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Fiesta Filipino at Skye & Walker

I’ve lived in the UAE for over a decade now, and in my time here I have made quite a few Filipino friends. Despite the large population of ‘Kabayan’ in our city, there seems to be a dearth of restaurants that serve up a good, authentic Filipino meal. 574 more words


The Heart I Wrote On The Pebbles

     I witnessed a beautiful place, a wonderful adventure, I will never forget and always be in my heart.                                                                                                                                We rode a car from Lucena City, I was excited to go there with some family members, It was a bit of a long trip from Lucena City, when we finally got into the beautiful beach of San Juan, Batangas, Laiya Beach. 238 more words


Gigantes Islands

Hello there! This will be a quick post for our quick getaway in Iloilo. So when you’ve heard someone is going to Iloilo, you’ll think of Guimaras islands but not me and maybe it is because of the feeds in social media that I came to think of Gigantes Islands. 302 more words


ISIS in Philippines: Militants make gains amid losses in Syria, Iraq

MARAWI, Philippines — At a crowded center for refugees fleeing the fighting that has ravaged this city, Merlinda Obedencio never lets her most valuable possession out of sight: a blue cellphone. 16 more words


Artfair 2017

I will start this blog with an artfair we went last February. It was held in Makati to showcase of course the art of foreign and local artists and this was apparently the 5th edition in the Philippines. 146 more words


Pool Side Tent

This tent is commonly seen on pool sides for people to rest under it.

When there is heavy rain during pool lessons, we commonly stay under this roofing. 69 more words


Martial Law Will Be Extended in the Philippines


Martial Law Will Be Extended in the Philippines

Jim Gomez / AP

9:24 AM ET

(MANILA, Philippines) — The Philippine Congress on Saturday overwhelmingly approved the president’s appeal for martial law in the south to be extended to the end of the year to help troops quell a two-month siege by Islamic State group-linked militants and stamp out similar extremist plots in the volatile region. 699 more words