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IS NINOY AQUINO, A NATIONAL HERO, STILL RELEVANT TO OFWs AND ALL OTHER PINOYS TODAY?

Thirty-three years ago today on August 21, 1983, former senator Benigno Aquino was shot dead while being led out by a group of soldiers through a side door of an aircraft that brought him back to the Philippines after several years of medical furlough and exile in the United States. 1,571 more words

Philippine Politics

The Singaporean model and its applicability in the Filipino setting


(Apologies for the quite low-quality capture of the iconic Merlion.)

In most political forums (most especially those advocating for a shift to a parliamentary form of government), you’ll see how the Philippines is being compared to Singapore, from internet speeds, implementation of laws, how disciplined the people are, how modern the infrastructure is (road, rail, airport, etc.), the effective public transport system, to its political system. 214 more words

World Politics

Aiza Seguerra, “nabinyagan” sa kanyang first SONA rally

Aiza Seguerra Performing At The 2016 SONA Rally
Hindi pala sanay sa rallies si Aiza Seguerra. ‘Yong rali o protesta sa kalye na mabibilad ka sa araw at kung minsan ay mababasa ka sa ulan na kadalasan ay nauuwi sa pukpukan at habulan, na tuloy, nagiging war zone ang area, kung saan nagtatapo ang …
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News

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This bronze monument of Corazon Aquino is by artist Toym Imao. It stands at the corner of Bonifacio Drive and Padre Burgos Avenue near Rizal Park, alongside the statues of Benigno Aquino Jnr and Jaime Cardinal Sin.

Photo by I.R. Arenas

Manila

Direct Verbal Tussle to the Church

The Churich’s hierarchy represented by Catholic Bishop Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) since 1952 never stirred up, challenged, and confronted with direct verbal tussle by any of the past Presidents of the Philippines except, now, by Rodrigo Duterte, the new president-elect. 581 more words

Blog And Social Media

Duterte Serye: Pugoy Part 2 (Metrodiscom)

By: Jo Barredo

Kung hindi mo pa nababasa ang unang bahagi ng kuwentong ito, inirerekomenda ko na puntahan mo muna iyon bago basahin ito. Kung hindi, maaring hindi mo maintindihan kung ano ang nangyayari. 397 more words

NaBloPoMo

The Unsung Hero


He never got what he deserved. Despite exceptional economic growth, a change in image for the country, the much-needed purging of more government posts than ever, and the alleviation of the public school classroom problem, Filipinos always seemed to blame former president Noynoy Aquino for every misstep. 229 more words

Philippine Politics