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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. 850 more words

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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. 691 more words

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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 fair share of imperfections despite DOT’s steadfast cry that “It’s more fun in the Philippines”. 857 more words

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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,  495 more words

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How Poor is the Philippines?

While filming Bourne Legacy in Manila, actress Rachel Weisz was deeply moved with the Phililippines’ different portraits of poverty: street children roaming around the streets, beggars exploring garbage bins, and poor families struggling to survive under the bridge. 631 more words

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Philippines' "Ukay-Ukay": To Ban or Not To Ban?

For the record, the question “to ban or not to ban ukay-ukay?” is somewhat confusing in our present society. Although R.A. 4653 was ratified on 1966 to prohibit the importation and selling of cheaper second-hand clothes in the Philippines, the impact of the said law has diminished over the years until Filipinos have finally  learned to patronize the business as if it’s something legal. 740 more words

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Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill: The Truth Behind

Although the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill has long been overdue, President Aquino III finally approved the Palace-version and told the administration officials to “push ahead” with the much-delayed FOI Bill. 510 more words

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