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Wer mit der Herde geht, kann nur den Ärschen folgen - whoever runs with the flock, can only follow ass

What Vice Ganda’s tongue-in-cheek remark says about us Filipinos

The latest buzz that has been circulating around the chattering classes is how ABS-CBN comedic talent Vice Ganda made a tongue-in-cheek remark when asked if he had any plans to pursue a career in public service. “Gusto ko president ako … Continue reading

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It is in the Filipinos’ best interest that Noynoy stay alive until the 2016 elections are over

President Noynoy Aquino’s health has been a concern ever since the start of his term. He is known as an avid smoker. He claims that his job causes him an unbearable amount of stress. What doesn’t help is that he … Continue reading

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A reminder to Filipinos – the cardinal rules of the House of Aquino

Is it just me, or a growing number of Filipino citizens are becoming more dissatisfied with president Benigno Simeon Aquino III’s (BS Aquino) performance as time passes by? Those who are dissatisfied claim that nothing much has changed. BS Aquino … Continue reading

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Do Filipinos understand what debates are really all about?

It seems Nancy Binay has recently become the subject of a few satirical articles. The focus of such satire is her apparent aversion towards participation in any kind of political debate during the election campaign. Court grants Nancy Binay’s Temporary … Continue reading

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What a difference a day makes – from incredible to infernal: Noynoy’s feature on Time 100

What a difference a day makes, twenty-four little hours … What a difference a day makes, and the difference is you – Stanley Adams, What a Diff’rence a Day Makes What a difference a day makes indeed. President Benigno Simeon … Continue reading

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Why Filipino tourists are most likely to get bad reputations abroad

We often harp on and on about Filipinos and the things they do and do not do in their own country. We also contrast this to Filipinos abroad, and how strikingly meek, compliant, and law-abiding most of them suddenly become … Continue reading

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In 21st century Philippines, discrimination is still an inescapable way of life

Tall, blond, fair-skinned and sharp-nosed. This is the image a lot of Filipinos carry in their heads of the ideal physical appearance that they dream of achieving. This is in no small part due to the excessive admiration that Filipinos … Continue reading

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