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Of Mon Tulfo, Wanda Teo, Ben Tulfo, and Erwin Tulfo

‘Lazy’ and ‘slowpoke’: these were the words Duterte’s special envoy for public diplomacy to China Mon Tulfo used to describe Filipino construction workers. In doing so, he defended the influx of Chinese construction workers as well as illegal, undocumented foreign, particularly Chinese, workers. Most of these illegal, undocumented Chinese workers arrived as tourists and then …

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Duterte, not God, is the STUPID one (but he is just being truthful) Part 2

Don’t forget to read Part 1. Duterte’s stupid independent foreign policy Duterte talks about having an independent foreign policy that sides with no particular nation. However, he sides with China and Russia and this he does by criticizing the United States and the United Nations. Stupid, is he not? Diehard Duterte Supporters criticize the Catholic …

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Duterte, not God, is the STUPID one (but he is just being truthful) Part 1

Duterte and religion After reading news articles and social media posts about Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s tirades against the Catholic Church, which culminated into him calling God ‘stupid’, I cannot help but recall a verse I have read in the Bible years ago. The verse says that the foolishness of God is wiser than …

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The Filipino Church lacks experiences in local martyrdom and persecution

It is no secret that the Filipino Catholic Church has been into a few bullshits over the past few years, with scandals such as sexual abuse by its clergy, opulent lifestyles of its members as opposite to the lives of Jesus, the Apostles, and the saints, and interference in political matters, which get the goat …

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Trump-Kim Summit

The meeting that will change the world Like everyone else who keeps watch of the upcoming June 12 historic summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and American President Donald Trump – between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States of America (USA) – we cannot help but wonder what …

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What do the Barangay Tanods of the Philippines do? I want to know

The barangay, which roughly translates to “village”, is the smallest political unit in the Philippines. As of 2017, there are about 42, 036 barangays all over the country. The barangay captain or chairman, along with his councilors and other officers, leads the barangay. This post, however, is not about this unique political system in my …

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Philippine Politicians Are Corrupt: They Have No Love for the People (Part 2)

Evil runs in the family and in the party Philippine politicians do not serve the country out of love and in the name of public service but out of greed and lust. This is how poverty gets widespread and evil triumphs in the country. By producing new generations of corrupt and evil leaders, they prolong …

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Philippine Politicians Are Corrupt: They Have No Love for the People (Part 1)

“Love” lost in the proposed new constitution Lawmakers at the Philippine House of Representatives have proposed to delete the word “love” in the 1987 Constitution, the current constitution, in the move to change the country’s system of government to federalism. The House speaker threatens to hold the funds of lawmakers who oppose federalism. Philippine Congressmen …

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Mocha Uson Proves the Power of Faith (And How It Can Move Volcanoes)

Mocha Uson, the founder of Mocha Girls music group and current assistant secretary for social media under the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), unfortunately became the subject of jokes and memes for a reason that should put science and geography teachers all over the Philippines and even her alma mater (University of Santo Tomas or …

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Philippine Politicians Are World-Class Experts on Creating More Taxes (Additional Burden)

Word is out that Filipino politicians, many of them supporters of President Duterte, are all set to tax sugary drinks. While I am not against it (because I rarely consume sugar-sweetened beverages), I believe it is unnecessary at the moment. The Philippine government has yet to streamline its tax collection and run after big tax …

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