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Do not forget that fake news sites have big financiers

A quick search on YouTube will yield several videos reporting about the purported arrest order of the Supreme Court and the Office of the Ombudsman against former President Benigno Aquino III. In the real world, there’s no such thing that happened, but those videos have

Laban ng Lahi 2017 marathon

‘Laban ng Lahi’ 2017: A marathon with a purpose

An international marathon challenge that aims to promote national unity is scheduled to be held beginning this September 10 at Barangay La Union in Cabadbaran City, Agusan del Norte. The major sporting event offers not only big cash prizes for winning teams but also development projects

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LET HER BE – In defense of Jake Zyrus

Shortly after the lesbian rumors about Charice Pempengo began to surface back in 2012, The Filipino Scribe  wrote that the public should stop from bullying the singer into disclosing her sexual orientation until such time that she is ready to do it. A year after,

Metro Manila Pride March 2017

Pinoy LGBTs must address the discrimination within their community

Earlier today, thousands of Filipino LGBTs (lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders) trooped to Marikina City for the annual pride march. As always, the organizers and participants touched on familiar themes of love, equality, and togetherness. Standing up and going out there to promote a cause

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CBCP tags ThinkingPinoy, 28 others as fake news sites

The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has joined media organizations and concerned netizens in declaring war against fake news websites. In a pastoral letter dated June 21, CBCP President and current Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas appealed on Filipinos to stop sharing and patronizing identified sources

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July 1 2017 declared holiday in Davao provinces

Four provinces in Region XI or Davao Region will be celebrating their 50th foundation anniversary this July 1, Saturday. The day is a public holiday in the provinces of Davao Occidental, Davao Oriental, Davao del Norte, and Davao del Sur  by virtue of Republic Act (RA) 6380. The

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Online mob mentality at the time of Rodrigo Duterte

Three weeks ago, Chelsea Clinton made international headlines when she called out Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte for making a joke about soldiers possibly committing sexual abuses while a part of the country is under military rule. She is the lone daughter of former United States

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Application for UPCAT 2018 set to begin July 17

Students who are interested to take the University of the Philippines College Admission Test or UPCAT for academic year 2018-2019 may begin submitting their respective applications starting this July 17. On its official Facebook page, the UP Office of Admission announced that the deadline for filing