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Jon Joaquin

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Jon Joaquin
Jon is a veteran journalist based in Davao City,

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LOOK: Sperm whale washes up on Samal beach

News
  All photos by Dean Ortiz DAVAO CITY, December 17, 2016 — A sperm whale was found beached off the coast of Babak District in the Island Garden ...
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WATCH: Filipinos brave sub-zero Winnipeg weather for Jollibee opening

News
December 16, 2016 — The Filipino community in Winnipeg, Manitoba descended on the first-ever Jollibee branch in Canada for its grand opening on Thursday, December 15, 2016. According to The ...
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The President’s prerogative

Opinion
I honestly don’t know why there’s such a big fuss about Vice President Leni Robredo resigning/being fired from the Cabinet. Remember, she has left the Cabinet, not the Vice ...
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Over 50% of Filipinos ‘recycle’ Christmas gifts

Feature
Be honest: Have you ever received a Christmas gift only to give it to someone else, pretending that you bought it for him or her? If you have, ...
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What’s causing your slow internet connection? RED TAPE

Technology
President Rodrigo Duterte has once again scolded the telecommunications players in the Philippines, saying he will open up the country to foreign companies if Globe and PLDT do ...
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Edjop’s son: No grudge vs Marcoses, but don’t revise history

Opinion
Is it possible for victims of the Marcos dictatorship to reconcile with the family of the man who had caused them so much pain? If I were a ...
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Stripping Mocha

Opinion
It’s fitting that a day before social media star Mocha Uson was to have her first column published in The Philippine Star, President Rodrigo Duterte gave assurance that ...
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Bam Aquino, Maria Ressa want social media controlled

Opinion
Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa want government — and private media networks — to control social media, what kind of information the people ...
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#HindiTama: How ABS-CBN made Duterte sound like a terrorist

Opinion
With GMA Network spearheading its #HindiTama campaign targeting false news on the internet, I think it’s just right for it to call out its rival ABS-CBN for a ...
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Silencing Mocha Uson

Opinion
As a journalist, I’m a stickler for freedom of speech. For one thing, my whole livelihood depends on my ability to write or say anything I need to ...
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