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“Cyberbullying”: Crab Mentality At Its Best


Freedom of speech has changed the world around us. From unlimited platforms to rant and rave to the unusual protection provided by anonymity, there’s no doubt that online tools have put human communication into a higher notch. But whether this milestone has brought  more advantages or disadvantages is up for us to know. Bullying,...
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The Annoying Thing About “Noynoying”


“Noynoying” equates to laziness, at least that’s what I heard from Anakbayan protesters who coined this neologism. If football superstar Tim Tebow has “Tebowing” as one of his legacies, then our dear president now has “Noynoying” to make himself known for the future generations to come. The new moniker intends to infuriate President Benigno Aquino...
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Lessons From Jimmy Sieczka and His “20 Reasons Why I Dislike Philippines” Viral Video


What are the things that you hate the most about our country, Philippines? Any Filipino can answer this question without any fear of reproof. This is simply because we are all entitled to give our own opinions and chances are, we won’t ran short of ideas given the fact that Philippines has its own...
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Below The Belt


“I think journalism gets measured by the quality of information it presents, not the drama or the pyrotechnics associated with us.” - Bob Woodward Respect begets respect – - a piece of truth that we always strive to follow on a daily basis. And in this era full of overwhelming innovations both in broadcast and...
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“Batang Hamog” and Philippine’s Juvenile Justice


Rizal and our forefathers have perpetuated the idea about our youth as the hope of our nation. Given his patriotic ideologies, it’s probably safe to assume that he pertained to ALL Filipino youth, not just those who belong to the political and educated elite, when he made such statement. But when news reports about...
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Will Senator Santiago Go To Hell?


I’m neither a fan of Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago nor in total favor of her  sudden outbursts during CJ Corona’s impeachment trial but when one of her critics, Catholic priest Catalino Arevallo, indirectly suggested that the feisty senator is “worthy of the fires of hell”, I was suddenly taken aback. Although we know that religious...
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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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