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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 – October 28 2021 declared holiday in Davao Occidental

The people of Davao Occidental will be celebrating its 8th foundation anniversary this coming October 28, Thursday. The day is a special non-working holiday in the province as stipulated in Republic Act […]

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Government employees to receive year-end bonus starting 15 November 2021

Government employees will be receiving their yearend bonus for 2021 beginning November 15, Monday. The full yearend bonus is equivalent to a state worker’s one month basic pay. The annual giving of […]

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Leni Robredo’s powerhouse senate ticket shows she understands politics is addition – #BotongPinoy2022

Vice President Leni Robredo announced the eleven candidates who will be running for senator under her ticket in a press conference this Friday, October 15. Robredo’s senatorial slate is led by incumbent […]

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Sara Duterte can still run as a substitute candidate for president – #BotongPinoy2022

As the deadline for the filing of candidacies lapsed yesterday, Davao City Mayor and presidential daughter Sara Duterte remained adamant about not running for President. According to her, she is will just […]

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