· May, 2006

Stories about Philippines from May, 2006

Malaysia: Visiting Sabah

  31 May 2006

Filipino blogger Amelie at manila rat visits neighbouring Malaysian state of Sabah and shares some observations on the differences between Sabah and the Philippines.

Global Food Blog Report

  28 May 2006

#1: Viaggi & Sapori, an Italian living in Sweden, goes home in Venice for the weekend. She was invited  to a wedding of a friend: Matrimonio al profumo di muggheto. You Will LOVE every photo and description of the menu, everything looks and sounds incredibly delicious! #2: Peru Food reviews...

Philippines: Ethical Question

  26 May 2006

Blogging Bugs has stopped asking students studying accounting a particular ethical question because she fears the answer might be something she may not want to hear.

The Global Voices Show #1

  24 May 2006

Global Voices is pleased to announce the first of our new magazine-style podcasts, which aim to do for online audio what the Global Voices web site does for text blogs — introduce listeners to some of the exciting offerings from podcasters around the world. In this episode we feature the...

Philippines: Naughty Advertising

  23 May 2006

The Sassy Lawyer spots a footwear ad where the model's pose and attire overshadows the actual object meant to be advertised. The blogger asks “will they remember the woman, the plunging neckline and her spread legs and exposed thigh?”

The Movie “Da Vinci Code” in South East Asia

  21 May 2006

As the movie “Da Vinci Code” starts its run across South East Asia, there have been protests and calls by Christian groups asking the governments to ban the movie. In Philippines, the capital City of Manila went ahead with the ban. Yvette on her MySpace blog is disappointed with the...

Philippines: Climber Scales Mt. Everest

  18 May 2006

Newsstand blog is reporting on the first Filipino to scale the world's tallest mountain and the story as presented by the various news agencies. Some of the media companies were also involved in sponsoring the climbing teams. Jeg comments on the post “Congratulations to the Pinoys. Well done. No congratulations...

Philippines: Not Backpacker Friendly

  15 May 2006

Blogger, backpacker and heritage activist Ivan is frustrated by the fact that Philippines is not able to attract as many tourists as other South East Asian countries. He offers some reasons on his blog. “Since we target mainstream tourism too much, we fail to realize that the bigger market is...

Philippines: Summer time

  9 May 2006

Synesthetique talks about the summer in Philippines and she is hoping that the government will enclose the country in an airconditioned bubble.

Philippines: Blog recommendations

  5 May 2006

Doinee recommends couple of Filipino blogs that he says deserver more readership. Doinee is also inviting his readers to take this meme and recommend interesting but not so well known blogs that they have come across.

Philippines: Street protesters are not militants

  4 May 2006

Mongster's nest does not like the media using the broad term “militant” to identify street protesters. He asks the media to “name groups for what they seek to represent”. The blogger talks about the wrong impression that such reporting might give to a foreigner “Imagine a foreigner reading a news...

The Philippines: Da Vinci Code movie ban

  2 May 2006

complexvertigo argues against banning the Da Vinci Code movie. Religious leaders in Philippines are asking for the ban on the grounds that the movie offends Catholic sensibilities. The blogger says “It is thus a healthy environment to be tormented with bursts of tests on the grounds we stand in, be...

What is the world cooking?

  1 May 2006

#1: From Malaysia & UK, Yang-May Ooi's Lit BlogCurious Legacies: My GrandMother's recipe for Soy Sauce Chicken Grandma left us many recipes for dishes that have been in the family for years. They are old-fashioned and labor intensive, involving a lot of chopping and slicing and marinading to get just...

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