Category Archives: Events

4 Facts about the American Revolutionary War

What or how much do you know about the American War for Independence? I may not be American but I’m wholly interested in the histories of nations, particularly the United States of America, thanks to Archie comics and the 2000 movie The Patriot, starring Mel Gibson. To the benefits of wannabe history buffs, I share …

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Chinese goodwill in the time of novel coronavirus

The 2019 novel coronavirus, our common enemy There is a time to bash or rather curse China for its occupation of islands and islets claimed or owned by Vietnam, the Philippines, and Indonesia in the South China Sea. There is a time to become suspicious about the financial aid China offers to the Philippines and …

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Pray for China! Pray for Wuhan City, Hubei Province!

Novel coronavirus, now a global health emergency As of this writing, there has been reported 9,843 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), also known as the Wuhan coronavirus and 2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease. The bulk of the confirmed cases are reported in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak. There are …

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Apollo Quiboloy worshippers, what now? FBI raids church in Los Angeles

More troubles, not blessings, for Apollo Quiboloy Troubles and shame keep mounting for Pastor Apollo Quiboloy and, to some extent, people in his circle. According to the news article, dated Jan. 30, by The Philippine Star, “The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) raided the church of evangelist Apollo Quiboloy in Los Angeles that led to …

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Valentine’s Day feature: Single’s Day: more than a day, a journey

February 14 – Valentine’s Day – is for the lovers as well as for the sorrowful who cannot handle being without a romance (or sex) part on such a day. The rest of the year belongs to people who appreciate their singleness. Singleness: Every day like no other Out of the 365 ¼ days of …

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Trump-Kim Summit

The meeting that will change the world Like everyone else who keeps watch of the upcoming June 12 historic summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and American President Donald Trump – between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States of America (USA) – we cannot help but wonder what …

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Merry Christmas From Me to You

To all readers and followers of this blog, Merry Christmas from me to you and to your loved ones. Thank you very much for reading my my blog and above all, for sharing them on your social media and to your friends. I hope you and your friends have benefited from my articles and advice. …

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St Boniface and The Christmas Tree (an article by Steve Weidenkopf)

(Note: While looking for a Christmas topic to write about, I stumbled upon this article by Steve Weidenkopf on the Internet. Since I never knew about the origins of the Christmas Tree (holiday tree is another term) plus I always love to read stories about the origins of things, I read it. I am impressed …

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A deep regret: Unable to celebrate Free Comic Book Day 2016

As a comic book fan, I carry with great sorrow and deep regret my inability to celebrate Free Comic Book Day 2016 today. I had prepared for this day since I first heard about it last year. I was ready to celebrate weeks ago, ready to splurge money on back issues, graphic novels, and manga. However, …

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Philippine general election 2016 and the Vote Good Manifesto

Philippine election is troubled times I would like to share to you a manifesto from a civil society group that was active during the 2010 general elections in the Philippines. It was the election that put the current president, Benigno Simeon Cojuangco Aquino, in power. To his critics, Noy-noy or Pnoy, as he is called, …

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