New tropical depression threatens Philippines

A week after typhoon Cimaron hit the Philippines killing at least 19 people, a new tropical low pressure is closing in on northern Philippines and could strengthen into a typhoon threatening the East Sea. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Thursday tropical depression ‘Queenie’ was estimated Read more »

Komikero meets

Komikero Gerry uploads a video montage of their group’s get togethers from 2004-2006 to the tune of “Sumayaw, Sumunod” by The Boyfriends.

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Taiwan shuts doors on Pinoy workers

Filipino domestic helpers and other skilled workers will be barred from working in Taiwan starting next year. Last week, Taiwan’s Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) announced plans to exclude the Philippines from the 80,000 quota for migrant workers, according to Jackson Gan, president of the Filipino Manpower Agencies Accredited to Read more »

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Rumsfeld replaced after Republican election defeat

(One more thing we have in common with the US, we both don’t have Defense Secretaries at the moment. No wait, Bush just announced a replacement. We haven’t heard a replacement yet though for our former RP defense secretary.) US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is standing down, after anger Read more »

What Pinay girls want

In my first article, I discussed the trials and tribulations of growing up in the south. I was going to write about my journey through Florida and Washington DC, but that would have been boring. We’ll, I could have made it interesting, but I’ll try to keep my Read more »

Moros ‘unhappy’ about being Filipinos

RIYADH — A member of the Philippine government’s negotiating panel it its peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has acknowledged that Moros, or Filipino Muslims, are unhappy about being called “Filipinos,” a report by the MILF’s website yesterday said.