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“ Ac hi e v e me nt si ns c hool ar ewhatk e e pshi s bl owwhe nheg r a dua t e di nCug ma nE l e - t oa c hi e v et hea e n ona nda ppr ov a l t ha t l i ghton. ” me nt a r yS c hool onl ya sba t c hs a l ut a t or i a n hes e e k sf r omhi spa r e nt s . Al wa y sbe i ng i n2005. Cl e a r l ya tt het opofhi sg a me , t he pr e s s ur e da nde ndi ngupa tonl ys e c ond Col org r e e ns y mbol i z e ss e l f -r e s pe c t , we l l be -l a s tt hi nghewa nt e dwa st obr i ngdi s a ppl a c edi s a ppoi nt snotonl yhi spa r e nt sbut i ng , l e a r ni ng , g r owt ha ndha r mony . T he y poi nt me ntt ohi spa r e nt ’ sf a c e sa st he ys a w a l s ohi ms e l f . s a i dt ha tpe opl ewhol ov ec ol org r e e nha sa t ha thewoul dn’ tbec l a s sv a l e di c t or i a n. pe r s ona l i t yofbe i ngdownt oe a r t h, pr a cWhyandBe c aus e c a l , k i nd, g e ne r ousa ndc ompa s s i ona t e . And Byt he n, P e r c i v a l s t a r t e dt of e e l ne g l e c t e d i fhewe r eac hr i s t ma sl i g htbul bg r e e n byhi spa r e nt s . Gui l t yf ors ome wha tdi s a p- At21y e a r sol d, a5t hy rs t ude ntofMe woul dbeape r f e c ts ha def orP e r c i v a l Aba di l -poi n ngt he m, hef e l tl e s smor a l s uppor t c ha ni c a l E ng i ne e r i nga tXa v i e rUni v e r s i t y l a . f r omt he m. Butwhe ne v e rhef e e l sl i k et ha t At e ne odeCa g a y a n( XU) . Hi spa r e nt s a ndf a l l sdown, s e l f mo v aoni st heonl y e x pe c tag r e a tde a l f r omhi m. Re a s ona bl y UpandDown t hi ng shedoe s . Hec ome st ohi ss e ns e s , be c a us ehi smot he rHe l e ng r a dua t e ds a l upr ov i ngt ohi spa r e nt st ha thewi l l s uc c e e d. t a t or i a nwhi l ehi sf a t he rP e r c i ba l , av a l e di c Hei si nt e l l i g e nta ndl ov e st ol e a r n, a ndde t or i a n. T hi se x pl a i nsal otoft he i rpr e s s ur s pi t eofc ons t a nt l ys e e k i ngf orhi spa r e nt s ’ Pr e s s ur eandS uc c e s s i ngP e r c i v a l , t oa c hi e v emor et ha nwha t a ppr ov a l , heha sag r e a t e rde s i r et ol e a r n t he ydi dbe c a us et he yne v e rha dt he a boutl i f ea ndbui l di ngac onfide nc et o Hepr ov e dhi ss uc c e s sbya c hi e v i ngs e c ond c ha nc eort hef undst og ot oc ol l e g e , l i k ehe a c hi e v et het hi ng shewa nt si nl i f e . I nGr a de honor sdur i nghi s mei nRe g i ona l S c i e nc e ha snow. 4, hi sc onfide nc ea ndc ompe t e nc ea sa hi g hs c hool . Ac hi e v e me nt si ns c hool a r ehi s pe r s ons t a r t e dt og r ow. Be i ngt hepr e s i de nt c ompe ns aona ndt heba l mt ohi spa r e nt s He r eandT he r e oft hes t ude ntbodyor g a ni z aon, i tpr ov e d g r owi ngdi s a ppoi nt me nt . Whe r ec ompe ns a us e f ul whe nac onfli c ts t a r t e swi t hhi smod- onr e f e r st oat y peofde f e ns eme c ha ni s m L i k ee v e r y one , heha ddi ffic ul t yi nc hoos i ng e r a t orbe i ngmor ei nf a v orofa not he rs t u- i nwhi c hpe opl eov e r a c hi e v ei nonea r e at o be t we e nt hema nyc ol l e g e st ha twe r ea v a i l de ntme mbe r . F ur t he r mor e , hi sc onfide nc e c ompe ns a t ef orf a i l ur e si na not he r , hesl l a bl et ohi m. Hi spa r e ntde c i de df orhi mi ng r e wbe i ngs ome onewhoha sbe e nfir s t f e e l spr e s s ur e da nddowns ome me s . He s t e a d. Hi sfir s tc hoi c ewa si nUni v e r s i t yof honori nhi sc l a s ss i nc eGr a de1, butt ooka f e e l st ha twa y , be c a us ehef e e l sl i k ehef a i l st hePhi l i ppi ne s( UP)Di l i ma n, a ndobv i ous l y


