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The author explores the double standards hypocrisy and racism of Filipinos
You need to go I am letting you go Slowly but surely I am And as I let you go I want to see that God is the reason and I will be at peace
I do not understand how my mother can be stern and gentle but manages to command love either way
I am what my user chooses to make of me and that begins when you start to share your life to create my own
You were born 13 years too early or maybe I was born 13 years too late but the difference rarely matters when we coexist
Death while killing and taking a part of us also rejuvenates another part
Imagining ourselves as one ASEAN community does not call us to ignore our differences in languages ethnicity religion and everyday lived experiences
We’re men We’re not supposed to cry or weep or get lonely But we do
My father has a bitter sweet mantra that he says to himself to stay sober: ‘Just for today I wont drink Bahala na bukas
Thank God for seniors like them we may yet give retirees another reason to keep working and not throw in the towel just yet
Teachers should be supported and not ridiculed netizens say
What s inside those huge bulky bags carried around by teachers?
At the end of it all I still wonder – both metaphorically and literally – where in the world was the traffic light?
Dear President Aquino: Your administration can be remembered for making the Philippines a leader in climate adaptation – but first cut the red tape
People die sitting atop the riches of their lands not because nature does not provide enough but purely because of unrestrained human greed
I know that as in any superhero story our own heroes will come in and save the day hopefully sooner than later
This time they might fight back They will always fight back for they will endlessly imagine life in paradise
Filipinos are said to suffer from identity crisis but what s wrong with that?
I never thought of myself as daddy s little girl until I finally got to know him
With no SK elections this year the youth need to know how money meant for them will be spent by barangays all over the country
Despite society s judging gaze and just the ups and downs of a relationship two people celebrate 17 years of happiness
More than just foreign investments what we need to have a sustainable economic growth in this country is a solid base of entrePinoys to provide more jobs to the unemployed
Not many citizens realize the power to implement change at the community level is already in their hands
March 29 was barangay assembly day What you didn t know? Don t worry you aren t the only one
Sometimes the best thing to do about cyber bullies is to do nothing at all
Gloria Melia s house was damaged by the Bohol earthquake and is in danger of collapsing but she refuses to leave the place she calls home Can we blame her?
Learn about the genes that predispose a person to cancer and the tumor suppressor genes that help protect us from cancer
Who else thinks the NBI clearance application process needs to be fixed?
A young engineer sets out to bridge the digital divide and teach kids about the wonders of sciene
I’m writing this to share what I experienced – that there’s always hope for change growth and success
This isn’t about a random act of kindness a sob story or even a tale of two cities
Here are 5 steps in which the RAY Reconstruction Assistance on Yolanda plan can be improved
Anti poverty measures will have a limited impact unless they take into account the growing threat of extreme disasters in the coming years
I enjoin others to try to fill up the blank below and send the letter to good and honest Congresspersons you know too
The RapplerDebate went well but could have been better for the political landscape Victor Barreiro Jr chimes in with his thoughts