· March, 2009

Stories about Philippines from March, 2009

Hong Kong and the Philippines: Satire or racism?

  31 March 2009

A Senate leader in the Philippines just filed a resolution condemning a Hong Kong writer Chip Tsao for his article “The War at Home” in HK Magazine (originally published on 27 of March). Now the article has been taken down in the website but the Senate Resolution also asked the...

Global Recession Survey: Survival Tips and Business Opportunities

  27 March 2009

Everybody is trying hard to cope with the global economic crisis. Bloggers are offering survival tips to their readers. Businesses around the world are adjusting. Some are even profiting from the crisis. In this post, I will feature individuals and companies exerting their very best to overcome the recession.

Global: Bubbles, Bailouts and Stimulus Plans

  18 March 2009

Identifying the economic woes of the United States is crucial. But we should also understand that other countries are also grappling with bankrupt companies and shrinking economies. Many countries are also implementing their own stimulus plans. What are some of the examples used by bloggers around the world when they discuss the bubble economies, bailout of banks and stimulus plans of their countries?

Manila impressions

  16 March 2009

Mukti from Bangladesh shares his impressions of Manila during a recent travel conference.

Philippines: The Death of a Rebel’s Daughter

  12 March 2009

A 20-year old teacher and daughter of a communist rebel leader was abducted, tortured, and murdered more than a week ago in the Philippines. The military has denied involvement in this gruesome crime. Bloggers are condemning the "culture of death" in the country.

Virus scare hits Southeast Asia

  1 March 2009

Rising cases of dengue fever, chikungunya, bird flu and ebola viruses were reported in several Southeast Asian countries in the past two months. Relax, there are no pandemic threats. Not yet, anyway.