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Say no to planking?

September 23, 2011 by


Written by Jesse Pizarro Boga It’s almost hilarious: Quezon City representative Winston Castelo filed a bill called the “Anti-Planking Act of 2011” and caused pandemonium among the youth and the faithful citizens of the Internet. His seemingly “smart” decision came about after a group of protesters recently disrupted traffic in Manila in protest against high […]

Just Can’t Get Enough: Pastilan sa Ponce

September 21, 2011 by


Written by Jesse Pizarro Boga This article was first published in Our Mindanao.  Many fancy restaurants and eye-candy fast food joints have come and gone in this city’s malls and streets in an attempt to please the palate of Davaoeños. They, after all, have discriminating taste when it comes to food. Some attempts of these food places were […]

Davao Readers Haven

September 7, 2011 by


Written by Jesse Pizarro Boga Images by Bam Baraguir of Mindanao Times This article was first published in Our Mindanao.  Technology offers us the opportunity to read books via electronic devices like Kindle and iPad, but we readers would still prefer reading something we can touch, smell, and even tear. Futuristic books are not yet quite ready […]

Giving Back for Coffee

August 23, 2011 by


Story and video – Clara Wong, Jesse Pizarro, Sun Chhorvy, Pham Thuy Ngan On first impression, Lee Ayu Chuepa, 26, looks like any new generation upper-middle class Thai: easy-demeanoured, stylishly influenced by Western culture (Converse sneakers, ‘Born to be Wild’ T-shirt, floppy Beatles-style hair) and speaking English with a lilting Thai accent. Lee is also […]

MFF: Call For Entries

August 20, 2011 by


The most recognized and most anticipated annual filmmaking event in southern Philippines is calling for entries for this year’s film festival. The Mindanao Film Festival, an initiative to promote films made by Mindanao-based filmmakers and films about, related to, or shot in Mindanao, is calling for submissions for feature-length films, short films and documentaries. Festival […]