Angie Chui ANGIE used to work for a leading Manila-based daily newspaper until she decided that the academe was a more refreshing environment for her. In her spare time, she enjoys blogging about her travels on www.budjetsetter.wordpress.com and writing about movies and books on www.itswynnesworld.com. Follow her exploits via social media @wynnesworld (twitter), @wynnesworld (Instagram) and Angie Chui on Facebook.
  • Manong Taho spreads the joy of Christmas with free taho amid strong rains Ibang iba talaga ang pasko sa Pinas is the key line in one Filipino song and nothing exemplifies it better than  having a heartwarming gift delivered to your door by someone like your neighborhood taho vendor. Facebook user Anita Lescano Beato recently shared snaps of her neighborhood taho vendor on Christmas day as he braved […] 2 min read
  • Hashtag #baha ‘floods’ Pinoy posts on Facebook Most countries see flooding as a major problem. In the Philippines, it is too. However, like the problem with traffic, Pinoys have gotten too used to the dilemma that instead of wasting their energies at being angry, they have opted to use their creativity and good humor to deal with the issue. As usual, Facebook […] 2 min read
  • 100 scholars to benefit from a fanboy’s tribute to Muhammad Ali Election lawyer Atty. Romulo Macalintal has been a big fan of Muhammad Ali for as long as he can remember. He recalls that even back in his high school days, he would collect clippings of the boxing champ and keep them in a scrapbook. This was the same scrapbook that earned him a chance meeting […] 3 min read
  • #NEDA10KChallenge becomes trending topic on Twitter There have been many trends and challenges that have grown popular via social media. The Ice Bucket Challenge, the Floss Challenge, the Kuripot Pinoy Challenge and Tik Tok are a few that have gained popularity in the Philippines. Now, its the #NEDA10KChallenge that is rocking Twitterverse like a hurricane. Most recently, the National Economic and […] 3 min read
  • Happy Mothers’ Day Nanay! Napakaraming uri ng ina sa buong mundo. Araw araw, dugo at pawis ang kanilang puhunan upang ipakita sa atin ang kanilang pagmamahal. Buti na lang may isang araw sa isang taon kung kailan pwede naman nating masuklian ang kanilang pagaaruga at pag aasikaso – isang araw kung saan pwede naman nating ibalik sa kanila ang […] 4 min read
  • Panalo si Cardo! “Ang Probinsyano,” helmed by actor Coco Martin has been winning the ratings game for years and its popularity has extended beyond the television screen. If elections were held today, Ricardo “Cardo” Dalisay would easily win as barangay chairman. Advertisement Advertisement And it really comes as no surprise because the seemingly endless journey of Cardo to […] 2 min read
  • Welcome to Instagram, Pope Francis! The world was agog when Pope Francis joined the social media site Twitter in 2013, where every so often, the pontiff shares his thoughts on issues affecting the world. Advertisement Advertisement Then, he continued to win the hearts of the faithful all over the world by kissing babies, caring for the ill and homeless, taking selfies […] 2 min read
  • Get ahead in the Year of the Monkey For the second year in a row, renowned feng shui expert Master Joseph Cham Kam Shing released his book, Feng Shui Essentials, this time for the Year of the Fire Monkey. The book serves as a monthly guide for all the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac in terms of finances, career, family, romance and […] 4 min read
  • Karangalan at Katatawanan dulot mg Miss Universe 2015 Sadyang mahilig sa beauty pageant ang mga Pilipino. Mula ng panahong iilan pa lang na beauty pageant ang sinasalihan ng Pilipinas sa ibang bansa, hanggang sa ito’y dumami na, patuloy ang suporta ng ating mga kababayan sa ating mga pambato sa bawat laban na sasalihan ng ating mga likas na Pinoy beauties. Kahit dumami na ang mga […] 5 min read
  • Standing up for what is right and reaping the rewards of hard work and dedication Consuelo Magallanes is the real life embodiment of the motto “Stand up for what is right, even if you stand alone.” Luckily for her, she doesn’t have to do it alone as she is backed up by her fellow members of the Coron Watershed Beneficiaries Watershed Association which has now evolved into the CWBA Agroforestry Services Marketing […] 3 min read
  • Bucket listing Mt. Guiting Guiting Mt. Guiting Guiting is one of the most technically challenging mountain terrains in the Philippines and that is why it comes as no surprise that its part of the bucket list of the country’s most seasoned climbers and hikers. Aside from the challenge, the view from the top makes one believe that they’s in another […] 5 min read
  • Bakit kailangang panoorin ng bawat Pilipino ang Heneral Luna Inaamin kong hindi ako dalubhasa sa kasaysayan. Ang tangi ko lang alam ay mula sa aking natutunan mula sa mga araling aklat na ginamit namin noong elementarya, hayskul at kolehiyo. Higit pa roon, limitado na ang aking kaalaman tungkol sa mga kaganapan noong panahong ang Pilipinas ay sakop pa ng mga dayuhan. Kamakailan lamang ay […] 5 min read