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A few good fallen men #Fallen44 #SAF44

by Lakwatserang Paruparo , as originally written on Blog Watch, Philippine Online Chronicles I can just imagine how hard it must be to be in the shoes of President Noynoy Aquino at this point in time. Amidst a crisis the country is facing, here come a people who have been nosier more now than in […]

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Switch Right On: Movement toward Economic and environmenal sustainability through renewable sources of energy @switchrighton #SwitchRightOn #REnew2015

The Philippines has made a huge step in promoting long-term sustainable development across different sectors by strengthening its commitment to renewable energy. The Blog Watch community is one with the government and the prime movers of the Switch Right On movement in championing energy security, environmental protection, and sustainable economic growth for the country and […]

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A reflection on the Global Voices Summit: Citizens advocating a stand in Citizen Media #GV2015

When I started my parenting blog in 2006, I had no idea it would lead me to co-founding Blog Watch Citizen Media in 2009. I was aware of Global Voices even before 2009 because I would receive pingback links on my blog whenever I spoke about burning issues in our country. In 2010, Technology for […]

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Transcript: Undelivered speech of Pope Francis calls for concern for the environment

This is the full transcript of Pope Francis’ prepared and deemed official speech for the “Encounter with the Youth” event at the University of Santo Tomas held last Sunday, January 18. The Pope decided to deliver an impromptu homily in Spanish which was translated in English by Msgr Mark Gerard Miles. Dear young friends, It […]

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This is my personal Pope Francis story

by Raffy Magno, as originally posted in his Facebook wall post The whole journey started at 3:00AM. Very eager, I went out of the house and waited for a cab to bring me to our meet-up place. After getting the ID, my friends and I went to the University of Sto. Tomas where thousands of […]

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Reactions on the killing of pine trees in SM Baguio

“It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.” Ansel Adams (2nd update) Three years ago, I wrote about the plan of SM Baguio to earth-ball pine trees but this is tantamount to killing them as well. In April 2012, a local court in Baguio City released today a […]

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