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Sunday, July 31, 2016

Are Filipino Nurses Properly Motivated?





On the 18th of August year 2006, I had the utmost privilege of delivering the Opening Remarks of the 38th Capping and Pinning Ceremonies of the College of Nursing of World Citi Colleges held at Crossroad 77.

Friday, July 8, 2016

Who is Rocky Ignacio?





Just who is Rocky Ignacio?

The name figured prominently during one of President Duterte’s press conferences prior to his inauguration (the one where Mariz Umali was catcalled by Digong no less).

Monday, April 11, 2016

To Pan de Manila : WHERE'S THE CHEESE?



Can you find the cheese?



The first time that we tasted Pan de Manila’s cheese pesto pandesal was a few months back, when we had it as a pasalubong from my Aunt. I ate it for merienda and immediately took a liking for it because it tasted really good.

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Monday, March 14, 2016

FOR THE SPIRIT OF FAIRNESS





For the spirit of fairness after having expressed my thoughts through an earlier article pertaining to the not so pleasant encounter between Rodrigo Duterte and a UP Los Baños student in the person of Stephen Villena, I am posting here the latter’s official statement regarding the incident.

Sunday, March 13, 2016

The Problem With (Some) U.P. Students







The widely social media-circulated squabble between presidential aspirant Rodrigo Duterte and a UP Los Baños student has caught my attention, in the same manner that it has caught yours, and those of others. And this has driven me to write this article.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES : Halalan 2016





JEJOMAR BINAY

Advantage: 
Binay has endeared himself to the masses over the years, and thus, has the advantage of possessing that masa appeal which could translate to millions of votes come election time 

Disadvantage: 
However, Binay's moral credibility is perennially being questioned, what with all the corruption issues being hurled at him and his family. And this has caused people to have a very negative impression of him. Filipinos already have had enough of corruption in the government.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Manny Pacquiao vs. LGBT: The Real Issue







Manny Pacquiao is in hot water these days with his opinion about same-sex marriage that sent shock waves to all corners of society. Directly hit primarily was the LGBT community, the members of which did not take the matter sitting down.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

GOING OVERBOARD WITH THE HOVERBOARD





The decision to sanction the “hoverboarding” priest with a suspension is an overkill in my own estimate.

This whole ruckus erupted when a video of Fr. Albert San Jose serenading the mass attendees with a Christmas song, while standing on a hoverboard before the final blessing of a Christmas eve mass was posted on social media, which has gone viral after.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

A MESSAGE FOR MISS COLOMBIA, FROM THE PHILIPPINES






Dear Ariadna,


We know how overwhelmingly bad you felt when the crown was taken from you, and was given to the rightful winner who is our very own Pia Wurtzbach. And with this, we and the rest of the world sympathize with you.

Saturday, November 21, 2015

My First Gift This Christmas


Christmas is really just around the corner.

Last Tuesday, I received my first ever gift for this most celebrated season of the year.

First, it came with a nice bag:

                                     


Second, it was gingerly wrapped in fancy paper:

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Lessons Learned From #AlDav







Move over a bit AlDub. Here’s AlDav for the meantime, and here are some lessons I learned from this new duo, when actress-turned-senatorial candidate Alma Moreno guested recently on Headstart hosted by broadcast journalist Karen Davila.


1. You don’t come to an interview unprepared. Going to an interview is like
    going to a battlefield – be ready with all your ammunitions. Sadly, Alma
    Moreno just brought a water gun with her.