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Philippine Politics and WordPress Loops Don’t Mix

Philippine Politics and WordPress Loops Don’t Mix

Philippine politics and award-winning open source CMS WordPress cannot seem to create good code poetry. Perhaps poetry and political harmony (read; anarchy) cannot and will never co-exist to create a dynamic Filipino WordPress community. Read More »

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Philippines State of the Nation Address – A Pinoy Twitterfest

Philippines State of the Nation Address – A Pinoy Twitterfest

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo presented her ninth and final State of the Nation Address (Sona) which focused on grandstanding the administration’s achievements stating successful programs and round statistical figures and even goes about lashing out on her critics. Read More »

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Proud to be Pinoy; Lanao Del Sur Mayor Mauls Golfers

Proud to be Pinoy; Lanao Del Sur Mayor Mauls Golfers

After talking about being feeling good to be Pinoy, it seems that some have had worse experiences right in my own beloved homeland where fellowmen are being harassed by my own Filipino-elected public servants. I just read about it from the article, A Bad Round of Golf by JaypeeOnline, where he wrote about the plight of Bambee de la Paz, her father and brother who got beat up to a pulp by Nasser Pangandaman Jr., a Mayor from Lanao Del Sur. Read More »

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Pinay Scandal – SEO Campaign Results

Pinay Scandal – SEO Campaign Results

Last October 9, 2008 Archon Digital launched a campaign both as a cause oriented post for awareness against exploitation of Filipina women as well as an SEO experiment to drive traffic to this site by maximizing for keywords related to Pinay Scandal.

[UPDATE July 17, 2011] This SEO contest and advocacy campaign against the exploitation of Filipinas has ended. The campaign that was launched in 2007 is no longer active and those who participated should delete the links and inform others.

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Down the Drain: GMA Impeachment Raps Junked

Down the Drain: GMA Impeachment Raps Junked

[Novermber 26, 2008] Today, members of the justice committee of the House of Representatives of the Republic of the Philippines has voted 42 against, 8 for impeachment of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. The committee ruled that the compaint is insufficient in substance. Read More »

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Typhoon Frank / Fengshen

Typhoon Frank / Fengshen

Typhoon Frank (international codename: Fengshen) hit Metro Manila this Sunday causing widespread floods and a power outage which lasted for most of the day.

An inter-island ferry the M/V Princess of the Star carrying 626 passengers and 121 crew members was reported to have capsized off Sibuyan Island in the central province of Romblon. Search and rescue efforts are being conducted by the Coast Guard where only four survivors have been found as bad weather continues to hamper the recovery of survivors and dead bodies. Read More »

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