Obsoleting the Culture of Plastic

THERE are trends set by the millennials and Gen Z that I find shallow like posting everything online and getting offended easily. On the other hand, there are trends or movements done that I admire and support such as going green (minimizing use of plastics), getting healthy (choosing organic vs junk foods) and other adopting-the-natural-type-of-everything … Continue reading Obsoleting the Culture of Plastic

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Is there really value in an IT Certification?

What is the real validation that you are knowledgeable in a field you're claiming to be an expert in? Actually, expert is a very dangerous and overrated term and usually lambasted by Powerpoint consultants.  I agree that experience is the best teacher but it becomes helpful if the experience is 'fruitful'. I had a conversation … Continue reading Is there really value in an IT Certification?

Health card holders = 2nd class patients?

I learned last week that my mom was trying to set a dentist appointment for cleaning and pasta. Currently, she is my dependent in my HMO plan from my employer. I was surprised to learn that one clinic, didn't accommodate her in setting an appointment. The dentist himself told her over the phone that Saturday … Continue reading Health card holders = 2nd class patients?

Car Registration/License Renewal in 30 mins at LTO P. Tuazon, QC

Last July 2015, my car was due for registration renewal. Per the advice of my colleague at work, I tried renewing the car registration at LTO P. Tuazon branch in Quezon City. Car Registration Renewal It only took me 10 minutes to sign up and check in an emission testing center. The good thing is, … Continue reading Car Registration/License Renewal in 30 mins at LTO P. Tuazon, QC

On road manners, discipline, courtesy and respect

SINCE I moved in Quezon City (QC), I became more knowledgeable on the road. I learned more shortcuts and long cuts going to work in BGC (Taguig City) and Magallanes Village (Makati City). Aside from the very busy EDSA, I learned the streets of Cubao District such as V. Luna, 15th/20th ave., Boni Serrano, Whiteplains … Continue reading On road manners, discipline, courtesy and respect

CHED Memorandum Order 20: Ang pagpatay sa wikang Filipino

Puro mga datos ang labanan ng CHED at Tanggol Wika hinggil sa pagkakaroon ng asignaturang Filipino sa kolehiyo. Dahil kumpleto na rin naman ang statistics, sisimulan ko ang sanaysay kong ito sa mga pinagtatawanang quotable quotes ni Melanie Marquez: [1] I don't eat meat, I'm not a carnival. Why should I have a calling card? … Continue reading CHED Memorandum Order 20: Ang pagpatay sa wikang Filipino

Asal Binay at Kulturang Alipin

PALASAK na ang mga balita tungkol sa mga pa-VIP na ayaw pumila o mga naka-tinted na kotseng naka-convoy na ayaw ma-trapik kahit tanghali na bumangon. Kamakailan lang ay naisiwalat sa mga peryodiko, radyo at telebisyon ang video ni Mayor Binay na gumamit ng pagka-VIP upang masapawan ang mga alituntunin sa Dasmarinas Village at mangibabaw ang … Continue reading Asal Binay at Kulturang Alipin