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OPINION: The day the Earth stood still

  By Dr. Ma. Angela Leonor Aguinaldo Contributor/columnist   I lost a close relative to Covid-19 this past week. It was unexpected. His family thought that he would make it but he did not.  Sadly, this occurrence is not anything new.  There is this stark reality that even with a sliver of hope, Covid-19 hits us where it hurts the most.  Indeed, the news of my relative came along with other posts from close friends, […]

OPINION: Inequity and inequality in the time of Covid-19

By Dr. Ma. Angela Leonor Aguinaldo Contributor/ columnist   A few days ago the BBC made a startling revelation about the earnest efforts of developed nations such as the UK, US, and the European Union to block vaccine plans for developing countries.  As reported, although these richer nations are posturing themselves to be at the forefront of pushing for global solutions to the worldwide pandemic, in truth there is a conscious and massive effort to […]

OPINION: Did the ASEAN enable the Myanmar situation?

By Dr. Ma. Angela Leonor Aguinaldo Contributor/columnist   The military officials in Myanmar remain unperturbed.  Despite the local demonstrations against the military coup, the pleas from its neighboring countries, as well as the international response and  impending sanctions from countries and regional organizations such as the United States and the European Union for the numerous violations of human rights, the end to the military coup in Myanmar remains out of sight.  Instead, the Myanmar military […]

Welcome to the Knightfall Protocol: Into the Light

  By Dr. Ma. Angela Leonor Aguinaldo Welcome to the Knightfall Protocol. It took a few months before I finally decided to launch this blog after being offered to contribute to the EBC (Eagle Broadcasting Corporation) website. The eagerness to help was there but I had my personal misgivings on whether I had the qualification to write on issues and events that matter around the world.  I had qualms on whether anyone would be interested […]

Recommendation of Federal Commission to arm teachers with guns spurs reactions across the US

UNITED STATES (Eagle News) — The Federal Commission on School Safety recently released its report to the President of the United States with recommended solutions to advance safety in U.S. schools. The commision was established by President Donald Trump following the February 14, 2018, school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The panel, led by Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education Betsy DeVos, was tasked to produce policy recommendations with […]

My Westlife story

By Aimee V. Mendoza How would you feel if you see someone you really admire from afar? You might cry out his name aloud in order for him to notice you. If you have the guts, you might run after him just to greet him and ask for a selfie. But because I was lucky,  I didn’t  need to do any of those things.   Yes, I won a Meet and Greet pass to see  […]

Real fiction

(Young Voices Speak is eaglenews.ph’s blank space for the youth to share their opinions, views, and perspective on any topic, issue, or matter) QUEZON City, Philippines – The most important task a writer has is to create the perfect character that will bring color and life to an otherwise black and white story.  Writers painstakingly ponder what their characters would be like – their personalities, how they will act or react to things and situations, what they look like, […]

When the social media victim becomes the social media bully

(Young Voices Speak is eaglenews.ph’s blank space for the youth to share their opinions, views, and perspective on any topic, issue, or matter) QUEZON City, Philippines – There’s a new trend on social media! Revenge is a lot sweeter now that you can easily do it on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, name your favorite social media here! So, how do you do it? Well, ask no more, ’cause I present you with the easy steps on how you can […]

The best kind of beauty

(Young Voices Speak is eaglenews.ph’s blank space for the youth to share their opinions, views, and perspective on any topic, issue, or matter)   QUEZON City, Philippines – A few weeks ago while I was riding the bus home, I looked out the window to watch the traffic caused by the heavy rain. After doing so, the woman sitting next to me suddenly started mumbling. She was apparently ‘slapped’ by my ponytail when I turned my head to the window. […]

Standard-setter

(Young Voices Speak is eaglenews.ph’s blank space for the youth to share their opinions, views, and perspective on any topic, issue, or matter) QUEZON City, Philippines – It is now part of reality that social media takes up a large portion of our lives. Everyone is now into Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media sites. With just one click, everyone can see the latest updates about you and everyone can react to them. Social media is the standard-setter […]

Kate’s random book recommendations

(Young Voices Speak is eaglenews.ph’s blank space for the youth to share their opinions, views, and perspectives on any topic, issue, or matter) QUEZON City, Philippines – “Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.” ― Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel   Books are just books, but an avid reader knows they are so much more than a bound set of papers. Books offer a friend, an escape from the dull reality, and valuable life lessons from […]

Korean fever

(Young Voices Speak is eaglenews.ph’s blank space for the youth to share their opinions, views, and perspective on any topic, issue, or matter) QUEZON City, Philippines – “Annyeonghaseyo! (Hello!)” “Saranghe! (I love you)” “Waeee! (Why?)” These are just a few of the common Korean words that have entered Filipinos’ everyday vocabulary. Restaurants serving Korean cuisine can now be seen everywhere. K-pop songs can be heard on every playlist. Even in fashion, Korean clothes are  very trendy. That’s right! Our country has […]