My Archives: December 2005

Saturday, December 31, 2005

It is 11:20pm in firecracker-torn Manila and here we are wishing everybody on the net a happy new year! 2005 is practically gone and we welcome 2006 with renewed hope as always. [more]
11:38 PM GMT+8

Thursday, December 29, 2005

Does anything else matter during December in the Philippines aside from Christmas? Following is a piece I wrote about a year ago about Christmas in the Philippines, particularly for Pinoys based elsewhere: [more]
06:08 PM GMT+8

Saturday, December 24, 2005

Sorry for that really long break. No, I didn't go off anywhere nor did I get into any trouble. I guess by now you know who takes care of wrapping the gifts and checking the list twice here at viloria. =) [more]
10:41 PM GMT+8

Monday, December 12, 2005

Just last week, I got word from Dinnah San Pedro that Philippine Fiesta, the Fil-Am community newspaper based in Sacramento, California that I have been writing for, no longer needs a Philippine correspondent at this time. In her e-mail, Dinnah tells me that should they have a need for one in the future, she will just get in touch with me again. [more]
01:04 PM GMT+8

Tuesday, December 6, 2005

Am always on the look-out for new things to give away during the Christmas season. I had earlier read about Classic Confections years ago, made a mental note to try them out once and forgot all about it. [more]
12:39 PM GMT+8

Monday, December 5, 2005

Most people have raved about this film so I won't do that here. As usual, the awards that the film has garnered have probably raised my standards so that I was expecting more. [more]
01:07 PM GMT+8

Friday, December 2, 2005

Newspaper reports yesterday quoted Pulse Asia as saying that their recent survey shows that one in every 3 Filipinos wants to move to another country. One quarter of the total number of people surveyed likewise think that the Philippines is hopeless. [more]
12:23 PM GMT+8

Thursday, December 1, 2005

Our politicians should really be ashamed of themselves. They have tainted the country's image so, that now, there are accusations from sports and national officials from other countries participating in the South East Asian Games that we are rigging the results that's why the Philippines is leading in the latest medal count. [more]
12:49 PM GMT+8

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