Tag Archives: Philippines

“Top Ten Curses of Driving in the Philippines”

“Top Ten Curses of Driving in the Philippines”

A Facebook writer named “Jeepneys Begone” posted an interesting series of four notes on the primarily causes of one of the worst traffic system in the world. Though many Filipinos are enamored... 

Jeepney: Blessing or Curse? (Updated)

Jeepney: Blessing or Curse? (Updated)

Instead of being the blessing that it had been in the past 60 years, the jeepney has become an archaic relic of the past, an invention that had its day, and should be encased in a museum of Philippine... 

The Republic of Celebrities

The Republic of Celebrities

Before the deadline for the filing of certificates of candidacy passed yesterday, the usual train of politicians were seen flocking to the election offices. But in addition to these usual jokers, an unprecedented... 

What Filipinos Can Learn from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

What Filipinos Can Learn from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

We visited Kota Kinabalu, the capital city of the State of Sabah in Malaysia last weekend. These photos should make it obvious what the government and people of the Philippines can learn from this city... 

Flooding Backlash Against Government

Flooding Backlash Against Government

Just like many Filipinos, I’m seething mad and totally frustrated with the Philippine government’s neglect of the needs of its people, as seen again in this most recent flooding disaster. No...