Tell the Truth: Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 Part 2

Other's Vantage Point The Daily Tribune (TDT) took its side of the argument bit by bit. It highlighted that the Anti-Terrorism Bills (Senate Bill 1083 and House Bill 6875) underwent “tremendous deliberations in the Senate.” If this statement was the case, then there should be no loopholes of the Bill. If the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 was a correction for the Human Security Act of 2007,... [Read More]

Tell the Truth: Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 Part 1

The Tribune’s Side The report from The Daily Tribune (TDT) concerning the Anti-Terrorism Bills (Senate Bill 1083 and House Bill 6875) charged ABS-CBN of misinformation. Before we proceed, we need to define what misinformation is. The term “misinformation” refers to incorrect or imprecise information. For example, people commit this misinformation when they spread false rumors, do... [Read More]

Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020

On July 3, 2020, the President of the Philippines Rodrigo R. Duterte signed the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 known as the Republic Act No. 11479. This Act intends to inhibit, outlaw, and punish terrorism in the Philippines (1). In other words, the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, in general, would curtail any actions and measures that promote terrorism. What Covers the Anti-Terrorism Act of... [Read More]

She Needs Space (Nanginahanglan Siya’g Espasyo)

Kung ang imong uyab gusto na ug espasyo, usa lang ang gusto niya. She wants to end her relationship with you. Gusto na niyang makigbulag sa imoha kay dili na siguro niya makaya makig-uban pa kanimo. Maybe, she has seen someone else, that is why, she wants to escape her current relationship with you, diba? Dautan usab kaayo kung mao kana ang rason. Makigbulag lang kay naa nay lain. Kundatan lang... [Read More]

Is Social Distancing Policy Effective?

In the Philippines, the concept of Social Distancing has been around for months.  Government leaders and healthcare experts joined in their mission to curb the COVID-19. They formed groups and worked together to enforce laws to instruct all people to stay indoors. People could not go outside and assemble some groups with friends to flatten the COVID-19 . They could not even go to the cinemas,... [Read More]

Alarming Issue On Obesity

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dvv6RYv9ckI Due to the increasing issue of inflation, people leave no option but decide to settle down on things around them. It is the same to say that these people consume or eat some food items available to them. Low-income people, for example, choose fast-food chain products over healthy ones sold at the Whole Foods Market. They even prefer fast food... [Read More]

Why I Write

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2uxixm148M When children begin to stand to balance their feet, they set themselves free from a desperate cradle. When they start to talk or even utter a single word, they now learn to express their feelings. Yet, when children initiate realization and can understand things around them, they conquer ignorance. They can, in fact, criticize and visualize things... [Read More]

HOW MY NEIGHBORHOOD SHAPED MY BEING

Should I consider my neighborhood as an influential factor that shaped my being? At first, I answered such a question without realizing what it meant in its very deepest sense. I never had any idea what to assert based on my experiences or my judgment. I just grew up in a community where I crept on the ground several early mornings because the rebels and the soldiers fired and exchanged bullets... [Read More]