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                    [Title] => For history’s sake, keep the AFP museum open
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Remember the old saying by George Santayana…“Those who do not remember the past is doomed to repeat them.”

[DatePublished] => 2016-02-03 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135522 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805274 [AuthorName] => Bobit S. Avila [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1546401 [Title] => The Mamasapano massacre: A year hence! [Summary] =>

There was a photo that was uploaded by my friends in Facebook…a photo of the honor guard at the Arlington Cemetery guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier totally covered in snow at the height of the historic blizzard in the East Coast that affected the lives of 85 million Americans.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-25 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135522 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805274 [AuthorName] => Bobit S. Avila [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1423763 [Title] => That fleeting feeling [Summary] =>

I get a thrill whenever I open a new digital device for the first time and discover a function or a built-in app that can help me do things better and faster. I quickly say, “Galing!”

[DatePublished] => 2015-02-15 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133774 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1325498 [AuthorName] => Francis J. Kong [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 286816 [Title] => Parenting parents [Summary] => Months before my planned visit, I could hear my son’s labored breathing through the crisp broadband connection. Once again, he had gone to the stationery store to buy a calendar that was as big as a general’s surveillance map (complete with pins). He was not taking any chances. This time around, he was planning, mapping and scheduling all our days with him. He penciled in several notes complete with question marks, exclamation points and happy faces. [DatePublished] => 2005-07-17 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135323 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1461085 [AuthorName] => Letty Jacinto-Lopez [SectionName] => Sunday Lifestyle [SectionUrl] => sunday-life [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 275472 [Title] => Belmonte to lead Doña Aurora reburial [Summary] => Quezon City Mayor Feliciano Belmonte Jr. will lead tomorrow a funeral procession at the Quezon Memorial Circle that will reunite of the remains of Doña Aurora Aragon and the late President Manuel Quezon after 27 years.

The reburial ceremony, which coincides with the 56th death anniversary of Doña Aurora, will start at Manila’s North Cemetery, where her daughter Zenaida Quezon Avancena, will formally receive the remains from Manila Mayor Lito Atienza.
[DatePublished] => 2005-04-27 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Metro [SectionUrl] => metro [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 270780 [Title] => Watch out! Cement will be unaffordable soon! [Summary] => Don’t look now, but if we don’t watch carefully the developments in the cement industry, someday we will all be paying a high price for made-in-the-Philippines cement. If you didn’t know, the famous Apo Cement Company (yes, the Golden Gate Bridge was built with Cebu’s Apocemco cement), which used to be owned by D.O. Plaza and later bought by Gokongwei, is now called CEMEX and is owned by a huge Mexican cement conglomerate. In Danao City, 30 kilometers north of Cebu City, what used to be the Universal Cement Corp. [DatePublished] => 2005-03-18 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134429 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805274 [AuthorName] => Bobit S. Avila [SectionName] => Nation [SectionUrl] => nation [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 270308 [Title] => Our heroes’ resting place: Is it really final? [Summary] => This is the second part of the letter of Louis Jurika whose goal of finding the grave of the famous leader of the Cebu Area Command ended at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. As he wrote earlier, Col. Tito Casila finally found in their records the name of Col. James Cushing whose grave was located at Section I, Row 6, Plot M, with grave registration number CR-NR No. 264. So the elated Jurika drove toward this section of the Libingan.
[DatePublished] => 2005-03-14 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134429 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805274 [AuthorName] => Bobit S. Avila [SectionName] => Nation [SectionUrl] => nation [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 269902 [Title] => In search of the grave of Col. Jim Cushing! [Summary] => When our soldiers are lain to their final rest, is it really final? Here’s a very interesting story written by my good American friend Lou Jurika (he was born in Manila), son of the late American guerrilla Thomas Jurika. Lou, who came to Cebu last week for a visit, and I share the same passion — stories of what happened in this country during World War II and more importantly, that we would tell these stories to the next generation so no one can say that we are an ungrateful nation and have forgotten our heroes.
[DatePublished] => 2005-03-11 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134429 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805274 [AuthorName] => Bobit S. Avila [SectionName] => Nation [SectionUrl] => nation [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 227409 [Title] => What’s your trademark? [Summary] => Last week, just like all of you, I made the annual trek to the cemetery to pray and pay my respects to relatives who have gone on ahead to a better place, where peace and love abound – where there are no congressmen and bickering politicians. In years past, whenever I’d go to the memorial park on All Saints’ Day, I would be try to recall fond memories of my relatives who have passed away. I used to feel bad about how they were lying six feet under and how lonely they must be in those tight, little coffins. [DatePublished] => 2003-11-10 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133211 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1704761 [AuthorName] => Rod Nepomuceno [SectionName] => Lifestyle Business [SectionUrl] => business-life [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 176841 [Title] => Mountain-top burial site for Marcos eyed [Summary] => BATAC, ILOCOS NORTE — Former strongman Ferdinand Marcos may not be laid to rest at the Libingan ng mga Bayani at Fort Bonifacio, but his family is working to ensure that he is buried in style.

The Marcos family is reportedly planning to develop a mountain-top property into a memorial park similar to the United States’ Arlington Cemetery where they will finally bury the Marcos patriarch. The former dictator’s remains have been kept in a refrigerated crypt at his "Balay ti Amianan" residence here since his death on Sept. 28, 1988.
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