BY THE time this sees print, the new Giant Lantern Festival champion would have been announced. It is that time of the year again when it seems that the singular, most prevailing force in my life seems to be the Giant Lantern Festival.Read more
“ING rirya, nanu pa ta, manibatan king pamagnasa king bage a e keka.
Dapot ing lugma manibatan king pangabating ning bage a keka nang sadya.”
~ Jodi Picoult, Perfect MatchRead more
ON the day Congress voted to extend martial law in Mindanao by a year, broadcast journalist Lynda Jumilla-Abalos tweeted: “If only our trains were as smooth and swift as the congressional railroad.” She has a point.Read more
MY late father Timoteo worked as a “helper” in the soft drinks firm Pepsi-Cola before he was promoted as a salesman. That was where he got his muscular build when he was younger: lifting wooden boxes containing 24 bottles of the drink.Read more