Stories about Philippines from June, 2006
Philippines: Tourism in Philippines
The blogger at pinoysphere invites reader to check out a Philippines tourism video. The bloggers wonders why Philippines does not feature in people's travel plans. “Asian tourist destinations usually featured in Swiss travel brochures and catalogues include Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, China, India, and even Laos and Cambodia. The Philippines, inhabited...
Philippines: Freshmen in Campus
The new school term has started in Philippines and Rex at the King of Chocolates blog encounters freshmen on his campus. The blogger welcomes the freshies and remembers his first day at the campus.
Philippines: Metro Manila Google Earth Images
Urbano dela Cruz is excited by Google Earth's recent updates to Metro Manila images. The blogger links to a Wiki titled Google Earth Philippines where he is inviting others to add more information to the maps.
Philippines: Get Happy, Get Babies
Dr. Emer at parallel universes blog is asking Filipino couple who are having a hard time having children to relax. The blogger is pointing to a news article that claims that relaxing and lowering stress helps. The bloggers also talks about the high fertility rate in the Philippines. A comment...
Philippines: Bad Customer Experience
Senor Enrique in Manila encounters and outsmarts a store that is ripping customers off with its refund policies.
Philippines: Fast Food and Health
Dr. Emer at Parallel Universes talks about a consumer group in the US suing a fast food chain for using oil with trans fatty acids that might cause coronary heart diseases. The blogger, concerned about health issues observes the popularity of the same chain in Philippines and says “As they...
Philippines: National Flag, U.S. Connection
Manila Rat finds that Philippines national flag has design elements that pays homage to the US flag.
Philippines: Classroom Shortage
President Arroyo in Philippines suggested doubling the number of students in a class to solve the problem of classroom shortage. Rolly does not agree “Excuse me but is the President that naive? Is this a simple mathematical problem? Why do I sense a famous “eat-cake-because-there=is-no-bread” stance made by a beheaded...
Philippines: Island Biking
VillageIdiotSavant blogs about the island life he observed on his bike trip around the Island of Panglao in Philippines.
Philippines: Sex in Advertising
The blogger at Touched by an Angel finds a local telecom company's billboard not only irrelevant for the product it is supposed to promote but also distasteful. She wonders why the authorities allow such advertising.
Philippines: Learning from Chilean Student Protests
Blogging Bugs reads an Global Voices post about Chilean students coordinating their protests using social web tools and asks students in Philippines who are facing similar problems to follow the Chilean example.
Philippines: Doctors from India
Mongster's nest has a post that talk about Philippines planning to hire doctors from India to help offset the shortage of doctors in the country.
The Philippines: School Memories
The blogger at the citizen on mars is looking forward to his son entering elementary school. This also reminds him of a memorable incident from his school days.