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From Pampanga to Pittsburg: Home-cooked Success Story

One California-scorching Sunday afternoon, I have decided to get myself buco-pandan from a small casual Filipino restaurant nearby. Being a frequent customer, I know some of its daily staples on the sterno-warmed unit …

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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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Philippines vs China case primer for Non-Dummies

Here is a Frequently Asked Questions-format article for those interested on the Philippines vs China case decision ruled by the International Court of Arbitration Tribunal. WHAT IS SOVEREIGNTY? Sovereignty means full and absolute …

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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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From Sari-sari Store Heiress to COMCAST executive

(A wife, a mother of two, a promising name in the industry, and a really gracious head turner – Michelle Alba-Chua, is a complete package of brains, beauty, and business. This feature article …

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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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A Post Valentine Acrostic for the Reformed Filipino

(adapted from A Novice in Altruism and other Poems)   February revolution. Economic decline led to one regime’s oblivion. A Bloodless uprising was the Filipino’s Rationale to abusive machination. Undaunted by the one-man …

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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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Why I Prefer To Stay Single As A Young Founder

As per the request from a buddy of mine, he thought it would be interesting to write about a personal life lesson about relationships from the perspective of a career-focused, young adult. A …

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