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Feeling awkward ba kamo?

“Iyong feeling na nag-freeze ka na lang bigla? Hehe. Ok lang yan. Nasasabi mo lang na tanggap mo na pero masakit. Pero ok lang...
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What makes Filipino nurses so special and some of the best nurses in the world?

I believe all nurses do an amazing job. I also believe that nursing is an incredible profession and many thousands of people around the...
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Eulogy For A Princess

I dreamt of her. I dreamt I woke up in the morning and she was there, just by my bedroom door waiting for me...
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Yakap

Yakap. Pagkapit nang mahigpit at malapit sa mga braso ng isang tao. Pinagmamasdan ko ang mga karamihan ng tao sa paliparan. May nagpapaalam. May...
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Tinig

Tagaktak na ang pawis ko sa likod ng entablado habang hinihintay na matapos sa pagkanta ang isa pang kalahok sa sinalihan kong amateur singing...
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All things, even the good ones, will eventually come to an end

I remember waking up with my parents gone. I’ve been in Baguio City for four years and I guess I’m already used to the...
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Of Death and Lizards

Counting as how many insects died in my hands—ants, bugs, caterpillars, among them—I may have been an infamous insect Nazi in their world. Some...
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Fools

Here we are, me and you. Bodies intertwined, Locking lips as our hips moves with the beat of our hearts. I look at  you and knew...
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Sabi Mo Friends Lang Kayo

Girlfriend mo ’ko, Boyfriend kita. Malinaw na malinaw na tayong dalawa. Promise mo sa akin ako lang talaga. At never ka nang titingin sa...
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Nang Umiyak ang ‘bargas” na si Tatay Digong

Bargas? Ano ba ang bargas? ‘Yun ang tawag namin sa taong siga ang dating, medyo ‘bastos’ ang bibig..literal na nakakadugo minsan ng tainga dahil...
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Ngayon alam ko na

Alas 4:30 na ng umaga, tumutunog na naman ang alarm clock sa aking cellphone. Oras na para Maghanda ng isa na namang normal na...
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To the Superwomen of the World, Happy Mother’s Day!

Ma, Mama, Mom, Nanay, Inay, whatever name we call them, it doesn’t change the fact that our mother’s are the light of our home....
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Filipino AlterNation

We are just counting days before the Philippine’s government election starts. It will be once again a nation altering event for the Southeast Asian...
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The One That Got Away

In another life, i would make you stay So I don’t have to say You were the one  that got away – Katy Perry...
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Pa-Like Po, Thanks

Ano bang makukuha natin sa pagpapa-like ng ating mga imahe? May patutunguhan ba yung rami ng likes mo? Bakit ka nagmamakaawa sa isang taong...
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Open Letter to Mr. Daniel Padilla [Sana makarating ito sa iyo]

May 04, 2016 MR. DANIEL PADILLA ABS-CBN TALENT/ACTOR Dear Mr. Daniel Padilla, Sana ay makarating sa iyo ang sulat na ito para iyong malaman...
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The Peril of Haste

Angry. Desperate. Frustrated. These sentiments are what the people nourished and wish to impart as the reasons why they rooted for Digong Duterte. Of...
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Once Upon A Summertime in Quezon Province

Bikinis, tank tops, board shorts, sunglasses, flip-flops, and fancy hats, it’s the time of year again. Sandy toes, salty kisses, sun-kissed hair and sun-tanned...
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Grace – Leni

Notorious RBG, US Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, was once quoted as saying that “People ask me sometimes, when — when do...
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Most Memorable Summer

Kasabay ng pagpatak ng ulan ay ang pagbuhos ng ala-alang kasama ka, tila agos ng masaya at mapait na damdamin na tuloy tuloy na...
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Halik sa Hangin…

Sa bawat haplos….sa mabining tunog….sa lamig na iyong dulot na tila ba bumabalot sa aking buong pagkatao, sa init na dala mo sa aking...
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Rodrigo Duterte: The Philippines’ Last Best Chance for Change!

