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How to Earn Money from Freelance Photography in the Philippines

One of the greatest things about Freelancing is that, you have your own freedom, you are the boss, you choose your own projects, and make your own money. If photography is your passion deciding to become a freelance photographer may seem to be an eas...
by Business Tips Philippines on Dec 19, 2016

Rodrigo Roa Duterte: Under a Socialist Lens

Duterte claims the "Left" will die for him. Where did he get that idea, when he is not even a trueSocialist? Philippine president Rodrigo Roa Duterte is fond of claiming to be the only president elected from among the poor classes. By harping hi...
by New Philippine Revolution on Dec 18, 2016

Philippines not worried after US deferred aid package: Minister

President Rodrigo Duterte (R) delivers a speech before local and foreign businessmen at Malacanang Palace in Manila on December 12, 2016. (Photo by AFP)The Philippines says it could live with even less aid from the United States after Washington said...

Philippines ‘will likely not allow US to launch South China Sea patrols from its territory’

Philippine Defense Minister Delfin Lorenzana gestures during a conference in the city of Makati, the Philippines, December 8, 2016. (Photo by AP)The Philippines says it is highly unlikely that it will continue to allow the US military to use the Sout...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte: Donald Trump hailed my crackdown on drugs

Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte gesturing as he talks to US President-elect Donald Trump on the phone at Legaspi Suites in Davao City on December 2, 2016. (Photos by AFP)Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says US President-elect Do...

BusinessCoach Inc. December 2016 Business Seminar Schedule

December is a holiday season in the Philippines. But for some entrepreneurs and professionals, this month can be a busy month. Accountants will be closing books and business people will be making a business plan for the coming New Year. For aspiring...
by Business Tips Philippines on Dec 2, 2016

5 Philippines Must-See Places to Experience Before you Die

The Happy Nomad The Philippines is really a majestic and underappreciated location that you need to visit while it’s still off the tourist track. From bustling mega-cities to pristine tropical beaches, the Philippines has something for everyone...
by The Happy Nomad on Dec 2, 2016

The 5 Philippines Must See Places to Experience Once in a Life

The Happy Nomad The Philippines is really a majestic and underappreciated location that you need to visit while it’s still off the tourist track. From bustling mega-cities to pristine tropical beaches, the Philippines has something for everyone...
by The Happy Nomad on Dec 2, 2016

Reinterpretations of Mars Ravelo

The last quarter of 2016 marks the start of a series of year long events commemorating Mars Ravelo,  a writer and an artist,  who brought us timeless and iconic characters such as Darna, Captain Barbell, Dyesebel, Bondying and Maruja. Ravelo wa...
by Recycle Bin of a Middle Child on Oct 14, 2016

Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte threatens to swear at US President Barack Obama at ASEAN Summit

Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte (top L) arrives at the Wattay International Airport in Vientiane on September 5, 2016 for the 28th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit to be held September 6-8. (photos by AFP)Filipino President Ro...

Duterte fell into a trap when he declared state of lawlessness

Is the declaration of a "state of lawlessness" another joke? Are we becoming a government of endless knee-jerk reactions? Is governance now such a trifling matter that a mere bombing of a city necessitates a declaration of putting the entire Philippi...
by New Philippine Revolution on Sep 4, 2016

Festival : Talakudong Festival at Tacurong City

You might wonder on what is the meaning of TALAKUDONG? Talakudong term is a Maguindanaoan dialect which means a head covering used by early settlers in this part of the region. It sounds like "Turong" or "Pandong" in Cebuano dialect, that connot...

FALSE DECLARATIONS – Lying about your credentials can land you in jail

According to popular employment website Jobstreet.com, it is fairly common for job seekers to declare false information in their resumes. People routinely do that through [read more]...
by The Filipino Scribe on Aug 31, 2016

Beijing must recognize international tribunal ruling on South China Sea: Philippines

Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay ©AFPThe Philippines has once again warned China about its refusal to accept the ruling by an international tribunal that dismisses Beijing’s territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea.Philippine...

PAANO MAGING BAYANI? | Ten standards in selecting Filipino heroes

The country’s celebration of the National Heroes Day tomorrow comes just two weeks before the scheduled burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan [read more]...
by The Filipino Scribe on Aug 29, 2016

Philippine government of President Rodrigo Duterte signs ceasefire agreement with NDF Communist movement

The Philippine government of President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an indefinite ceasefire agreement with the National Democratic Front (NDF) Communist movement.Norway, which has been playing an intermediary role in the talks on a peace deal since 200...

The Intern (featuring Goods.ph)

It's always a problem to me what bag to carry during a certain event or point in my life like when I was still in school. For someone who leaves home at six in the morning and back at six in the evening five times a week, I don't have much time to re...
by Momo à la Mode on Aug 11, 2016

Duterte’s war on drugs puts spotlight on police brutality

Like a lot of Filipinos, I fully support President Rodrigo Duterte‘s strong initiative to go after drug syndicates and hardened criminals in the Philippines. However, [read more]...
by The Filipino Scribe on Aug 2, 2016

Gentlemen of the Philippines 2016: Full List of Winners

The first edition of Gentlemen of the Philippines (2016) announced its winners during the grand coronation night held at Trinity University of Asia Theater in Quezon City on July 31, 2016. Andrea Biondo of North Italy won Mister Universal Ambassad...
by The Intersections & Beyond on Aug 1, 2016

Philippines jail overcrowding: Photos reveal inmates take turns to sleep

Inmates rest in their sleeping quarters inside the Quezon City jail at night in Manila. Photo / Getty ImagesEye-opening images reveal the daily life of 3,800 inmates serving time behind the crowded walls of a notorious Philippines prison built for ju...


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