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Food for the Farmers

In the Philippines, a country once known to be the main exporter of rice in the whole of Asia, is now running out of farmers. The country’s increase in population along with its industrialization is bringing a decline to both the farming and fishing industry. In addition to these, most of the younger generation is declining to join the farming ...

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How to Enter the UN Job System

Many young professionals looking to enter the UN job market come armed with two things: incredible respect for the organization and a belief that they don’t have a good chance of getting hired. There are also a number of other factors that might deter UN hopefuls from joining the organization, like the lack of job fairs and other recruiting events. ...

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Oplan Tokhang: The War Against the Poor

“Peace remains as one of my main thrusts in governance. We, in the government, are walking the extra mile in to offer the olive branch of peace to all.” [1] The words mentioned above is the message that President Rodrigo Duterte stated to the Filipino people. An outsider might say that the Filipino people have a bright future ahead of ...

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Misunderstood; Human Rights Vs. People Of The Philippines?

“Criminals are not human” a recent belief Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II wishes to assert as he addresses the international claims that the Philippine’s war on drugs may be a crime against humanity with all the recent extra-judicial killings. Sadly, most Filipinos agree to such an inhumane statement. Let us see through the science and rationale behind it first. Only ...

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