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Take that, Parenting Police

By: Vincent Sales Philippine Daily Inquirer Don’t tell the Parenting Police. I fed my kid a chocolate bar. With sugar. And red food coloring. They’ll revoke your parenting license for that. Your kid might get cancer. Or, I don’t know, red poop. All right, I’m a bad parent. A Read more »

Nelson’s Taho

A unique everyday favorite at the fashionable Power Plant Mall Selling taho is a pedestrian profession, right? And hawking street food under the scorching sun is no fun, since it’s “poor man’s food”. To one named Nelson Dugayo, however, it’s a precious, sweet blend and a lucrative livelihood. After Read more »

After 100 years, Pinoy hero reburied with military honors

By Jun Elias, The Philippine Star – Jose Baliton Nisperos was awarded the US Congressional Medal of Honor almost 100 years ago on Nov. 25, 1912 for single-handedly repelling Islamic rebels in Basilan on Sept. 24, 1911. The Philippine Scouts corporal was the first Asian and Filipino to receive Read more »

Philippine Bamboo Bikes Hit the Trail

By Josephine Cuneta – Bike frames have come a long way from steel and aluminum to exotic alloys and carbon fibers. Now, in the Philippines, they’re going all the way back to bamboo. The “bamboo bike” is turning into the latest hot item for environmentalists here, with its low Read more »

Planking is out, ‘Noynoying’ is in

By Jaymee T. Gamil, Julie M. Aurelio Philippine Daily Inquirer Planking is so yesterday. The new “in” thing is to just laze around as if you have no worries, or “Noynoying,” in youthspeak. Street rallies against oil price hikes have adapted to threats against planking protesters as youth militants Read more »

Some common reasons why people can’t get US visas

ROSE-AN JESSICA DIOQUINO, GMA NEWS GMA News Online is doing a series of stories about obtaining visas to the United States, the top destination of overseas Filipinos. According to data from the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), there were about 2.9 million Filipinos in the US as of 2009. Read more »

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