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  • Standpoint

    Will There Be Another Dolphy?

    (UPDATED on July 10, 2012) He is a long time and the only known as king of comedy in the Philippine movie and entertainment industry. Rodolfo ‘Dolphy” Quizon made every Filipino’s heart warm and happy with his original style of presenting comedy films and shows. Nowadays, there are more showbiz personalities who followed his footsteps but no one, yet, beat his remarkable and effortless performances. Dolphy, is one of a kind great actor of his time. I grew up watching him and suddenly he was lost in the air because of his battle against diseases since 2009. Maybe some people did not notice his absence but for those he made…

  • Bad Customer Service,  Standpoint

    Media-Unfriendly Hospitals

    It is not to justify colleagues in media. Admittedly, some members of the press are lacking some discipline but it doesn’t mean all are the same. Prominent government officials and celebrities who are being hospitalized, are of course, newsworthy for media people. Reporters may tried to ignore it but since public figures are involve, they have no choice but to cover it. I started covering hospitals or I can call it as “hospital beat” when the former President Gloria Arroyo were confined at St. Luke’s Medical Center- Global in Taguig City. Then followed by the coverage at The Medical City because the impeached Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona was…

  • Business & Features,  Reviews,  Society

    Avoiding Wedding Tragedies

    Marriage can be the most memorable moment for a couple, next to having a child – the fruit of love. Many would spend millions for that special day, they even get services from the experts like minneapolis wedding florists and minnesota wedding djs. Many have prefer the month of June to celebrate it but the current trend is scheduling it on December. Some couple ended their story with “happily ever after” and they would together until their hair whiten but unfortunately, some have encountered tragedies even before the big day! Headlines below are shockingly unbelievable: Groom Dies in River Plunge : allegedly the groom committed suicide hours after exchanging vows…

  • News & Current Events,  Sports

    The Search For New Teen Azkals Is On

    It was just few years ago that the concept of forming a group of young football players which will compete against different countries was created. And now, they have gained success and will continue to reap the fame that the team deserves. And as they reached success, the group of Teen Azkals team manager Alvin Carranza is now scouting more qualified young football players in the country. As part of their mission to identify talents and putting them together in a program then exposing the young players internationally. Coach Aris Caslib said they will be needing 25 finalists for the national team in the category of under 18-years old, who…

  • International,  News & Current Events

    China’s First Female Astronaut Sent Into Space

    It can be called as the most ambitious space mission but definitely a first time for China to send a female astronaut into space. The Shenzhou 9 space rocket was launched Saturday, June 16, 2012 with Liu Yang, 33, and two male colleagues – Jing Haipeng, 45 and Liu Wang, 43 -  to work on a temporary space station for a week. They are all experienced pilots and officers at the Chinese Air Force. It was reported that two of the astronauts will live and work inside the module to test its life-support systems while the third will remain in the capsule to deal with any unexpected emergencies. This move…

  • News & Current Events

    Stalking To Be Criminalized In RP

    Too much admiration which somehow led to stalking can soon be punishable in the Philippines if the proposed legislations against it were passed. Under the bill filed by Senator Manny Villar, the following acts may be punished with jail from one to six months or a fine of P1,000 to P5,000: repeated phone calls for no legitimate reason sending messages without introducing oneself, or using rude words repeatedly going to a target’s home or office frequently following someone making a scene I just wonder if they would include in the proposed bill the act of silently taking pictures or like doing surveillance to the target person. I bet they could…

  • Standpoint

    National Penitentiary: When The Public Impression Is Wrong

    Prisoners behind the high wall and sturdy bars of the National Bilibid Prisons in Muntinlupa are dangerous, right? So they must stay in prison, forever? They don’t deserve humane treatment after what they did to their victims? Worst, they must die to pay for the lives they have destroyed? Adding insult to an injury, the correctional system is incompetent and corrupt. These are the common public perception about prisoners and the corrections service in the country based on what they see on media interviews. That’s because many are not able to witness what happens behind the wall of prisons. So, if the public impression about the prison system in the…

  • Environment,  News & Current Events

    10 Most Destructive Typhoons in 2011

    It is officially rainy season in the Philippines. Everyday, rains brought by monsoon winds hampering different provinces, including Metro Manila. There are already reported deaths, even if without typhoon. Flooding usually accompanies heavy rains. Sometimes flooding occurs even if rains are not heavy, but continuous. Although a detailed mapping of flood-prone areas in the Philippines has yet to be accomplished, people within some communities need not to be told about the vulnerability of their places for flooding because of their previous experiences. Not all floods are alike. Some floods develop slowly, or over a period of days. Destructive floods may also occur outside a defined river stream, such as when…

  • Reviews

    Some Great Features of the Acekard

    The new generation gaming devices have facilitated excellent gaming experience for their users. The best part is that these devices provide more than just gaming, as you can watch movies, play songs and read books. The Acekard family has dedicated its inventions for making this experience even better. One good thing about these cards is that you do not have to flash mod your machine with special firmware nor you need to have pass-me adaptor. The card is compatible with all DS editions. It supports both Wi-Fi and home brew games. Here are some of the other features of the card which make it so popular. Ease of saving data…