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Petroglyphs: The Philippines’ Well-Preserved Treasure

August 15, 2009

The Angono Petroglyphs is one of the world’s well-preserved caves.  It contained the original hand-carved writings of ancient Filipinos who lived and walked in Angono, Rizal some 3,000 years ago according to archeologists. From what Ava and I observed when we went there last July 31 (2009), the natives already have their way of communicating […]

F For Freshmen

July 2, 2009

Sixteen years ago, I was just a 112-pound, wide-eyed freshman university student walking along the corridors leading to the University of Santo Tomas’ St. Raymund’s Building that holds together the Faculty of Arts and letters and the College of Commerce. To me, college life was certainly a thrill and a challenge at the same time–an […]

Are You A Filipino?

July 1, 2009

I like reading biographies of great men and women of history. I also like to read major events in history that shaped the way we think, behave and lived. As I think of history, particularly in the Philippines, we’d be able to read how three major super powers—Spain, United States and Japan came in to […]