I never heard about Salipada Pendatun, until I visited Buluan, Maguindanao last month. I chanced upon a hanging tarpaulin at a trade exhibit when I first learned about this Filipino hero. I would say I’m impressed after reading a short biography of Pendatun. This former senator was called a man of “many firsts”. 1. HeRead More
The Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act, the free tuition law signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on March 1, providing full free tuition fees for students in state-owned colleges and universities and even technical-vocational schools. National Capital Region Eulogio ‘Amang’ Rodriguez Institute of Science and Technology Marikina Polytechnic College Philippine Normal University PhilippineRead More
Found this sign at the Mines View public market in Baguio City. The sign reads: “Walis na matibay, pwedeng ihampas sa chimosa mong kapitbahay”
I consider myself blessed for two main reasons. First, it was my first to visit the Summer Capital of the Philippines, Baguio City and I happen to passed by, not just one time, but two times in the famous Kennon Road. I only hear or read about it in the news and books. The secondRead More
The Inaul Festival in Buluan, Maguindanao is still on its second year. This colorful and vibrant festival is observed annually on February 8 to 14. But this festival is actually under a new name or a continuation of what used to be called the Sagayan Festival. The latter was already celebrated in Misamis Oriental. TheRead More
Isang lalaki nagbigti dahil wala daw syang Valentina ngayong Araw ng mga Puso. Huwag po syang tularan dahil lang sa isang mababaw na dahilan.
Pangasinan for me is practically, unknown. I only hear about it on television at nightly news, like the Pangasinan Presidents basketball team in the now defunct basketball league, MBA. The closest I could get to this province was just traveling to Baguio and back. Fortunately, I added a few bits of my knowledge bank aboutRead More
Photographed in December of 2017. I’ve always wanted to go to Marawi City even before the war. But concerned with my personal safety. Yes, even before the war, my Marawi resident friends warned us not to go to Marawi City alone, because there are some who would specifically target non-Muslims. God answered my desire toRead More