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Remembering Filipino Backyard (or Street) Games (part 2)

Remembering Filipino Backyard (or Street) Games (part 2)

aLfie vera meLLa

Most of what many Filipinos regard as traditional backyard games of their culture are actually just derivations from or variations of foreign games, which were handed down to the Philippine culture some generations ago,

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‘Martial law kuno’

‘Martial law kuno’

Perry Diaz

Long before President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte imposed martial law in Mindanao, he was already toying with the idea of declaring martial law, not just in Mindanao but the entire country. Why? What caused him

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Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day!

Tony and Letty Antonio

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonding, and the influence of fathers in society. Father’s Day typically involves spending time with one’s father or the father figures in one’s

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Malacañang declares four-day national mourning

Malacañang declares four-day national mourning

Malacañang released on Tuesday, June 20, a proclamation declaring June 13 to 16 as “days of national mourning” in honor of the government troops slain in Marawi City. Proclamation No. 232 which was signed

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UP-Diliman has 36 summa cum laude grads

UP-Diliman has 36 summa cum laude grads

The 106th General Commencement Exercises of the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City on Sunday will be led by 36 students graduating summa cum laude. Summa cum laude is the state university’s

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Interagency convergence on job generation

Interagency convergence on job generation

The Labor and Trade and Industry departments, together with the City Government of Manila, sign the Declaration of Commitment to achieve the goals of “Ambisyon 2040: Matatag, Maginhawa, at Panatag na Buhay,” and the

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CALAX Laguna segment breaks ground June 19, 2017

CALAX Laguna segment breaks ground June 19, 2017

Construction works for the 18-kilometer Laguna Section of the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) will formally commence with a groundbreaking ceremony set on June 19. “The whole CALAX project which will have eight (8) interchanges and

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Sarah Geronimo happy to shout ‘Darna’ for Liza Soberano

Sarah Geronimo happy to shout ‘Darna’ for Liza Soberano

“Pop Princess” Sarah Geronimo said she would be happy to shout “Darna” for the upcoming film adaptation. Sarah told the press her willingness to lend her voice in an interview prior to the announcement

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Charice changes name on social media

Charice changes name on social media

Singer Charice Pempengco has changed her name on her social media accounts On Sunday, June 18, the international singer replaced her name on her Instagram and Twitter accounts into Jake Zyrus. She then posted

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Britney Spears captivates ‘amazing’ Manila crowd

Britney Spears captivates ‘amazing’ Manila crowd

On Thursday night, pop icon Britney Spears stepped onstage at the SM Mall of Asia Arena before thousands of fans, whom the singer rightly called “amazing!” for her “Britney Live in Manila” concert. The

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