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Characters of the Popular Filipino legend (Malakas at Maganda)

Nayong Philipino transferred from a now mothballed building near NAIA Terminal 2 to Clark Field, Pampanga since November 2007. It now occupies the south to the southeastern portion of the Clark Expo (formerly Expo Filipino), the Philippine National Centennial Exposition and centerpiece for the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Philippine Independence, featuring an amphitheater-type mega tent that can seat 35,000 people. Nayong Pilipino Nayong Pilipino features some bits and Read more

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Whenever I face a bitter situation, I usually hop on long bus rides to think about it and plan for a perfect scheme to resolve or ease the predicament. One moment, I did not go farther than I usually do. I headed to Angeles City, instead, just two hours from Manila with no plans in mind. Since the main reason of the escape is to think, I decided to look Read more

On the news today from Manila Bulletin is that, the Philippines will soon have its first high-speed rail transit (bullet train) after Manny Pangilinan’s Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) expresses its intention to finance the US$3-billion project. The intention was announced by the National Economic Zone Authority (NEDA) which put the project under the BOT (build-operate-transfer) scheme.

I jestingly invited my friends to witness the live crucifixions and penitential rites in San Pedro Cutud an eve prior to the village’s annual Lenten programs. Unknowingly, one of them ( Mico) had seriously taken the invitation. Since I was prying too of seeing these individuals nailed on the cross, I set our rendezvous and met at 9:00AM (which was previously scheduled at 11:00AM).

Foreign students participation in Cutud Pampanga

I was quite surprised when I saw two foreign women carrying their cross in the San Pedro Cutud’s annual “Via Crucis”. Both were in shades while one of them was in boots. They were given permit only to film the rites however they angered the organizers when they took part of the procession by bearing their own cross. Eventually, they were not allowed to reach the “Mount Calvary” nor permitted Read more