hodgepodge / philippines

Winners – 2013 Golden Screen Awards

Actor-politician Alfred Vargas and veteran entertainers Eddie Garcia and Gina Alajar won the top accolades in this year’s edition of the Golden Screen Awards. Organized by the Entertainment Press Society, the award-giving body […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

Enrique Gil as Juan Ponce Enrile on ‘MMK’

“Maalaala Mo Kaya” (MMK) is continuing this coming Saturday its questionable practice of featuring the life story of political figures who are involved, directly or indirectly, in an upcoming election. The said […]

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hodgepodge / journalism

Benjamin Alves vs Daniel Padilla – Journalism gone wrong?

Fans of Kapamilya star Daniel Padilla are up in arms over alleged nasty comments made against their idol by Kapuso actor Benjamin Alves. Alves is in hot water after describing Padilla’s song […]

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education / hodgepodge / philippines

‘Kurot Principle’ of Financial Management

The following essay came from Vic and Avelynn Garcia’s book “Kontento Ka Na Ba Sa KaPERAhan Mo?” and was first posted by Larry Collin in his Facebook page. This provides an excellent […]

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commentary / hodgepodge

Jaypee Santos vs Janine Tugonon and Danny O’Donoghue

Celebrities, from Britney Spears to Ruffa Gutierrez, have at one point or another expressed their desire for privacy. Privacy can be understood in simple scenarios like being able to buy something in […]

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journalism / philippines / politics

Inquirer falls for fake Aquino Time magazine cover

The editors of Philippine Daily Inquirer were apparently duped into using a satirized version of a Time magazine cover in its front page today.  The broadsheet used a  satirical photo originally posted […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

Noynoy Aquino in Time 100 most influential list – AND SO?

United States-based Time Magazine released today their annual list of the 100 most influential persons in the world, and included this year is Philippine President Benigno Aquino III. Other world leaders recognized […]

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history / holiday announcements / philippines

Jose Abad Santos Day in Pampanga – May 7 2013

The nation will commemorate the 71st death anniversary of Jose Abad Santos, former Chief Justice and World War II hero, this May 7. The day, which falls on Tuesday, is a special […]

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hodgepodge / holiday announcements / philippines

May 13 2013 Election Day Philippine holiday

UPDATE (4/24/2013) – Palace has released Proclamation 571 which declares May 13 2013 a special public holiday. Better late than never! Access Proclamation 571 here. The Philippines will have its midterm elections […]

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health care industry / journalism / philippines

‘Magic sugar’ now legal in the Philippines

The Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reversed its 13-year ban against the use of ‘magic sugar.’ In a statement released April 15, FDA acting director Kenneth Hartigan-Go pointed out that over a […]

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#WalangPasok – Shortened work day in gov’t offices on September 27 2021

Employees in the government sector will have a shortened work day on September 27, Monday, as the country celebrates the “Kainang Pamilya Mahalaga Day.” According to Memorandum Circular #90 signed by Executive […]

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Examining the five-year demolition job against Leni Robredo – #BotongPinoy2022

With just two weeks left before the deadline for the filing of candidacies for the 2022 national and local elections, Vice President Leni Robredo remains undecided about running for president. Her indecisiveness […]

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Analyzing Toni Gonzaga’s interview with Bongbong Marcos

Celebrity talk show host and actress Toni Gonzaga is getting flak for her recent interview with former Senator and defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. for her web show “Toni […]

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United Nations month theme for 2021 – “International Year of Fruits and Vegetables”

The United Nations (UN) will be celebrating its 76th foundation anniversary this October 24. Because of that, October of every year is known all over the world, including the Philippines, as the […]

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