Karlo Mongaya teaches Philippine Studies courses at the Department of Filipino and Philippine Literature, University of the Philippines-Diliman.
Latest posts by Karlo Mongaya from June, 2011
Philippines: Worst Flash Flood Hit “Typhoon-Free” City
Many Filipinos were taken by surprise by the heavy floods that hit the southern Philippine city of Davao recently. The Philippines is notorious for flash flood disasters, but Davao city is supposedly found in a typhoon-free zone. As of the evening of Wednesday 29 May, 2011, the death toll reached 25 while 15 others remained missing.
Philippines: Netizens Follow Telecom Merger Deal Issue
Netizens in the Philippines are closely following the developments of a merger deal between two of the country’s largest telecommunications companies. Some are worried that the merger would be bad for consumers.