· December, 2006

Stories about Philippines from December, 2006

Philippines: Learning from Seoul City Planners

  22 December 2006

Urbano dela Cruz writes about South Korean capital Seoul's bold restoration of a river and a park by demolishing a highway in the city centre. The blogger says that Manila city should learn from Seoul's example.

Philippines: US Soldier Convicted of Rape

  21 December 2006

Early this month, US Marine Lance Corporal Daniel Smith was found guilty by a local court of raping a Filipina woman while three other co-accused soldiers were acquitted. This was the first time a US soldier was tried by a local court ever since the government allowed the entry of...

Philippines: Best Website in Blog Category

  8 December 2006

Filipina blogger at Touched by an Angel was chosed as the best website in blog category in the recent Philippine Web Awards.”this blog Touched by an Angel… Receiving the Best Website award is a bittersweet feeling. The theme of this blog is mainly about my grief journey. I’ve had websites,...

Philippines: A new Constitution next week?

  7 December 2006

Pro-administration Solons have been transparent in their intention to change the 1987 Constitution which they believe is already obsolete and hinders foreign investments. But few expected that they will attempt to accomplish their goal by changing the rules of Congress in order to pave the way for the swift approval...

Philippines: A Thousand Bears for Bicol

  4 December 2006

Cathy Bythesea is asking her readers to help her collect a thousand bears for Bicol. Bicol region was badly hit by the typhoon Reming. “Stuffed toys have been known to be effective comfort givers in times of extreme stress and fear. To children, stuffed animals are more than toys, they're...