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In Focus: The DWU High School Class of 1966

With apologies to Kurt Vonnegut,Jr., you go out into the world, and it’s high school all over again: class officers and all. And for all the time that you are out, there’s this longing to meet up, to relive the banter of those years with your second family–yes, family, as in home! 321 more words

Column: Mr. Aquino’s comfort-zone presidency

Published on November 11, 2014.

Shortly after President Aquino marked his 100th day in office, in 2010, I wrote a column attempting an analysis of the new commander in chief’s self-evidently well-defined sense of limits. 881 more words

Readings In Politics

Let's Drink: Libro Cafe (Tacloban City, PH)

What goes best with a cup of coffee? Another cup. ~Henry Rollins

I have always wanted to have my own cafe-slash-resto. That is why, whenever I visit a place, I take time to visit some cafes and restaurants for me to take note of how they design their interior and what food and drinks they offer. 246 more words

Romeo and Ivy - Same Day Edit - Tacloban City

Ceremony: Sto. Niño Church
Coordination: Leo Empillo Omoy
HMUA: Joseph Ryan Amotto
Photo: Galvhin Ray Contreras
Video: Noel Samson Wedding Films


Pintados Kasadyaan (2015) - Sanggutan Festival Barugo Leyte

The PINTADOS – KASADYAAN Festival of festivals is once again taking the stage to showcase the talents of different localities. It has been silent for the last 6 years, and now its comeback is more exciting. 122 more words

The Sangyaw Festival of Tacloban City

Today, June 30, is the fiesta celebration of my home city of Tacloban in the central Philippines. It is highlighted by the Sangyaw (local word for dance) Festival. 124 more words



Well, what the heck? My daughter and I got wet all over while riding a public utility vehicle going home. My daughter was extremely pissed off because she felt that she was having a bad day getting wet from morning till night in what ever form it might be. 444 more words

Just Experiences