Category Archives: Life in the Philippines

Holy Week 2014

Today is Thursday and its all quiet here in Metro Manila. It is Maundy Thursday. The celebration of Holy Week in the Philippines has remained the same. However, Let me qualify that by saying two things. First, Yes in the … Continue reading

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Bombs:, Threats and Explosions in the Philippines

Ateneo de Manila University was evacuated today because of a bomb threat and apparently because of this traffic came early along Katipunan Avenue. The Police are on the scene checking out if (a) the bomb threat is true and (b) … Continue reading

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After Yolanda

The Philippines is a group of islands located in the ring fire. As such a typhoon – along with its cousins , Earthquakes and volcanoes – have been frequent destructive visitors. It was something one has to live with. There … Continue reading

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