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Mo Yan is Nobel Prize in Literature 2012 winner

(from guardian.co.uk) Chinese author Mo Yan, who left school for a life working the fields at the age of 12, has become the first Chinese citizen ever to win the Nobel prize in literature, praised by the Swedish Academy for merging … Continue reading

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Arikap ti Sardam

Arikap ti Sardam. Poem by Josephina V. Herrema, from the book ALIMPATOK — Anthology of Ilokano Erotic Poetry. Read by Luchie Maranan during the launching of the book at Mt. Cloud Bookshop in Baguio City on August 3, 2012. Video … Continue reading

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Iti Daytoy a Sardam

Iti Daytoy a Sardam. Poem by Leilanie Adriano, from the book ALIMPATOK — Anthology of Ilokano Erotic Poetry. Read/ by Leilanie Adriano during the launching of the book at Mt. Cloud Bookshop in Baguio City on August 3, 2012. Video … Continue reading

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Ti Bibingka ni Baket

Ti Bibingka ni Baket. Poem by Dexter Marin Fabito, from the book ALIMPATOK — Anthology of Ilokano Erotic Poetry. Read/performed during the launching of the book at Mt. Cloud Bookshop in Baguio City on August 3, 2012. Video recording by … Continue reading

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Ti Dangadangta

Ti Dangadangta. Poem by Ariel S. Tabag, from the book ALIMPATOK – Anthology of Ilokano Erotic Poetry. Read by Ariel S. Tabag with Mighty C. Rasing and Jox Maranion of the Manong Diego band. Performed during the launching of the … Continue reading

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Homo Sapiens

Poem by Roy V. Aragon, from the book ALIMPATOK – Anthology of Ilokano Erotic Poetry. Read by Mighty C. Rasing with Ariel S. Tabag and Jox Maranion of the Manong Diego band. Performed during the launching of the book at … Continue reading

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Tarabay iti Ortograpia ti Pagsasao nga Ilokano, maipablaaken

Marugian iti Agosto 20, 2012 a bilang ti BANNAWAG! Wen, mangrugi iti Agosto 20, 2012 a bilang ti Bannawag, maiserye ti opisial nga Ortograpia Ilokana a kas impaulog ti Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) iti babaen ti liderato da Jose … Continue reading

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Naim-imas ti Marunggay no Maal-alaan

Naim-imas ti Marunggay No Maal-alaan Words: Cles B. Rambaud Music: Ariel S. Tabag From Ariel: Nalatak a daniw ni Apo Bannawag Editor Cles B. Rambaud ti “Naim-imas ti Marunggay No Maal-alaan” maipanggep iti kinaparabur wenno kinasayaat ti maysa a tao. … Continue reading

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“There is no hell” –Miriam

Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago, responding to a front-page Inquirer article yesterday where a priest claimed that she should be consigned to the fires of hell, said: “Under Vatican 2, there is no hell; but even if there is, there is nobody there.” Santiago said that in theology, hell is not … Continue reading

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What’s new in Laoag City: Johnny Moon, Samtoy Books

By Kara Santos @abs-cbnnews.com Unique reads and eats in the bustling Ilocos Norte city MANILA, Philippines — Two new establishments in Laoag City are celebrating Ilocano culture with a twist. Johnny Moon Cafe and Samtoy Books, which opened last December at … Continue reading

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