Juan P. Francisco III & Martin Jason Ita-as

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For the ‘City of Our Affections’

A few weeks ago, a certain fury was unleashed by Filipinos. The gates have been opened and out came a flurry of statements in defense of Manila. Dan Brown’s latest novel, Inferno, already making a killing at the bookstores, had … Continue reading

June 05, 2013

Summer remnants

The heat still hovers around the metro. It makes itself known to everyone with its imposing presence. Some may find it a bit irritating as it becomes a source of displeasure. This fever-pitch position on the temperature scale has a … Continue reading

May 22, 2013

Taking space

Humanity has been held in awe by the possibilities of space since we started looking up to the skies. The space race, led by the United States and the former Soviet Union, gave way to a plethora of adventures with … Continue reading

May 15, 2013

A year for rice

Rice has long been a part of our gastronomic history. The early communities of Filipinos revered it. Elaborate rituals were practiced for a bountiful harvest, and the gods were honored for the graces they bestowed upon the farmers and their … Continue reading

May 08, 2013

Making it count

COME the May 13 elections, we should be in the process of recovering from the assaults that were inflicted upon our senses. These assaults include the jingles that haunt our eardrums as they set camp there for the sake of … Continue reading

May 01, 2013

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