This is quite long but if you want to know how the drug menace has penetrated even the remote villages in the provinces, take time to read. Last week, I visited a friend in a remote village somewhere in my home province of North Cotabato. The nearest town center is about 20 kilometers away. The… read more →
Graduation/Closing rites of a madrasah in Barangay Cuyapon, Kabacan, North Cotabato on July 4. Since I shoot video most of the time, some photos were taken by Ruby Thursday More. Watch the video here.
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Seasoned journalist Edwin Espejo respected the right of Saragani Rep. Manny Pacquiao to lodge a libel case against him, but said a battery of women lawyers volunteered their services for the case. The case stemmed from the stories of Espejo claiming that a carjacker who has been allegedly running a syndicate… read more →
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Street food vendors here assured that public that the food items they are selling are safe to eat as they are observing proper food preparation prescribed by the concerned government agencies. This as the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) released to the media last week a joint study with a… read more →
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – The City Agriculture Office said Friday that Davaoeños and tourists alike may now enjoy the bountiful harvest of Durian fruits starting this month and may even extend until Araw ng Dabaw in March. Unlike in the past, when Durian season comes every July and August, Leonardo Avila III, acting chief of… read more →
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Local water district here has justified the implementation of water price hike next month, saying the Local Water Utilities Administration has approved in 2005 the increase water rates by 20 percent in 2012 and 10 percent in 2013. But Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has requested the Davao City Water District (DCWD) to… read more →
It took this truck 15 minutes to negotiate the 350-meter dirt road in Maramag, Bukidnon yesterday. Wondering what’s in the mind of the drivers and passengers of the bus tailing this truck 🙂 When it reached the other end of the dirt road, everyone asked the driver what’s in that box. He said: Generator!
[nggallery id=2] A daytrip at Apo Island in Negros Oriental with Ruby. The sea was pretty rough but it was fun. Haven’t had a banca ride on a rough seas for a while. The last time was in Davao Oriental. Local folks say summer is the best time to visit Apo Island. But this is… read more →
[nggallery id=1] Our two-day adventure in this lonely island was real fun. Ruby and I stayed at John Lea Resort, owned by a British national married to a Filipina. It’s a quite resort — no videoke and not too far away from San Juan town proper, which is about 30 minutes by tricycle from Siquijor… read more →
Clips taken during our trip to Apo Island.