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Duterte visits Marawi as AFP braces for attacks

By VICTOR REYES | July 21, 2017
GOVERNMENT forces are keeping their guard up amid President Duterte’s revelation that the Maute and the Abu Sayyaf groups are planning attacks in Basilan province and in the cities of Cagayan de Oro, General Santos and Zamboanga.

Opinion

Pulling Punches

July 21,2017
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“The kingdom of heaven may be likened to a man who sowed good seed in his field. While everyone was asleep his enemy came and sowed weeds all through the wheat, and then went off. When the crop grew and bore fruit, the weeds appeared as well. The slaves of the householder came to him and said, ‘Master, did you not sow good seed in your field? Where have the weeds come from?’ He answered, ‘An enemy has done this.’ His slaves said to him, ‘Do you want us to go and pull them up?’ He replied, ‘No, if you pull up the weeds you might uproot the wheat along with them. Let them grow together until harvest; then at harvest time I will say to the harvesters, “First collect the weeds and tie them in bundles for burning; but gather the wheat into my barn.” ’ ”
 

Sports

Four sides eye redemption

July 21,2017
FOUR more teams which fell way short of expectations the last two conferences aim to bounce back in a big way and could do so today in a pair of matches marking the second playdate of the PBA Governors Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Living

A Tribute to Vidal ‘Undo’ Alcoseba: ‘Raising the Bar’

July 21,2017
VIDAL “Undo” Alcoseba Jr. (1959 – 2015) is not a familiar name in Manila, although, it should have probably been.  People often confuse him with his older brother Tony, or his nephew Darby, who are both respected painters, and whose works are often seen in Manila-based galleries.

Front Page

Column of the Day

Decades of garlic/onion smuggling

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | July 21,2017
‘It is now Garlic & Onion Harvest Time. Lea Cruz et al ought to restrain their Recados Cartel from bringing in undocumented and untaxed China and Taiwan garlic and onion.’

Opinion of the Day

Explaining (without much success) Duterte

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | July 21, 2017
‘In his one year in office, President Duterte has shocked, stunned, and bewildered not only Filipinos but also the international community with his pronouncements.’