Malls to charge for plastics on Wednesdays; why not make it everyday?

From the GMA News TV website: Plastic bags in nine major shopping malls and supermarkets all over the country will no longer be free every Wednesday starting next week. This was after representatives from these establishments entered into an agreement with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to promote the use of “reusable…

It’s always easy to cast judgment…

By now, the world would have probably heard about the deadly hostage drama here in Manila that killed more than five hostages onboard (as of 10:26PM, Monday, Manila time). While I am typing these, I am reading the local netizens reactions to the hostage situation which ended into a tragic stand-off. While these same people…

Reminiscing on Hana Yori Dango (HYD)

Friends know that I am prolly one of the biggest Hana Yori Dango fans out there. I grew up watching its first Taiwanese adaptation, “Meteor Garden”, fell into the whole F4 craze, then started collecting the manga, even as far as ordering the first issue of Hana Yori Dango manga via Amazon.com. In my possession,…

Did you feel it?

At 1-sumthing PM today, I was literally minding my own business when I felt the building sway… I worked my whole life on small buildings, the tallest of which is the third floor. So, my current work is my first one where I am 22 floors above ground. Imagine my paranoia when a slew of…

Prayers.

Chile is hit by an 8.8 earthquake today, 230PM (Manila time) (read more here) Due to the intensity of the quake, a tsunami as high as 1.29 meters was set off in the Pacific Ocean. The tsunami might hit the Philippines which is located across the Pacific rim State seismologists has already hoisted a Tsunami…

The Philippines as defined by a moron

An officemate called my attention to this entry about the country, Philippines in Encyclopedia Dramatica: I don’t want to put much attention to this entry cos for all I know, this may just be a publicity stunt or an attention-seeking stunt of some loser trying to be funny by using the word “satire”. But here’s…