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 – 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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