Category Archives: Buhay Pinoy

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Read Wide: How to expand your reading fare

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 | Written by
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We all have our comfort zones. From choosing where to hang out to a certain way of approaching work, there are habits we’ve grown accustomed to, styles we feel at ease with. This can also reflect in our taste of movies, food, even books. We can tend to gravitate towards a specific genre. That’s not a bad thing at all,…Read More »

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Looking for our authentic self

Saturday, 25 June 2016 | Written by
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  There’s the nature side. The one that says we are a product of our D-N-A, the genes that we get from our parents and ancestors.   There’s the nurture angle. The camp that says we are the product of our environment and external influences.   Even the Church has opposing thoughts. One side says we were all born with…Read More »

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The Crossroads: Going where you are meant to go

Thursday, 23 June 2016 | Written by
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Choice: it’s another word for free will, and as humans, it is what we want the most – and at the same time, it can be what we deeply fear. When you are confronted with a serious life choice, the sort that will affect your life for years to come, it’s easy to suddenly to suddenly go weak in the…Read More »

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Game changer: Urban gardening revolution for inclusive food security

Wednesday, 22 June 2016 | Written by
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The seeds have been sown, and they are a-germinating. A good kind of tension is building up to the presidential inauguration. Already, we see the Philippine National Police patrolling our roads, protecting the citizenry from drug syndicates, and the people ganging up on rapists. Of course, mainstream media plays a germane role in keeping this momentum of shared vision, and…Read More »

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Bugbears from booboos by the new President

Monday, 20 June 2016 | Written by
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For reasons only God knows the new President falls as others did in the past into the same pits. He  must have groaned seeing previous made-for-movies presidencies and so is expected not to do re-runs. But predictably the new President does the same booboos. Commits the same gaffes. Comes up with the same bloopers. Consequently, where there are the same…Read More »

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From outside the nation: Anime in the Philippines

Monday, 20 June 2016 | Written by
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For many decades now, our country has been entertained and influenced by Japanese cartoons, more popularly known as anime. For each of the generations that are alive today, anime has come to mean something different, and has imparted different values. But what is anime, really, to begin with? Modernization and memory Some sources point to anime as part of Japan’s…Read More »

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Of fathers and daughters

Saturday, 18 June 2016 | Written by
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There’s a special bond daughters share with their fathers. This bond has a unique way of helping shape how these ladies treat themselves and interact with the world. To his daughters, a father becomes the benchmark of what a man should and shouldn’t be. How he treats women becomes a lesson to his daughters on how they expect to be…Read More »

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NEWSKUPOW! Bato vs Bato at ang Veto-Veto President

Friday, 17 June 2016 | Written by
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  SA INAUGURATION NI PRES-ELECT DIGONG DUTERTE, street food daw ang ihahanda. Pero ang bida raw ay ang maruya at buko juice.   Wha…? Walang lugaw???   Ayaw ni Aling Leni ng ganyan!!!   *****   EH HINDI NAMAN KASAMA SI ALING LENI EH.   Wha…?   Ayaw ni Jim Paredes ng ganyan!   *****   BAKIT NAMAN NAPAKA-CHEAP NG…Read More »

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My adobo is better than yours

Thursday, 16 June 2016 | Written by
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  Adobo is fondly called the “national dish of the Philippines”. There’s a comfort only this dish brings – that tenderness of chicken or pork, flavored with soy sauce or vinegar, sometimes with the hint of dried bay leaves or handfuls of peppercorn dotting that dish of brown. There’s another wonderful, intangible benefit this simple dish brings – it always…Read More »

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Bathala na sa panahon ng kawalang-bahala

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 | Written by
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:: Sa pinanggalingan nitong “Bathala na,” maaari nating isiping kainaman ang ipagpasa-Diyos ang ating bawat gawain, pagkat sadyang kay buti Niya. Pagpulot ng kalat, pag-imis ng pinaghigaan, at ang paborito ng lahat – pag-uurong ng pinggan. Biro lamang. Sana’y nakita ninyo ang nais ipahiwatig – na mabuti ang Maylikha, tayo’y gagabayan, ngunit tayo’t tayo pa rin ang siyang kikilos tungo…Read More »

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