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US Supreme Court upholds ObamaCare

ObamaCare is constitutional – US Supreme Court Download the US Supreme Court decision upholding ObamaCare here. This was originally uploaded in the US High Court’s website. Robert Barnes of Washington Post filed this […]

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journalism / philippines / politics

International group slams Aquino human rights record

Philippines: Two Years Under Aquino, Abuses Go UnpunishedNo Successful Prosecutions of Security Forces for Killings, ‘Disappearances’ (press release from Human Rights Watch) (New York, June 28, 2012) – President Benigno Aquino III […]

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hodgepodge / philippines

July 2 2012 Special Holiday – Pasig City

Pasig City’s 439th anniversary is a local holiday, according to Proclamation 410 If you are working in the Ortigas business district, this is good news for you. President Benigno Aquino has declared July […]

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history / journalism / personal matters / philippines / politics

Monthly Winner, AllVoices American Pundit Contest for June 2012

“One submission stood out above the rest. With ‘A more democratic world without Ronald Reagan,’ Mark Pere Madrona of the Philippines earns the on-topic prize. This marks the second time that an American Pundit […]

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journalism / philippines / politics

Rep. Trisha Bonoan-David withdraws HB 6195

Solon drops measure after drawing flak from OFWs Manila Rep. Trisha Bonoan-David (4th distrct) is now rescinding her initial sponsorship of House Bill 6195, which would have amended parts of the Migrant […]

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Accepting the post of Chief Justice is Renato Corona’s original sin

In Christian theology, “original sin” refers to the consequence of Adam and Eve’s disobedience to God when they ate the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden upon the instigation of the […]

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Presbitero Velasco – the dark horse in the race for Chief Justice

Will he appoint a Chief Justice compliant to his wishes? What is more important to him, a compliant Chief Justice or one who has a mind of his own? – Inquirer columnist […]

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Kim Henares, Leila de Lima – Chief Justice until year 2030?

The Philippines may soon have a chief justice who will stay on the job until year 2030. This possibility was raised last week by Senator Francis Escudero, chair of the Senate justice […]

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education / journalism / philippines

Meet Romeo Berard, a 16-year-old Canadian visionary

My exclusive As the Philippines marked its 114th Independence Day last June 12, independent media outlet Vera Files published my feature article about Romeo Berard II, a 16-year-old philanthropist from Winnipeg, Canada. […]

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commentary / hodgepodge / lgbt rights

Manifesto ng Tunay Na Lalake – 2012 edition

This post is “inspired” (is there any other word?) by Hay Men! Ang blog ng mga tunay na lalake! 10. Ang tunay na lalaki, hindi manonood ng “Glee” kahit kailan. 9. Ang […]

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#WalangPasok – February 1 2022 declared holiday for Chinese New Year

The Chinese community in the Philippines and around the world will celebrate their annual Spring Festival – more commonly referred to as the Chinese New Year- this February 1. February 1, 2022 is a special non-working holiday nationwide as […]

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LOOK HERE: Full list of national holidays for 2022

With just a little over two months remaining in 2021, Malacañang has already published the official list of national holidays for the year 2022. This is mentioned through President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation […]

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#WalangPasok – Schools announce class suspensions as students clamor for academic ease

(UPDATED, 2:00 AM of JANUARY 10, 2022) Several schools in Metro Manila have announced class suspensions for next week due to the sudden rise in COVID-19 cases across the region. The school […]

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#AcademicEaseNow trends as students nationwide appeal for compassion

Various educational institutions including De La Salle University, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, and Polytechnic University of the Philippines have announced class suspensions for the week of January 10 to 15, 2022 […]

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