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The "Rice For The Children" Defense

The stock market is tanking.

If I understand it correctly, the initial reason stems from China having devalued its currency. For most of the day yesterday, it looked as if there might be a “correction to the correction.”  Or more aptly put from all I’ve read about the Chinese economy, “a correction to the… 1,041 more words

Retirement

Review: Sneakerheadz

How many times is a woman clowned for owning numerous pairs of pumps?  Remember how mortified people were when it was revealed that the First Lady of Phillipines – Imelda Marcos owned more than 3,000 pairs of shoes? 482 more words

Film Festivals

MS DK: Dagdag Kaalaman

by: Black Swan

Si Pangulong Manuel L. Quezon ang tinaguriang Ama ng Wikang Pambansa.

Ang Pilipinas ang pangatlo sa pinakamalaking angkatan ng pinya sa buong mundo. 122 more words

According to the Acid King: Paul McCartney was Murdered in the Philippines in 1966

The Acid King was the protege of legendary LSD manufacturer Owsley Stanley III. In 1965, shortly after dropping out of Cornell University, the Acid King began synthesizing his own LSD. 879 more words

LSD

IF SHE BECOMES PHILIPPINE FIRST LADY, KORINA SANCHEZ WANTS IMELDA MARCOS' SHOES REPLACED BY HER FLIP FLOPS

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles® ) – Everybody knows about former Philippine First Lady Imelda Romualdez Marcos’ collection of over 3,000 pairs of shoes. 140 more words

Politics

museums part 1: footwear museum

Welcome to the shoe museum of Marikina, Philippines! First off, this city is obsessed with shoes. They’re known for their shoe-making business, so how fitting it is that a museum of just shoes exists here. 151 more words

PHILIPPINES TRIP 2015

Column: ‘Jumu-Junjun,’ ‘jumo-Joma’

Published on January 28, 2014.

Twice over the Christmas holidays I chanced upon an intriguing locution. In one tweet, the driver of a car honking obnoxiously was described with the use of a new verb: “Jumu-Junjun!” I also overheard someone describe a man throwing his weight around in the exact same way: “Jumu-Junjun.” 836 more words

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