Stories about Philippines from December, 2007
Philippines: Sweet Treat
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
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: Longest Christmas season in the world
Filipino bloggers discuss how Christmas is celebrated in the Philippines. Learn Filipino Christmas traditions and find out why the longest Christmas season is to be found in the Philippines.
Philippines: Jeepney Drivers Launch Strike
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...
South East Asia: Chinatowns in South East Asia
Find out where the Chinatowns are in major South East Asian cities.
Philippines: Failed mutiny draws mixed reactions
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.