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Watch — Yolanda survivor assails Aquino: ‘Gov’t help not felt by victims’ #RememberHaiyan

Wednesday, 12 November 2014 | Written by
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“Tignan mo, di siya pumunta rito. Dun siya sa Guian. Kung tumulong siya, dapat nagpunta siya dito. Dun siya e kasi andun ang kaalyado niya,” said Bong Baronda, a Yolanda survivor in Tacloban City. Baronda is a worker helping move one of the barges which were brought aground by supertyphoon Yolanda a year ago. According to Baronda, they hardly felt…Read More »

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Emergency Powers in Aid of Election?

Sunday, 9 November 2014 | Written by
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If there was a unique club of only the highest and most respected chief executive officers of the economy’s largest corporations he would rank as an officer of no small measure. If, among the league’s small membership, a totem pole were erected, its top banana hierarchy a function of unparalleled competence, the boldest business bravado, drive and determination, and, perhaps…Read More »

President Noynoy in Yolanda visit . Photo via facebook.com/presidentnoy. Some rights reserved.

Yolanda Anniversary: Of hopes, criticisms, excuses, and mischiefs (Part 2 of 2)

Saturday, 8 November 2014 | Written by
President Noynoy in Yolanda visit . Photo via facebook.com/presidentnoy. Some rights reserved.

Continued from Yolanda Anniversary: Of hopes, criticisms, excuses, and mischiefs Part 1 Criticisms and complaints President Aquino must have realized there’s nothing much he could do to improve his reputation in handling the Yolanda problem that he decided not to visit Tacloban, the area hardest-hit by the super typhoon, on the day of the disaster’s anniversary. He already made some…Read More »

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Yolanda Anniversary: Of hopes, criticisms, excuses, and mischiefs (Part 1 of 2)

Saturday, 8 November 2014 | Written by
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In the Philippines, an anniversary equates to a celebration. For the victims of Typhoon Yolanda, though, is there anything worth celebrating a year after the devastating calamity? One year has passed since one of the strongest tropical cyclones in the world wreaked havoc. How’s the recovery progressing? How are the victims doing now? Is “blame” still the name of the…Read More »

EB elenita binay electric box

 EB: Those mysterious and controversial letters on a stone (Part 2 of 2)

Friday, 7 November 2014 | Written by
EB elenita binay electric box

Continued from “EB: Those mysterious and controversial letters on a stone (Part 1 of 2) “  Eh Baluga In the midst of his laudable efforts to pin VP Binay down, Senator Trillanes committed a gaffe with his “kulay mahirap, asal mahirap” remark in an ABS-CBN interview. This expectedly caused a stir, one that makes sense. Why should skin color be equated…Read More »

EB elenita binay electric box

EB: Those mysterious and controversial letters on a stone (Part 1 of 2)

Friday, 7 November 2014 | Written by
EB elenita binay electric box

Two letters, E and B, are bringing an interesting discussion into the Senate hearings on the alleged anomalies of Vice-President Jejomar Binay. They may have emerged from the legally unacceptable proposition of lawyer Senator Alan Peter Cayetano but they are certainly making the Senate inquiry more intriguing. EB: Elenita Binay Senator Alan Peter Cayetano believes that the “EB” on the…Read More »

nkpow nov 6

NEWSKUPOW! Mga throwback (Pagbabalik-tanaw)

Thursday, 6 November 2014 | Written by
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NEWSKUPOW! MGA THROWBACK (PAGBABALIK-TANAW) ***** THROWBACK (REVIEW): SEN. TRILLANES, et al. hinamon si VP Binay na dumalo sa senate hearing. “Unfair!” sabi ni Binay, di raw kasi patas ang senado. “Duwag!” sabi ni Trillanes. Nanahimik ang kampo ni Binay. Ngayon, pumayag na raw si VP sa debate. Naihi sa pantalon niya si Trillanes. ***** THROWBACK (DAYS AGO LANG NAMAN) news…Read More »

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Gone President

Wednesday, 5 November 2014 | Written by
barber shop in the Philippines

Barber Egay was back from his sabbatical, sort of. One month away from his scissors and razors. Away for 30 days from our little barangay getting famous for side mirrors of Hondas and Toyotas gone in minutes after being parked and yes, even laundry left to hang overnight. Well, also away from us barbershop hangers-on who have been making his…Read More »

I am a digital citizen

Digital citizenship: Citizenship in the digital age

Monday, 3 November 2014 | Written by
I am a digital citizen

“The only title in our democracy superior to that of President is the title of citizen.” Justice Louis D. Brandeis It is but inevitable that digital media is the future of media.  In Ellen Tordesillas’ commentary , she cited that “ internet-based media which includes social media and blogs have overtaken print media as source of information (over 40 percent).…Read More »

hacienda luisita

#HLMX: Wala pa ring lupa at hustisya para sa mga magbubukid ng Luisita

Saturday, 1 November 2014 | Written by
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Gugunitain ng bayan ngayong Nobyembre ang ika-sampung taon ng masaker sa Hacienda Luisita. Noong Nobyembre 16, 2004, pinaulanana ng bala ng mga sundalo ang libo-libong nagpoprotesta sa mismong gate ng hacienda sa utos ng mga Aquino-Cojuangco. Pito ang namatay sa isa sa mga pinakamarahas na pagsupil sa protestang magsasaka sa kasaysayan ng bansa. Ang welga ng mga magbubukid ng Luisita…Read More »

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