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Iron Lady of Asia: Miriam Defensor-Santiago (1945-2016)

Manila – Philippine social media came abuzz with the passing of former Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago, who succumbed to lung cancer at age 71. She was declared dead on 8:52am, September 29, 2016, Philippine …

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Does the West really care if other countries think and act like them?

The Philippines is a country whose people, particularly its Intelligentsia, love to proclaim to the world as being the most Westernized country in terms of local culture in Asia. Unfortunately, this “Western-ness” has …

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Ex-SF Consul-General Jun Paynor, now Ambassador to US

MANILA, August 30, 2016 – During the testimonial dinner at Malakanyang for wounded soldiers, President Rodrigo Duterte announced that Marciano Paynor, Jr. will be replacing Jose Cuisia as the Philippine Ambassador to the …

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Debunking Carpio: Why PH-China row is wishful thinking

On the 7th of July 2015, Carmela Fonbuena of Rappler published an article with this bold headline: “China, like US in old case, will comply with ruling — SC Justice.” It was meant …

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Why I Am Against The Right Not To Be Offended

In September 2015, Barack Obama spoke at a town hall meeting on college affordability in Des Moines, Iowa (). His comment on the debilitating political correctness on campuses aptly summarizes the dangers of baby-proofing …

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Davao painter breaks tradition in “Duterte-Dekwatro”

I was at the comfort of my bedroom, watching the ritual procedures from PTV livestreaming, taking pictures from my television screen, and posting it on Twitter with the hashtags DuterteInauguration, PartnerForChange, and Du30June30 …

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Ambassador Ernesto “Manong Ernie” Maceda, 81

The Global Filipino Editorial Board would like to extend our condolences to the family and friends of Ernesto Maceda – lawyer, teacher, media man, legislator, and diplomat. Ernesto Maceda is a global Filipino. …

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Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie

NEW YORK— An electric charge flowed through the attendants on Saturday night as the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra took their seats onstage New York City’s historic Carnegie Hall for the first time. Music Director/Principal Conductor …

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On the Pinoy Elections: The Pinoy Political ‘Fiesta’

It’s Pinoy election season once again. Everyone’s getting hyped up for what is about to come and who’s going to eventually win. It is that time in our democracy where everyone’s turning the ‘election switch’ …

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