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Pagsanján — Bangkero, Lahát ay Masayá (music video)

We often hear of celebrities, usually movie and TV actors, running for public office. And if they ever win, their acting stops there. Naturally. Their craft has no place in the higgledy-piggledy world...

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LA LAGUNA The Festival of Life (booths of towns and cities)

LA LAGUNA The Festival of Life 2012. Featuring photos of all the beautifully decorated booths of each town and city of the cultural-conscious province of La Laguna (only Majayjay did not participate; I...

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The Bourne Legacy official trailer

Here’s the much-awaited full-length official trailer for The Bourne Legacy that was released yesterday. Why is FILIPINO eSCRIBBLES posting this stuff? Because this trailer (as well as the movie itself)...

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Why we should not celebrate Philippine Independence Day

Every year on this day we celebrate our independence from colonialists (particularly Spain). But are we really independent from a foreign power? The answer is in the negative. The truth is, the...

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The Philippines is now 441 years old!

Our country has just turned 441 years old today. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, PHILIPPINES! Ain’t it a li’l bit freaky that I’m the only Filipino who blogs about this historic event? Filed under: Current Events,...

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Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day 2012

The Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day is a national holiday that commemorates and preserves centuries-old friendship, and strong historical and cultural links between our countries. —Senator Edgardo...

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Queen Sofía of Spain visits the Philippines!

  Click here for the latest news on Queen Sofía’s Philippine visit! ALSO: http://globalnation.inquirer.net/42995/queen-sofia-arrives-at-spanish-envoy%E2%80%99s-makati-residence...

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Cabuyao City, La Laguna!

Congratulations to the people of Cabuyao! Their town has just been converted into a component city over the weekend! SAN PEDRO, La Laguna — Cabuyao town in La Laguna is now officially a city even if...

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Pass the RH Bill now!

Yep. You heard me right. Pass that damned bill right now. As in RIGHT NOW. Anyway, it’s gonna end up like that laughable Clean Air Act — it will join the company of Alf and Mikey Macapagal Arroyo’s...

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♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥Thirteen hearts for our thirteenth anniversary!   Filed under: Current Events

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Day of Action vs. Cybercrime Law

Citizens, netizens set Oct 2 Day of Action vs. Cybercrime Law Maui Hermitanio Groups opposing Republic Act 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Law signed by President Benigno Aquino III, will troop to...

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Latino Pride

¡Feliz Día De La Hispanidad! Filed under: Current Events, Identidad Filipina

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¡Viva San Pedro Calungsod!

VATICAN City, 21 October 2012 — The Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI praised the “heroic courage” and “tenacious profession of faith” of Filipinos’ second saint, Pedro Calungsod, during the homily at...

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Let us all save the Alberto House of Biñán

PRES. BENIGNO AQUINO III: Save the historic Alberto Mansion in Biñán, La Laguna. Dr. Bimbo Santa María The house is almost 200 years old. It was built by Lorenzo Alberto Alonso, father of Teodora...

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Happy 2013 to all of us!

May we all have a very happy, healthy, prosperous, meaningful, and BLESSED 2013! Filed under: Christianity, Current Events, Hope

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Pascuhan sa La Laguna

Opening their gifts! This is an age-old Filipino custom that my family is conserving every 6th of January. Some far-flung barrios of La Laguna are still doing this (particularly those in the eastern...

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What goes around comes around.

I’m not supposed to blog yet because of a deadline. But I just couldn’t let this one pass my restless attention: MANILA, Philippines – A Manila court found prominent tour guide and reproductive health...

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Doy Laurel in history

Today’s version of democracy seems to be more conducive to trade liberalization, an unfair economic setup that benefits only imperialist powers such as the US and China. Never smaller economies such as...

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Easter Sunday 2013 is the 492nd anniversary of the first Mass in the...

DID YOU KNOW? Today, Easter Sunday, is the 492nd anniversary of the first Mass in our country that was celebrated in Isla Mazaua! It happened on 21 March 1521 which was also an Easter Sunday! The...

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Norvic Solidum, Mayor of San… Vicente?

Two days ago, the Manila Times ran a rather disturbing story about a political “tug of war” that is happening in the erstwhile municipality of San Pedro in La Laguna province: Tug of war over La Laguna...

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