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Movie review: ‘English Only, Please’

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 Quantum Films led by Joji Villanueva-Alonso, the romantic-comedy movie will

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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 year 2014 has been a very good one for 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, the process is very easy. Before I discuss the process

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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 has been affordable and effective. Except for occasional hiccups, the

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My experience as an ALS review facilitator

Noong nakaraang Sabado ay nagkaroon ang Humanities and Social Sciences Department ng Technological Institute of the Philippines ng isang outreach program. Kalahok sa programang ito ang mga residente ng Barangay San Roque, Cubao, Lungsod Quezon na nag-aaral sa Mataas na Paaralan ng Juan Sumulong. Sila ay yaong mga hindi nakapagtapos ng sekondarya subalit ay nakatakdang