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22 years.

Posted by Abi Kwok on September 14, 2008

Today I turned 22. And at 22, I promise to be:

  • Nicer,
  • More patient,
  • Friendlier,
  • More understanding,
  • More hardworking,
  • Able to make up my mind! 🙂

I know birthdays are not known for making resolutions, but I feel I have to, just because this year and the last have been particularly difficult for me: adjusting to the transition of school to work; dealing with office politics and b*tches in the workplace; understanding what I really want to do with my life; etc.

I’ve come to appreciate the littlest things in life:

(L-R) me, Lionel, Mel, Anna D.

(L-R) me, Lionel, Mel, Anna D.

Zen and I

Here’s to more years of good times with friends, loved ones, and with life. Cheers! 😀

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Villar: ‘Poverty is threatening our independence’

Posted by Abi Kwok on August 19, 2008

By Abigail Kwok
INQUIRER.net
First Posted 14:35:00 08/19/2008

MANILA, Philippines — As the nation marked the 130th anniversary of the birth of Manuel L. Quezon, Senate President Manuel Villar on Tuesday called on government officials not to let politics get in the way of serving the people.

Speaking at rites in Quezon City, Villar said the Philippines has found itself back to fighting for its freedom, no longer against foreign invaders but against poverty.

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