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Importing a Scientific Outlook on Development — and Good Governance

WHY COMMUNIST CHINA’S PARTY SCHOOLS OFFER MORE THAN “DUTERTATORSHIP” DESPITE WHAT OUR “PATRIOTS” MAY SAY Continue reading

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Sex and Other Youth Risk Factors
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Sex and Other Youth Risk Factors

Last July I had the privilege in being invited by the Population Commission’s (POPCOM) dissemination forum for the fourth Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Survey (YAFFS4). The YAFFS4 is the country’s most comprehensive nationwide analysis of the youth’s (15-24 as per POPCOM’s definition) sexual and non-sexual behaviors and exposure. The first YAFSS even going as … Continue reading

Chinese Leaders Pass the Torch
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Chinese Leaders Pass the Torch

China’s once-in-a-generation transfer of power is hogging all the headlines today.  The mechanics of the “dictatorial” system of  Beijing is confusing to people outside the system but can be summed up as follows: 1. The tenure of the leaders – Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Premiere, Central Military Commission, Tribunal of the National People’s Congress, members of the … Continue reading

The P53.0 Dungon Bridge Anomaly in Iloilo
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The P53.0 Dungon Bridge Anomaly in Iloilo

With all credits to the Citizens Infrastructure Integrity Watchdog (InfraWatch) · The P36.0 Million spent by the DWPH Iloilo City District Engineering Office (ICDEO) on the two-lane Dungon Bridge is obscenely overpriced. It is overpriced by at least P15.0 Million as compared to a similar bridge in Negros Occidental completed in April 2012. The 25-meter Ayungon Bridge … Continue reading

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Here we go again….

Back in June, we were able to invite COMELEC-Digos in behalf of LENTE; and establish a one-day satellite registration office here in our campus. Due to my own failure of informing the broad public, enlisting the school’s support,rushing the election bureau and arriving late, the event fails in being at par with the previous 2009 … Continue reading

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A Fascist Tirade on Morals, and Good Taste

Apparently the troll-feed  Innocence of Muslims  is now requested from being shown – if ever it exists – in the Philippines. Butthurt Moros are currently petitioning the Supreme Court in preventing the potential lulzfest the movie may make. Hopefully they can stop whoever is making the ‘peaceful’ followers of Mohammad go on a killing frenzy. Citing the … Continue reading