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Sírit! I Give Up! Spill the Secret Now

Sírit! I Give Up! Spill the Secret Now

aLfie vera meLLa

(On Finding or Creating Filipino-English Counterparts) Many Filipinos assume that some Filipino/Tagalog words don’t have counterparts in English because (1) they don’t research enough, (2) they don’t have a broad English vocabulary (which includes

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International court of public opinion

International court of public opinion

Perry Diaz

Now that the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) has ruled strongly in favor of the Philippines’ maritime disputes against China in the South China Sea (SCS), people are wondering, “What’s going to happen next?”

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Tackle Shop Talk

Tackle Shop Talk

Eric Labaupa

“How long is this gonna take?” That’s the usual question I get from my daughters accompanied by the requisite groans of exasperation whenever I turn the truck into a tackle store. Admittedly, I do

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NPA rebels return to government fold

NPA rebels return to government fold

Army Capt. Rhyan Batchar, spokesperson of the 10th Infantry Division said three members of the New People’s Army (NPA) surrendered last Aug. 1 to authorities in Mawab town, Compostela Valley, Batchar said the surrenderees

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Mining firms to observe responsible industry practices

Mining firms to observe responsible industry practices

The mining industry will continue keeping up with the standards of responsible mining in response to President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent warning on businesses that are destroying the environment and violating government standards. The Chamber

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Duterte delivers his first SONA

Duterte delivers his first SONA

President Rodrigo Duterte outlined his vision for the country as he delivered his first State of the Nation Address (Sona) on July 25. One of the highlights of the President’s speech was the change

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Azkals get tough group in Suzuki Cup

Azkals get tough group in Suzuki Cup

The Philippine national football team, a.k.a. the Philippine Azkals will be playing against defending champions Thailand and four-time winner Singapore in Group A, which analysts considered as the “Group of Death,” in the upcoming

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Selena Gomez dubs Filipino audience the ‘loudest’

Selena Gomez dubs Filipino audience the ‘loudest’

Pop superstar Selena Gomez sang a total 18 songs at the Mall of Asia Arena on Sunday for her Revival Tour concert with the huge Filipino crowd visibly enjoying and reciprocating her energetic performance.

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Sarah Geronimo turns 28

Sarah Geronimo turns 28

Singer Sarah Geronimo had a belated celebration with boyfriend Matteo Guidicelli and some friends at Pico de Loro in Batangas three days after her actual birthday. Sarah, who turned 28 last Monday, was taken

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Men’s mag picks Pia Wurtzbach as ‘sexiest woman alive’

Men’s mag picks Pia Wurtzbach as ‘sexiest woman alive’

The men’s magazine Esquire Philippines has named reigning Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach as the “sexiest woman alive” in the country. Wurtzbach won the Miss Universe title in December 2015 and has since traveled to

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