het ookt hee x a ma ndt he npa s s e di t . Hi s be c a us eofhi mbe i ngaJ e hov a h’ sWi t ne s s da y sl a s ty e a r , a ndwi nni ngMa g i sa wa r ds pa r e nt sde c i de dnott obe c a us eoft hel ong a ndnotaRoma nCa t hol i c . f ordi ffe r e nte v e nt si nt heuni v e r s i t y . He di s t a nc e . Hec hos eMS UI I Tbutt he na g a i n, a l s oj oi ne dMi nda na oWi deMe c ha ni c a l e nT e ac he r sandS t ude nt s hi spa r e nt sde c i de dnott obe c a us eofl ong g i ne e r i ngqui zbowl onJ une27, 2013he l d di s t a nc e . Unde r s t a nda bl es i nc eP e r c i v a l i s Whe tGr a ndCa pr i sa ndwon. T hi sc omi ngOc nhewa si n1s ty e a rc ol l e g e , heha dno a t hey oung e s t . Het he nc hos et ot a k ee x a ms c obe r24, 2013hei sr e j oi ni ngt hes a i dc oml os ef r i e ndsa nda dj us t me nt sha dt ooc c ur ,t i nt wooft hes c hool she r ei nCa g a y a ndeOr o bute e pr e s e n nga l l ofMi nda na oa nd v e nt he n, i tne v e rbe c a meahi ndr a nc e pe onr whi c hi sMi nda na oUni v e r s i t yS c i e nc ea nd f l l behe l da tt heS MXc onv e n onc e nt e r orhi mt obea tt heDe a n’ sl i s t . I ns opho- wi T e c hnol og y( MUS T )a ndXU, a ndpa s s e d nMa ni l a . mor ea ndj uni ory e a r , hebe g a nt oe x pl or e i bot he x a mi naons . T he r ewa sa l s ot he ot he rt hi ng sbe y ondhi se x pe r i e nc e . I n4t h Ae rg r a duaonhepl a nst owor ka ndhe l p de ba t ewhi c hs c hol a r s hi pt oa ppl yf or . Hi s y e a rhes e toutt oe x pl or ea ndg ooutoft he hi sf a mi l y . Al l ofhi sa c hi e v e me nt si n pa r e nt sde c i de df orhi monc ea g a i n. box . Hebe c a meame mbe rofamus i cba nd s c hool , hene v e re x pe c t e dt obeg oi ngt o a ndav ol unt e e ri nt heS T RE AMS( S uppl e Hi smot he rt ol dhi ma boutt heDe l Mont e whe r ehei sr i g htnow. S oj us tl i k et hec ol or me nt a r yT r a i ni ngt oRe i nf or c eE duc aont o s c hol a r s hi p. P e r c i v a l t ookt hee x a ma ndwa s g r e e n, t hec ol orofba l a nc e , hei sa bl et o Ac a de mi c a l l y g ie da ndMa r g i na l i z e dS t ua bl et opa s s . Be c a us eoft ha ts c hol a r s hi p, he ha ndl ea ny t hi ngwe l l de s pi t eofha v i nga de nt s ). T he i ra dv oc a c yi st ot e a c hot he r s t houg htt ha the ’ dg ot oMUS Tf ors ur es i nc e bus ys c he dul eofha v i nga nor g a ni z aon a ndg i v ewor k s hopst ot het op10hi g h hewa sunde rt hei mpr e s s i onofi tonl ybe i ng a ndbe i ngag r a duangs t ude nt . s c hool s t ude nt st ha twi s ht os t udyi nc ol offe r e di nMUS T . J us ti n mehef oundout l e g ef orf r e e . T he ydos ol i c i t aon, f unr a c i ng Dar kandL i ght t ha tXUa l s ooffe r e dt ha ts c hol a r s hi p, t hus t opr ov i det r a ns por tora nyne c e s s i t yoft he hi se nr ol l me ntf orXUwa sfina l l yde c i de d. Hemi g htsl l f e e l e mp ne s st owa r dshi s s t ude nt swhi c ht he yc a l l e d“ t heAc a de my ” . pa r e nt s ’ s uppor tbe c a us el i k ea ny one , he T hi sandT hat E v e r yS a t ur da yt he yt e a c ht hes t ude nt ss ubwa nt st obea c c e pt e d, a ppr e c i a t e da nda dj e c t st ha tf oc