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Filipinos - Against All Ads – It’s Our Way of Life

“Ads” (short for advertisements) is way of life not only in the Philippines but all over the world. Be it on TV channels, radio, websites, banners, giant billboards, tarpaulins, electronic signages, newspapers, magazines, shirts, walls and ceilings in shopping malls, public utility vehicles, on the roads, along the highways, on the product’s packaging, on Christmas giveaways, on pamphlets; name it, ads are there catching our attention. Just imagine watching a supposedly one-hour TV program. When commercials or ads come in, it is becoming two hours. The noontime shows, remember? They’re full of ads (ads ads and ads!).

On the Photos: Ads Everywhere
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But for the sake of pleasure and entertainment, we Filipinos watch those TV programs no matter how long the commercial breaks…

Why Do We Share Photos of the Foods We Eat on Social Media?

Poor people can’t just do it and here’s why.

According to Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), in the first half of 2014, the Poverty Incidence among “Filipino individuals” was 25.8% while the Poverty Incidence among “Filipino families” was 19.9%. It means that one of four Filipinos experienced poverty during that period. What does it mean by being poor? According to the Office of the President website, “To be poor means earning less than P16,841 a year”.

On the Photo: Filipino "Karinderya" Foods


Are you poor?

May God bless you if you are. You need blessings from above.

I shared the above statistics for one simple reason – there are poor people who can’t eat three (3) times a day. They skip their meals. Well, compared to other third-world countries, it’s even worst. In the African region, people die because of starvation. To that extent, Filipinos are still lucky. But to the extent of being a citizen of a country having P2.6 trillion budget in a year, all of us should have comp…