personal matters

Remembering my encounter with a cellphone thief two years ago

Papasok na ako sa aking PI 100 (Rizal’s life and works) class kahapon ng umaga (7AM). Gaya ng dati, doon ako sa may PHILCOA overpass bumaba. Habang binabagtas ko ang overpass, nararamdaman […]

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death / road accidents

Paying my last respects to AJ Perez (1993-2011)

I’ve always wanted to see and meet Antonello Joseph (AJ) Perez in person. This afternoon, I got the chance to see him up close – not during one of his promotional shows, […]

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commentary / history / journalism / philippines / politics

A hero’s burial for Marcos is a shameless attempt to rewrite history

Over 200 lawmakers in the Philippine Congress have signed House Resolution 1135. Introduced by Sorsogon Rep. Salvador Escudero III, HR 1135 urges President Benigno Aquino III to allow the burial of the […]

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hodgepodge / personal matters / up diliman

A UP Diliman graduate recounts his job hunting experience

[I originally wrote this in mid-August,2010, shortly after I got my first payslip. I am re-promoting it this October 2011 since I am marking my first year with my present company.] I […]

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Kim Taehyung of BTS says “Mahal ko kayo,” makes Filipino ARMYS go crazy

Filipino fans of the South Korean supergroup BTS were over the moon as Kim Taehyung, also known as V, said “Mahal ko kayo!” (“I love you all!”) during a live chat session […]

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#EarthquakePH – Magnitude 6.7 quake jolts Metro Manila, southern Luzon

A strong earthquake with a magnitude 6.7 earthquake jolted Metro Manila and parts of southern Luzon early Saturday morning (July 24). The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported that Calatagan, […]

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#WalangPasok – August 6 2021 declared a holiday In Cebu

The province of Cebu will be celebrating its 452nd foundation anniversary this coming August 6, Friday. August 6 of every year is a special non-working public holiday throughout the province according to […]

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#WalangPasok – DepEd class suspension guidelines for the ‘new normal’

The Department of Education (DepEd) has released updated class suspension guidelines, in line with the possibility that the incoming school year 2021-2022 will still be conducted remotely. Education Secretary Leonor Briones made […]

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