uspa rc ul a r l yi nMa t h, E nHi ss c hool be i ngde c i de d, hi sc our s ewa s mi r e df ort heg oodhedoe s . g l i s h, Phy s i c s , Che mi s t r ya ndComput e r . ne x tont hel i s t . Notr e a l l yk nowi ngwhi c h T he r e ’ sa l s oav ol unt e e ri not he rc our s e si n T hel umi na nc eofabul br e pr e s e nt st hel i f e c our s et ot a k ehi sf a mi l yt ookt hi ng si nt o XUt ot ut ort hos es t ude nt si nt heAc a de my . heha s , be c a us el i f ec a nt ur nda r kbuti fy ou t he i rownha nds . Al t houg hhepl a nne dt o f a c et hi ng si tc a nbe c omebr i g ht e r . Hede s t udyBa c he l orofs c i e nc ei nBi ol og ya nd L i f eandL ov e s c r i be shi sl i f et ofli c k e r . Gi v e soutal i g ht pr oc e e di ngt ome di c i ne , hi sf a mi l ywa snot Now, hei sag r a duangs t ude nt5t hy e a ri n buts ome me si tdoe s n’ tbuthec on nue s i nf a v orofi ta ndc onv i nc e dhi mt ot a k eup Me c ha ni c a l E ng i ne e r i ng , apr e s i de nti n t ol e a r na ndg r ow. 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T het hr e eZ a mboa ng a ba s e dr e por t e r sg otas ummons f r omt heCi t yPr os e c ut or ’ sOffic ea s k i ngt he mt opr ov i dei nf or maondur i ngt he i rc ov e r a g eont hes t a ndoffi nZ a mboa ng aCi t ybe t we e ng ov e r nme ntf or c e sa ndt heMor oNaona l L i be r aonF r ont( MNL F )s i nc eS e pt e mbe r9. Ae rt hes i e g ei n Z a mboa ng aCi t y , t heDe pa r t me ntofJ usc e( DOJ )pr e pa r e d r e be l l i onc ha r g e sa g a i ns ts e v e r a l MNL Fr e ne g a de s , a mong t he mi sf ounde rNurMi s ua r i a ndhi st opl i e ut e na nt , Ha bi e r Ma l i kwhoa l l e g e dl yl e dt hea a c k s .

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Howmor a l l yc onf us i ngi ti s , t ha tt heg ov e r nme nt i sa l mos tc r os s i ngt hel i nebe t we e nt he i rde s i r ef or publ i cs a f e t ya ndt heme di a ’ swi l l t os e r v et hepubl i c ’ s i nt e r e s t . S i nc et heme di ai sbor nt odi s s e mi na t ei nf or ma ona c c or di ngt owha tt hepe opl e ’ sne e dt ok now, nott o pr i v az ei nf or maonf ort heg ov e r nme nt , i ti s ha r dpr e s s e dt ounde r s t a ndwhyt heg ov e r nme nti sde Z a mboa ng aCha pt e rCha i rF r e nc i eCa r r e oni de n fie d ma ndi ngs omuc hf r omt heme mbe r soft heme di a . T he i r t hej our na l i s t sa sJ i mmyVi l l a flor e sa ndT e ody v e rAr qui z a , de ma ndsc ont r a di c twi t ht heme di a ’ sowns e tc odeof bot hofRMNZ a mboa ng a , a ndPhi l i ppi neDa i l yI nqui r e rr e e t hi c s . Buta c c or di ngt oRe publ i cAc tNo. 53, ork nown por t e rJ ul i eAl i pa l awhoi sa l s oame mbe roft heg r oup’ sna a st heS o oL a w( ae ri t sa ut hor , S e n. Vi c e nt e" T i t o" ona l di r e c t or a t e . Vi l l a flor e sa ndAr qui z a , whoa r ea l s ov i l l a g e Ca s t e l oS o oI I I ) , s hi e l dsj our na l i s t sf r ombe i ngc omoffic i a l s , t ol da ut hor ie st he ywoul dne e dt hepe r mi s s i onof pe l l e dt or e v e a l t he i rs our c e s , unl e s ss oor de r e dbya t he i rs t aona ndwoul da l s one e dt oc ons ul tt he i rl a wy e r s c our t , a ndonl yonma e r sr e l angt onaona l s e c ur i t y . be f or ema k i ngade c i s i on. T heg ov e r nme nts houl dr e s pe c tt her i g ht sa nd Ae rt hes i e g ei nZ a mboa ng aCi t y , t heDe pa