Category: Features

Here’s something to SMILE about

Here’s something to SMILE about

With all the hassles and poor customer service (not to mention headache) that Cebu Pacific is giving its passengers lately (delayed and cancelled flights, getting bumped off, etc.),  here’s something good about this airline that Filipinos can really be proud...

Willie Nelson, Tobacco Farmers, and the Sin Tax

Willie Nelson, Tobacco Farmers, and the Sin Tax

I cannot forget his collaboration with Wynton Marsalis, my idol for being one of the greatest trumpeters and for championing both jazz and classical music. Nelson and Marsalis teamed up to play good music and produced an album titled “Two Men with the Blues.”

A look back on “Untouched, Unspoiled Batanes”

This post by Filomeno St. Ana III on Vicky Abad Kerblat’s book, Jawid sawen nu Vatan!, brings me back to one of my best Philippine holidays ever, in the practically untouched yet progressive province called Batanes. Allow me to share with you this retro post, published exactly a year ago, about the group of islands that I believe every Filipino should visit at least once in their lifetime.

Corona de Gloria

Corona de Gloria

Relate these to the impeachment and relevance rushes in. Unexplained wealth relates to the presidency as it likewise relates to possessions and posh residences. Relate the litany further and the presidency is suddenly linked to the Chief Justice. Round it out and the merry mix relates to one another in a pattern resembling a spider’s web.

Reaction to Teodoro L. Locsin Jr.: Why we need law

Reaction to Teodoro L. Locsin Jr.: Why we need law

ProPinoy received the following email from Frando Sarmiento, an OFW based in Dubai. We are publishing this with his permission. http://interaksyon.com/article/19310/teodoro-l–locsin-jr–why-we-need-law?fb_comment_id=fbc_5006989942128_693502_5006991495128 (A reaction on the link) Mr. Locsin is indeed right in vigorously defending the law to the letter. For...

Will 2012 be a good year?

Will 2012 be a good year?

Barring any big natural disaster or a huge political disturbance, (the latter’s occurrence is highly unlikely given the high approval and trust rating of the administration), domestic economic growth rate will probably reach five to six percent this year.

2011

2011

Out with the old, ugly, and despicable. In with the new—honest and accountable institutions.