“Rice Tariffication Law”

In line with the current controversy regarding the Rice Tariffication Law, signed and implemented on 14 February 2019 (Republic Act No 11203), the clamor for a fairer palay price has been circulating news portals nationwide and worldwide. Continue reading “Rice Tariffication Law”

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“Manny Pacquiao: The People’s Champ”

Manny Pacquiao after winning against Brandon Rios on Nov. 24, 2013. (Photo Credits: CNN)
Manny Pacquiao after winning against Brandon Rios on Nov. 24, 2013. (Photo Credits: CNN)

Filipinos used to laugh at him whenever he’d speak. Stand-up comedians would mimic his accent which, in turn, produced helpless chortles from the audience.

Nevertheless, he is also the iconic boxer, staunchly supported by hordes of Filipinos as he takes on numerous boxing challenges here and overseas. Continue reading “Manny Pacquiao: The People’s Champ”

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“Gina Lopez”

Image of Gina Lopez by ABS-CBN
Photo Credits: ABS-CBN

It was a downcast day when national TV suddenly announced the untimely death of Regina Paz “Gina” La’O Lopez (December 27, 1953 – August 19, 2019). Daughter to ABS-CBN’s Chairman Emeritus Eugenio Lopez, Jr., Lopez is known for her selfless contributions toward social and civic developments be it in the Philippines or abroad. Continue reading “Gina Lopez”

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