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Goodbye Friendster?

Admit it. Before Facebook, you were a regular at You used to troll your friends’ profile and was mouse-clicking away to invite (was that the term?) more friends (or whatever is the Friendster equivalent to Facebook’s “Add a Friend” is). I admit it. Long ago, I used to have Friendster open on one tab [...]

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Yellow Boat of Hope

In a small community of fishermen and agar-agar farmers, on an islet called Layag-Lagay, in Barangay Talon-Talon, Zamboanga City, they know all too well the saying that in a village on stilts like theirs, “no man is an island” — everyone helps each other. Most of the parents of two hundred or so school kids [...]

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