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Leyte rising- from the shoulders of women

Leyte rising- from the shoulders of women

The impact of super-typhoon Haiyan that hit central Philippines last November 2013 was tremendous. More than 10,000 lives were lost, and half a million Filipinos lost their homes, livelihoods and farms. More than 1.1 million students were affected, as their schools were washed out or ravaged by the winds and waves. Farmers lost almost 80 […]

More fun in the Philippines

More fun in the Philippines

Enjoy Boracay, El Nido, Maskara, Moriones, and more Filipinos are indeed a blessed people, and one of the reasons is their geography and climate being a tropical country. The seasons are generally divided into three: the hot season from March to May, the rainy season that runs from June to November and the “cold” season […]

Haiyan, the agony you left and heroes you brought!

Haiyan, the agony you left and heroes you brought!

I have been to Tacloban City many times before, and have also visited other places in the provinces of Leyte and Samar. These are in the Eastern Visayas region of the Philippines. These places are exceptionally beautiful, especially Tacloban City, the major trading and commercial hub in the region. This part of the Philippines is […]

Musings for Miss World 2013

Musings for Miss World 2013

Miss World 2013, Miss Philippines! The announcement echoed like a giant wave towards me, while I gazed transfixed in front of the TV. It was the Miss World Pageant beamed live from Bali, Indonesia last September 28, 2013. Screaming my heart out, I felt like I was the one sashaying down the stage. I felt […]

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