Playing with Fire

Rizal’s unread letter to Leonor discovered By Gonzalo Duque   THIS corner received from Canada a copy of Leonor Rivera’s letter to our National Hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal. It was sent to us by Dr. Catherine Velasco, who received the document from Marife Llamas Dioquino whose lola, a certain Ms. Llamas from Dagupan, had […]

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Exploring Spain’s world of sports By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   LLORET de MAR, GIRONA, SPAIN — I arrived here last May 30 after a long 14-hour flight from Clark International Airport to Barcelona International Airport (excluding the 3-hour Hong Kong layover). I had planned on traveling to this country because according to my relatives […]

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Poll winners, congrats, but work! By Gonzalo Duque   THE country just had its successful village elections. Hooray and congratulations to the winners!  But sorry… try better next election — to the losers. May mga alingasngas, there are complaints here and there — that’s part of the game. That’s democracy at its best! We received […]

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Are you running for ‘Kupitan?’ By Gonzalo Duque   MARAMI ang impressed sa skyrocketing trend of business in Dagupan. Kitang-kita ng lahat ang naglalabasang malls at supermarkets sa ating ciudad. And Mayor Belen Fernandez is getting all the praises for it. You and us know that she is in the mall business, as overseer of […]

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Playing with Fire

‘Create trouble for truth’ – Lenin By Gonzalo Duque   POLITICAL analysts are at a loss in describing the fast moving events in the country these days. We are not leftist, but the dizzying goings-on remind us of what Vladimir Lenin said when Russia was at the height of drastic change. He said, “create trouble […]

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Playing with Fire

It’s GO! for Bong Go para senado By Gonzalo Duque   OVER the weekend, the country– including the province– was rocked by this nasty Bitcoin money-making business. Sabi ko na nga eh… wala sanang ganyanan! Imagine, with a few hundred pesos investment, you become a millionaire! Hindi lang, billionaire pa! You must have read the […]

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