Tag: philippines

Culture Shocked In My Home Country

I went home back to the Philippines after five years of being away. In those five years, I have adjusted and familiarized myself in Canada’s way of life. When I came back to the Philippines, a lot of things surprised me and some people would tell me, “Hoy, naa ka sa Pinas, wala sa Canada

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Philippine High School vs Canadian High School Upgrading

Before anything else, let me just say that I’m neither a teacher nor an expert in the education system of both countries. I am a student and this is obviously from my point of view.¬† To make things easier, courses (subjects) that I’ve taken in the Philippines will be written as “high school [course]”, for

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Dear Mayor Oscar ‘Oca’ Moreno,

Karun nga nakadaug naka, Congratulations :) wala diay ko giboto sa imo tungod kay dili pa ko pwede. Kung pwede na unta, iboto taka. Wala ko nagpakusog sa imo, tinuod ni tungod kay gusto ko maka-testing ug bag-o nga leader dani sa atong dakbayan. Kani nga letter akong gi-post tungod kay gusto ko nga daghan

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To the Future Mayor of Cagayan de Oro

So the national and local elections is just months away and lots of politicians are starting to become epal. Commercials here, commercials there, commercials everywhere. But I’m not here to talk about these epal politicians but about my ‘open letter’ to whoever would be voted as the new mayor of my city. Mayor, I hope

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