All that former United States ambassador to the Philippines Kristie Kenney would say was “I loved my time in the Philippines.”Sept. 7, 2011, 8:25 a.m. READ MORE >>
One of the principal authors of the Reproductive Health (RH) bill in the House of Representatives yesterday urged her colleagues to pass the ...Sept. 7, 2011, 8:25 a.m. READ MORE >>
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum yesterday announced that it would adjust the prices of its petroleum products twice a week to immediately reflect changes in ...Sept. 7, 2011, 8:24 a.m. READ MORE >>
Top Philippine universities fared poorly in this year’s world university rankings by a respected London-based agency—an underwhelming rating linked by Filipino experts in ...Sept. 6, 2011, 8:41 a.m. READ MORE >>
Budget Secretary Florencio Abad reported here yesterday that the Aquino administration would invest P70 billion in the conditional cash transfer (CCT) program until ...Sept. 6, 2011, 8:40 a.m. READ MORE >>
A supposed United States diplomatic cable in 2005 said the Vatican had pressured Catholic bishops in the Philippines not to support ...Sept. 6, 2011, 8:40 a.m. READ MORE >>
The military disputed yesterday a WikiLeaks report that said the Ampatuan clan tagged in the Maguindanao massacre was better armed than government troops.Sept. 6, 2011, 8:39 a.m. READ MORE >>
Newly installed Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez has started wooing the critics of his predecessor Alberto Lim from the private sector in an ...Sept. 5, 2011, 9:25 a.m. READ MORE >>
Proponents of the Reproductive Health (RH) bill in the Senate have warned of a plot to derail its passage through a privileged ...Sept. 5, 2011, 9:25 a.m. READ MORE >>
Bohol emerged as the country’s best governed province while Valenzuela and Ligao came out as the best governed among highly urbanized cities and ...Sept. 5, 2011, 9:24 a.m. READ MORE >>
Sen. Loren Legarda, chairperson of the Senate committee on climate change, has renewed her call for the full implementation of Republic Act 9003 ...Sept. 5, 2011, 9:24 a.m. READ MORE >>
How exactly will Baguio move an unstable mountain of garbage that looms perilously over a community below?Sept. 4, 2011, 8:58 a.m. READ MORE >>
September 4, 2011
Transcript & thoughts
Where else can you find comforting, modern yet still authentic Italian cuisine that serves pasta cooked al dente unfailingly, every single time?
September 3, 2011
Last year I had the opportunity of working with an NGO effort in Trinidad and Tobago. (It is always tough having to take on a consulting job in a sunny Caribbean country, but someone had to do it…) I was working on behalf of a philanthropic organization to help launch an organization that would train and build the capacity of ...
In my Website Design and Development class, I share my observations in the semesters that I handled this class at Xijen College of Mountain Province.
We went on a three-day journey to Medina, Misamis Oriental. It was part of our requirements in our subject in photography. We went on that journey riding a bus for four hours, knowing what lies ahead. When we arrived in Medina, we saw the place as very quaint. The place is described by its natural scenery...
When I was a kid, I stood in sad attendance at many a goldfish funeral.
Only in the Philippines, there is a Chinese dimsum restaurant known as the Gloria Maris Dimsum Kitchen which always satisfies the hungry bellies of its patrons. In this restaurant, famous and regular people have dined and kept on
September 2, 2011
From Sept 20-24 the 9th Philippine Youth Congress in IT, or Y4IT, will be showcasing everything information technology in education, employment, social media, and how it relates to its main proponents, the youth.
From The Huffington Post >> "Instead of meeting a student where he or she is and bettering them, the education system is stifling progress and aiding in maintaining the status quo. Schools and thus, educators, are not teaching students how to overcome their circumstances and strive for excellence; these entities are merely lowering the bar and making students unaccountable for ...
There’s no better way to end a long, busy week than treating yourself to a relaxing massage. And for me, one of the best places to go for a relaxing massage is at Ruyifang Massage & Reflexology.
Reading the Chicken Soup for the Soul books is a great way to spend your time. Each story reaches out to a target reader who relates to the category. This series of books is a brainchild of Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen.
September 1, 2011
Mary Grace is a purveyor of arguably the best tasting ensaymada you can find in Manila.
When we take a look and get a feel of another culture that's very different from ours, we learn to appreciate our own as well as be more tolerant of others'.
'Circumstances' is a tale of Iranian women struggling to express their sexuality in a totalitarian and fundamentalist religious state.
Successful tourism is defined by five “A”s, namely, attractions, access, accommodation, amenities and activities. In developing countries where transportation networks are normally disjointed, accessibility is a main challenge. This is mostly true for tourists who do not want to transport themselves. Is there any way to surmount the accessibility challenge?