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Charlie ‘Atong’ Ang back in RP

A close friend of deposed president Joseph Estrada was extradited to the country on Friday signalling the possible reopening of the graft case against the fallen leader. Charlie “Atong” Ang arrived in the Philippines at 5:30 a.m. on board Philippine Airlines flight PR 103 under heavy police escort from the Read more »

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17 Ways to Ruin the Eraserheads Legacy

[Note from the author: This is not the regular weekly toxic braindump that got accidentally published ahead of time. This was originally drafted as my second post to my weekly column but I felt that it’s either too boring or…I just felt that it’s already way out Read more »

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Philippines Attracts Koreans With English Programs

Korea is a good market for the Philippines, as its people visit not only for tourism but also to learn English, said Joseph Ace H. Durano, secretary of the Philippines Department of Tourism. Durano was in Korea to lead the fifth Philippine Hotels, Resort Road Show, which opened Sunday Read more »

New tropical depression threatens Philippines

A week after typhoon Cimaron hit the Philippines killing at least 19 people, a new tropical low pressure is closing in on northern Philippines and could strengthen into a typhoon threatening the East Sea. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Thursday tropical depression ‘Queenie’ was estimated Read more »

Komikero meets

Komikero Gerry uploads a video montage of their group’s get togethers from 2004-2006 to the tune of “Sumayaw, Sumunod” by The Boyfriends.

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Taiwan shuts doors on Pinoy workers

Filipino domestic helpers and other skilled workers will be barred from working in Taiwan starting next year. Last week, Taiwan’s Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) announced plans to exclude the Philippines from the 80,000 quota for migrant workers, according to Jackson Gan, president of the Filipino Manpower Agencies Accredited to Read more »