Opinion

EDSA for now…

Filipino politicians are always trying to rewrite history by replacing traditional street names with whatever fits their moods and interest. EDSA highway is now being threatened by yet another attempt to have it named after Cory. Its as idiotic as renaming a street after someone who grew up in it (plenty of examples of this […]

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Personal

Malipayon nga kaadlawan Nay…

Kalabaw lang tumatanda… That’s what my Nanay always say when I tease her about her age. We share the same birthday which works for both of us. Tipid sa handaan. Last Thursday, she turned 61 and her favorite son, 22! (a fly just buzz’d pass me). — As far as I can remember, birthdays are […]

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Historia

Have we got a Constitutional Crisis or Not?

The news about the President and his justice secretary preventing a former president from leaving the country even with an order from the supreme court allowing them to travel is unsettling. Not that the former president GMA was a picture of honesty during her controversial two term presidency that she should be treated with more […]

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Historia

On Pacquiao's Victory

You’ve got to feel bad for the guy. He can’t have an off night. He won but his countrymen has already started calling him names. Even these so called boxing analyst (the loudest are Nathanielsz, who’s not even a Filipino and this frail nerd looking guy Tolentino who has never been punched in the mouth) […]

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Muntinglupa

Life is a Great Sunrise

I don’t know if its the thought that I’m a month away from leaving the building (I recently resigned) that gave me a more appreciative eye but you know lately I’ve been seeing a lot of these breathtaking sunrises over Laguna de Ba’i. Truly a wonderful experience. Over the years,  I developed this habit of […]

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Aurora | Tayabas-Quezon

About the Siege of Baler

Manuel L. Quezon’s remarkable rise in Filipino politics and the siege of Baler are two events that placed Baler in national attention. This Tayabas (now Aurora’s capitol) town was once an isolated settlement. It didn’t have a port. By land, it can be accessed through trails that had been carved  into East Luzon’s mountainous landscape […]

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