Championing rights of all women

International Women’s Day is celebrated every 8th of March where women rights advocates gather to raise issues on gender equality and abuses against their sector, among other pressing issues affecting women. Women labor movements started celebrating Women’s Day in North

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Believe In Yourself

What would you do if something phenomenal happens to you? Do you keep it or do you share it? I have had my share of mishaps in the sport running,

Compendia and putting an up and comer to school

It was practically a “reality bites” scenario for young and upcoming Ronron Mejia when he met Melvin Dalangin on day two of the Philippine Scrabble Caravan last Sunday at the

The Bigger Picture

I was a half-millimeter away from having the title of cum laude. While I was feeling sad about it, pointing fingers at who to reproach and thinking about where I

Real-life stories on SSS retirement benefit

After a year hiatus, SSS is back to update you on our different programs and services. For the past few months, I have been consistently receiving queries from our readers


Residence is a common term in election laws. It has always been mentioned because it relates to one of the qualifications of a candidate. Residence is the place where one

Vote Counting Machine

The Vote Counting Machine or the VCM as it is now called, is still the PCOS (Precinct Count Optical Scan), the counting machine that was utilized in the first automated

Ban on Hiring

Since the election period has already started on January 9, 2022, there are several prohibitions that have set in. One of them is the ban on hiring employees, creation or

The Electoral Board

For purposes of the May 9, 2022 National and Local Elections, one of the deputized agencies of the Comelec for the administration of election laws and performance of election duties

Triumphs in sports despite the Covid-19 pandemic

It is another year with less action thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic and with surges that saw many Baguioittes and Filipinos catch the flu-like disease that has killed thousands. Despite

Voting in 2022

When Comelec Resolution No. 10727 was promulgated by the Comelec en banc on November 10, 2021, it already had in mind the integration of the IATF rules in the implementation

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