, 2021 - 12:00am
It was Sun Tzu who wrote in “The Art of War” that “the whole secret lies in confusing the enemy so that he cannot fathom our real intent.”
A fund similar to pandemic allocation
by Aven Piramide - May 27, 2021 - 12:00am
There are, at least, two international cable television networks that have, in recent years, been showing the lifestyle of “doomsday prepers” a somewhat different breed of people.
A benefit from early party alignment
by Aven Piramide - May 23, 2021 - 12:00am
The shell of a turtle, called carapace, is so hard that it provides its initial safe sanctuary from most predators.
An alarm of a kind
by Aven Piramide - May 20, 2021 - 12:00am
It is not difficult to imagine that this article may be considered more as an alarmist point of view than simply off tangent.
Culture of impunity
by Aven Piramide - May 16, 2021 - 12:00am
I wanted to write about the 1960 song of Teddy Randazzo, entitled “The Way of a Clown” and try to humorize a recent declaration of President Rodrigo Duterte.
Why Cebuano leaders are silent
by Aven Piramide - May 13, 2021 - 12:00am
I want to be kind to our president even if he does not need it.
A short screen time revelation
by Aven Piramide - May 9, 2021 - 12:00am
I was 21 when I first heard of the term “screen time”.
Honesty is still the best policy
by Aven Piramide - May 6, 2021 - 12:00am
Since my childhood, i have had the privilege of hearing the saying “Honesty is the best policy” although i only learned quite belatedly that it was the Anglican Prelate Edwin Sandys who coined it.
A simple act of nationalism
by Aven Piramide - May 2, 2021 - 12:00am
Odd man out! That was what someone called me, many years ago, when I wrote to boycott Chinese products.
An elliptical expression updated
by Aven Piramide - April 29, 2021 - 12:00am
The other day, my daughter Charisse brought home old photographs of different sizes.
Non-bloody way to fight China’s invasion
by Aven Piramide - April 22, 2021 - 12:00am
It is written in our Constitution that the executive power shall be vested in the President of the Philippines.
Retooling the City Council
by Aven Piramide - April 18, 2021 - 12:00am
In the olden times of the glory that was Greece there were kiosks that were erected in each city-state.
Duterte and Mantovani
by Aven Piramide - April 15, 2021 - 12:00am
While most of the vinyl long playing records in my small collection are those of balladeer like John Gary, I also keep the records of the instrumental music of Annunzio Mantovani.
Whomever the gods wish to destroy
by Aven Piramide - April 11, 2021 - 12:00am
The prolonged quarantine imposed on senior citizens like me, has, no thanks to COVID-19, brought almost unbearable multi-faceted stress.
Absence of syllogism
by Aven Piramide - April 8, 2021 - 12:00am
In our daily conversations, we always hear the term logic as either correctly used or totally absent.
Beacon for world help
by Aven Piramide - April 4, 2021 - 12:00am
Among the very first questions that a student of Public International law faces in Law school is whether or not international law is a true law. In my third year College of Law, 1974-1975, under Judge Conrado Seno,...
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