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Schedule of Team Philippines in London Olympics 2012

Schedule of Team Philippines in London Olympics 2012

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Do you want to cheer for the members of Team Philippines who are currently competing in the 2012 London Olympics? The Philippines' London Olympics 2012 contingent may be the leanest the country has ever fielded since the 1996 Atlanta Olympics but these fine Filipino Olympians are talented and they have the heart and they deserve our full support and prayers, don't they? :) The London Olympics 2012 Philippines athletic contingent a.k.a. Team Philippines will surely make all of us proud as they compete for God, country and glory in 9 out of the 26 sporting events in this year’s Games. Here's the list of our 11 Olympians: Mark Anthony Barriga (boxing-49kg) Marestella Torres (track-long jump) Rene Herrera (track-5000M) Jasmine Alkhaldi (swimming-100m freestyle) Jessie Khing Lacuna...

TV5 to tackle divorce in the Philippines in ‘Hamon sa Pagbabago’ debates

Announcements, Commentary, Controversial, Mindanaoan Update, Opinion, Television
Did you know that apart from the Vatican, the Philippines is the only remaining country in the whole world that continues to ban divorce? Before May 2011, there were two other countries - the Philippines and Malta, also a predominantly Catholic country like ours. However, Malta legalized divorce via a referendum last May 2011 and that only leaves us Pinoys who live in a country that still does not have divorce (although strictly speaking this is not entirely true since the Muslim community in the Philippines recognizes divorce). Amidst parliamentary debates on the reproductive health bill and other polarizing issues that affect Filipino families in particular, a women’s sectoral group revived House Bill 1799 that proposes divorce in the Philippines, leaving a hanging question if the Phi...

My second studio visit at TV5 Manila’s PO5 Sunday show

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The first time my friends and I watched PO5 (Party on Five) live, we all trooped to a studio in Marikina. During our second visit just a few days ago, my friends and I went to Broadway Centrum along Aurora Boulevard, the same studio complex where the longest noontime show in the Philippines is also aired from Monday to Friday - "Eat Bulaga." PO5 does not use the same studio, though. It uses the one adjacent to the "Eat Bulaga" studio. For the uninitiated, by the way, PO5 is Channel 5's Sunday noontime variety show, their answer to ABS CBN Channel 2's "ASAP" and to GMA 7's "Party Pilipinas." Among its hosts are Richard Gomez, Lucy Torres, John Estrada, Wilma Doesnt, Alex Gonzaga, Danita Paner still my heart...Kean Cipriano :D (more…)