Reforming Ourselves

Jun 11, 2012 Full story: Manila Bulletin 400

MANILA, Philippines --- When corruption reaches alarming proportion involving theft or diversion of public funds, it's not the Sandiganbayan of 14 judges alone or the Ombudsman that should lead in putting behind bars persons with an irreversible lust for tax money.

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AC Live

Angeles City, Philippines

#295 Jul 13, 2012
2 more suicides noted
Thursday, July 12, 2012

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – Two more Kapampangans, this time from the 3rd district of the province, committed suicide last Wednesday.

The victim was only identified as “Mang Domingo”(not his real name), 64, of Barangay San Nicolas, Arayat town.(Relatives requested anonymity of the victim.)

Mang Domingo worked for at least five years in Saudi Arabia but manifested signs of depression after learning that his house and other properties were being foreclosed by a bank.

His neighbor also told Sun.Star Pampanga that several creditors are also running after his family due to debts that remain unpaid despite several years of working abroad.

It can be recalled that in the 4th district, at least nine suicide incidents have been recorded within the period of three months, in towns of Macabebe and Masantol.

Poverty and depression are believed to be the reasons behind the incidents.

Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on July 13, 2012.
Kenny is a Coward

Anonymous Proxy

#296 Jul 13, 2012
lol wrote:
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Good job AussiPino. You are the wanker, remember.
By george you are a dumbass. Remember you tried to pull off that you were a "man"? You had men piled up on top of you so that one is true.

Since: Oct 11

Bayan, Philippines

#297 Jul 13, 2012
lol wrote:
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We need a strong President like President Aquino. He has done a giant leap by charging ex Pres. Arroyo and impeaching Corona.
We don't need a President with "giant balls" as balls are easily broken or get rotten.
This is your post pokpok. So, is there really is a need to inject useless reference to Bayag to sound smart? Wow what a smart pokpok Hahahah
You and Crystal were the greatest defender of GMA and Corona and the greatest critic of Pnoy, now you want to be his defender? Plastic pokpok!
I'm done with you, the world knows what you are anyway.
AC Live

Angeles City, Philippines

#298 Jul 13, 2012
Still got their hands out begging..

Palace hopes for approval of defense treaty with Australia
Friday, July 13, 2012

MALACAÑANG on Friday said it hopes that Senate concurs with the country's Visiting Forces Agreement with Australia, citing the Philippines' possible gains in the mutual defense cooperation.

Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Secretary Ramon Carandang said Australia has ratified the treaty and there is no way the agreement can be revised at this time.

Since 2001, Australia has extended defense assistance to the Philippines totaling an estimated P1.16 billion, which has resulted in gains in the country's efforts to upgrade its defense mechanisms.(Jill Beltran/Sunnex)
thumper hater

Muntinlupa, Philippines

#299 Jul 13, 2012
AC Live wrote:
2 more suicides noted
Thursday, July 12, 2012
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – Two more Kapampangans, this time from the 3rd district of the province, committed suicide last Wednesday.
The victim was only identified as “Mang Domingo”(not his real name), 64, of Barangay San Nicolas, Arayat town.(Relatives requested anonymity of the victim.)
Mang Domingo worked for at least five years in Saudi Arabia but manifested signs of depression after learning that his house and other properties were being foreclosed by a bank.
His neighbor also told Sun.Star Pampanga that several creditors are also running after his family due to debts that remain unpaid despite several years of working abroad.
It can be recalled that in the 4th district, at least nine suicide incidents have been recorded within the period of three months, in towns of Macabebe and Masantol.
Poverty and depression are believed to be the reasons behind the incidents.
Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on July 13, 2012.
Maybe more of what is needed is for the OFW's to receive some training on how to pay their bills from overseas rather than being reliant on family members to do THE RIGHT THING .One of my maids had the same problem after having lived in Cananda for many years she came home to find her business that she had been sending money home for was non-exsistant.
Henderson

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#300 Jul 13, 2012
AC Live wrote:
2 more suicides noted
Thursday, July 12, 2012
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – Two more Kapampangans, this time from the 3rd district of the province, committed suicide last Wednesday.
The victim was only identified as “Mang Domingo”(not his real name), 64, of Barangay San Nicolas, Arayat town.(Relatives requested anonymity of the victim.)
Mang Domingo worked for at least five years in Saudi Arabia but manifested signs of depression after learning that his house and other properties were being foreclosed by a bank.
His neighbor also told Sun.Star Pampanga that several creditors are also running after his family due to debts that remain unpaid despite several years of working abroad.
It can be recalled that in the 4th district, at least nine suicide incidents have been recorded within the period of three months, in towns of Macabebe and Masantol.
Poverty and depression are believed to be the reasons behind the incidents.
Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on July 13, 2012.
Things like this happen quite a bit. You read more and more like these incidents here and it can be a hard thing to change. I remember my Filipino friend who had been working in the Middle East and he couldn't take it as it separated him from his family, and depression he had to battle due to this.

You hear stories like this and these workers need more understanding.
Henderson

Anonymous Proxy

#301 Jul 13, 2012
thumper hater wrote:
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Maybe more of what is needed is for the OFW's to receive some training on how to pay their bills from overseas rather than being reliant on family members to do THE RIGHT THING .One of my maids had the same problem after having lived in Cananda for many years she came home to find her business that she had been sending money home for was non-exsistant.
That's a good idea. It would make it easier for OFWs to keep track on what they're paying and know where their money is going.

