commentary / philippines / politics

Mary Jane Veloso gets reprieve from execution, for now

Mary Jane Veloso, a Filipina sentenced to death in Indonesia after getting caught possessing 2.6 kilos of heroin last 2010, has been spared from the firing squad at the last minute. According […]

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commentary / news / politics

Who to blame for Mary Jane Veloso’s Execution?

Mary Jane Veloso is a Filipina domestic worker who was sentenced to death by firing squad due to her arrest for smuggling 2.6 Kg of heroine found in her suitcase way back […]

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journalism / philippines / social networking sites

ADVISORY | Scam emails against ChinaBank clients

Getting phishing emails is a universal experience for all netizens. All of us receive them everyday in the spam folders of our email accounts. Yesterday, I got this supposed email from China Bank […]

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environment / journalism / philippines

European Union hails Philippines for efforts to combat illegal fishing

Citing the national government’s renewed efforts to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing around the country, the European Union (EU) revoked its “yellow card” warning against the Philippines. Originally issued last June 2014, the “yellow […]

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entertainment / journalism / philippines

WATCH IT HERE: Did Doris Bigornia just insult Lea Salonga?

As written about before, ABS-CBN news personality Doris Bigornia is currently facing backlash from netizens after allegedly displaying arrogant behavior during the concert of Irish pop-rock band The Script last April 17. This […]

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entertainment / news / philippines

Doris Bigornia defends actions during The Script concert

Broadcast journalist Doris Bigornia finally addressed the controversy over her and her children’s alleged misbehavior during the recent concert of Irish pop-rock band The Script at the SM Mall of Asia Arena. […]

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commentary / education / philippines

REVEALED: Full story behind the “Saan ka nag-aral? UP Diliman ako!” viral video

You have perhaps watched or read about that two-minute viral video where an angry customer can be seen berating a mall employee. At one point, the angry customer told the guy: “Saan ka […]

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entertainment / news / philippines

What’s in store for Salbakuta this 2015?

It will be impossible to talk about the Philippine music scene in the early years of the new millennium without mentioning the rap group Salbakuta. The group that once-featured the quartet of […]

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commentary / hodgepodge / philippines

No, we are not violating Christopher Sengseng’s right to privacy

Christopher Sengseng, branch manager of a KFC outlet along North Luzon Expressway (NLEX), became an overnight Internet sensation in recent days when a netizen uploaded a photo of him while refilling the gravy […]

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history / holiday announcements / philippines

KADAUGAN SA MACTAN | April 27 2015 declared a holiday in Lapu-Lapu City

Residents of Lapu-Lapu City in Cebu will have a three-day weekend just before April ends as the country marks the 494th anniversary of the Battle of Mactan this April 27, Monday. The […]

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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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