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Internet overuse among teens,a growing problem

Internet overuse among teens,a growing problem

Lucille Nolasco

According to an article from the Depression Health Centre, teenagers who are too dependent on the internet are more likely to develop depression or other psychiatric problems than teens who are considered as normal

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Here They Come, Scream Your Lungs Out

Here They Come, Scream Your Lungs Out

aLfie vera meLLa

(On the so-called Screaming-Fan Phenomenon) I hear and read a lot of derogatory remarks about fans who scream their lungs out every time they see their music idols—be such sighting is in person or

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Ilan Nga Ba ang Umbok sa Likod ng Kamelyo?

Ilan Nga Ba ang Umbok sa Likod ng Kamelyo?

aLfie vera meLLa

[How Many Humps Does a Camel Have?] Kasalukuyang nag-a-almusal ako kasama ang ilang katrabaho nang ipakita sa TV ang mga kamelyo sa disyerto ng Asya. Naitanong tuloy sa akin ng isang kasamahan kung ilan

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A Snowman Would Not Want to Keep Itself Warm (Unless It Wants to Die)

A Snowman Would Not Want to Keep Itself Warm (Unless It Wants to Die)

aLfie vera meLLa

(On Maintaining a Sense of Logic in Writing) In 2004, when I was still living in Surrey, British Columbia, taking care of my late maternal grandfather, I also got to read books regularly to

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Hunted and Haunted

Hunted and Haunted

Perry Diaz

With the signing of Executive Order No.1 creating the Philippine Truth Commission of 2010, President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III set in motion the hunt for corrupt officials during the past nine years and bring

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Filipino Folklorama,Here We Go Again

Filipino Folklorama,Here We Go Again

Excited na naman si Lolang dumalo ng Folklorama. Sabi niya e samahan raw namin siya sa Filipino pavilions. Sabi ko e oo ba, lalo na at bakasyon naman sa eskwela. Sabat naman ni Tito

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Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse

Dr. Eusebio Koh

About a month ago, I received an e-mail invitation from Jean Guiang, a former Executive Director of Philippine Canadian Centre of Manitoba, to attend the August 21 forum on the Innovative Cultural Approaches in

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All this lumpia is making me fat!

All this lumpia is making me fat!

Ron Cantiveros

Sharing Filipino food and culture through social media! All my friends know where the Thai, Chinese and Indian restaurants are in Winnipeg. However, when it comes to where the Filipino restaurants are, they always

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Palace asks DOLE to take care of wage hike moratorium

Palace asks DOLE to take care of wage hike moratorium

Malacañang tossed yesterday the matter of the wage hike moratorium to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), saying it was a very “sensitive” issue. “Job generation is a priority but the concern also

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Noynoy fires all GMA midnight appointees

Noynoy fires all GMA midnight appointees

President Aquino ordered Wednesday (Aug 4) the revocation of the midnight appointments of the previous Arroyo administration. The President’s directive was contained in Executive Order 2 “recalling, withdrawing, and revoking appointments issued by the

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