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Venice, the “floating city”

Venice, the “floating city”

Gem and Lita

Venice, a beautiful Italian city “floating” on the sea, is one of the most interesting and lovely places on the planet. For quite a long time its romantic charms remain and has reigned as

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Sex, Drugs, and Rock… Not Always! (part 1)

Sex, Drugs, and Rock… Not Always! (part 1)

aLfie vera meLLa

(On the Intellectual Aspect of Rock Music) As early as the 1960s, many parents—as largely influenced by religious and community leaders as well as misinformed media—have always associated Rock music with sex, drugs, and

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Despite Age and Experience, Some Remain Romantic and Idealistic

Despite Age and Experience, Some Remain Romantic and Idealistic

aLfie vera meLLa

(On Some Classic Teen Romance Novels) I may be really getting old, the reason I feel like I’m not that in touch anymore with what kind of romance novels teenagers in this generation are

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Holiday Super Glamour with Smokey Eyes

Holiday Super Glamour with Smokey Eyes

Tia Provici

Everyone always wants to know how to get the GLAM LOOK and this is the time of year to try it out. Having a smokey eye and flawless skin are two key points to

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‘Somalia of Asia’

‘Somalia of Asia’

Perry Diaz

Whoever would have thought that the Philippines would be the next Somalia? Indeed, a few years ago, that question would have been ignored and ridiculed. But today, there are disturbing signs that seem to

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Councilor Mike Pagtakhan supports Sai Baba Org. of Canada

Councilor Mike Pagtakhan supports Sai Baba Org. of Canada

Mike Pagtakhan

The Office of Councilor Mike Pagtakhan is helping Sai Baba Organization of Canada in its various events In a world riddled with growing intolerance between individuals, groups, and religions, the value-based system of education

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Life Lessons of my Mount Apo Climb

Life Lessons of my Mount Apo Climb

Joan Duhaylungsod

I do not know how many of us include climbing the country’s tallest peak, part of our respective bucket lists. Well, I do. I grew that strong desire to climb the Philippines’ tallest volcano,

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‘Goodbye, I hate to see you go’

‘Goodbye, I hate to see you go’

Perry Diaz

Days after President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino confirmed that he was dating his stylist Liz Uy, sources to P-Noy and Liz told ABS-CBN News that P-Noy “has not been successful in winning the celebrity stylist’s

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Cory Aquino among 25 Most Powerful Women of the 20th Century

Cory Aquino among 25 Most Powerful Women of the 20th Century

The TIME 100 special issue of TIME Magazine named the late president Corazon Aquino among the 25 most powerful women of the 20th century Aquino who died last year due to colon cancer, was

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Ces Drilon, Julius Babao, and Karen Davila keep viewers up with interactive “BANDILA”

Ces Drilon, Julius Babao, and Karen Davila keep viewers up with interactive “BANDILA”

“Bandila” and Ces Drilon win at KBP Golden Dove Awards ABS-CBN’s multi-awarded news program “Bandila” won Best Newscast while anchor Ces Oreña Drilon took home the prestigious Ka Doroy Valencia Broadcaster of the Year

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