Asian Games 2018 Quarter-final matchup between the Philippines and South Korea. Will the Gilas be able to death Koreans?
I first heard of the name Mineski through a series of Dota international esports tournaments. It’s an esports team focusing on playing the online game Dota. The name Mineski is considered a household name here in the Philippines, and probably internationally. I was excited when Mineski Infinity setup shop in Iligan. They opened late lastRead More
We have often heard the word Visayas or Bisaya. But do you really know the real meaning or its origin. Most of us dont, even the Bisayans themselves have no idea. The word Visayas was derived from Srivijaya, a name of a predominantly Hindu-Buddhist empire in Sumatra. Sri means “prosperous”, vijaya means “excellent”. It’s aRead More
This is a timeline or list of all the official national flags of the Philippines. There was no national flag before the Spaniards came here in 1521. The Philippines wasn’t yet a nation. It was composed of several small clustered kingdoms. Although each kingdom had its own official flag or banner, but were not unitedRead More
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
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