Category Archives: current issues

   

iBlog12: 12th Philippine Blogging Summit Tackles Legal Issues

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The 12th Philippine Blogging Summit or iBlog12 was all about the legal issues encountered in blogging in the Philippines. The summit was held at the Malcolm Hall of the UP College of Law in Diliman, Quezon City on September 16th, 2016. As a blogger writing mostly about lifestyle features, I’m not really aware of the legal issues concerning blogging. I’m… Read more »

Social Enterprise Bill Aims To Empower the Poor

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As the world hails the International Day of Poverty Eradication and the recent adoption of 17 new global goals during the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Summit in New York City, social enterprises call to the Philippine government to put poverty at zero rates by fast-tracking the passage of the Poverty Reduction through Social Entrepreneurship (PRESENT) Bill. The Sustainable Development… Read more »

Remembering September 11, 2001

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September 11 memorial

September 11, 2001 is a date the world would remember as the day of the horrific terrorist attacks on the United States. The terrorists hijacked commercial airliners, two of which were crashed into the twin towers of the World Trade Center  in New York City. A third one crashed in the Pentagon, while a fourth one, believed to have been… Read more »

Global Visas Philippines: Making Dreams Come True

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  Filipinos leave the country for better job opportunities abroad. Salaries here are simply not enough to sustain them and their families. The minimum wage in the Philippines is quite low compared to other countries. Other countries pay better and provide better benefits. Luckily for Filipinos who wish to work abroad, Global Visas Philippines offers insightful tips, step-by-step consultations and… Read more »

Plastic Surgery Obsession

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south korea plastic surgery from WSJ

Above is a video commentary from the Wall Street Journal on the current state of plastic surgery in South Korea. Frankly, I was shocked that plastic surgery is very popular and well accepted in that country. They even have a reality show on that. From that video, one would have the impression that plastic surgery is a very common medical… Read more »

United Nations Asks You To Vote For A Better World

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  What changes do you want to see in the world you live in?  Tell the United Nations (UN) the kind of world you want. The world organization is doing a survey to know what issues matter to people from different parts of the world. The United Nations My World survey results will help guide the UN and world leaders… Read more »

I Voted for Change

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PCOS machine precinct count optical scan

  Today, this Philippine elections 2013 edition, I voted for candidates who: have shown to put the interest of the people first before personal, family or party ambitions; have experience in public service; are not tied to corruption issues or whose immediate family is not tied to corruption issues; have no immediate family members who are already in elective posts;… Read more »