r t me ntof r ol eoft heme di ai nt hi ss oc i e t y . T hi ss ummonsma y J usc e( DOJ )pr e pa r e dr e be l l i onc ha r g e sa g a i ns ts e v e r a l MNL F ha v ee x t r e me l ydi s t ur be dt her e por t e r sf r omdoi ngt he i r r e ne g a de s , a mongt he mi sf ounde rNurMi s ua r i a ndhi st op j ob. T heme di aha st her i g htt or e f us et os ha r ei nf or ma l i e ut e na nt , Ha bi e rMa l i kwhoa l l e g e dl yl e dt hea a c k s . onf r omt he i rr e s pe cv ec ov e r a g ebute v e ns o, t heg ov e r nme nt ’ smo v e sa r ea l s of ounde d. S o, howmuc hof Ma y bei ti sj us tmebuti ti sk i ndofs us pi c i ousf ort he t het hi nl i nebe t we e npubl i cs a f e t ya ndpubl i ci nt e r e s t g ov e r nme ntt ode ma ndi nf or maonf r omt hea f or e me nha sbe e nc r os s e d?Anddoe st hee ndr e a l l yj usf yt he one dr e por t e r swhe nt he ya l r e a dyha v eors houl dha v et he i r me a ns ?Wha ti st hec odeofe t hi c sc ompa r e dt ot he ownde pa r t me ntf org a t he r i ngI nt e l f ors uc hma e r se s pe c i a l - numbe rofl i v e st ha tc a nbes a v e d?Al l I k nowi s , t he y l ywhe nt heNaona l Uni onofJ our na l i s t soft hePhi l i ppi ne s s houl dl e a r nt oc oope r a t ebe c a us ei ti sc ommonk nowl ( NUJ P)f e e l sune a s yt ha tt heF i s c a l ’ soffic ema ybe“ i nt e ndi ng e dg et ha tonea r a c t swa ymor efli e swi t hhone y . t ous ewha t e v e ri nf or maont he y( c oul d)pr ov i dei nt heg ov -


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S e pt e mbe r22, 2013-T hea a c kha ppe ne di nS ioL a nt a d, Ba r a ng a yKi ba nba ni nBa l i ng a s a gMi s a mi sOr i e nt a l , S unda y da wn. F i v epe opl ewe r ek i l l e da ndfiv eot he r swe r ewounde dwhe nc ommuni s tr e be l sa a c k e dami l i t a r yout pos t . , t he Ne wP e opl e ’ sAr my( NP A)c onfir me dMonda y . Aut hor ie si de n fie dt hos ek i l l e di na cona sS e r g e a ntDa nt eL a on, c omma nde roft hepa t r ol ba s e , a ndCiz e nsAr me d F or c e sGe og r a phi c a l Uni t( Ca f g u)me mbe r sJ one l T a nda y on, Mi g ue l L ug a r , Al i S a g ui wa ya ndMa ul i Ba c us . I tc a ug hts ol di e r s a ndCiz e nsAr me dF or c e sGe og r a phi c a l Uni tCa f g ume nbys ur pr i s e . NP As pok e s pe r s onJ or g e“ KaOr i s ”Ma dl oss a i di nar a di oi nt e r v i e wMonda y , as ol di e ra ndfiv eme mbe r soft heCa f g uwe r e a mongt hec a s ua le s . Anot he rfiv emi l ia me nwe r ea l s oi nj ur e di nt hefig ht , whi l et hea s s a i l a nt ss us t a i ne dnoc a s ua le s , hea dde d. ButCa pt a i nChr i sa nUy , s pok e s pe r s onoft heAr my ’ s4t hI nf a nt r yDi v i s i oni nCa mpE v a ng e l i s t a , P a t a g , c onfir me dt he numbe rofc a s ua le sf r omt heg ov e r nme nts i de , butdi s pr ov e dMa dl os ’ s t a t e me ntt ha tt he r ewe r enoc a s ua le sont he NP A’ ss i de . Uys a i dr e s pondi ngt r oopss a wbl oods t a i nsi na r e a swhe r et her e be l spos ione dt he ms e l v e swhe nbot hg r oupse x c ha ng e d g unfir e s . Hec l a r i fie dt ha tt hes ol di e r sr e t ur ne dfir ea tt her e be l sa nddi dnotj us tf a l l t ot heg r ound.

The Eden Daily newsletter  

Final newsletter compilation for DC3 Submitted to: Sir Ryan Madrid Submitted by: Eden Victoria Paladias

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