The Philippine News Agency was always my go-to source for stories from the provinces. Maybe they tended to praise the LGU a little much but I was at least sure that the basic information was there.
Someone put forth the proposition today that it is useless to insist on the dictionary definitions of words because these are archaic while language is dynamic, and, anyway, the dictionary was written by men.
It is a situation easily dismissed on social media as a “First World Problem”, given the myriad social problems the Philippines has to deal with, but it is also something that is keeping us from leaving the so-called Third World.
Judging from social media, dominant media has done nothing right in its handling of the case of Jennifer Laude, a transgender woman found dead in a lodge in Olongapo City […]
You don’t really need a huge vocabulary to write (to write news, at least). In most cases, words will just get in your way anyway
Fluff is fluff and pretty words are no longer enough
Except for the American Long Rifle and the Spencer Repeater, though, the guns in the list can also be used to tell a parallel story of Philippine history.