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liza macalandag
child of the earth. citizen of the universe.
child of the earth. citizen of the universe.

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Summit sweetens emerging Bohol cacao industry
Some like their chocolates and sikwate sweet, some like theirs bitter; but everyone will like a sweeter, better cacao industry in Bohol as both government agencies and private organizations offer more and more initiatives pushing for its growth and expansio...

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(After Ethiopia) Look what I go from Ethiopia!
It turned out that my Filipina colleague back in Dire Dawa University is here in the Philippines and look what she sent me? Harar Gold Coffee, yay! Ethiopian coffee! Of course, that's Harar coffee (said to be one of the best espresso coffee beans in the wor...

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MoveBohol launched in MovePH Citizen Journalism Workshop
Raisa Serafica gave an orientation on Rappler's Move  23 July 2016 - #MovePH prime mover Raisa Serafica and Rappler Cebu's Mark Macasero visited Bohol over the weekend, not for the Sandugo festivities, but to facilitate a Citizen Journalism Workshop. Partic...

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Sandugo de Kuradang - The Most Fun Sandugo Yet!
July 22, 2016 - For once, a Bohol Day brought us a Sandugo event where the performers were genuinely having fun -- more smiles, vigour and energey and less strained & exhausted faces (the late afternoon start sure helped) --  which inspired the audience and...

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"As a woman of color entrenched in a profession still dominated by white men, I have been forced to use my writing not to explore topics of my own choosing, or to investigate the world’s complexities, but as a means to legitimize myself." - Suki Kim

(‪#‎ION‬, 'just found out that that EAT Pyongyang brothel piece from early this year was/is actually fiction, a well-written piece, but fake. Even EAT is apparently non-existent. ‪#‎lessonlearned‬ But trust, NTR is legit.)

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Music and Heartbreak (Millennial Edition) at the Fred's Book Cafe Poetry Night
Krizzia and Erick sing their heartbreaks away Very briefly, Friday night, Freds Book Cafe became the "Sagada" for millennial broken hearts as the coffeeshop-cum-library hosted its first poetry night bannered "Music and Heartbreak". The intimate gathering ki...

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Reporters in the Making
Kiddie reporters at the Cogon Market (SCI-Bohol) “Naka-recover na pud,” answered the woman interviewed by young reporter-in-training Devin at the Cogon Bus Terminal in Tagbilaran. 10-year-old Devin, clutching an improvised cardboard prop microphone intent a...

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International observers to monitor the May 9 elections in Bohol
An international election observers’ mission will monitor the elections in the towns of Tubigon, Baclayon, Panglao and the city of Tagbilaran. The group of five international observers deployed to Bohol is part of the 15-delegate Compact for Peaceful and De...

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Elections in Bohol Organized and Orderly - Int'l Election Observers
Bohol election observers share their experience at a press briefing in Tagbilaran City.  The International election observers found the conduct of the May 9 elections here in Bohol generally “organized and orderly”. In a press briefing here on Tuesday, May ...

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Photos: Saulog Tagbilaran 2016
Saulog! Tagbilaran Festival, now on its 4th year, is getting more spectacular! spectacular! by the year. We can't say we haven't seen these costumes and dance moves and formations before, but those smiles are sure Tagbilaranon!  Maayong pista! Saulog! Tagbi...
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