In the Philippines

Divorce in the Philippines? Really?

Since August of 2010, HB No. 1799, “An Act Introducing Divorce in the Philippines” has been sitting on the shelf. House speaker Feliciano Belmonte, who supports the bill, says now that the RH (Reproductive Health) bill has been approved by both chambers, a new focus has been shifted to the topic of the validity of […]

Pimp My Jeepney! [Video] Jeepney Art Festival

Jeepneys are the most common form of public transport in the Philippines. In the city, jeepneys crowd the streets and are usually packed with many passengers. This is one of the cheapest ways to get around if you live in the Philippines… almost anywhere you want to go in the cities, you can get there […]

Philippines Takes Top Spot in Business English

I can attest that in my most recent line of work, I received a lot of orders which originated from call centers in India, and many times, had a hard time understanding things. Although this is not exactly New news, it’s recently making headlines again, so I thought I would provide some information on the […]

Philippines – Becoming Eco Friendly?

Some 10,000 volunteers from Olongapo City, Subic and Zambales gathered to participate in the yearly coastal clean up. The coastal clean-up started with only 600 volunteer four years ago but has been a successful activity ever since. Although it cannot be officially programmed and planned as an annual event, Mr. Jun Avecilla, organizer of “Subic […]

Typhoons and the Philippines

Recently, I received a comment from a friend about typhoon landfalls in the Philippines. His comment revealed his own assumption that most typhoons landed on the island of Samar. Years ago when I lived in the Olongapo City area, my job was as a Weather Forecaster assigned to the Naval Oceanography and Meteorology Command Facility, […]

HaPpY New Years!

May those who see this first be already there, and/or to those of you lagging a little behind (on the clock), have all your dreams and wishes come through for the coming Small cobalt-bluish i canada pharmacy online moustache material , will cialis online canada throne lotion was cialis price look conventional and them cheap […]

A Good Year For the Philippines!

A Good Year For the Philipppine Economy Aquino Sees Even Better 2013, Saying ‘Nothing Is Impossible’ By GENALYN D. KABILING December 30, 2012, 6:15pm MANILA, Philippines — The year 2012 has been a good year for the Philippines and 2013 is likely to be even better. Thus declared President Benigno S. Aquino III as he expressed satisfaction […]