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Romeo Manuel Joshua R. Movido


Law student

Articles by Romeo Manuel Joshua R. Movido

Social Responsibility

Stop Labeling Them (Alabang Boys)

The procedure in handling the prosecution of two of the four Alabang boys fell short of that required by the Comprehensive Drugs Act, the chain of custody rule was violated, thus they were set free. Is that the real reason for this frustrating turn of events? What was your initial reaction upon seeing this in the front page? Some ...

  • Sept. 7, 2011, 6 a.m.
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Integrative Health

The King Grain

Move over Centrum, a new multivitamin is slowly and yes, surely, starting to take over the staples of health enthusiasts— the wheat grass.

Branded as the king of grain, wheatgrass has been extensively used throughout history. Ancient Egyptians swore by its medicinal benefits. The Bible is also replete with accounts of its use, even by King Nebuchadnezzar to ...

  • Aug. 7, 2011, 6:05 a.m.
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If I May Ask...

Why is it difficult to sleep during daytime? Are our bodies really programmed to sleep at night?

Are women less attractive without high heels? or make-up? 

Really, who is responsible for the MMDA being corrupt? 

  • Aug. 6, 2011, 6 a.m.
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Modern Filipino Culture

Pinoy Tayo

No, this is not a post-independence day article, but I hope this got to P-noy's speechwriters before he had his SONA. Anyway, let me  begin.

A few days back, an article for reaction was assigned in our religion class. The article was Barth Suretsky's “Be Proud to Be a Filipino”.  I was taken aback because I was contemplating ...

  • July 27, 2011, 8:49 a.m.
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Social Responsibility

It’s an OFW’s Nightmare, But Who Needs to Wake Up?

A few days back, Stella Ruth Gonzales’s “Exit Clearance: An OFW’s Nightmare” relayed a story. It was a simple narration of an OFW trying to get an exit clearance with the Philippine Overseas Employment Association or the POEA. But why did it merit the headlines?

  • July 12, 2011, 2:37 p.m.
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Politics & Business

Unruly Witness: The Maguindanao Massacre Trial

One of the stories that got major newspapers buzzing was Lakmodin Saliao’s positive identification of Andal Sr. as the one who gave orders to kill the Mangudadatus and whoever was part of the convoy that fateful morning of November 23 of 2009. But this was not the surprising thing he did.


  • July 5, 2011, 10:37 a.m.
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