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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Write an Essay, Win a Samsung Netbook

How would you like to take home a Samsung Netbook? Or how about a cool package that includes a Samsung LCD monitor, printer and a portable disk drive?

Two lucky winners will win each month in Manila Bulletin's essay writing contest that will run from May to July 2010. Just answer the question: How has technology made my student life better?

The contest is open to all currently enrolled high school, college and tech-voc students, from ages 14-23 years old.

Entries must be written in English using 12 pt. Times Roman font, not more than two (2) sheets of letter-sized bond paper, double spaced. Deadline for submission is on June 10, 2010, (6 pm). Email as many entries as you can to with the subject Entry - For May. Two winners will be announced in the June 17 issue of Manila Bulletin. The next cut off for June and July entries will also be announced in the said issue.


  1. i hope na sana manalo ako nyan .... kasi nung kumain kami sa fastfood breakfast ata yun .... nag basa ako ng news paper... nabasa ko yung sa essay writting contest willing namn akong manalo ... kaya gumawa ako ... yung entry ko eh ina attach ko sa isang MS word document ..... sana manalo ako ...


  2. ..hope i'll win..
    ..gudluck 2 every1 hu joined...

  3. Hi david and jessica!

    I sure hope na isa sa inyo or better both of you will win!

    I'm sure any of the prizes will help you in your studies.

    Will try to post the winners here as soon as I got the info. thanks for visiting my blog!

  4. sana nga.. po kua...

    kelangan ng portable.. eh
    mabagal na comp .. ko
    anu pala kelangan ...para makuha yung prize mo kung nanalo ka

  5. Naks, that's the spirit! sa July 17 pa announcement ng winner pero iniisip mo na kung pano -i-claim hehe.

    Siguro maganda talaga essay mo. We'll, since this is for students, you need to present your school ID and proof that you are enrolled. We can the complete info along with the winner's list on July 17 sa Manila Bulletin.

    Good luck and padalhan mo ko photo pag nanalo ka nga so we can post it in here. Ok ba yun?


  7. ..tnx po 4 d sUpport..

    ..aNd i'll w8 po n mai-poSt ung mga winnErs..

    ..gOdbless evEry1..muah muah!!

  8. hahah... ilan na kaya ang nakasali wahahah... sana konti lang

  9. sana manalo ako ng prizes na samsung notebook kc kailangan ko talaga yan ehh... i hope so...

  10. hamad: sir sana manalo po kau malaking tulong narin po yun sa school. wahah... good luck !

  11. yehaw.... ngayun na yun diba....... wahah.... pa post nalang po ng result ok !

  12. hello!gudam po! bumili po ako ng manila bulletin issue ng june 17..di ko po makita kung nasaan ung mga winners po ng essay writing contest for May..saan po ba makikita?i hope ipost din po d2 kc marami din po cgurong naghihintay ng result gaya ko..godbless po sa lahat!!!more power!!

  13. Hi Karren Mae!

    I also have a copy of today's issue of MB and ang nilagay lang nila ay yung next question for June naman w/c is What one modern gadget can't you live without and why?

    deadline is on july 10 and July 17 naman ang annoucnement of winners.

    If you like you can email MByouthsection to ask for the winner's list.

    I will do it din later so I can post the winners. Tama ka andami naghihintay malaman kung sino nanalo dito!

    laptop ba naman for studes.

    I hope isa sa inyong mga readers ko ang manalo!

  14. hintay ,,,, hintay nalang tau ,,,, wahahah

  15. cno po nanalo?? wala po kase sa manila bulletin kahapon eh,,,tnx po,,,..

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  17. ok mga ka blog nag tanung ako

    Sorry for the delay. But due to the unexpected number of entries (557 essays all in all!), we are not yet done with the judging. Winners will be posted in Manila Bulletin starting June 24.

    Thank you for joining., We still have the June and July essay contests and two more Samsung notebooks to give away!

    The Editors
    Students and Campuses section
    Manila Bulletin" yan ang sabi,,, wahah ang rami pala wahaha

  18. are you going to post po the results here? kc, last thursday, nahilo pa q sa pghahanap ng newspaper kc hapon lng aq ngka time mkabili then wala pa plang results.

  19. to ate REA pa basa nalang po yung comment sa taas ng comment nyo ,,, hintay nalng po wahah,,, 500+ daw po kasi entry kaya di pa po tapos judging

  20. yah i know. i just can't wait. haha.

  21. Hi guys!

    I already posted the winners list for the month of May today.

    Hope, someone from you guys won!

  22. Hi. :) How about winners last June? Are there results or announcement already? Di ko po kasi makita sa Manila Bulletin na June 17, 2010 issue. Reply is much appreciated. Thank you.

    KATH :)

  23. opo... na post na po pa tingin nalang

  24. @ Sikath... I got a copy of Manila Bulletin last june 17 but the winners will not yet announced.

    Will post the winners as soon as i have the info. I hope you win this time!

  25. I haven't seen the June winners po?

  26. Hi Jiemelle!

    Di pa din pina-publish ng MB e. Everyday ko nga inaabangan para i-annoubce ko din dito.

    I'll post the list as soon as I have it. Mukhang sumali ka ah? Good luck sa entry mo

  27. Yup. sumali nga po aq. nagpasa po aq minutes b4 the deadline. busy po kc sa school eh. haha

    Still, I'm hoping po for the best results khit isa lang ung entry q. :>

    Pkipost nlang po kung may results na. Thanks po. GB

  28. I have some questions po.
    May July question pa ba, Or May and June lang?
    Tapos na po ba ung deadline for the June question?
    Thanks :)

  29. Hi Scott... isa na lang pinaglalabanan and that is for July winner... deadline is on Aug. 10 (6 pm)... I posted the question here:

    good luck!

  30. Updates re MB essay contest. They just sent me this email:

    Due to typhoon Basyang, the one screening the essays did not have power for two days. The judging has thus been delayed. The winners will be announced on Saturday, July 24. Thank you for your patience.

    - MB Youth section

  31. .. CooL. tomorrow na i-aanounce. :) Good luck sa lahat.

  32. naiinip na q.

    gusto q ng mag review pero d aq mpakali hnggat d q nkikita ung winners. hoho nu ba toh.

    Lapit na UPCAT!! La pa q review. ansaya. :(

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