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By the end of this year, more than 150,000 Filipinos would have died from COVID-19.   They come from two generations of great Filipinos–those born from 1930 to 1960 and those born from 1961 to [...]

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THE ROLLOUT BEGINS

On March 1, 2021, the national government finally began its much delayed anti-COVID vaccination program.  More than 200 government health personnel and other officials were inoculated—a small but significant number, given that the government was […]

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TESDA AS A CABINET DEPARTMENT

Salceda bill will transform 50M Filipino workers to get jobs under the Fourth Industrial Revolution Among elected public officials in the Philippines, none has embraced the concept of TESDA and executed its vision with skill, […]

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Imagine this:  You are an ordinary worker.  You lost your job because of the pandemic.  So you have no income.  You go to the market and you find that prices of nearly all food items […]

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On Jan. 14, 2021, at the 67th birth anniversary of Ramon S. Ang, President Duterte did something extraordinary.  He motored to the South Expressway in Manila, checked the status of the 19-km (Buendia-Balintawak) segment of […]

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“Secretary Cusi pointed out that lifting of the moratorium was arrived at in good faith” Share prices of once dormant listed petroleum exploration companies have doubled and even more than quadrupled on recent days, from […]

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BITCOINS ARE HIGHLY REACTIVE

On March 11, 2020, WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic and the bitcoin (BTC) was worth $7,950. The next day BTC plunged to $4,810. It slowly rose to around $10k in May. By November it held […]

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HOW WE LEARN BIAS AND TOLERANCE

We all notice race from birth. As babies, we quickly differentiate languages, likely from the sounds we hear while in the womb. Studies show that newborns can identify their mother’s voice and turn towards it. […]

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CULTURALLY DIVERSE BOOKS CAN BUILD TOLERANCE

Experience and research show that cultural exposure broadens our minds and increases our understanding of other races. As the pandemic constrains us to stay home, our social interactions are limited. But we can still experience […]

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THE FILIPINO INSTANT POT COOKBOOK

By Tisha Gonda Domingo, Jorell Domingo, Jeannie E Celestial, Art Swenson, Romeo Roque-Nido, Jamar Cabebe Paperback, 173 pages, 2019. Rocketships & Wonderment With the whole family at home, I’ve had to cook thrice as much […]

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MENDING LIFE

By Nina and Sonya Montenegro Hardcover, 194 pages, 2020. Sasquatch Books (Penguin Random House) I got depressed from COVID overload at the end of 2020 that I didn’t have the energy to read, write, nor […]

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WEEKNIGHT BAKING

Written & photographed by Michelle Lopez Hardcover, 297 pages, 2020. Simon & Schuster You all know I don’t bake, but Michelle’s passion for pastries moved me to try her vegan brownies for my allergic son. […]

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