Since: Oct 11

Bayan, Philippines

#302 Jul 13, 2012
Henderson wrote:
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Things like this happen quite a bit. You read more and more like these incidents here and it can be a hard thing to change. I remember my Filipino friend who had been working in the Middle East and he couldn't take it as it separated him from his family, and depression he had to battle due to this.
You hear stories like this and these workers need more understanding.
The government have been taken them as fools, giving them awards as heroes when in reality they are victims.
thumper hater

Muntinlupa, Philippines

#303 Jul 13, 2012
Henderson wrote:
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That's a good idea. It would make it easier for OFWs to keep track on what they're paying and know where their money is going.
recently i met a filam woman -she told me about her nephew and how while his mother was sending money back from the US failed to pay his Mortage for a year- his excuse for this was that he wanted a new car ( brand new toyota fortuna) silly woman did not however stop sending money -homever she now pays directly to the bank .BTW the son has no job nor has he any intention to get one .
Henderson

Anonymous Proxy

#304 Jul 13, 2012
thumper hater wrote:
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recently i met a filam woman -she told me about her nephew and how while his mother was sending money back from the US failed to pay his Mortage for a year- his excuse for this was that he wanted a new car ( brand new toyota fortuna) silly woman did not however stop sending money -homever she now pays directly to the bank .BTW the son has no job nor has he any intention to get one .
I hear familiar stories like this. My friend here in the States always keep track with what he is paying for his relatives in the Philippines. He keeps track on how much money he sends back and always monitor how they spend it. He is very good at this and his relatives have used the money for good use.

Since: Apr 09

Makati, Philippines

#305 Jul 13, 2012
Pepeng Agimat wrote:
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The government have been taken them as fools, giving them awards as heroes when in reality they are victims.
I know I really don't get how they say exploited Filipino workers are hero's.
UAPESHAVEBIGGERM OUTH

Saint Paul, MN

#306 Jul 13, 2012
Don the American wrote:
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I know I really don't get how they say exploited Filipino workers are hero's.
They put themselves into harms way to help the beloved country with her financial problems. Yhat's what heros are made of. You ibviously know nothing about being a hero. Beyond the call of duty. Or make yoursdelf an ass for the benefit of the selfish very rich.
Henderson

Anonymous Proxy

#307 Jul 13, 2012
Pepeng Agimat wrote:
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The government have been taken them as fools, giving them awards as heroes when in reality they are victims.
That's what my friend said. He knows that the Government is just using OFWs as a way in calming the masses. They want the OFWs to keep working overseas so that their families can keep on spending at SM Mega Malls.
Don The American

Makati, Philippines

#308 Jul 13, 2012
UAPESHAVEBIGGERMOUTH wrote:
<quoted text> They put themselves into harms way to help the beloved country with her financial problems. Yhat's what heros are made of. You ibviously know nothing about being a hero. Beyond the call of duty. Or make yoursdelf an ass for the benefit of the selfish very rich.
Liar, they leave just to get out of this country and send money home. Definitely not doing it for the country and if they are it just makes them that much more of an idiot.
LOLOLOL!!!!! They know the rich politicians are stealing them blind so they sacrifice themselves to help them steal more????LOLOL!!!
I guess so with the backward retarded thinking that goes on here.
Hey don't worry about China the Lord will send a big whale to swallow them up.
Don The American

Makati, Philippines

#309 Jul 13, 2012
Henderson wrote:
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That's what my friend said. He knows that the Government is just using OFWs as a way in calming the masses. They want the OFWs to keep working overseas so that their families can keep on spending at SM Mega Malls.
Thats right, get them educated, get them skills, then get them the fu@k out of here before they cause political problems.

Since: Oct 11

Bayan, Philippines

#310 Jul 13, 2012
UAPESHAVEBIGGERMOUTH wrote:
<quoted text> They put themselves into harms way to help the beloved country with her financial problems. Yhat's what heros are made of. You ibviously know nothing about being a hero. Beyond the call of duty. Or make yoursdelf an ass for the benefit of the selfish very rich.
It's the sad truth. OFW rape victims never got justice. Framed up OFWs all end up dead. They are victims two times over.
Einrey

Anonymous Proxy

#312 Jul 14, 2012
thumper hater wrote:
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Maybe more of what is needed is for the OFW's to receive some training on how to pay their bills from overseas rather than being reliant on family members to do THE RIGHT THING .One of my maids had the same problem after having lived in Cananda for many years she came home to find her business that she had been sending money home for was non-exsistant.
You niece bangin' it? Yeah! Dat's what we want. Shake it shake it!

Since: Jun 11

Bedford, UK

#313 Jul 14, 2012
lol wrote:
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Keep on pushing harder and harder Wanker...
If he was a wanker I imagine he would be pulling not pushing LOL!!

Since: Jun 11

Bedford, UK

#314 Jul 14, 2012
lol wrote:
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Feeling bored taking care of your son? And you are inviting yourself even without invitation??
Excuse me, but you're nada...
Uneducated people like lol always use the interjection "Excuse me" because they have such limited vocabulary.

Since: Apr 12

Location hidden

#315 Jul 14, 2012
I think over use of Taglish on PI TV is a problem. Hospitals around my area Filipinos using Taglish, we answer in English. If there is a communication problem, hospitals can be the worst place for it. In the Philippines, there are between 120 and 175 languages, maybe thats the reason so many blink their eyes pretending they understand each other.

Seems like the Philippines was advancing before WW2, but I just know from what reading. The PI should somehow attract production. I'm tired of seeing all this crap from China. I bought 2 different Timex from the PI and both of them didn't keep time right.

I know in old market can have English converstaion with elders and talk like their educated not doing that eye blinking thing.

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