PHILIPPINES – Duterte lashes out after US halts rifle sale

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MANILA –– Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte chided the United States on Wednesday for halting the planned sale of 26,000 rifles to his country, calling those behind the decision “fools” and “monkeys” and indicating he might turn to Russia and China instead. Duterte’s tirades against the former colonial power are routine […]

PHILIPPINES – Duterte lashes out after US halts rifle sale

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MANILA –– Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte chided the United States on Wednesday for halting the planned sale of 26,000 rifles to his country, calling those behind the decision “fools” and “monkeys” and indicating he might turn to Russia and China instead. Duterte’s tirades against the former colonial power are routine […]

PHILIPPINES – Duterte lashes out after US halts rifle sale

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MANILA –– Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte chided the United States on Wednesday for halting the planned sale of 26,000 rifles to his country, calling those behind the decision “fools” and “monkeys” and indicating he might turn to Russia and China instead. Duterte’s tirades against the former colonial power are routine […]

Unsung heroes

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One is a hundred years old. Another, an exceptional mother. Then there is the durable musician. Add to that four outstanding sports sisters and get a sample of the mix of St Michael South’s unsung heroes who were recently awarded. “A compelling sense of appropriateness and gratitude dictates that I […]

Unsung heroes

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One is a hundred years old. Another, an exceptional mother. Then there is the durable musician. Add to that four outstanding sports sisters and get a sample of the mix of St Michael South’s unsung heroes who were recently awarded. “A compelling sense of appropriateness and gratitude dictates that I […]

Unsung heroes

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One is a hundred years old. Another, an exceptional mother. Then there is the durable musician. Add to that four outstanding sports sisters and get a sample of the mix of St Michael South’s unsung heroes who were recently awarded. “A compelling sense of appropriateness and gratitude dictates that I […]

Committing to meaningful independence

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Irish playwright and critic George Bernard Shaw once described independence as middle class blasphemy. Every last soul, he said, was very much dependent on someone else. Corliss Lamont, the American left-wing philosopher, suggested that true freedom was the capacity for acting according to one’s true character, to be altogether one’s […]

Committing to meaningful independence

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Irish playwright and critic George Bernard Shaw once described independence as middle class blasphemy. Every last soul, he said, was very much dependent on someone else. Corliss Lamont, the American left-wing philosopher, suggested that true freedom was the capacity for acting according to one’s true character, to be altogether one’s […]

Committing to meaningful independence

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Irish playwright and critic George Bernard Shaw once described independence as middle class blasphemy. Every last soul, he said, was very much dependent on someone else. Corliss Lamont, the American left-wing philosopher, suggested that true freedom was the capacity for acting according to one’s true character, to be altogether one’s […]