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My Alternative Proposals Instead Of #ScrapPork #MillionPeopleMarch PDAF

I have nothing against #ScrapPork and the #MillionPeopleMarch. In fact, I am so happy that the people are not passive about this, as active citizenship is badly needed in these challenging times. I call it heroic. Our country, despite the amazing credit rating, is currently facing grave effects of corruption, cities drowning under water because of torrential rains and hundreds of lives lost in yet another sea tragedy. 

I want the people to be angry. We need a burning passion to rebuild, passion for our country to excel. But we should do it smartly.

I strongly believe Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) is notto blame. It was intended to distribute national wealth for soft (social services) and hard (infrastructure) government projects supposedly. A vision to serve people. Please don't blame the initiative. Even great NGOs are suffering from bad publicity because of the involvement of the bogus ones. We can't abolish it since the government agencies would have to do all …

Sigeland: How Breeze Let's Cebu Moms Kids Explore

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Mothers all around the metro were invited to Breeze’s first ever Sigeland event last June 22, 2013 at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall. It became such a success, that more moms asked if Breeze could hold another one. So Breeze decided to mount a second run of the Sigeland at the Ayala Activity Center in Cebu. Gates opened to the public at 11:00 AM, where moms and kids alike were welcomed to take part in fun activities as well as bring home a toy from the first toy store that doesn’t accept cash. 

Breeze believes that stains, which come from playing and exploring, are good because it builds life experiences and teaches lessons. This is an attitude they wish to instill in mothers (thus turning them into Sige Moms) so that they encourage their children to try new things and learn important values along the way. Sigeland provides a perfect venue by which this can happen.  
Breeze proudly presents the very first of its kind. Moms and kids in Sigeland took home toys without paying for them in c…

Building the Nation and Better Ways of Tomorrow

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Varsity athletes, honor students and student leaders from all over the county once again came together for the 8th Aboitiz Future Leaders Business Summit at the luxurious Marco Polo Hotel with the theme, "Significantly Changing My Philippines."

Every year, AFLBS gathers about one hundred delegates among thousands of applicants across the country are flown to Cebu to learn business and leadership straight from the executives of the Philippines' best-managed companies and renowned resource speakers. 

"We all have a part to play in nation-building and it's very encouraging to see the youth aspiring to contribute to it."But for them to shape our nation towards a better future, we need to shape their mindsets first. This is what we wish to accomplish during the summit," - Xavier “Txabi" Aboitiz, Chief HR and Quality Officer of the Aboitiz Group -
Among this year's speakers were:

Aboitiz Equity Ventures (AEV) President and CEO Erramon Aboitiz; Visayan …