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Mexico City – Maligned and Lovable

Mexico City – Maligned and Lovable

Gem and Lita

Much maligned as Mexico’s polluted and dangerous capital, Mexico City is safe and lovable based on our own personal experience as first-time visitors. We discover this megalopolis, a mixture of tradition and modernity, of

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Dangerous Waters

Dangerous Waters

Bob Gabuna

I returned to the Philippines in 2005 and spent the next five years in corporate farming while recovering from Leukemia. The economic activity I engaged is in pursuit of addressing poverty alleviation program for

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“Bato bato sa langit…”

“Bato bato sa langit…”

Perry Diaz

Five weeks after former Davao City Mayor Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte was sworn in as President of the Philippines, his promise to rid the country of criminality and illegal drugs is paying off. To date,

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Tackle Shop Talk

Tackle Shop Talk

Eric Labaupa

Fishing Line One of the most important parts of an angler’s fishing equipment is also one of the most overlooked. Fishing line is what connects you the angler to hopefully a hooked fish on

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Palace says Marcos burial to push through sans court order

Palace says Marcos burial to push through sans court order

Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said on Wednesday that the burial of the late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos at Libingan ng mga Bayani will push through unless there is a court order stopping it. Currently

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DILG to ensure protection of children’s rights

DILG to ensure protection of children’s rights

Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Ismael Sueno said President Duterte has made a strict instruction for local officials to take the lead in ensuring that children’s rights are protected. Sueno issued

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UPeepz dancers get international recognition

UPeepz dancers get international recognition

The UPeepz dance troupe from the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City recently copped the championship title at the World Hiphop Dance Championship held at the Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort and

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Cinemalaya winner honors late director

Cinemalaya winner honors late director

CINEMALAYA 2016 best director winner Eduardo Roy Jr. dedicated his film “Pamilya Ordinaryo” to his closest friend, the late Francis Xavier Pasion. The wining indie film “Pamilya Ordinaryo,” is about teenage parents Aries (played

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Andi Eigenmann, Jake Ejercito figure in Twitter ‘drama’

Andi Eigenmann, Jake Ejercito figure in Twitter ‘drama’

Ex-couple Jake Ejercito and Andi Eigenmann had a heated Twitter exchange recently. It reportedly started when Jake remarked that Andi is using him to promote her upcoming movie titled “Camp Sawi,” a film about

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Aiza Seguerra to chair National Youth Commission

Aiza Seguerra to chair National Youth Commission

Actor-singer Aiza Seguerra is the new chairman of the National Youth Commission (NYC). NYC Commissioner JP Peñol said Aiza will be focusing on LGBT and reproductive health issues, among other things, under his administration.

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