Cebu

Reporting from Cebu

I took a night flight to Cebu last Thursday; I was in Mactan in less than an hour. Air travel has made what was once a lengthy trip into a very short trip. [ a commute to EDSA from my place in Muntinlupa takes longer!] It was a smooth flight; I was a bit uneasy […]

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Manila

Down the River

Crossing Pasig river on a banca was a father and son affair that I always look forward to, we had relatives in Mandaluyong then, and during the weekends and holidays we would often come and visit. My father, a frugal and impatient traveler prefers the wet and rickety banca ride, it was inexpensive and the […]

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Uncategorized

Francis Durango Magalona

Francis Magalona’s death is a great and absolute national loss for the Filipino nation. A great artist, very much loved by all his friends and to numerous other artist, he had a huge number of  supporters from all walks of life. Grandson of revered nationalist Senator, Enrique Magalona [author of RA No 709, “Instruction of […]

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Historia

Kamusta Na?

I was trying to write something about EDSA, but whenever I do, I just kept on remembering my childhood memories of those troubled days – sweets thrown by yellow wearing Cory supporters on top of their raucous vehicle convoys, decorated with yellow placards with Ninoys giant face on it, we kids back then loved it! […]

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Historia

Who are the indigenous?

INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON Scholar says Negritos are the ‘original Filipinos’ By Vincent   Cabreza Philippine Daily Inquirer Posted date: February 12, 2008 BAGUIO CITY – All these years, school teachers have taught Filipino children that Filipinos belong to the Malay stock. Now comes a language scholar, who has authored influential studies about Cordillera and other Philippine […]

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