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WTF! No!

National Bible Day. Special working holiday- what does this even mean? how does Congress imagine workers getting time off to revisit and reignite affinity toward the Bible, on their lunch break? 334 more words

Institutions

Speaker Alvarez warns to boycott Cha-cha: "Karapatan kong i-zero budget kayo!"

Matapos maging consensus ang boto ng mga senador na i-boboycott nito ang pinatawag ng Congress na joint-voting para sa pagbabago ng Saligang Batas ay nagmatigas na sinabi ni House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez na itutuloy nito ang botohan kahit pa na wala ang tulong ng Senado. 140 more words

Stalking Teddy

I have a new crush.

His name is Teddy and he has long hair and he comes from a tribe of warriors.

The Northern part of my country had been infamous for head-hunting activities in their distant past; on the other  hand, the north is also famous for one of the Eight Wonders of the World, the Banaue Rice Terraces. 171 more words

Current Events

Martial Law Will Be Extended in the Philippines

(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF TIME WORLD)

Martial Law Will Be Extended in the Philippines

Jim Gomez / AP

9:24 AM ET

(MANILA, Philippines) — The Philippine Congress on Saturday overwhelmingly approved the president’s appeal for martial law in the south to be extended to the end of the year to help troops quell a two-month siege by Islamic State group-linked militants and stamp out similar extremist plots in the volatile region. 699 more words

Military