Vol. 31 No. 02 Archives - Filipino Journal

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Rod Cantiveros

For this edition, the column offers a hodgepodge of news, comments and reviews. Miss Universe 2017: to showcase the slogan “It is Fun in the Philippines and at the same time, to show the

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Is a new ‘alliance’ in the offing?

Is a new ‘alliance’ in the offing?

Perry Diaz

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s official visit to the Philippines on January 12-13, 2017, came at a crucial moment in Philippine Rodrigo Duterte’s quest for a place on the table of world politics. Last

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The Strength of Weakness

The Strength of Weakness

Tony and Letty Antonio

There aren’t many things in this world that have the power to dramatically change your life. Yet, bookstores, and television and radio ads are full of resources that promise to do just that. NOTHING

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Volleyball star wants to join national team

Volleyball star wants to join national team

Former Ateneo star Alyssa Valdez has expressed desire to join the tryouts for the national women’s volleyball team set to compete in the 29th Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur. Acting president Peter Cayco

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DepEd to hire more teachers and staff in time for K to 12

DepEd to hire more teachers and staff in time for K to 12

The Department of Education (DepEd) will be receiving the biggest allocation from the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) among all the executive departments this year at P543.2 billion to pave the way for

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Death penalty bill takes center stage as Congress resumes

Death penalty bill takes center stage as Congress resumes

The leadership of the House of Representatives led by House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is confident the majority coalition would pass the debates to get the green light for the controversial death penalty bill. Alvarez

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Albay Rep pushes for lower income tax for wage earners

Albay Rep pushes for lower income tax for wage earners

Rep. Joey Salceda of Albay has proposed a tax reform package under his Bill 4688, titled Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) that will provide relief to the vast majority of Filipinos by

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Xia Vigor impresses Perez Hilton

Xia Vigor impresses Perez Hilton

Hollywood showbiz writer Perez Hilton’s attention was captured by the performance of Filipina-British child wonder Xia Vigor who impersonated Taylor Swift on the local TV show “Your Face Sounds Familiar”. Vigor performed Swift’s 2008

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Talent handler gets Miss World-PH franchise

Talent handler gets Miss World-PH franchise

Talent manager Arnold L. Vegafria is the new franchise holder of the prestigious Miss World Philippines. The previous franchisee, beauty and wellness expert Cory Quirino decided to give up the license of the beauty

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Pia Wurtzbach, Marlon Stockinger officially together

Pia Wurtzbach, Marlon Stockinger officially together

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach has admitted that Filipino-Swiss race car driver Marlon Stockinger is her boyfriend. Despite her busy schedule, Wurtzbach shared that Stockinger, remains understanding and open-minded, and that they shared a

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