The Philippine political climate is again heating up this year 2018 as the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) revoked Rappler’s “certificate of incorporation”. This has now lead people to raise arms against the government, using the “academe”, and other puppets, as their voice against "press freedom". Back Story Early last year, President Duterte has “used” … Continue reading Why Rappler is taken down?
It was an evening to remember (as for me) since I believe it was my first ever "posh" event. I was tagged along by PinoyThaiyo Founder Jezreel Llanera to join a dinner gala prepared by the Philippine Embassy in Thailand headed by Her Excellency Madam Mary Jo A. Bernardo-Aragon for the 119th Philippine Independence Commemoration. … Continue reading 119th Philippine Independence Commemoration
One amazing fact about the kingdom is the numerous shopping spaces, may it be popular brand names or the ones hawking near your BTS station; both are certified Bangkok shopping spots but, shopping malls are only limited and are set to a price, meaning, lot mai dai krub and the value of your Thai baht is not maximized. Worry no more, here are 3 of Bangkok’s biggest and most popular shopping destinations, street style.
Modern Filipino TV Game of Thrones, The Big Bang Theory, How to Get Away with Murder; what do these American TV shows have in common? Well, aside from earning big at award shows, these mentioned above are aired once a week, very much different to the Monday to Friday showing of Kapamilya or Kapuso teleseryes, … Continue reading Modern Filipino TV
It must really come with age because for me, I am already starting to compare my childhood to my students now. The 90’s was a time that as early as 7 am on a Saturday morning, I would be out on the streets with my neighbours already. Under the head of the sun, I would … Continue reading The 90’s vs The Millenials
Proceed with caution; spoilers ahead. Dante’s Inferno is the latest inspiration of Dan Brown’s latest movie adaptation “Inferno”. Our main protagonist, Professor Robert Langdon, is in an Italian hospital bed with no sort of memory how he got there at the first place. His attending doctor, Doctor Sienna Brooks, tries to do a physical check … Continue reading Now Showing: Inferno
This is a bit later than usual but still, we have that saying, better late than never and yes, spoilers down ahead. You have been warned. Marvel Comic’s Doctor Strange was absolutely a mind boggler and visual display of what technology and special effects can do. If you have seen Interstellar and Leonardo’s Inception, the … Continue reading Now Showing: Doctor Strange