The “rule of law” is the legal principle that law should govern a country. When the country fails to establish justice, security and the rule...
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Sakit Ko, Sakit Mo

Panatang Makabayan Naalala mo pa ba noong isinasambit mo sa harap ng maraming tao ang panunumpa mo bilang isang Pilipino? Bilang isang makabayan? Iniibig...
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Kailangan ba talagang ma-guilty kapag masaya?

Posted on July 11, 2015 under Reflection 12/12/14 Reflection: I feel like I don’t deserve to be happy – Have you ever felt this...
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Wastong Pangungusap, Wastong Salita

“Hindi kaaya-aya ang inyong pananalita, para kayong mga tanga.” Nakapanlulumo basahin, hindi ba? Ang isang insulto na galing sa madla, ay iyon lang ang...
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Opinyon ko lang, Walang Personalan

BABALA! Ang sumusunod na mababasa ay RATED SPG maaaring mayroong maseselang lenggwahe na hindi angkop sa mga supporters na pikon. Patnubay ng may akda...
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Summerlection 2016

Feels like Mars indeed! Heat is again everywhere this year. As election is fast approaching, several of us tend to do extra work under...
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Do not vote for Duterte kung …

Ilang araw matapos ang controversy sa “rape joke” ni Duterte, nakita ko din na unti-unting nababawasan ang suporta sa kaniya. Marami ang halatang nagbago...
This is a story I intended to write for our children-to-be. 
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Cloud 9

Cloud 9 Magkatabi kayo sa bus. Napatitig ka sa kanya. Ang ganda ng view! Ang fresh niya. Gwapong- gwapo ka sa kanya. Tapos, lumingon...

Camping at Burot Beach : Thank you, Universe, for decent toilets!

Dear Universe, Summer is here once again! I’d take sunshine over rain any day but man, the heat is most of the time unbearable....
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Babala: Huwag mong hihiwalayan ang nakakainis mong jowa!

Sa pamagat pa lang, gusto kong ipabatid na inis na inis talaga ako. As in. Ito nga kasi: Naiinis ako kapag lagi siyang galit,...
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The Halsema Highway Experience

I was informed that the hotel’s complimentary breakfast will be served at 7:00AM but right after a very quick cold bath courtesy of the...
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Below 18? Don’t rush your lovelife

Huwag madaliin ang lovelife dahil hindi ka naman mamamatay kung mag-e-18 ka na tapos wala ka pang bf/gf. Kasi ‘yung true love, hindi hinahanap...
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“Is Mayor Duterte deserving to be the next President of the Philippines?”

Talaga nga namang umaatikabo at umiinit na balitaktakan  kasabay ng pag-init ng panahon sa Pilipinas, ang patungkol sa Eleksyon ngayong buwan ng Abril at...
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The cause of Mindanao peace instability: Self determination

    All the presidentiables and the second seat are saying poverty as the root cause of the peace instability in Mindanao. They have...
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HASHTAG # HEATSTROKE

HEATSTROKE….kung mangyari, paano ba ang ating dapat na gawin? Kung nasa labas , biktima ay dapat ilagay sa lugar na malilim At habang nakaupo...
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Open Access BPO employees join 5th annual blood drive

To spread awareness among employees and promote volunteerism, Open Access BPO partnered with the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) to organize its fifth annual blood...
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The Cry of the Filipino People: “Enough is enough and it’s time for a Change.”

Over three decades of bad government, nothing much has changed. The main reason for the crisis is continuing corruption, political instability and deteriorating “rule...
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The Shock and Awe of an Early Peak

  Rodrigo Duterte whose numbers shot up in the polls, like the proverbial tree hunched with overbearing fruits, had been the slingshot target of...
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How To Get Your Ex-Husband Back | Before/After Divorce

How To Get Your Ex-Husband Back You probably wondering around what the heck am talking about. You may be in the middle of a...
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Luho (An OFW Story)

Abalang-abala kaming magpapamilya noon. Kadarating lang kasi ng aking asawang si Vic galing sa Qatar.  Doon siya nagtatrabaho, mag-aapat na taon na. Sama-sama naming...
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Room Nurse?

“…actually hindi naman kailangang ang NURSE ay matapos ‘yung BSN.  Kasi ‘tong ating mga nurses, gusto lang nilang maging room nurse o sa Amerika...