5 Facts about Pangasinan you’ve never heard before

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

5 Facts About Christmas in the Philippines

Christmas celebration in the Philippines is probably one of the most unique among Christian-dominated countries in the world. In fact, it is the only Christian-dominated country in Asia, about 90% are Christians, the Catholics comprised the majority about 80%. Christmas celebration in the former Spain colony is the longest celebrated Christmas in the whole world.Read More

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

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

An 8 year old girl can operate a backhoe like a boss

When we see gifted kids under 10 years, we wonder and question about our own ability. How on earth can these children have better abilities even compared with adults? My personal answer would be “good parenting”. Her father would allow this 8 year old girl to “play” with this construction equipment. Aubrey Ayan even dreamsRead More

National Holiday on February 29-31, 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte through the Malacañang Palace speaker Ernesto Abella, officially announced the upcoming National Holiday on February 29 to 31. All government and private agencies, education and hospitals are advised to not report for work on the said dates. But only a Filipino with an IQ of 86 will believe this fake storyRead More

The leaked latest Nokia 3310

It was called the “brick” or “block” because of its durability. The famous model Nokia 3310 will initially be on the market on February 27 in Barcelona, Spain as its launching base. The latest model will be touchscreen and has the functions of a smartphone, but its body still resembles that of the original 3310.Read More

Americans react to popular Jollibee ads

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The emotional reaction to Jollibee’s latest viral ads have reached the United States, and see how the Americans react to it. Watch the first reaction of Angelina Eonni: And Youtuber Josh Dove’s reaction:

5 facts about Valentines Day

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Valentines is probably one of the top most celebrated “holidays” in the world. Filipinos in the Philippines celebrate Valentines Day like the Western countries do, like giving of flowers, out on romantic dinner and card giving. But Valentines Day is more than those romantic gestures, and the only “fact” that most of us mere mortalsRead More

Pupil takes his baby brother to classroom

An elementary teacher in J. Blanco Elementary School in South Cotabato, posted a photo of one of her pupil who takes a younger brother to class. According to Shyla Mie Brillantes Blasico, the teacher who uploaded the now viral photo, “Isa to sa mga pupil namin. His mother passed away last year due to ectopicRead More

House submerged by Flood after the LPA in Iligan City

Although the rain volume during the Low Pressure Area (LPA) last Monday January 16 was nowhere near Sendong’s. There are still a few isolated flooding especially in low-lying areas, such as in the photo below. I had a little chat with this woman in the picture. “What happened to this house during Sendong?” I asked.Read More

Thank you for teaching me generosity

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Good deeds such as generosity are taught by people around us, by our family, friends, co-workers, pastors and even strangers. Basically, there are two ways an act is taught, by words and living by example. If we are taught generosity at a young age, it would be a breeze doing it now. But in orderRead More

Fisherman caught lots of alien-like creatures

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A deep sea fisherman from Russia, who is active in Twitter regularly posts photos of his unusual catch. I’m not so sure if these fish, eel or whatever those are are good to eat. They look like characters from Silent Hill or the Alien movies. Here are more of Roman Fedortsov’s images below, enjoy theRead More

Top 20 Most Common first names in the Philippines

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This is a 2005 survey of the NSO-Office of the Civil Registrar General which collected 1,688,918 copies of birth certificates from Local Civil Registry Offices nationwide for the whole year of 2005. The males were 52%, while the females were 48%. Joshua (.88%) was the leading name for males, and Angel (.58%) for females. TheRead More

6 Facts about Catholicism in the Philippines

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The origin of Catholicism in the Philippines dates back in 1521 when Fernando de Magallanes landed in Cebu. Although, Christianity has already been in the country years before when Arab Christian traders came to do business. 1. Philippines has the third largest Catholic population in the world. Roughly, there are about 81 million Catholics inRead More

This is Probably the Best Solution to the Traffic Problem

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The usual solutions that our government uses to solve the traffic problem are ‘build more infrastructures such as roads and bridges’, and ‘ban these type of vehicles in certain duration of time’. Those two are the most famous short-term solutions that the preceding administrations as well as this present Duterte administration is undertaking. Nevertheless, IRead More

Book: Marrying Your Filipina Girlfriend: 50 Things to Know

Marrying Your Filipina Girlfriend: 50 Things to Know

This digital book is written by a personal friend of mine, Charlyn Lez Dumanon-Moss , and is also co-authored by her husband Edward Moss. I’ve known Charlyn since 1995, we met at Cebu Bethel Temple, an evangelical church in Cebu City where her father was the pastor at the time. She met her husband inRead More