commentary / philippines / politics

DR CARL BALITA | Will Filipinos get a President they deserve?

We are a great nation of great people. Our sovereignty was attained through the heroic blood of our dead heroes. Our past speaks of such greatness, and what we are now should […]

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commentary / entertainment / news

Rhap Salazar, ‘Pabebe girls,’ and what’s wrong with Philippine media and society

A Twitter post made early this month by former singing champion Rhap Salazar had received mixed responses from his fellow entertainers. Salazar, 19, wrote on Twitter last July 5 that he hates […]

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commentary / news / politics

The proposed MRT prototype may be too dangerous for the riding public

The implementation of higher fare rates for the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) six months ago has done nothing to improve the train system’s quality of service so far. MRT commuters still face […]

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commentary / news / politics

BASURA, BULOK, at PEKE – More Fun in the Philippines

There is currently an online petition calling on the Canadian government to send back to their country 98 container vans full of waste material. The said petition on Change.org now has nearly […]

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commentary / lgbt rights / philippines

Not accepting your gay son or lesbian daughter can have fatal consequences

The recent legalization of same-sex marriages across the United States was cheered by various LGBT rights organizations and supporters of the cause in the Philippines, with a lot of them expressing willingness […]

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commentary / education / philippines

Exploring the facts and fallacies of studying abroad

International studies and experiences are ever so valued in the competitive world. Studying abroad provides students with real-world opportunities so that the student may grow as a professional and as an individual. […]

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education / philippines / sports

TIP Lady Engineers beats DLSU-Dasma Lady Patriots in V-League season opener

In a stunning upset, the Technological Institute of the Philippines (TIP) Lady Engineers defeated the highly-favored Lady Patriots squad from De La Salle University-Dasmarinas (DLSU-D) in five sets, 20-25, 17-25, 25-23, 25-17, […]

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entertainment

Alleged private video of Andrea Brillantes goes viral

An two-part private video allegedly featuring 12-year-old actress Andrea Brillantes has been making the rounds of social media Friday midnight. At the time this post was published, the Kapamilya star is the […]

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education / news / philippines

#WalangPasok – Areas with class suspensions for July 9 2015

(UPDATED, 8:00 PM) A huge part of Luzon and even Western Visayas will continue experiencing torrential heavy rains because of the southwest monsoon (“habagat”), which is being intensified further by typhoon “Falcon” (international […]

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education / news / philippines

#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for July 8 2015; Typhoon Falcon updates

(UPDATED, 4:30 PM) Despite the exit of tropical storm “Egay” from the country, parts of Luzon continues to experience torrential rains due to the southwest monsoon or “habagat.” As of Tuesday night, […]

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I’m now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with SINOVAC’s Coronavac

Starting today, July 30, I am already classified as “fully vaccinated” against the coronavirus disease or COVID-19. According to the United States Center for Disease Control (CDC), people are considered fully vaccinated […]

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#WalangPasok – August 19 2021 declared holiday in Quezon City

The Philippines will be making the 143rd birth anniversary of President Manuel L. Quezon this August 19, Thursday. The day is a special non-working holiday in Quezon City as well as the […]

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#WalangPasok – August 10 2021 declared holiday in selected Mindanao provinces for Islamic New Year

Filipino Muslims will be joining their brothers and sisters around the world in observing Amun Jadid or the Islamic New Year this August 10, Tuesday. Amun Jadid marks the first day of the […]

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Tsunami warning raised across east Philippines after magnitude-8.2 quake in Alaska

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) has issued a tsunami warning for residents of coastal communities in the eastern side of the Philippines after a massive earthquake hit the state […]

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