Monthly Archives: August, 2016

Hope and anticipation for MNL48, AKB48’s Filipina sister group (Part 2)

Don’t forget to read Hope and anticipation for MNL48, AKB48’s Filipina sister group (Part 1) Challenges and opportunities for MNL48 fandom I believe it will not be smooth sailing for MNL48, but it will be a fun ride and a great learning experience for the first generation members. There will be the scandals, of course, …

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Hope and anticipation for MNL48, AKB48’s Filipina sister group (Part 1)

Enter MNL48, the Philippines’ newest pop sensation Finally, AKB48’s Filipina sister group is coming to an exciting realization, and the Pinoy fandom of the world’s biggest pop band – and Japan’s best-selling female act – cannot wait. For the longtime fans in the Philippines, it is a ‘dream comes true’. The Pearl of the Orient …

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What’s next for Team Philippines after Rio 2016 Olympics?

What’s next for Philippine sports? The Rio 2016 Olympics has just concluded, with Team USA claiming the last gold for beating Team Serbia in men’s basketball. For Team Philippines, this is the Olympics to remember: weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz snatched silver to bring out a number of milestones: First Olympic medal in weightlifting First Filipina to …

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“Thank you” from the heart and mind

While listening to music, I realized this blog is already four years old. FOUR YEARS OLD! This means a lot of things to me: memories, accomplishments…and pain. It means I never stop writing. It means I never stop believing in myself, in what I can do. It means I never stop finding time to think, …

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