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Coming to New Zealand is a Closed Topic

Hello Readers. I am now closing the topic on New Zealand. And with this, I will no longer reply to your queries. I don’t want to make a lengthy discussion. I don’t understand why inspite of the real threat of education trafficking which I wrote previously…

Thoughts of an OFW in New Zealand

When will summer come? Does it actually come? Do I really need to carry my jacket even on summer? I love snow but … I hope it melts fast. When it does I hope it doesn’t get any colder. And bit my hands to below freezing point. I miss…

Look at What Foreigners Say About Duterte’s Remark on the UN

President Rodrigo Duterte took the international media by storm when he made a straightforward remark on the United Nations he thinks is meddling with is administration’s fight against drugs. He threatened to leave the organisation and criticised the UN for failing to address hunger and terrorism citing Syria…

Ten Reasons why Leila De Lima is the Most Hated Senator

I bet you would agree with me, Leila De Lima rose to popularity because she is hated and here’s why. Leila De Lima had a lackluster performance as chairperson of the Commission of Human Rights. She defended the rights of criminals, terrorists and communists rather than the innocent…

My Story on Marimar: The Mindanao Drug Queen

I remember Marimar. She is the infamous drug queen who controls the biggest drug distribution industry in Mindanao. She is feared. She is powerful. The Beauty of Thalia The first time, I heard her name decades ago, I think of the beauty of Thalia. I think of a face that…

How Spiritual Blackmail Almost Destroyed Me

Spiritual blackmail is real. It happened to me at the least unexpected moment with the least unexpected people. Here, in New Zealand. I met a classmate who introduced me to his friends who were attending this particular Christian church. I am a very spiritual person. I am a Christian and…

A Tale of Two Freak Chopper Accidents

There is something about drugs, chopper accidents and the Liberal party that tickles my imagination. On May 17, 2010, Governor of Quezon Province, Rafael Nantes died in a freak chopper accident. His helicopter exploded in mid-air. In August 18, 2012, Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo…

Can Perla Really Whiten and Smoothen Skin?

I am writing this piece in response to a popular demand in my inbox. Their question is: Can Perla whiten and smoothen skin? Pimple Buster In my teens and with a horrible acne attack. My neighbors recommended Perla. They said it not only removes the massive explosion of zits on…

Is ALDUB Dead? What can resurrect the love-team?

I admit it. I was an ALDUB fan. Please highlight the past tense “was”. I stopped watching the live television series for months, maybe close to a year. The last time I remember watching was when they first danced at a large dome. The venue adorned with light…

Cagayan de Oro Proudest in Duterte’s Inauguration

Mindanao fashion designers had their share of fame and honor during President Rodrigo Duterte’s inauguration on June 30, 2016. Cagayan de Oro silk weavers and fashion designer however are the proudest. Duterte is the first president of the Republic of the Philippines who comes from Mindanao. President Duterte wore…