· December, 2007

Stories about Philippines from December, 2007

Philippines: Sweet Treat

  31 December 2007

Eating Asia has a pictorial post on how people in rural Philippines work out a sweet treat with a stick and a can of molasses.

Philippines: Philippine Nationals in Pakistan

  27 December 2007

In the aftermath of the assassination of former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, Tonyo hopes that the diplomats from Philippines will look after the thousands of Filipino overseas works currently in Pakistan.

Philippines: Jeepney Drivers Launch Strike

  13 December 2007

Jeepney drivers in many parts of the Philippines did not ply their routes today to protest oil price increases which they branded as “unwarranted”, “unchecked” and “oppressive”. A Jeepney in Manila (from Wikipedia) The jeepney drivers group PISTON declared the strike a success, with the government saying it did not...

Philippines: Failed mutiny draws mixed reactions

  2 December 2007

Filipino bloggers have mixed sentiments over the failed mutiny instigated by rebel soldiers last Thursday. Many expressed sympathy for the issues raised by the soldiers but there were also many bloggers who rejected the methods used by the rebels.