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Sly Excuses of Traffic Violators

    Unclogging the Metro Manila streets of traffic violators challenged the MMDA since day 1 of its existence. Now, the MMDA found a workable formula: an immense potential. If the standard procedure remains intact and uncorrupted. The role of

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The Max’s Weird Menu

At P. Imperial St. where Pacific Mall of Legaspi is, the Max’s Restaurant on the ground floor offered a weird menu that prompted me to call the Manager. The menus are not weird per se. Their dishes are popular. But

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Accidental Discovery of a Long Lost Relative

Surprised to see Jose Pereira’s art work displayed at the Philippines National Museum, I got an instant recall of his story, my mother used to tell me when I was young. Jose Pereira, per my mother’s story, was the paramour

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Voluntary or Mandatory of the ROTC? That is the Question

  In 2001, Mark Chua, a Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadet at the University of Santo Tomas was murdered and found in the Pasig River for severe hazing. This was after Chua’s expose in the UST’s school organ about

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The Vulnerable, the Scooper, and the Queer

  Before Manny Pacquiao’s infamous quote: “Homosexuals as worse than animals,” let’s understand that his 65 professional boxing bouts his head had received an enormous amount of beatings that could have altered how his head is wired. It’s a typical

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The Funny Scam Job

I didn’t know why I couldn’t say no to them, although as always when we’re together we’re tuned in for disaster. We were the three musketeers of disaster, so to speak.

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Remembrance of Things Past

Two years ago I participated in a study conducted by The Canadian Longitudinal Survey on Aging (CLSA) It is a study where the CLSA gathers information on approximately 50, 000 men and women throughout Canada, between the ages of 45

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