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THANK YOU! | Two award-giving bodies recognize The Filipino Scribe

The Filipino Scribe (TFS) earned recognition from two different award-giving organizations in a span of ten weeks. The recent accomplishments are the latest addition to the news blog’s line-up of accolades since it was established in March 2011. An article in the website titled “On Liam

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FORGET ABOUT YOLO – When in college, you’re on your own!

Note: I was recently invited to be part of the ‘Humans of MasKom’, one of the activities spearheaded by the UP College of Mass Communication (UP CMC) Student Council in partnership with the UP Broadcasters’ Guild and other orgs for the college’s freshmen students. This

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KID KULAFU: Movie review and memorable scenes

With just a little more than two weeks to go before his upcoming mega fight against the undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr., Filipinos will get the chance to know the struggles Manny Pacquiao had to endure early in his life through the movie “Kid Kulafu.” Speaking to selected

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Movie review: ‘English Only, Please’

There’s something intriguing about “English Only, Please.” Like others, I’m wondering why its lead stars Derek Ramsay and Jennylyn Mercado were recognized as best actor and best actress during the recent 40th Metro Manila Film Festival awards night (the film bagged four other trophies). Produced by

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Reviewing the year 2014 for The Filipino Scribe!

First of all, please allow me to greet you a Happy New Year! I am with you in wishing that the coming year will be good for all of us. May we experience positive things and bigger opportunities in all aspect of life this 2015. The

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Update your COMELEC biometrics record in 10 minutes!

Last Sunday, I accompanied my mom and my aunt to the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) district office to have their biometric information taken. Though the next national and local elections are still 17 months away, there’s absolutely no need to wait until the last minute to get this done. For one,

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BayanDSL review for Quezon City

Our family has been a subscriber of Bayan Telecommunications (or simply BayanTel) shortly after we moved from Manila to Quezon City back in 1997.  That’s not necessarily out of loyalty. It’s more because BayanTel is the only telephone company operating in our barangay. Their service