Show Your Appreciation on Thanksgiving

It’s that time of the year again. Thanksgiving is the perfect time to gather with family and friends and celebrate how grateful we are this year. Blessings received, relationships strengthened, opportunities grabbed, promotions accepted, and items bought are among those things we are thankful for. Even though there were times that made us feel down and hopeless, we still see the positive things 2013 has brought to us. Hence, the Thanksgiving Day. In Philippines, we do not follow the American Thanksgiving Day celebration. We don’t even have it on the same day. Instead, I think my country concentrates on Christmas Read More …

Unite for a Stronger Philippines

Last November 8, super typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan), one of the strongest typhoon ever recorded, hit the Philippines, destroyed homes, flooded provinces, and left thousands of people displaced and dead. Filipinos did not expect the adverse effect of storm surge brought by Yolanda, so a lot were caught unaware by the sudden rush of seawater from the coast of Leyte. Weather officials said ‘Yolanda’ had sustained winds of 235 kph (147 mph) with gusts of 275 kph (170 mph) when it made landfall. By those measurements, ‘Yolanda’ would be comparable to a strong Category 4 hurricane in the U.S., Read More …