ABOUT THE WRITER
REGEL JAVINES is the writer behind this blog, Philippine Review. He has been contributing articles for Yahoo! Contributor Network since 2011 and for AllVoices in 2012. He was also a freelance manuscript technical/mechanical editor, copy editor/proofreader, and corporate-profile writer.
He always find writing manageable and indulging even when he was in grade school and in high school. But, writing to him has never become his “cup of tea” until college.
REGEL JAVINES graduated valedictorian in elementary and completed his high school, likewise. After passing the PUP College Entrance Test, he took Bachelor in Office Administration while working some part-time jobs at night and at weekend without compromising the full load of the course units required every semester.
Despite all limitations, struggles, and financial constraints, he finished his bachelor’s degree on time from the state university, Polytechnic University of the Philippines-Taguig Campus (2003-2007).
As Campus Journalist
In his freshman year at PUP-Taguig Campus, he tried out and passed the qualifying examinations of the official student publication, The Chronicler — the progressive student publication of the Campus. His stints as campus journalist opened up doors to various learning opportunities and acquainted him with multifarious struggles of students inside and outside of the four corners of the university.
Moreover, his experiences (as campus journalist throughout his student life in the state university) have broadened his understanding in “socio-politico” and “economico-cultural” outlooks and have become the most significant learning in his whole life.
Eventually, he became the editor-in-chief of the official student publication, where he learned and endured the comfort of pressure, confronted and remained steadfast against the pain of students’ rights repression, campus press suppression while he continued to be independent and open-minded in the midst of various, pressing struggles as campus mouthpiece.
As Young Professional
After he graduated from college, he worked in one or two Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO), and Transcription companies, in a contractor for telecommunication services, in business corporate, and in publishing industry.
While working in a local publishing company in 2009, he took and passed the government Career Service Examination-Professional Level.
Launched on August 17, 2011 under its maiden title Inquisitor: No discombobulation; bold and daring, Philippine Review talks about politics and social issues relevant to the shaping of Philippine politics, government, and the world.
Philippine Review also dabbles in news and issues on history, human interest stories, literature, technology, science and medicine, business, and current developments.
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