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Breast-feeding debate in the Philippines

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Mothers from the “Save the Babies” coalition, expose their painted breasts outside the Supreme Court in Manila. A group of Filipino women exposed themselves outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday in support of breastfeeding as milk formula companies launched a legal challenge against advertising restrictions.

Sinulog Festival 2007

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Santa kids

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Urban poor children, wearing Santa hats, beam during an early Christmas celebration sponsored by the Catholic church in Manila, Philippines Monday Dec. (AP/BULLIT MARQUEZ)


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Pangasinan, officially Province of Pangasinan (Pangasinan: Luyag na Pangasinan), is one of the provinces of the Republic of the Philippines. The provincial capital is Lingayen. Pangasinan is located on the west central area of the island of Luzon along the Lingayen Gulf.

Little flute seller

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Jojo Andrada via Flickr – She tried to sell me a flute (which I declined). Later on in the afternoon, these kids (flutesellers) got excited over the camera I carried and were clamouring for their pictures to be taken. I took a lot of pictures of these children.