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FACT CHECK: Highest growth rate in 46 years?

FACT CHECK: Highest growth rate in 46 years?

CLAIM: “Our economy posted a 7.6 percent growth in 2022—our highest growth rate in 46 years.” RATING: True but needs more context DETAILS: President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. claimed that the Philippine economy grew by 7.6% in 2022, the highest growth rate in 46 years, during his second State of the Nation Address. Although…
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VLOG POPULI: Preserving Philippine Cultural Heritage

VLOG POPULI: Preserving Philippine Cultural Heritage

The fire that razed the iconic Manila Central Post Office has fueled discussions about the importance of preserving important buildings and historic sites in the country. As threats to heritage sites like accidents and negligence persist, The Flame asks: How can a financially-challenged government strike a balance between providing the…
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VLOG POPULI: Thesis defense season

VLOG POPULI: Thesis defense season

Mula Abril 12 hanggang Abril 22, sasailalim ang Faculty of Arts and Letters sa kanilang thesis defense—isa sa mga pangunahing requirement para makapagtapos sa Unibersidad. Dahil sa hamon ng thesis defense sa Artlet seniors, nagtanong ang The Flame: paano ba dapat paghandaan ang thesis defense? -- Producer: Bless Aubrey Ogerio…
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F Files: Fresh cha-cha push in Congress

F Files: Fresh cha-cha push in Congress

The proposal to amend the 1987 Constitution has been revived and so are the suspicions on the motives of those who are pushing for it. In this episode of F Files, The Flame tackles the efforts by previous administrations to amend the Constitution and gathers insights on the possible implications…
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