Lawmaker scores DOT’s P100-M web project; Website development shouldn’t be too costly—Kabataan partylist

Kabataan Rep. Raymond V. Palatino assailed the Department of Tourism’s “overpriced” website project saying that there are more practical and cost-efficient ways of attracting foreigners in visting the country.

Charice talent fee’s US$100,000?

International singing sensation, Charice is said to be receiving a whopping US$100,000 (€79,537.55/P4,627,000.05 based on the prevailing exchange rate, last July 12, 2010, of €1.00:US$1.257/P46.27:$1.00) as talent fees per show, reports Paul Hansen Roquia in his entertainment blog, Eklavumer! (Aliwan Avenue) today.

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Rebuke is unique not because of its theme; but due to the diversity of the ideas on how to present the art of correction or reprimand, in a canvas or any other medium.

MIRRORS: Looking at the Face of Injustice in the Philippines

On the last note, let everyone—every spectator—reflect on each “mirror” hanging on the walls of the exhibition area and to examine the facts being reflected in there and assess if they do really replicate the events happening in the Philippine society today or this is just a bunch of propaganda. And everybody must say, Amen.

Sa Buwan ng Kababaihan: Mga Eba ng tahanan, hikahos pa rin

Ngayong ipinagdiriwang ng buong mundo ang Sentenaryo ng Araw ng mga Kababaihan, sinasabing ang mga Pinay ay nananatili pa ring nakatali sa yapos ng kahirapan at oportunidad.

Fisherfolk laud Boy Abunda’s support for Liza Maza’s Senate bid

Gerry Albert Corpuz, public information of Pamalakaya believes that Boy Abunda’s endorsement of Gabriela Rep. Liza Maza will boost the latter’s candidacy.

Doon Po Sa Amin… A look into Bladimir C. Usi’s art

“Bata pa lang ako ay nakitaan na agad ako ng aking mga magulang at mga kakilala na may talento daw ako sa pagguhit. Kaya elementary graduate ako nuon na may honor bilang “artist of the year” (akala ko, artista na ´ko). At nasundan pa nung high school ako. Marami kasi ang tamad mag-drowing sa mga klasmeyt ko, kaya nagpiprisinta ako na ako na lang ang magdrowing, kapalit ay pera (I was very young when my parents and some colleagues saw my talent in drawing. That’s why, when I’ve graduated in elementary, I was conferred with the “Artist of the Year” Award, I thought I was already a star! (He said, jokingly). Then I entered high school. My classmates are too lazy to draw [school projects and assignments], so I offer them my drawing services for a fee), says Filipino cartoonist Bladimer C. Usi.