By Penny Sicangco-Bongato
I have been teaching part-time in the Human Resource Management Program of De La Salle College of St. Benilde for the past six years. Every year, young men and women enroll in my class for a variety of reasons. Some of them are already dead set on pursuing a career in HR; others are still in the process of discovery. All of them hope that when they graduate, they will have what it takes to make it in the real world.
By Michael L. Tan
The 2014 yearbook of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), released a few days ago, highlights a less known but equally revolutionary transformative role of the Internet: that of a development enabler.
Despite the fact that Filipinos traditionally highly treasure children in their midst, sexual abuse and exploitation of children tragically remain common in Philippine society. Adding to this poignant irony is that even as the clamor for greater vigilance against child abuse is spreading worldwide, incidents of rape and murder of children in both urban and rural settings in our country continue to be reported with seeming regularity, many of them perpetrated by those who are supposed to care for them.
By Jose Ma. Montelibano
The Internet and Facebook are quite indispensable to me nowadays. My continuing interest in advocacy work, and the gradual tiring of a senior citizen’s body, force me to resort to working online to constantly reach the people I need to. It is a virtual world that many Filipinos are finding themselves in, and the world […]
By Rina Jimenez-David
“Angel” is the name chosen by a transgender “talent” who earns by entertaining clients online with sexually suggestive “performances.”