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Maguindanao massacre: The nation and the world reacts

1259062270-448As soon as details started to come out from the terrible carnage in Maguindanao, the national and international reactions have been unanimous in the level of mourning and anger.

They are a warning to President Arroyo that the nation and the world are watching: Continue reading →

The day after: Newly-weds Mar, Korina grab newspaper frontpage


Today’s newspapers appear to have one thing on common: They are all happy for newly-wed couple Liberal Party vice presidential candidate Sen. Mar Roxas II and ABS-CBN chief correspondent Korina Sanchez.

Photos from yesterday’s wedding rites dominate most today’s frontpages: Continue reading →

Wanted: One million new, young voters for 2010

Calling 1 million new voters, take the pledge!

Calling 1 million new voters, take the pledge!

The deadline for new voter registration is fast approaching. But many have yet to get listed to ensure that they can vote in next year’s elections.

Enter Kabataan Partylist and the National Union of Students of the Philippines with their “Isang milyong kabataan, isang milyong panatanew voter registration drive to be launched on August 20. The target is obvious: 1 million new registered voters, mostly young people, on top of the measly 800,000 or so that have listed themselves up so far. Continue reading →

Filipino blogs, tweets honor Corazon Aquino (1933-2009)

Filipino bloggers quickly took on the task of honoring former President Corazon Aquino, the country’s first female leader, who died today from cardiorespiratory arrest. She was 76. Continue reading →

My picks for the Top 10 Emerging Influential Blogs for 2009

Bloggers read other blogs to be updated and just like ordinary blog readers, also to engage in discussions and to be entertained or enlightened.

We have grown to love some of the new blogs and I really wish they are recognized.  Good thing we have the writing project Top 10 Emerging Influential Blogs for 2009 which makes giving credit to these noteworthy blogs a community effort.

Here are my top 10 picks for 2009: Continue reading →