What will it take to stop cycle of escalation in the South China Sea?

An analysis of the blog originally posted at http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/03/02/what-will-it-take-to-stop-cycle-of-escalation-in-the-south-china-sea/ Date of publication: March 2, 2016 Abstract Through Reuters’ blog page, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Michael H. Fuchs wrote his thoughts on the rising tension in Asia. He shared his views on the disputed South China Sea. In addition, he mentioned how his country…

Viva Sto. Niño: List of Festivals Honoring the Child Jesus

To Filipinos, the first month of the year is not just for the celebration of the New Year. As a country dominated by the Christian religion, January is also the month of Santo Niño or the Holy Infant Jesus. The Origin The wooden image of the Sto. Niño is the oldest religious image in our…

Byaheng Supremo: 8 Best Places to Visit on Bonifacio Day

Planning for a road trip on November 30? Why not visit the following prominent sights to honor the heroism of The Great Plebian? 1. Bonifacio Monument National Artist Guillermo Tolentino designed this to honor Andres Bonifacio, the founder and Supremo of the Katipunan. The shrine is on a junction in Grace Park, Caloocan.   Photo credit: commons.wikimedia.org 2….

Little-Known Facts about Andres Bonifacio, the Supremo

Many patriotic individuals had carved their names into the pages of Philippine history. However, the current generation of Filipinos can only recognize a few names. Of the many heroes, it seems only Dr. Jose Rizal and Andres Bonifacio are the most popular ones. In fact, they both have special days that are declared regular holidays…

Historic Corregidor Island: An Enchanting Go-to Destination

  Photo credit: maniladestination.com Japanese occupation of the Philippines left a scar that both history and time could not erase. It may be the last time a foreign power invaded the Pearl of the Orient Seas but that made Filipino warriors’ courageousness and patriotism grow much stronger. Despite its tininess, the island of Corregidor played…