Roxas Boulevard Malate

Roxas Boulevard Malate Laid down based on plans by Daniel Burnham to create a scenic seaside boulevard connecting Manila and Cavite City and Naval Base. Originally called Cavite Boulevard before being renamed Dewey Boulevard after Commodore George Dewey who defeated the Spanish fleet at Manila Bay in 1898. Completed up to Malate at Harrison Boulevard … Read more

Puente entre Ilo-ilo y Jaro/Bridge between Ilo-ilo and Jaro

Puente entre Ilo-ilo y Jaro / Bridge between Ilo-ilo and Jaro The iron bridge built and erected over this river, called Tabucan, was destroyed by a tremendous hurricane, and a provisional bridge was built over it. Near the bridge is Casa Real, the seat of government in Iloilo. It is a magnificent building of modern … Read more

Tiangui o Feria

In many towns in the country, tiangui o feria, is held once day a week while others do it once a month. All the neighboring towns come with their merchandise and sell objects like precious stones, grains of gold they collect in the sands washed away by the currents of the rivers. There is tuba, … Read more

Nick Joaquin

Today, May 4, 2024, is the 107th birth anniversary of National Artist Nick Joaquin. Nicomedes M. Joaquin is regarded by many as the most distinguished Filipino writer in English writing so variedly and so well about so many aspects of the Filipino. Nick Joaquin has also enriched the English language with critics coining “Joaquinesque” to … Read more

Pugad Baboy One

Pugad Baboy One The first compilation of Pugad Baboy comic stripsCartoons and narrativeApolonio “Pol” Medina Jr.1997Collection: Design Center of the Philippines Pugad Baboy by Pol Medina Jr. caught the Filipino popular imagination for its simultaneously droll, critical, and affectionate view of Filipino life in urban poor precincts. Featuring a large cast of characters familiar in … Read more