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Help the Swimming Kids Go to School

I posted a story on the Yellow Boat of Hope a few months ago. It was when the ‘swimming kids’ of Layag-layag, in Zamboanga first got their boat, Bagong Pag-asa (New Hope). Only five months had passed, the people behind the Zamboanga Funds for Little Kids are not only helping those in Zamboanga, but they’ve also [...]

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Miss Universe 2011 3rd Runner-up Shamcey Supsup

The Philippines in the Universe

Another proud day for Filipinos. Miss Philippines’ Shamcey Supsup placed 3rd runner-up  in the Miss Universe 2011 pageant held at the Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Leila Lopes of Angola was crowned the 60th Miss Universe, making her the first title holder from her country. Aside from Shamcey, the others who are part of [...]

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I see Christmas!

Date: September 2, 2011 Time: 10 a.m. Place: A shopping mall in Metro Manila, Philippines Only in the Philippines! Filipinos loves Christmas. As soon as the calendar hits SeptemBER, Filipinos’ turns on their “Christmas mode”. As soon as the ” – ber ” months start, expect Christmas decors sprouting in establishments and homes. And yes, that [...]

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President Aquino’s Second SONA (transcript)

State of the Nation Address of His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III President of the Philippines To the Congress of the Philippines [English translation of the speech delivered at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives, Batasan Pambansa Complex, Quezon City on July 25, 2011] Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile; Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr.; Vice [...]

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Starbucks PH: No Smoking Zone

Starbucks Philippines has announced that “all Starbucks stores nationwide will be smoke-free.” The popular coffee store made the announcement through posters in its stores citing compliance with Section 5 of Republic Act 9211 or the Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003. The campaign will be effective June 27, 2011.    

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Manila Waldorf School Website Hacked

I was checking out schools in Toronto, and saw Waldorf School. I decided to check out their Manila school. So went to their website, and saw this:

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