Stories about Philippines from November, 2007
Philippines: Rebel Soldiers Take Over Manila Hotel
News from the blogosphere in the Philippines of the latest attempt by the 2003 coup leaders to get rid of the current administration in Philippines.
Philippines: Teacher-blogger tries out ‘Wu Wei 10′ with students
Akomismo introduces Wu Wei 10, a classroom game and merit system based on the principles of Taoism where:”students are rewarded with Chi points for the tasks they fulfill, and they use these Chi points to level up and cast spells. The objective of the game is to eliminate all the...
Blogenyo, a Webcomic about the Philippine Blogopshere
Tonyo Cruz introduces a newly launched webcomic blog that takes on the Phillipine Blogosphere. Blogenyo seeks to poke fun at the events, intrigues, controversies, issues, and trends among Filipino bloggers.
Philippines: Media on Suicide
Philippine Commentary looks at the media-led stampede of “jumping to conclusions” on the suicide by a 12 year old girl.
Philippines: Pakistan Woes
Citizeninmars asks what the main political actors in Pakistan really want.
Philippines: Adsense Earnings Via Western Union
If you are in Malaysia or Philippines, you can get your google adsense earnings through Western Union.
Philippines: Competing with North Korea
Philippines might soon be competing with North Korea says Postcard Headlines.
South East Asia: The Longest Bridges
Curious about the longest bridges in South East Asia.
Philippines: Bloggers Take on Blast at Legislative Building
An explosion of still-undetermined origin destroyed the South Wing of the Philippines’ House of Representatives complex, killing a lawmaker and a driver of another. Two other solons lead the list of injured. Killed were Basilan Rep. Wahab Akbar and Marcial Tualdo, a driver for Gabriela Rep. Luz Ilagan who was...
South East Asia: Delicious
How to say delicious in several South East Asian Languages.
Philippines: Writ of Amparo as Human Rights Weapon
Filipino bloggers discuss the importance of the Writ of Amparo as a weapon to protect human rights in the Philippines.
Philippines: Bloggers react to shocking suicide by girl, 12
Postcard Headlines has a roundup of bloggers’ thoughts on the shocking suicide by a poor 12-year old girl in southern Philippines and her lamentations about her family's poverty right before she took her own life.
Philippines: CokskiBlue leads Filipinos in vlogging
CokskiBlue is a whiff of fresh air in the Philippine blogosphere, and features videos, vlogs and vodcasts.
Philippines: Issues raised over President's appointment of new poll official
President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo recently appointed Moslemen Macarambon Sr. as the chairman of the Commission on Elections of Philippines. Several bloggers are questioning the appointment and demanding a more transparent method of choosing the chairman. Some bloggers including the chairman's son are asking the people to give him a chance to justify his appointment.
Philippines: Artists Cry Censorship Over Altered Mural
The National Press Club commissioned an artist's collective to paint a mural for the club. The Press Club later altered the contents of the mural without consulting the artists. The artists and their supporters are considering this an act of censorship and taking their anger online.
Philippines: Pardoning Estrada
Allecoallende says pardoning former president Estrada “does not win for Macapagal-Arroyo more supporters, but it does ensure that more Filipinos will be fed up and disgusted with her government’s hypocrisy”