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“Why are there too many premarital pregnancies in the Pinas?”

Two weeks ago, I criticized the local media for failing to provide a deeper context to the Andi Eigenmann-Albie Casiño brouhaha. I am referring to the ever-increasing incidence of premarital pregnancies in […]

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commentary / journalism / women's rights

Andi Eigenmann and the rising number of premarital pregnancies in the country

By Mark Pere Madrona   The interview with a crying Jaclyn Jose on ABS-CBN last June 29 sent shockwaves throughout this showbiz-crazed nation. Jose confirmed to the whole world that her 21-year-old […]

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commentary / hodgepodge / philippines

Possible replacements to the now-removed underwear ad in EDSA

Mandaluyong City mayor Bunhur Abalos (son of disgraced ex COMELEC Chair Benjamin “Hamburjer” Abalos of ZTE deal fame) created a stir last week when he ordered the removal of sexy male Bench […]

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The debate over wearing face shields and our evolving understanding of COVID-19

Starting today, November 16, the use of face shields will no longer be required in areas placed under alert levels 3, 2, and 1 in relation to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. President […]

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#WalangPasok – December 8 2021 declared a special non-working holiday nationwide

Roman Catholics around the world will be celebrating the annual Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary this coming December 8, Wednesday. The said day is a special non-working holiday […]

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Is Rodrigo Duterte about to screw over Bongbong Marcos just like in 2016? – #BotongPinoy2022

With just weeks left before the 2016 national elections, then-Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. was already able to establish a small-but-significant lead over then-Congresswoman Maria Leonora “Leni” Robredo of Camarines Sur in […]

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#WalangPasok – November 12 2021 declared holiday in Valenzuela City

Valenzuela City will be celebrating its 398th foundation anniversary this November 12. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday in the city through President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 1240. The holiday […]

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