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    “Huwarang Nars ng Bayan-2013”

    One-On-One With Loy M. Palapos November 24, 2013 “Huwarang Nars ng Bayan-2013” The Filipina as a Nurse is a phenomenon in health care worldwide for her capacity to empathized with her patients, oftentimes beyond the call of duty. Although practicing her profession abroad (usually for economic reasons) is a strong motivating factor, these are Florence Nightingales who prefer to stay in the Philippines, convinced that they are more needed in their land of birth. Francisca Simbajon-Baluyot (FSB) is one such […]

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    Corporate Social Responsibility

    One-On-One With Loy M. Palapos November 10, 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Gone were the days when the bottomline of business was (all the time) profit. These days entrepreneurs have given cognizance of their social responsibility to the community where their businesses thrive, giving credence to the dictum “I am my brother’s keeper.” The October 15 quake that left billions worth of devastation all over the Province of Bohol and the City of Tagbilaran was one such tragedy that brought to […]

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    Health–Care Through Acupuncture

    One-On-One With Loy m. Palapos November 3, 2013 Health–Care Through Acupuncture The general practitioners have long given way to the Specialists in any profession or career. The Jack-of-all-trades has been replaced by the Master-of-One, and the know-it-all is relegated to the dustbin of history. A vocation demands a hundred percent attention, and he who believes he has mastered all, ends up merely skimming the surface. The realm of Hippocrates is one varied amalgam of disciplines, with each generation discovering new […]

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    Empowered and Uncowed

    One-On-One With Loy M. Palapos November 25, 2012 Empowered and Uncowed Being a politician was never a part of her dream; but circumstances have a way of paving a path towards it. After finishing her studies, she worked in Cebu City, and got married to another Boholano, PMA graduate Louie Oppus, now Police Senior Superintendent, and Deputy Regional Director for Operations, PRO 7. The life of Anne Mariquit Derekito-Oppus (ADO) since then has never been the same…all for the better. […]

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    The Best in Two Worlds

    One-On-One With Loy M. Palapos November 18, 2012 The Best in Two Worlds Coming from a family of educators who have been serving the public through the academe for 7 decades, Atty. Nuevas Tirol-Montes, Ph.D., had long added another stripe to her flag of priorities, women’s rights, a responsibility she has volunteered to hold on to, not because a woman should rule, but because she has rights as an individual which are often trampled upon by a sometimes prejudicial world. […]

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    The Golden Boy of Bohol Politics

    One-On-One With Loy M. Palapos November 11, 2012 The Golden Boy of Bohol Politics His was a name the people talked about even before he entered the political limelight, not only because he comes from two illustrious clans, but because of his projects in the barangays, most particularly basketball tournaments. Thus, his victory in the May 2010 polls, where he emerged as the Number One Councilor of Tagbilaran City, did not come as a surprise. In an instant, he earned […]

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    The American Dream Realized

    One-On One With Loy M. Palapos November 4, 2012 The American Dream Realized The American Dream is a shared vision by people all over the globe. When the Europeans left their native lands starting in the 15th century, it was in search of a better life. In the process, the American Indians were driven away from their hunting grounds – this is considered by many historians as the biggest land-grabbing event of all times. The remaining Indiana have been relegated […]

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