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Thinking Ahead

Today Nanay and I went to the DFA (Department of Foreign Affairs) branch in Alimall Cubao to apply for a Philippine passport. We have set our appointment online over a month ago and even last month, many time slots were already filled so I thought that the queue would be a lot shorter since their website gave the illusion that the flow of applicants were strictly controlled and monitored. 609 more words

Kin of OFW who died under mysterious circumstances in Saudi decry white-wash by PH gov’t

The family of Rochelle Lechido Masubay, a Filipina domestic worker who died under mysterious circumstances in Taif, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, slammed government officials for “white-washing” and “covering-up” the cause of her death. 591 more words


Simulating a Deterministic Finite Automaton (DFA) in C

A deterministic finite automaton (DFA) is a 5-tuple. (Q,Σ, δ, q0,F), where. Q is a finite set called the states, Σ is a finite set called the alphabet, δ : Q × Σ → Q is the transition function, q0 ∈ Q is the start state, and F ⊆ Q is the set of accept states. 779 more words


Dairy Farmers of America moving to Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City’s largest private company is moving from Missouri to Kansas after its new, $30 million headquarters in the Village West area of Wyandotte County is completed. 115 more words


Waves of Brazil

I’ve written previously about Noah Lennox’s way with clockwork rhythms that sit behind assorted musical mischief. On his latest album as Panda Bear, Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper, the rhythms are more indebted to psych rock, but here and there (as on the nonsensical anthem “Boys Latin”) the older, dubbier affectations slip in – and on these songs, the chaos unfurling above is all the more effective for it. 275 more words




Despite DFA’’s rep as modern disco dons, they’’ve always found ways to avoid being pigeonholed. Records like Sinkane’’s ‘Mean Love’ and Dan Bodan’’s ‘Soft’ are just two recent examples of how the label’’s ethos has never remained static. 205 more words


Filipino Canadians visiting the Philippines will help raise funds for worthy cause**

Western Union announces fundraising project during the ‘Winter Escapade 2’ tour to support and uplift livelihood communities in the Philippines.

More than 200 Filipino Canadians are looking forward to experiencing the warm welcome of our fellowmen, the warm hugs of their family and friends and the warm sunshine in the Philippines as they visit the country for their  377 more words

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