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“Puwede po bang basahan na lang?” Student asks if she could pay the jeepney fare with rags she’s selling

A student offered a jeepney driver rags for her fare. The passengers helped her by giving her money and buying the rags she was selling. On September 11, a Facebook user named Jade De Luna shared a video of a student offering a jeepney driver rags…


“Hindi na po ako dumadaan sa media.” Jomerito Soliman slams GMA Network for ex-deal proposal

Jojo Soliman rejected GMA’s offer of having an exchange deal. He stated that he will never deal with mainstream media again. Jomerito “Jojo” Soliman, owner of Sta. Rosa Farm Products, exposed GMA Network’s Unang…


“Bobo kasi itong mga pari.” Palace defends Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s joke about Benguet church and priests

President Duterte blamed the priests for the collapse of a church in Benguet. Presidential Spokesperson stated that people should not take Duterte’s words seriously all the time. President Rodrigo Duterte slams the Catholic Church once again…


Child carried by family to hospital after post falls in front of ambulance

Death toll because of Typhoon Ompong reached 65. Father carried child after their ambulance got stuck between two toppled posts. Typhoon Ompong lashed out on Northern Luzon, resulting to billions worth of damages and around 65 deaths recorded. It…


Percentage of joblessness decreases to 19.7 in second quarter of 2018

Joblessness dropped to 19.7% in the second quarter of 2018. According to the survey, Filipinos still remain optimistic regarding job availability in the next 12 months. Social Weather Stations (SWS) announced on Wednesday that the joblessness among…


Netizen shares inspiring story of a child selling turon along Katipunan

A Facebook user shared the heartwarming and inspiring story of a boy turon vendor.  The kid said that it was his own idea to sell turon and that he was not forced by his parents to do it.  Whenever we see street children or kids working just to…


Closing the Gaps on Illiteracy: No Read, No Write Parents Receive Free Education

Adult Basic Literacy Through Mga Magurang Magbarasa Kita (ABL-MMK) aims to teach illiterate parents about basic reading and writing. The ABL-MMK is a program pioneered by the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) and Calongay Elementary School…


Old man dead after being run over by a ‘prosecutor’ car

Netizen shared a disturbing incident that happened in Pateros. The victim died after being run over by a car owned by a prosecutor. On September 9, Facebook user Steve Armstrong posted a disturbing incident that happened in Pateros. He said that he…


Masseur arrested after punching customer who refused offer of ‘extra service’

A customer complained about a masseur in Quezon City who punched him after he rejected his offer of “additional service.” The masseur said that he only punched the man because the latter refused to pay for the massage A masseur in a…


Nueva Ecija school which gave Daniel Matsunaga a doctorate degree unauthorized by CHED

The school which gave Daniel Matsunaga a doctorate degree was revealed to be unauthorized by CHED. It was said that the school never applied for the said authorization. Daniel Matsunaga recently posted about finally getting a doctorate degree in…