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Philippine pride in Paris exhibit
on Apr 14, 2013 in Arts Culture By Augusto F. Villalon/Philippine Daily Inquirer – Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault of France and Vice President Jejomar Binay of the Philippines inaugurated the exhibit “Philippines: Archipel des Échanges (Philippines: Archipelago of Exchan...

Ariella Arida is Bb. Pilipinas-Universe 2013
on Apr 13, 2013 in Entertainment By Dexter Rodrigo Matilla/ – Ariella Arida describes herself as just an average person but for the next 365 days, she’ll be anything but as she is now Bb. Pilipinas-Universe 2013. The 24-year-old Arida brought home the crown last...

Cultural Catholics
on Apr 11, 2013 in Opinion By Michael L. Tan/Philippine Daily Inquirer – The results of the recent Social Weather Stations survey on Roman Catholic (I’ll use “Catholic” from here on, for convenience) belief and practice in the Philippines have caused a stir, partic...

Masbate’s cowboy festival is Pinoy and wildly western all at the same time
on Apr 10, 2013 in Lifestyle By Amanda Lago/GMANews – For most people, the cowboy is a foreign, distinctly all-American symbol. What usually comes to mind is John Wayne, the Marlboro Man, Buffalo Bill, the Wild West. But for the people of Masbate in Bicol, the cowboy is mo...

Wikileaks: US envoy disgusted with Marcos b-day party
on Apr 8, 2013 in News via - Wikileaks has released more than 1.7 million US diplomatic and intelligence documents from the 1970s. Some of the documents reveal US embassy officials were disgusted by the ostentatious display of wealth by former President Fer...

Chinese fishing boat grounded in Tubbataha
on Apr 8, 2013 in News By Jaime Laude/The Philippine Star – A Chinese fishing vessel ran aground at the Tubbataha marine park late Monday, just days after a US warship that hit the protected heritage site in the Sulu Sea was removed. Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) spo...

Legacy of Bataan
on Apr 7, 2013 in NoteWorthy By Cecilia I. Gaerlan/ – Two years ago, while doing public readings of my World War II novel “In Her Mother’s Image,” I discovered that not too many people in this country have heard of the Fall of Bataan. My father, Luis Gaerl...

GMA7 releases ‘Lupang Hinirang’ video in HD
on Apr 6, 2013 in Entertainment via - After the release of the Philippine national anthem in 2010, GMA Network launches another theatrical rendition of “Lupang Hinirang,” expected to capture the attention of TV audiences and moviegoers alike as it hits TV screens...

US Navy faces P58-M fine over Tubbataha
on Apr 4, 2013 in News By Angela Casauay/Rappler – The Philippines will ask the US Navy to pay fines of about P58-M over the damage it caused the Tubbataha reef, Rappler learned on Friday, April 5. The USS Guardian damaged about 2,345.67 square meters of the reef whe...

Amid online discord, Rogue Mag no longer publishing ‘new fiction’ by Miguel Syjuco
on Apr 3, 2013 in Arts Lifestyle CARMELA G. LAPENA, GMA News Online Rogue Magazine will no longer publish an excerpt of fiction by Man Asian Prize winner Miguel Syjuco, amid controversy on social networking sites, and complaints from Syjuco himself. According to the award-winning Fi...

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