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by Al S. Mendoza

June 22, 2021 in General Admission

Humility amid Belangel’s heroics

By Al S. Mendoza   IT happened again. Almost each time we battle South Korea in a basketball game, it results in a cliffhanger. In the 2002 Asian Games in Busan, South Korea, we were up by two points with mere ticks left in the game. “Finally, madadale na natin…
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June 14, 2021 in General Admission

Diamond in the rough now glistens so brightly

By Al S. Mendoza   YUKA Saso winning the U.S. Women’s Open championship on Monday reeked of history. It did not only make her the first Filipino, male or female, to win one of golf’s nine majors in the world. It also gave her multiple exemptions in the money-rich U.S.…
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June 7, 2021 in General Admission

Pacquiao’s presidential fitness suspect

By Al S. Mendoza   MANNY Pacquiao is angry when he shouldn’t be. Aiming to become president of the republic? You must be cool as a cat at all times. You must be thick-faced. You must kiss instead of kick-ass. As a boxer, your anger must solely be devoted atop…
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May 31, 2021 in General Admission

Clarkson first Fil-Am to win NBA trophy

By Al s. Mendoza   JORDAN Clarkson is the Sixth Man of The Year for the NBA’s 2020-2021 season. Big deal. Almost the equivalent of the MVP (Most Valuable Player) award. So that every player worth his salt, whether from the NBA or PBA, covets that—next to the MVP trophy.…
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May 24, 2021 in General Admission

Rich nations, poor nations amid pandemic

By Al S. Mendoza   A glaring global truth resurfaced amid the pandemic: the yawning gap between the rich and poor countries. Power versus powerlessness. Haves versus have-nots. Wealth versus weak. In the fight against the COVID-19, the First World countries are on the front lines.  Naturally. They have the wherewithal.  He…
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