Category Archives: Buhay Pinoy Features

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Noynoying, 2190 times

Friday, 8 August 2014 | Written by
noynoying

by Manuel Garcia Calleja Like clockwork, elections come around at regular intervals. Last year, we had an election for senators, congressmen and barangay officials. About four years ago, we had the Presidential election. Two years from now, we will again go to the polls to elect senators, congressmen, barangay officials and a new president. We choose those who will lead…Read More »

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August cometh: Beware of the Hungry Ghost Month

Monday, 4 August 2014 | Written by
incense

The Chinese refers to the month of August as the Hungry Ghost Month.  It is a time of honoring ancestors and appeasing the “hungry” ghosts.  They are called hungry ghosts because they are unable to satisfy their hunger or thirst for food, water and other worldly desires.  Some people consider August as the most dangerous month of the year because…Read More »

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Marunong ka bang lumangoy?

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 | Written by
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Inaaamin ko, hindi ako marunong lumangoy. Sigurado ako, hindi ako nag-iisa sa aking “problema” ng kawalan ng abilidad na lumangoy kahit na ako ay nakatira sa isang bansang napaliligiran ng tubig at binubuo ng mahigit pitong libong isla. Ironic din na hindi ako marunong lumangoy sa kadahilanang ang aming bahay ay isa’t kalahating kilometro lamang ay may dagat na. Naalala…Read More »

The Househusband

Hey, Mister Mom: The househusband phenomenon

Sunday, 27 July 2014 | Written by
The Househusband

It used to be that only men could wear the pants in the family, so to speak. That is, men were the ones who had to go out and earn their keep, and come home with the salary that they would give to their wives, for the monthly budget. Heck, in even more archaic traditions, they didn’t give all of…Read More »

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Sailing through midlife crisis

Saturday, 26 July 2014 | Written by
lighted_candle

As you age, there comes a point where you encounter a fork in the road and wonder about where life is taking you.  You may then begin to reevaluate past decisions, personal relationships, career and life in general.  It’s what many people call midlife crisis.

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Bagsik ni Glenda: Personal na karanasan

Monday, 21 July 2014 | Written by
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Maaga palang nawalan na ng kuryente noong madaling araw ng Hulyo 16, 2014.  Nagsimulang lumakas ang ihip ng hangin bandang 2:00 a.m.  Hudyat na iyon ng patikim ng hagupit ni Glenda.  Malakas na hangin na may kasamang pabugso-bugsong ulan ang naranasan ng Metro Manila, Laguna, Quezon, Rizal, Cavite, Batangas, Marinduque, Camarines Sur, Bulacan, Zambales, Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, Northern Samar…Read More »

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NEWSKUPOW! Dapat talagang mag-explain…Wait, ‘yun na ‘yun?

Monday, 14 July 2014 | Written by
newskupow-3

by Ben Banares SA WAKAS!!! Natapos din ang script sa pagtatanggol ng DAP!   Bakit daw natagalan? Kasi naging busy raw si Butch Abad, ang arkitekto at scriptwriter ng DAP.   *****   AT ANO ANG LAMAN NG SPEECH na nagtatanggol sa DAP?   Ano pa, eh di… AMPAW!   Aba’y BAKER din pala itong si Abad!   *****  …Read More »

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Lucky charms: Mga pampaswerte sa buhay

Sunday, 6 July 2014 | Written by
bamboo

Marami sa ating mga Pilipino ang may kanya-kanyang mga pampaswerte o lucky charms.  Naniniwala ang karamihang Pinoy sa mga bagay-bagay na maaaring makapagdala ng swerte o ginhawa sa buhay.  Kahit anong bagay ay may potensyal na gamitin bilang pampaswerte. Madalas nagiging maswerte ang bagay para sa isang tao dahil sa magandang karanasan o mabuting paniniwala na kaakibat nito.

Memories

Embracing our Roots, Learning from the Past

Friday, 4 July 2014 | Written by
Memories

It is at once one of the greatest strengths and one of the most striking weaknesses of the Filipino psyche: Somehow, Filipinos seem to have a very short memory when it comes to unpleasant events. Depending on the context of the situation, this is either proof of the Filipino’s capacity to forgive, forget, and move on, or it could also…Read More »

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