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Lovin' Manila During Holy Week
on Mar 27, 2013 in Holy Week in Manila Unlike most people we usually just stay in during Holy Week here in Manila.  I've always believed it's the best place to stay during this long weekend.  The city is so empty of people and traffic is so light - it's like being in nirvana eve...

Give unto Caesar
on Feb 19, 2013Finally, someone had the courage to challenge the INC's solid vote policy. I know of three friends here in FB who are INC and it must be terrible for them to vote according to who Manalo wants them to vote! Ano ako, nakatira sa North Korea, Afg...

Less TV; spend more quiet time with God—Tagle
on Feb 19, 2013I'm not exactly religious, more of a Sunday Catholic really, and I do not subscribe to everything the Church says now as Gospel truth - they are after all, the same people who said the earth was flat - and anybody who said that it wasn't was excommun...

Fr. Shay Cullen and the Dismantling of the US Military Bases Here in the Philippines
on Feb 2, 2013 in Fr. Shay Cullen Preda Fr. Shay Cullen I am foolish sometimes in my opinions.  I read an interesting article today about what Irish priest Fr. Shay Cullen had done for the children of Subic when they were still under the US military bases.  I remember that it was in 1992 when th...

Old Manila Walks Now in Corregidor
on Feb 2, 2013 in Ivan Man Dy Old Manila Walks Old Manila Walks Corregidor I did an Old Manila Walk tour years ago, in Malacañang Palace - and I really had a great time!  I brought Mama with me and we were lucky to have then President Arroyo greet us - although we were chicken shit to ask her for a photo with our grou...

Ibalong: Our Own Version of Middle Earth
on Jan 19, 2013 in Remus Villanueva Myke Salomon Ibalong Bicolano epic It would not be surprising to know that even our own indigenous culture has her own creatures and gods and goblins and little people and Precious.  This is exactly the type of theater I would love to watch next month as Tanghalang Pilipino prese...

Direct PAL Flights to Milan, Paris and Rio - A Distinct Possibility in the Future
on Jan 19, 2013 in air rights PAL flights I felt a bit excited reading this article seeing now that our own local airline is aggressively pursuing new routes with a direct connection from Manila!  Milan, Paris and Rio de Janeiro are definitely good places to have a direct flight to!&nbs...

Tawi-Tawi Anyone?
on Jan 11, 2013 in Tawi-Tawi tourism I chanced upon this interesting article this week about a photojournalist who went to Tawi-Tawi - upon the prodding of their Tourism Officer!  I was born in Mindanao and we spent a lot of summer vacations there but I've never really gone south...

Aiming For a Seven Percent Growth in 2013
on Jan 4, 2013 in Philippine Economy Philippine economic growth I am not an economist and I am not even going to pretend that I understand everything that I read in the Business section of our daily newspapers, but from what I can glean from them, our country is slowly achieving what it should have been doing all...

Fernando Carillo Revisits Manila
on Jan 4, 2013 in Fernando Carillo Rosalinda Marimar Unlike many of my peers and fellow Filipinos, I wasn't really caught up into that Marimar - Rosalinda hype that engulfed the country two decades ago.  Those telenovelas made Fernando Carillo a star here so his visit back here last year created s...

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