I had just polished off a cup of Good Day Vanilla Latte coffee. Another morning habit along with reading the online newspapers. While perusing Google News, I ran across an interesting headline: “Filipinos Ranked World’s 3rd Sexiest Nationality.” First of all, I wasn’t surprised.
Finally, good news for cell phone owners in the Philippines. Mobile phone subscribers may now keep their numbers even after they changed their network providers starting July 2. “PH Mobile Phone Subscribers Empowered.” That’s according to the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) per an article from the Philippine News Agency.
Mikey Bustos is a Canadian-born Filipino YouTube star. He’s known for his hilarious tutorial and song parodies about being Pinoy.The particular video I’m featuring today is all about legendary beings that roam the Philippines. Some people say that these so-called mythical creatures can even been seen today, especially if you have a “Third Eye.”
It was around noon this past Tuesday, October 30th. My asawa was navigating our Ford Ranger. An ambulance, with lights flashing, was approaching from behind. My wife pulled over as the the emergency vehicle sped past us. Little did we know at the time, however, that this was the “Guimaras Ambulance Pee Patrol.”
I saw this story a couple of weeks ago from The Daily Guardian. Seems like cock fights are not the only thing Filipinos love to bet on. 17 Pinoys were arrested on October 11, 2018 in Leganes, Iloilo province. Their crime? They were betting on spiders in a spider derby.
After spending an evening at Medicus Hospital with constant around-the-clock care from an attentive staff, my asawa prepared for the morning’s first procedure, an upper gastrointestinal (UGI) endoscopy. My asawa has been suffering from chronic lower abdominal pain for several months now. The latest attack forced us to take a nighttime emergency pump boat ride from Guimaras, our home, to nearby Iloilo City, which has vastly superior medical facilities than our home province.
The rainy season has officially begun in the Philippines. PAGASA, Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration made the announcement on Tuesday, May 30. Last year’s rainy season began six days earlier on May 24. PAGASA is the national weather bureau of the Philippines.