Hanging Out With The Amazing Race Asia 4 Contestants

I’ve been an Amazing Race/Amazing Race Asia fan for as long as I can remember, so you could just imagine how stoked I was to find an invite to meet the members of the two Philippine teams at the National Sports Bar in Greenbelt 3. And yeah, this was going to be a promising evening, […]

Say Goodbye to NU107, part 1 of 2

Yes, you read that correctly.  NU107, the Home of New Rock, that shining bastion of modern rock on Manila FM radio, is signing off for good on November 7, 2010. Quite a shock, right?  I thought they’d last forever too, considering I remember listening to NU107 as far back as high school (in the late […]

The Urgency of Dealing with Climate Change | Blog Action Day 2009

a Blog Action Day 2009 post, with Renzie Baluyut. After being hit by Typhoon Ondoy/International Storm Ketsana, Metro Manila has already moved on, albeit begrudgingly.  What can you do when a massive flood hits the city, really?  As soon as the waters subsided, we all just picked up the pieces and got back to work.  […]

A Few Important Things You Need To Know…

Share This Post: “…this video will blow your mind!” –Renzie Baluyut Seriously it will. Not too long ago, I posted an article, pretty much evangelizing the importance of having a continuing desire for learning and discovery.  I go online and try to learn something new everyday, on top of reading a book, or immersing myself […]

Online Chatter on Philippine Typhoon Ondoy, part two

Share This Post: monitoring chatter on Facebook once more, through my friends’ and contacts’ status updates, with Renzie Baluyut. For a list of rescue hotlines, links and resources, please click this link. Help out the victims of Typhoon Ondoy /Kestsana.  Click on this link to find out how you can help today. A couple of […]

Renzie’s Typhoon Ondoy Experience

Share This Post: personal post-disaster processing, with Renzie Baluyut. It is the end of Day Two- the second day after Typhoon Ondoy /Ketsana poured down an unearthly amount of rain over the entire city .  I headed for the Pasig apartment earlier on, which was actually the first time since the floodwaters hit. The entire […]

A List of Typhoon Ondoy Hotlines, Links and Resources

Share This Post: a compilation of hotlines, links and other useful resources to help out with the Typhoon Ondoy /Ketsana rescue and relief efforts , with Renzie Baluyut. We’re now on Day Two:  the whole deluge brought down on us by Typhoon Ondoy /Ketsana has been physically and emotionally draining for us all here in […]