Infographic: How we almost lost wine forever

For our readers who are wine lovers, we’re sharing this infographic that shows how a tiny insect that was accidentally transported from the United States to Europe caused a great migration of French workers — and also almost denied us of French wine forever. Via: Presented by: Mocavo – Genealogy Search

Ferdinand Marcos’ Legacy

Some Facebook users are circulating a photo of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos with a caption that enumerates why life was supposedly better during his regime and lists the projects he accomplished. To make that post balanced and accurate, they should have added the following to the list: Plundered an estimated US$5 billion to $US10… Continue reading Ferdinand Marcos’ Legacy

Self-fulfilling Prophecy

Pooled editorial on the Second anniversary of the November 23, 2009 Ampatuan Massacre Referring to the extrajudicial killings that were so much a part of the past Arroyo administration, and the killing of journalists that spiked on November 23, 2009, President Benigno Aquino III declared in his 2010 State of the Nation Address (SONA) that… Continue reading Self-fulfilling Prophecy

It’s Noynoy!

The people have spoken, loudly and clearly. They have put their trust on Noynoy Aquino. Now, it’s our turn to say, ala-Bunye: Let’s move on. (Image from Noynoy Aquino’s Flickr)

NUJP launches Justice Fund for Ampatuan massacre victims

On the 40th day of the Ampatuan Massacre, a journalists’ organization announced the creation of a fund to help address the needs of the families of the victims. The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) said the finances to be raised by the Justice Fund will be used in projects such as: маси… Continue reading NUJP launches Justice Fund for Ampatuan massacre victims