Philippine Blog Awards

The Pro Pinoy Project wins Best History, Politics and Society Blog at Philippine Blog Awards

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The Pro Pinoy Project is an idea composed of many things, and made up of diverse people, all volunteers, and scattered around the world. The mission is to take the President up to task for his promised Accountability, and support Transparency in the Philippine government, and to challenge the government where it is wanting, and when it is wavering.

The Pro Pinoy Project recognizes that that is only half of the equation.  At the heart of that mission is a deep seated belief that we the people have a responsibility in nation building.  Just as we take to task the President and the government, We the People must also be held Accountable for our Country.  It is our dream that our piece of the web would be a thriving agora, a 24 hour Athenian-inspired democracy, where people can engage ideas, and be inspired.

It is a crazy idea, isn’t it?

It is an idea made possible by so many people from across the world. Betty is our graphic designer. Mells, and Roy who provide technical support.  Clare Amador, Caitan Tanner, and Jim Paredes who were gracious enough to guest write for us.  This success is because of Ana, who writes sex and sensibilities; Flow for his advocacy; Clariz’s youthful enthusiasm. Boom for his wisdom, and humor; Doy our resident policy adviser; Mike who was one of those who started the Project.  Our contributors: Alexa, Ben, Carlo, Kim, Kay, Marck, Ria, and of course, Toni.  It is they, that you honor. This idea is just the beginning.  Our best is yet to come.

On behalf of the men and women of the ProPinoy Project — no words could ever express our gratitude for this honor. “Thank You!” to our blogging peers, friends and readers. Without you, there would be no Pro-Pinoy Project. Because you are the Pinoy, you are the ones who will make this project fly, this nation soar. Salamat po!

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Other winners of 2010 Philippine Blog Awards

MAIN AWARDS
Best Blog in Advocacy Category – Web Safety Philippines by Sonnie Santos
Best Blog in Beauty and Lifestyle Category – The Reluctant Stylista by Alexandra Lapa
Best Blog in Business Category – Ready to be Rich by Fitz Villafuerte
Best Blog in Culture and Arts – Anik-anik Love by Mitch Mauricio
Best Blog in Entertainment Category – Without Wang2 by Nickie Wang
Best Blog in Food and Beverage Category – Happy Foodies by Ferdz Decena
Best Blog in Gaming Category – Back 2 Gaming by B2Gamers
Best Blog in Hobby and Recreation – Back 2 Gaming by B2Gamers
Best Blog in Home and Parenting Category – iMom by Chats Siao
Best Blog in Humor Category – The Professional Heckler by Loi Reyes Landicho
Best Blog in Lifestyle – The Creative Dork by Robbie Bautista
Best Blog in Literature / Literary Category – City Buoy by Nyl Lim
Best Blog in Personal/Diary Category – Yoshke.com by Yoshke Dimen
Best Photoblog – Gerryruiz Photoblog by Gerry Ruiz
Best Blog in Social, Politics and History – The Pro Pinoy Project by The Pro Pinoy Project
Best Blog in Sports – Filipino Boxing Journal by Kenneth Ragpala
Best Blog in Technology Category – My Silly Point of View by Richard D. Feraro
Best Blog in Travel Cateogry – Just Wandering by Nina Fuentes
Best Blog in Video and Podcasts – Pinoy How To by Buddy and Yael Gancenia
SPECIAL AWARDS
Best Blog Design – The Reluctant Stylista
Bloggers’ Choice Award – CHKSLG
Readers’ Choice Award – Green Archers
Best Filipiniana Blog – My Sarisari Store
Top Blog Post for 2010 – Do They Read Blogs in Heaven? by Yoshke.com
Top Posts for 2010
EXCLUSIVE: GMA Breaks Her Silence by the Professional Heckler
Sometimes We Are Lost by I am Fickle Cattle.
Fireworks, Hormones and this Blog Post by Yoshke.com
Top Photo Posts for 2010
A Solo Traveler’s Photo Story of Backpacking in Palawan by Ambot Ah!
Pahiyas Festival by Biyaheng Pinoy
Top Video Posts and Podcasts for 2010
Krimmy Couple: Of Bad Words and Saranghae by My Korean Boyfriend
Podcast 6: Being Friends with the Ex by Ria Jose
Krimmy Couple: The Korean Eats Balut by My Korean Boyfriend