Archive for January, 2012

How Obama’s “Insourcing” Will Affect Philippines’ BPO Industry?

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While most people just consider it as part of an election strategy, Obama’s proposal to bring outsourced jobs back to the U.S. stirred a wave of controversies these past few days. Filipinos are now divided in terms of their opinion whether this “insourcing” attempt of Obama will harm our growing BPO industry or not....
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Philippine National Police (PNP): Warriors Without Weapons

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The Philippine Star, on it’s news headline  “Most cops can’t shoot straight – PNP,” recently revealed that most of our cops are still struggling with their marksmanship tests, the reason why they are dubbed as “bolo men” – -  police officers who cannot even shoot straight. Though Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo vowed yesterday to...
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Kabayan, Bakit Ka Nangibang Bayan?

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We haven’t thought of getting outside the country until the opportunity came. It was not planned at all, not even in our dreams. We live in Davao comfortably and contented with what we have. It started when a friend of my hubby was processing his papers for Dubai and upon knowing that some friends...
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Sawa Ka Na Bang Maging Pilipino?

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Too much history here and there; impeachment and People Power, but it seems we still end up on the same boat, growing tired of the news of Corona and the rest. Politics is tricky and tough, because crooks will always find their way out , forging here and there. I am not surprised when...
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Was Edcel Lagman junked for supporting the Aquino-backed RH bill?

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In a brief but strongly-worded press statement released last Thursday afternoon, Albay 1st District Rep. Edcel Lagman announced his resignation as House Minority Leader to give way to Quezon Rep. Danilo Suarez. He described Suarez as “former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s anointed one.” Lagman also resigned from Lakas-CMD, the ruling party during Arroyo’s term....
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Is The Prosecution Panel An Epic Fail?

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The impeachment trial for Chief Justice Corona is now on its eight day but so far, nothing remarkable has been heard from the prosecution team helmed by Ilo-ilo Rep. Neil Tupas Jr. Instead, people watching this television drama have witnessed how they were lambasted by several controversies questioning their credibility and potential in winning...
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Homosexuality is Not a Disease

September 3, 2013
By gladisthegreat
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The thing about Homosexuality First of all, I want to clarify to all of you that I am not a homosexual or a transgender or whatever, I just want to express my opinion to this century-old dilemma. “Ako’y isang sirena, kahit anong sabihin nila ako’y ubod ng ganda”. A...
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Separating Religion From Governance Can Lead to Progress!

September 3, 2013
By Miko Wu
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Junior Layug Cagadas published an article at DefinitelyFilipino Blog entitled “Why We Filipinos Live in a Sick Society”. In his short commentary, he outlines several reasons why the Philippines is such in a bad state. Among those reasons are corruption, poverty, crime, and violence. He did not mention, however,...
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The Filipino Spirit is Waterproof Mo Mukha Mo

August 23, 2013
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Kaalinsabay ng pagdating ng buwan ng Hunyo ay ang padating rin ng panahon ng kaliwa’t kanang bagyo, at di lingid sa kaalaman ng lahat na kapag may bagyo ay sabay sabay ring tumitigil ang buhay ng bawat Pilipino. Ironic nga eh. Sa unang patak ng ulan ay ang pagtila...
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