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10 Times Traffic Proved Crucial to Ones Love Life

March 5, 2017 |

10 Times Traffic Proved Crucial to Ones Love Life
There is nothing love cannot face;
there is no limit to its faith,
its hope, and endurance.”
TRAAAFFFICCC!
“Kaso mo bes, yung love life mo naka salalay sa trapik ng Metro Manila.”
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Dirty Politics in Catarman, Camiguin

April 7, 2016 | 1

In all those years that our Dad served the province of Camiguin -three times as board member and now, as councilor for the town of Catarman- we, his eight children have just watched him, from afar. 

In fact, only few people knew that our Dad is a public servant or CONTINUE READING HERE

Places in Cagayan de Oro City that Remind Me of My Childhood

May 25, 2015 | 8

 

 

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Places in Cagayan de Oro City that Remind Me of My Childhood

 

 

Yeah, you know how it is, when years have been added to your age –like lots of it?  You become nostalgic, just like that. During my recent trip, home, I decided on

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Dawal Beach Resort, Zambales

December 27, 2014 | 5

The Banaag family, this Christmas season, was fortunate to have come together, for my brother Vito’s wedding.  My brothers and my brother-in-law were all home, from abroad.  

 

The entire family, the relatives and the guests stayed at Dawal Beach Resort.  It is a CONTINUE READING HERE

Remains of the Past

July 5, 2014 | 1

rp_image20-324x500.jpgIt was three hundred years, of Spanish rule in the Philippines. The natives, the peasants, the Katipuneros and the masses, continuously revolted against colonialism and foreign dominion.

There were those, who wanted reforms from “Mother Spain”. There were those, who wanted all of the country back.

The

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Pasaway

May 5, 2014 |

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What exactly is the English translation for the Filipino word “pasaway” ? In the Cebuano dialect, I know it as, “pa-badlong” or “badlongon”. But, I most definitely know “pasaway“, when I see, hear and experience, one.

It is an act of “pasaway”, when sunflowers are being stolen, via

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