Right Now Philippines: First Sight, Trail of Brexit & Love Spouse Challenge
Aug07

Right Now Philippines: First Sight, Trail of Brexit & Love Spouse Challenge

  Right Now Philippines At First Sight After taking their separate oath of offices, President Rodrigo Duterte and Vice President Leni Robredo met for the first time at Camp Aguinaldo during the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) Change of Command. Cordial was how Robredo described her first meeting with the President who wanted to sit beside her onstage but was seated beside Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana instead. Some...

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The Global Youth Leaders
Aug29

The Global Youth Leaders

Excel V. Dyquiangco     Times are changing. The youth who once had a vision of just graduating from University and keeping a good job has already set his eyes on challenging the world. They seek to revolutionize. They seek to transform. They seek to inform and adjust. They seek to dispute the norm.   Here are five young men and women who have braved all odds to become more than victors in their fields, life shapers bent on...

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The Dance of the Presidentiables
Aug22

The Dance of the Presidentiables

by Krip Yuson   Far into the future, word fanciers will note that the term “presidentiable,” newly minted as far as the OED or Oxford English Dictionary is concerned, had its origin in the Philippines. It’s one of a score of fresh words officially accepted as part of the English lexicon, and sourced from our own engagement with the language. No one can trace who it was, which Filipino, first used the term. He or she must have...

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Pinoy Pride: 5 Things Filipinos Need to Get Rid Of to be Truly Free
Jul12

Pinoy Pride: 5 Things Filipinos Need to Get Rid Of to be Truly Free

THE NEW LIBERATED: How to be a Filipino, truly free By Nicholo Jallores Just what does it mean when a Filipino is referred to as “liberated?” Used to be that the word “liberated” carried a sinister connotation amongst Filipinos. Before, to be “liberated” suggested promiscuity and wobbly morals; a degradation of the traditional social values that were associated with the Filipino family archetype. To be “liberated” was to be...

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