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Late night quake jolts Southern Tagalog provinces, Metro Manila

An earthquake shook parts of Southern Tagalog as well as Metro Manila and even Bulacan late Sunday night. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology or PHIVOLCS, the epicenter of this magnitude 5.2 quake is in  the west coast of Paluan, Occidental Mindoro

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LOOK: PHILHEALTH contribution schedule starting January 2018

The government-run Philippine Health Insurance Corporation or PHILHEALTH will be charging higher monthly contributions from its members, both in the public and private sectors, starting this January 2018. Under the new system, the premium contributions will be set at the rate of 2.75% computed straight

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Ica Policarpio and the missing rich young woman syndrome

In the United States, they have what’s called the “missing white woman syndrome” which refers to the extensive attention the media and the public in general gives to missing beautiful and upper-to-miccle class white women. Parenthetically, missing people who don’t fit this description like African-Americans

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#WalangPasok – Is December 8 2017 a holiday?

The House of Representatives recently approved on third and final reading House Bill 4661 by Ilocos Norte Rep. Rodolfo Fariñas seeking to have December 8 of every year declared as a special non-working holiday throughout the Philippines to celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of