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Perspectives
A Case of Stolen Creativity: How an Online Search Winner Slumped from Promising Artist to ‘Alleged’ Plagiarist
by: Cholo Katipunan | August 6, 2020

Long before the cheers and calls for celebration quieted down for his one million peso-win in an online search, 21-year-old newcomer CJ Villavicencio is in hot water. Even louder than his recent victory is the controversy that followed soon after an intricate look at his winning piece revealed hints–if not glaring evidences–of plagiarism.

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Perspectives
The Internet of Conspiracies: Why Our Society of Gossipmongers is Creepier than Clint Bondad’s Cryptic Messages
by: Rank Magazine | July 18, 2020

It goes without saying, that it is clear that while Clint Bondad, in his barrage of cryptic social media messages, has shown red flags and signs that he is in dire need of help, our gossip-mongering society has a bigger problem.

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Perspectives
In BL We Trust: An Adage and Call for Proper LGBTQIA+ Representation at the Height of the Phenomenon
by: Cholo Katipunan | July 13, 2020

At the height of BL phenomenon, one statement lingers: “Give LGBTQIA+ roles to LGBTQIA+ artists.”

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Lists & Guides
GUIDE: How to Make a Clear, Natural Upgrade at Home
by: Rank Magazine | July 6, 2020

While we’re stuck at home, without direct access to the best the world has to offer, we can still do many simple things to clear our head spaces. Working with Clear Botanique,here are easy, fuss-free ways to make a clear and natural upgrade at home.

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Review
‘Gameboys’: How the Lockdown Unleashed a Modern Love Story
by: E. Avena | July 4, 2020

‘Gameboys’ is proof that creativity can’t be restrained in quarantine. Beyond adapting a global phenomenon to the Philippine setting, the BL series is an innovative and relevant narrative for the times.

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Lists & Guides
A Case for Gentle Germ Protection and How to Achieve This
by: Rank Magazine | June 28, 2020

Given today’s uncertain times, we need to be able to give our skin the germ protection it deserves. In a breakthrough release, Safeguard Gentle Micellar Face and Body Cleanser has since been released so people with sensitive will no longer need to compromise between getting gentle skin care and germ protection for the face and body.

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Lists & Guides
Out and Proud: Here are Eight Reality TV Stars to Binge Watch on hayu
by: Rank Magazine | June 26, 2020

Before Pride Month draws to a close, while staying home serves as a stark contrast to the grand shebangs of years before, you can still celebrate your community by looking back and supporting these reality TV stars who helped push boundaries for representation in the past two decades.

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Data & Insights
Pride by the Numbers: Netflix Survey Shows Representation Matters in Entertainment in the Philippines
by: Rank Magazine | June 19, 2020

In an effort to continue celebrating Pride Month, albeit today’s uncertain condition, global streaming service, Netflix set out to determine the important role that media and entertainment arts play in influencing audiences’ perception and attitude towards the LGBTQIA+ community.

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Lists & Guides
Here are Five Dad-approved Meals You Can Bet On for this Father’s Day
by: Rank Magazine | June 19, 2020

If you’re looking for ways to honor Dad this Sunday, having a nice family lunch or dinner with great food from his favorite restaurants is a great idea made possible by online transactions. With PayMaya, paying for your orders is not only much easier, it is also more rewarding.

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Lists & Guides
LOOK: These Foreign Content Creators Marvel at the Beauty of the Philippines Amid Quarantine
by: Rank Magazine | June 14, 2020

As the Philippines sees millions of tourists every year, it’s inevitable that there would be some travelers who ended up getting stranded in the country as the government ordered a community quarantine to safeguard public health and curb the spread of COVID-19. Interestingly, some foreign nationals who chose to stick by the country, have since expressed how they have been charmed by everything it has to offer.

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