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Go natural when cleaning your home


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The next time you clean your house, try to do it without causing much harm to the environment.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Theft-proof phone can save lives


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“No family should lose a mother, a father, a son or a daughter for their phone.”

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Increasing penalties won’t solve littering problem


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A few years back, Royal Dutch Shell came out with the advertisement “Don’t Throw Anything Away. There Is No Away.”

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Can you ‘bank’ on your mobile phone?


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Some friends have expressed concern about online and mobile banking, given recent reports about cyberspace shenanigans, including the “hijacking” of my Facebook page.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

She gets somebody else’s eBay messages


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Mikka Garcia shares her own baffling experience on cyberspace after reading how my Facebook page was “hijacked.”

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

My Facebook page no longer belongs to me


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Irony of ironies! I usually warn readers of scams and hoaxes, but I have just learned I should heed my own warning. But then, I did not know that Facebook pages could be “cloned.”

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Manila, the ‘primate’ city?


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I am always happy to visit Davao because the city reassures me that Filipinos can learn discipline if rules and regulations are strictly implemented. Drivers follow speed limits, smokers stay in designated areas, and garbage is not a landmark.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Give back the sidewalks to pedestrians


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It is commendable that local governments, like those in the cities of Davao and Quezon, are concerned for the lives and limbs of ordinary pedestrians that they have lowered speed limits on some of their streets.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

‘Made in China’ Sagada oranges


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I am not familiar with the taste of Sagada orange but it must be quite good. The citrus is apparently very popular with consumers that, as is usually the case in this country, merchants are taking advantage of this popularity and passing off every fruit as “Sagada orange.”

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Protect your credit cards from unauthorized use


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In less than a month, three people I personally know reported unauthorized use of their credit cards. Two were the actual owners of the cards. In the third case, it was my friend’s husband’s credit card that was fraudulently used.

Posted: January 7th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

LTFRB should not just wait for reports


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But given the large crowds, traffic jams, bad roads and difficulty in getting a ride, I am sure many people are finding it hard to feel really merry.

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

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