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Marcos, Duterte and Aquino (Second part)

Marcos, Duterte and Aquino (Second part)

Max Sangil

To many, Benigno ‘Ninoy’ Aquino Jr. was the best president Philippines never had. If only President Ferdinand Marcos didn’t proclaim martial law in September 1972 and retired from politics after his two terms in

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Ikaw, Sino ang ‘Lodi’ Mo? (On Codified Lingo and Other Language Changes)

Ikaw, Sino ang ‘Lodi’ Mo? (On Codified Lingo and Other Language Changes)

aLfie vera meLLa

Kalat na kalat ngayon sa social media sa Pilipinas yung mga salitang kanto na gaya ng “lodi” (baligtad na baybay ng ‘idol’) at “petmalu” (jumbled syllabication ng ‘malupit’), at marami ang kumukutya rito dahil

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Moron-in-Chief

Moron-in-Chief

Perry Diaz

It’s not everyday that someone would call the most powerful leader in the world a “moron” or anything close to that. But that’s what Secretary of State Rex Tillerson did. And for those who

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Focus On Filipino Music

Focus On Filipino Music

aLfie vera meLLa

This issue’s article was written by guest contributor Christine Mazur, whose love for the Filipino culture extended to her having learned to speak Filipino, travelled the Philippines a number of times with his friend

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Smile!

Smile!

Tony and Letty Antonio

I have read so many articles about SMILE. Smiling can be good for your health and slows down the heart and reduces stress. But smiling isn’t just good for you; a genuine SMILE blesses

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Duterte declares liberation of Marawi

Duterte declares liberation of Marawi

President Duterte has declared the liberation of Marawi City from Islamic State (IS) invaders. The pronouncement was made in his address to government troop during his seventh visit in the war zone during the

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DOST’s bambooo charcoal technology helps Pangasinan firm in bamboo charcoal making

DOST’s bambooo charcoal technology helps Pangasinan firm in bamboo charcoal making

In a bid to boost their town’s economy, a company based in Bayambang, Pangasinan is set to go into large-scale charcoal making using bamboo. CS First Green Agri-Industrial Development made the decision after one

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Foreign assistance pours in for Marawi rehab

Foreign assistance pours in for Marawi rehab

Foreign governments have so far pledged financial and humanitarian assistance as the government looks to start its reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts for Marawi. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana earlier said that more than P50 billion

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Steven Seagal is in town

Steven Seagal is in town

Hollywood actor Steven Seagal is in the Philippines to take part in the judging panel of the 2017 Miss Earth pageant and do postproduction work for his coming TV series “General Commander.” Seagal paid

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Nadine Lustre finds strength amidst her family’s tragedy

Nadine Lustre finds strength amidst her family’s tragedy

Nadine Lustre thanked her brother for giving her inspiration, comfort and strength. The 16-year old brother of the Kapamilya actress, Isaiah was found lifeless in their room and was rushed to Pacific Global Medical

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