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Ang Pandacan Maynila by Ricardo B. Mendoza

January 27, 2016


What defines a person? So many answers, but I think I was shaped in large part by the neighborhood where I grew up. Pandacan is a district of the city of Manila in the Philippines. Its history is rich in song, valor and honor. Its air is filled with the breath of hardworking men and women. It is […]

It’s a Mens World by Bebang Siy

December 29, 2014


This is young writer and teacher Bebang Siy's "photo album" of memories: there are those in black-and-white, vivid Polaroids, ID pictures from the Foto-Me booth and faded images yellowed by time, almost ancient, just like scenes from a dream.

The Untold Story of Imelda Marcos by Carmen Navarro-Pedrosa

November 28, 2014


A modern Cinderella story, it tells of how she rose from being a destitute child to becoming the most powerful woman of the country. As late as 1953, she was a starry-eyed, penniless, provincial lass in search of a good fortune in Manila. Then came Ferdinand E. Marcos, literally a knight in shining armor who rescued her from poverty and misery. "I will make you the First Lady of the land," he promised her.

backpack by robert alejandro

October 25, 2010


Can you take three months off from work? Want to travel to Southeast Asia and parts of China? On a budget?

street-bound: manila on foot by josefina p manahan

June 7, 2010


I don’t know if there are any updated Manila Walk guidebooks around. I think Street-bound can still be useful, though, as it led me and my friends to the knowledge that if we don’t walk now, we will never walk these old Manila places ever again.

the girls’ guide to vampires by barb karg

May 8, 2010


Who's your favorite vampire? If Johnny Depp and Tim Burton do get around to filming Dark Shadows, maybe Barnabas Collins will replace Eduard Cullen in vampire groupies' talk boards.

marketing to the social web by larry weber

May 2, 2010


Social Media 101 -- just because everyone is doing it means we have to do it also? What happens if we ignore it?

284 common mistakes in english made by pinoys by elizabeth p ong

May 1, 2010


Think you're fluent in English? Read this book, enjoy being set straight.

b2b: how to build a profitable e commerce strategy by michael j cunningham

April 24, 2010


Book Review: Back when people thought the internet was a fad, did they laugh at him?

skinny bitch by rory freedman and kim barnouin

September 4, 2009


Book review: Skinny Bitch by Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin