Editorials

Nov. 19, 2010

 

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By MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG

ONE of the biggest complaints citizens have about government is inefficiency. And too often, they’re right.

Governments — much more so than private sector businesses — tend to get stuck in old ways of doing things.

Nov. 19, 2010

 

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By MEG SIBAL, M.D.

ALTHOUGH, by watching commercials for retirement planners...an idyllic scene of a man, fresh from retirement, boarding a sailboat and heading out over the waves, his smiling wife by his side, as the sun descends below the horizon...one might think the sole secret to retirement bliss is a beautiful bank account, is quite misleading.

Nov. 19, 2010


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By ANTONIO C. CAMPO

MY answer to the following editor’s note in my column of Nov. 12-18, 2010 is set forth below:

Editor’s note: Why is it that a Filipino citizen, Mark Jimenez, was extradited to the U.S., tried and convicted in Florida for contributing to the presidential campaign of Bill Clinton? Jimenez served jail time in Florida.

Nov. 19, 2010

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By MANUEL L. CABALLERO

IT’S been a week since the tremendous win of Manny Pacquiao over his Mexican opponent Antonio Margarito. Filipinos all over the globe are still talking about the Pinoy boxing champion with pride and jubilation.

Nov. 19, 2010


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By PHILIP S. CHUA, M.D., FACS, FPCS

What is myalgia?

Myalgia means muscle aches and pains. There is a condition called Fibromyalgia, which is a disorder that causes achy pain, tenderness, spasm and stiffness of the muscle, areas of the tendons and ligaments. These tender points are common around the neck and shoulders, in the front of the knees, elbow, hip joints, chest, low back, thighs and calf (lower leg) muscles.

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