Hurricane Irene, the first major hurricane of the 2011 season, made landfall in the United States East Coast over the weekend causing at least 15 deaths, severe flooding, and widespread destruction in several U.S. states, with financial losses estimated to reach around $5-10 billion. Hurricane
For the past three nights since August 6, London has been besieged by a series of riots and public disturbances. Described by the UK newspaper Guardian as “the worst disturbances of their kind since the 1995 Brixton riots,” the unrest has resulted to burning of
Just when we thought China has produced a fake version of almost anything — from mobile phones to designer bags to apparel and even branded cars! — here comes another one that can be added to that list: a fake Apple Store. An American blogger,
In the Philippines, living in exclusive subdivisions such as Ayala Alabang, Dasmarinas Village and Forbes Park is synonymous with being rich. Now that pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao is said to have recently bought a house inside the posh Forbes Park, Pacman definitely has, in Filipino
We take time to share with you images of a calamity in another part of the world that is eerily familiar to most Filipinos. The land down under, Australia, is currently experiencing one of the worst floods in recent history.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) unveiled yesterday the newest series of the Philippine Peso bills. The banknotes, which will be in public circulation soon, sport a more modern design with visual elements and security features that are not in the current peso bills. Here
Marikina City, Philippines — Provident Village is unfortunately now becoming famous for being one of the hardest-hit areas in Metro Manila by Typhoon Ondoy. Here are some pictures of tropical storm Ondoy battering the village and its impact on the residents.
Manila, Philippines — Tropical storm Ondoy (International Name: Ketsana) hit Luzon and parts of Metro Manila on Saturday, September 26 and brought flood, jammed traffic, landslides, and deaths. Waist-deep flood waters caused cars to stall in the middle of highways. People walked due to lack