• Intglos
    INTGLOS Last Wednesday, Ambassador Harry Thomas Jr. visited the De La Salle University to have a conference/seminar regarding the relationship/foreign relations between the Philippines and United States of America. During the first part of his speech, he discussed the economic opportunities...
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  • Sona 2011
    On July 25, 2011, President Benigno Noynoy Aquino delivered his 2nd State of the Nation Address (SONA) before congress. 2011 SONA marked his 2nd year as President of the Republic of the Philippines. President Noynoy (Pinoy in short) is the 15th President who promised the moon and the stars during...
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  • blah
    documents how poverty fanned the flames of unrest and rebellion”. From: “Getting Our Act Together,” closing remarks delivered by Rep. Wigberto E Tañada on September 5, 2000 during the Social Watch Philippines National Consultation. 2. Reference to the occasion “History looks very kindly towards...
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  • Reaction Paper- Aquino Sona 2012
    bringing down the number of dengue cases in the country. PNoy had also mentioned about Military Modernization. PHILIPPINE AIR FORCE will have an additional two C-130, 21 refurbished UH-1H helicopters and four combat utility helicopters at the end of the year. Come 2013, 10 attack helicopters, two...
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  • Pnoy's 2012 Sona Comes Up Short, Analysts Say
    speech and very short and limited legislative agenda," de Vera said. He said Aquino should have also mentioned the freedom of information bill and charter change. De Vera, however, believes that Aquino's SONA had more pluses than minuses. On the economy, businessmen said they are generally...
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  • State of the Nation 2012: Pnoy
    his BOSSES: the Filipinos. The speech articulated about the progress of the Philippine economy and the government’s plan and preparation for the betterment of the country through his way of governance. He did a brief talk pertaining to root of bad economy and poverty, rotten governance of the past...
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  • The Poor and the Rich
    (Southern Tagalog), 20.8 percent; Region 2 (Cagayan Valley), 24.8 percent; and Region 1 (Ilocos), 29.6 percent. Two regions in Luzon - Region 5 (Bicol), the southernmost region in Luzon, and the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) - had a poverty incidence of over 30 percent. About 49 percent of...
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  • Pnoy
    were generally peaceful,� Director General Nicanor Bartolome of the Philippine National Police said in a statement shortly after the President ended his speech at 5:30 p.m. Protesters on Commonwealth Avenue denounced police for stopping them at around noon—four hours before Aquino delivered...
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  • La Solidaridad
    , General Carlos Maria de la Torre, was appointed at this time to the Philippines. He abolished censorship and extended to Filipinos the rights of free speech and assembly contained in the Spanish constitution of 1869. The popular governor did not last long. He was to be replaced in 1871 by Rafael de...
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  • social issues in the philippines
    Philippines. The FAO reported that there are some 840 million undernourished people in the world today while the World Bank said about 1.2 billion people lived on less than US$1 per day. Some 25,000 people reportedly die of hunger and poverty each day. Measured annually, around six million children...
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  • Social Problems
    , education, clothing and shelter. About 1.7 billion people are estimated to live in absolute poverty today. Relative poverty refers to lacking a usual or socially acceptable level of resources or income as compared with others within a society or country.[1] For most of history poverty had been...
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  • Assessment in Special Education: Philippines
    Special Needs in the Philippines Assessment is an indispensable process in the educational system, especially in educating children with disabilities. It is a process of obtaining information for decisions about students, curriculum and programs, decisions and on educational the of policies. of...
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  • Issues in Philippine Cinema
    state of Philippine cinema. Too many of our mainstream producers, directors and writers have become worn-out and cynical, they have conceded themselves to the perceived grim state of Philippine filmmaking but incase they have forgotten, filmmaking is not all about business, there is such a thing we...
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  • The Block
    reform program expires in 2014. http://www.ucanews.com Activists sceptical about land reform under new Philippines president BANGKOK (TrustLaw) – When Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III, son of two democracy heroes, was sworn in as the Philippines' fifteenth president on June 30, he pledged to tackle...
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  • Speech
    fact that children should not be detained in jails and in exceptional cases, if they are detained, then only for a very short time. In developing countries like the Philippines, the reality contradicts what the law is describing. In the Philippines, the individual is blamed for his wrongdoings. And...
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  • International Migration
    Bangladesh. These countries also supply labour for Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. About 10% of the population of Philippines, 8 million people, are engaged in work away from their home country. Since the early 1980s, demand for female migrant workers has grown, mostly for domestic services...
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  • Anongoras
    books banned, they were smuggled into the Philippines and rapidly gained a wide readership. Other important Propagandists included Graciano Lopez Jaena, a noted orator and pamphleteer who had left the islands for Spain in 1880 after the publication of his satirical short novel, Fray Botod (Brother...
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  • Trruth Behind the Philippine Economy
    The Philippine economy has grown by about 5 percent a year on average over the last ten years, significantly higher than in the previous two decades. Yet the number of people living below the poverty line has actually increased. What does the administration of President Benigno “Nonoy” Aquino III...
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  • Rh Bill
    violates freedom of expression. The bill’s criminalization of speech that “maliciously engages in disinformation” (an undefined category) about the substance or even potential motives behind the RH bill violates the constitutional right to free speech and expression. The provision should be eliminated...
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  • Philippine Literature
    1970, his short story THE DISTANT CITY won the GRAPHIC short story award. THE NEW FILIPINO LITERATURE DURING THIS PERIOD Philippines literature in Tagalog was revived during this period. Most themes in the writings dealt with Japanese brutalities, of the poverty of life under the Japanese...
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