First and Biggest 4×4 Off-Road Expo in Northern Mindanao this August

Bloggers and media were invited for the press conference about the first and biggest exposition of 4×4 off-road vehicles that will take place this month in Cagayan de Oro City. Before the presson at Boy Zugba, I thought it would be a racing event of big 4×4 pickups in a track full of mud, butRead More

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Smart retailers turn ‘digital’ with mobile app

PLDT subsidiary and leader in mobile Smart Communications has made it easier for partner-retailers to keep track of their sales, receivables, inventory, and manage their cash flow better with the introduction of the Ka-Partner Retailer mobile application. The initiative is in line with the digital transformation that Smart is implementing across its operations and theRead More

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General Antonio Luna quick profile

This General Antonio Luna short background is based almost entirely from the Malacañang website’s infographic of the feisty general. Antonio Luna’s work as a general of the military of the Philippines was waged during the occupation of the United States in 1899. Full name in Spanish: Antonio Luna de San Pedro y Novicio Ancheta Born:Read More

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21 Photos of Marawi bakwits inside the Refugee Centers in Iligan City

Marawi City residents from all walks of life fled to the neighboring cities  after the Islamic State-inspired Maute terror group forcibly occupy their city. The refugees seek shelter with their relatives. A Maranao family custom is a close-knit one, even a third or fourth degree relative is considered a part of the family. The “bakwits”Read More

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Disgruntled ex-Mayor financing the Maute’s siege of Marawi City?

The Islamic State-inspired Maute terror group attacked Marawi City on May 23. The group did as what a Muslim terrorist would usually do, wreaking havoc by burning structures, killing civilians specifically Christians, and a few Muslims who make a mistake doing the Islamic prayer. A new video circulated on Facebook showing the men with beardsRead More

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10 Old Bacolod City pictures

There are only few economically progressive cities in the Visayas, and one of them is Bacolod City. This city is the capital of Negros Occidental. Bacolod is fairly a young city, it achieved its cityhood only on October 19, 1938. It may not be as old as Cebu City or Manila, but we can still Read More

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30 photos of Iligan City under Martial Law

President Rodrigo Duterte declared Martial Law in the entire Mindanao on May 23 after the Islamic terrorist group Maute sieged Marawi City on the same day. It was a controversial political move for a president like Duterte. He was already warned by his opponents about Martial Law even before the 2016 presidential elections. Now thatRead More

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Students and Teachers evacuated out of MSU-Marawi

Professor and blogger Richard Celeste posted photos showing vans purposely to carry the students and faculty to move them out of the University. Vans have arrived to fetch the students and faculty evacuees. Thanks to the MSU Administrators led by President Habib Macaayong. Thank God! Hundreds, mostly students are still trapped inside the Mindanao StateRead More

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Inquirer.net caught red-faced for posting fake news about Marawi City seige

Inquirer, a repeat offender of publishing fake news, got caught yet again for posting another fake news. Facebook user Lenian Gaspar called out Inquirer.net for posting previous photos dated as far as four years ago and labeled its location as in Marawi City. The bad part didn’t there. In the photo are burning vehicles, butRead More

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How to apply for a student driver permit in the Philippines

The legal and sensible way before getting a regular driver’s license is to have a student driver permit first. A student permit is basically a license for drivers who are just starting to learn to drive a vehicle. Although, some impatient Filipinos prefer the shortcut but illicit way of obtaining a regular driver’s license. NotRead More

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List of politicians who voted against Gina Lopez appointment

Remember the names and faces of these lawmakers. You can base your decision if you’ll stick with some of them or remove them off your list in the next national election. A number Filipinos, at least those who are “in the know” are disappointed with Commission on Appointment’s (CA) final decision on Gina Lopez asRead More

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Huwag nyo po lapitan pag nakita nyo ito sa beach!

Marami tayong mga magagandang beach sa Pilipinas. Philippines is home to the most beautiful beaches such as in Boracay and in El Nido which are truly world-class. Pero kahit gaano ka ganda ang isang tanawin, meron itong tinatagong hindi kanais-nais. Summer na, and we see a many of our friends post photos on Facebook aboutRead More

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Revisiting the town MILF terrorists attacked in 2008, killing Christian civilians including women and children

I was based in Manila when the Moro Islamic Liberation Front terrorists attacked the innocent civilians in Lapayan, Lanao del Norte on August 18, 2008. It was worrisome to hear such news, but “worrisome” is too nice a word. My parent’s house was just about 12 kilometers away from where the massacre happened. MILF murderedRead More

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List of Cities in the Visayas

I first made a list of cities in Mindanao, now it’s the second set of list featuring all the cities in the Visayas area. The origin of the word Visayas came from “Sri Visjaya”, a dominant power or kingdom in the Southeast Asian region during its time, located in the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. IRead More

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List of Filipino National Artists

List of National Artists of the Philippines by category (as of April 2017) – Architecture and Allied Arts, Broadcast Arts, Dance, Film, Literature, Music,  Theater, and Visual Arts. The National Artist recognition is the highest individual artist award given to an artist who gave significant contribution for their area of artistry. This is handled byRead More

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Don’t hire Badz Castro for your wedding

“Don’t hire” is what the victim trying to warn others from falling prey for a possible fraud. It’s every couple’s dream to have a beautiful and memorable wedding. To achieve this, they go to the experts in the industry – photographers, makeup artists, event planners and other professionals. One such person is Ronnie “Badz” CastroRead More

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