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San Juanico Bridge

Each place has it’s story to tell.  Where I grew up has marked history as one of the strongest cities in world.  Surely, there is no place like home but this place survived the strongest typhoon ever recorded in 2013 – Haiyan. 69 more words

Beauty after disaster: The Oriental Leyte

The city of Tacloban had been the most damaged by Typhoon Yolanda in November 2014. Four years later, the city is still recovering. Prior to my visit, I’ve heard many horror stories of Tacloban, of how it became a ghost town since the terror typhoon that killed thousands of people, with more than a thousand still missing. 722 more words

Spectrum sets first record of Sangyaw Marathon

Congratulations to Rafael Pescos of Spectrum Runners!

You competently set the first record of Sangyaw Marathon with the whooping official time of 2:40.

Wow, that was unplanned marathon! 245 more words

Ang Maging Bakwet (Tula with photos)

Ang Maging *Bakwet

Ni Apolinario Villalobos

Ang maging bakwet ay mahirap, iba’y hindi yan alam

Buhay ay walang direksyon at sikmura ay  kumakalam

Animo mga hayop na sa kwadra ay pilit pinagkakasya… 268 more words

Tacloban - After Yolanda

Dear future anak/apo, 

When I told one of my office mates that I was able to book a promo ticket to Tacloban, the first thing that he told me was, “Nasalanta ng Yolanda yun diba? 41 more words


In The Philippines, Most People Support President Duterte -- "Rody"

In the Philippines, All the President’s People


The New York Times
MAY 31, 2017

Supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte gathered in Manila in April. 1,126 more words