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Yesterday, January 23, 2018, was the 119th year of the declaration of the First Philippine Republic, popularly known as the Malolos Republic. This is an important historical event for Filipinos because it signified our determination to prove to the world that we are capable of self-rule. It marked an important period in our struggle for independence set into motion by the nationalist writings of Jose Rizal and the revolution led by Andres Bonifacio.

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In a world of modernity, materialism, and technological advances, some find it difficult to comprehend people’s devotion to religion and spirituality.

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by Senator Manny Villar I remember a time when dining out was a lot simpler. In the first place, in those days dining out was not that frequent as most families prefer to eat in the house. Everyone comes home for dinner was the rule in most families. In the few times that we can […]

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Happy 2018 to all our readers! The past year was a very good year for the country, and 2018 promises to be an even better year.

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The Americans celebrate Thanksgiving Day every fourth Thursday of November. It is a holiday that allows them to express their gratitude for a good life with their family and the community. We do not have a Thanksgiving holiday in the Philippines but I think the New Year celebration comes close because it is the time when we reflect on our blessings for the year and look forward to a new year.

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In the Philippines, there are many signs Christmas is approaching. You begin to hear Christmas songs on the radio as early as October.

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