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The Jerusalem conundrum

By Floro L. Mercene What possible effect does Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel instead of Tel Aviv have on…

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How do you spot a mama’s boy?

By Floro L. Mercene An expatriate, who will remain anonymous, recently told this columnist that most Filipino males are “mama’s boys.” A mama’s boy is…

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Ambassador Zhao’s full staff work

By Floro L. Mercene   Following China Prime Minister Li Keqiang’s recent visit to the Philippines, a total of 14 bilateral agreements involving wide-ranging areas…

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The Floirendo family history (1)

By Floro L. Mercene Before World War II, Don Antonio Floirendo, a mining engineer by profession, started a small business in Divisoria. After a few…

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By Floro L. Mercene Since the government cannot afford to provide an efficient public transport system, it revived the tired idea of replacing dilapidated, privately…