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10 Reasons Why Men Remains Single, at Least for Now

10 Reasons Why Men Remains Single, at Least for Now

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A lot of long lost friends asking me why I am still single every time I meet some of them and I can’t really give them my best answer that would convince them to believe me. Most of them are married. The moment someone asks me why I am still single my answer is simple. “I am still enjoying my life and I am happy being single”. Most people don’t understand this concept. Is happiness can be found only by getting married? Definitely not and there are more unhappy married people than single ones. If you are happy being married then good for you. I am happy being single so we have something in common. We both happy so there’s no problem. Marriage is a nightmare for  most unhappy married couple. Majority of men says “sex stops after marriage” and I believe its true.. Top 10 reasons why
Why Filipinos Should Boycott CDR King’s Low Quality Products

Why Filipinos Should Boycott CDR King’s Low Quality Products

Daily Life
It is no secret to all Filipinos who use a computer and electronic accessories that CDR King is the master of piracy and imitation. Its products are made from industrial wastes and garbage so there is almost zero quality. CDR King sells products that are 100% China-made. I am a direct victim of this horrendous company, not only by receiving useless products but also in dealing with their undisciplined, lazy, disorganized customer service. Worst Customer Service I and my two co-workers visited the CDR-King store inside SM Sta. Rosa to buy an earphone needed for our presentation. It was payday and there was a very long line of customers waiting for their turn to get served. Not knowing if they have what we were looking, I asked the saleslady sitting in front of the computer if they have...
Can We Blame The Government If We Are Jobless?

Can We Blame The Government If We Are Jobless?

Daily Life
Every year, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) release the lists of in-demand courses, but we chose to believe in our neighbors than the the Government. Can somebody tell the Filipino parents and students that nursing, business administration, hotel and restaurant management (HRM), and seafarer courses are no longer in demand in the Philippines and abroad? The mentioned courses according to DOLE have the highest unemployment rate. Should we still gamble our children’s future because we want them to have high-paying job despite extremely stiff competition? The government already told us to do this and not to do that, but we still insisted –afterwards we blame the government because we couldn’t find a job. Aren’t we stupid? I’m no
Look: Kim Domingo Credits Her Naturally Big Boobs for Landing Her Big Projects

Look: Kim Domingo Credits Her Naturally Big Boobs for Landing Her Big Projects

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Some girls blessed with an ample bosom tend to be ungrateful for this attribute. However, Kim Domingo says hers are proving to be quite useful. The 22-year-old Filipina model turned actress claims that her breast size always helps her landing on major projects, especially on product endorsements and TV projects. “I think most men I met like them (referring to her boobs), as they always staring at my face then looking down to my breasts,” the actress said. Domingo also said that her breasts are bigger than that of an average Filipina at her age, and she considers them a big asset. “They actually help me especially on my modeling career where I had to wear bikinis and taking hot photos”, she said. When asked if she had undergone a breast surgery, the actress said: “they jus
The Reason Why This Mother Rejected UP Scholarship For Her Valedictorian Son Will Shock You

The Reason Why This Mother Rejected UP Scholarship For Her Valedictorian Son Will Shock You

Blog, Career & Employment, Daily Life
Update 12/01/2017 Josephine Anne Lapira, 22, a University of the Philippines (UP) Manila student, died in what the authorities reported as an encounter between New People’s Army members and government forces in Batangas province on the evening of Nov. 28. September 26, 2017 - Southern Leyte | Sometimes, parents cannot be blamed for their unorthodox decisions especially when they experienced something that changed their lives. This is what happened to the family of Elsa Torreblanca, a public school teacher, widow, and a mother of four. Elsa’s husband Mario, was killed by suspected members of New People’s Army in Sogod, Southern Leyte, on September 2000. Mario was a farmer and was suspected by the group as a military asset. The group later claimed his death, but evidence of his l
This Agonizing Story Reminds Everyone How Activism Can Destroy Someone’s Future

This Agonizing Story Reminds Everyone How Activism Can Destroy Someone’s Future

Blog, Career & Employment, Daily Life
It was June 2000 when Carmelo Luna Jr. entered the University of the Philippines – Los Baños as a freshman taking BS. In Agriculture. Carmelo was among the top students who graduated from Tanauan Institute, a private school in Tanauan City, Batangas. Carmelo Jr. is the eldest son of Jeepney driver Carmelo Baltazar Sr., and his deceased wife Lucinda. Lucinda died of breast cancer two years earlier, leaving Carmelo Sr. with three kids (Junjun and his two younger sisters). Carmelo Sr, or Meloy as called by his neighbors, is a frustrated lawyer. He studied Political Science in San Beda College, but because poverty struck his family after his father died, he was not able to graduate and settled driving Jeepney after he got married at 24. Meloy’s hope relied on his son Junjun. After
Not Bar, CHED Says LET is Now the Toughest PH License Exam to Pass

Not Bar, CHED Says LET is Now the Toughest PH License Exam to Pass

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The Commission on Higher Education (CHED). On Wednesday said licensed teachers are now the smartest and most intelligent professionals in the Philippines. This is after the Philippine Regulations Commission (PRC), released the result of March 2017 Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) result, where only 10.9% for elementary teachers have passed, while only 25.46% for the secondary teachers have passed. Both results are the lowest percentage among any other board exams given by PRC since the commission was created decades ago. The following is the list of results of different board and professional licensure exams given by the PRC in 2017. From highest to lowest. Physician/Medical Doctor – 61.73% Lawyer (bar – given by Supreme Court) – 59.06% Master Electrician – 58.05%
Karma? Former PUP Activist Now Living Through 4Ps Program

Karma? Former PUP Activist Now Living Through 4Ps Program

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When Marcus Mauricio passed the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP-Manila), entrance exam on March 2001, his parents told him to stop seeing his high school sweetheart. Their reason was, the girl didn’t deserve him as they were aware that her parents cannot afford to send their daughter to college. Marcus was an officer of Student Supreme Government (SSG) during his high school in Bulacan. His family runs a rice mill and a small factory of salted eggs. Finance was not a problem for his family. His two older brothers, although had their own families, were both OFWs. Elena Morfe, a shy and simple girl who graduated with honors, is the older of two daughters of a rice farmer. His father had been working with the Mauricio’s since he was single. The two families knew each othe
Welcome Plant is Toxic and Poisonous – Victim Speaks

Welcome Plant is Toxic and Poisonous – Victim Speaks

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Thousands of people on social media are going crazy after a post about welcome plant became viral on Tuesday. On his Facebook account, member Alex Aclan recounted how his child was almost brought to the hospital after the kid chewed a Zamioculcas leaf. Zamioculcas zamiifolia (ZZ), or commonly called “Welcome plant, good luck plant, or Feng Shui plant” in the Philippines, is one of the favorite indoor plants by most Filipinos. Alex narrated how his child went crazy after it bitten a leaf. He said he wondered why his child cried uncontrollably. He suspected the plant because it was the only thing his child last touch. Out of curiosity, he bit a leaf and there his suspicion was proven. He said he felt like poisoned when he can’t explain the taste. His mouth was irritated.