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#heartstrong Davao: An Open Letter to the Filipino People Mocking the Recent Bombing in Davao City


I am not from Davao but I am living in Davao for few years now. I had been to different places in the Philippines but Davao made me feel I am safe and home. With the recent bombing at Roxas Night Market my heart bleeds for 3 reasons. First, for someone who used to have a leg injury, I am an...

Hugot Defined: Talking about Relationships and Emotions


1. Falling in love Falling in love is perhaps the best feeling anyone could ever feel in his/her life. It takes you to a different kind of dimension. It takes you a place where everything seems to luster in an undoubting way. It takes you to somewhere wherein all the odds don't seem to matter anymore. A warm emotion that...

VP Binay Photo Feeding Child With Bare Hand Angers Netizens


A photo showing Vice President Jejomar Binay thrusting food into a young girl's mouth using his bare hand during his signature "boodle fight" has caused an early morning uproar in the social media. The photo posted by John Paulo Melanio Bañas was immediately flooded with comments expressing disgust and anger over what netizens called was an act of hypocrisy. Comments ranged...

#SpreadLoveNotHate: The Roxas Night Market Bombing


Davao City is keeping up with its promise of safety and security by providing services and truthful information free to all, thus, the tagline “Life is Here.” The assurance of safety and security to its constituents and tourists alike has always been a pride of Davao City. The city was cited as the "Safest City" in the world several times in...

‘Masa’ Shift Support to Davao’s Duterte


The political stock of reluctant Presidential prospect and Davao City Mayor Rody Duterte continues to increase as the Filipino 'masa' slowly shift their support to him, abandoning erstwhile frontrunner Vice President Jejomar Binay who is facing massive corruption charges. On line surveys conducted by the Philippine Star newspaper and Aliw Broadcasting Network's DWIZ Boses ni Juan over the weekend showed...

3 Duterte Traits that Make Him Remarkable


Two years after winning the Presidential race President Rodrigo Roa Duterte still enjoys a high satisfaction rating across the country. Although the oppositions and antis had been throwing controversies in his administration, millions of people in the Philippines are still trusting the government. Those who do not like him and his governance, and foreigners may wonder what makes him...

A faith that counts


Yahweh is near to the broken-hearted, he helps those whose spirit is crushed. Though hardships without number beset the upright, Yahweh brings rescue from them all. - Psalm 34:18-19 This passage speaks about how God works in the life of his broken-hearted people. This is not superficial, but evident as the concrete walls around us. But it would only be evident...

Dean of San Beda Graduate School of Law Debunks the Arguments of Sereno’s Sympathizers


The removal of Sereno as the Supreme Court's chief justice had caused a commotion over the weekend dividing the opinion of the masses. Some had their melodramatic outcry that democracy just died when the Supreme Court removed Sereno, while some thought that Quo Warranto is illegal and Sereno should have been tried in the Senate. Here's what Fr Ranhillo...