Friday, November 22, 2002

(Thanks, Gary, for the info...)

GMA signs new Balikbayan law, 4 other bills
"The President also signed Republic Act No. 9177, declaring the first day of Shawwal, the tenth month of the Islamic Calendar, as a national holiday for the observance of Eidul Fitr; and the tenth day of Zhul Hijja, the twelfth month of the Islamic Calendar, as a regional holiday in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) for the observance of Eidul Dha."

That's why I updated the page on Philippine Holidays.

This year, Eid-al-Fitr falls on December 6 (Friday). Wow, long weekend! :-)

Posted by Manuel [December 6 is a holiday?]

Tuesday, November 19, 2002

Have you seen The Mirror Project? (

It's a place where you can submit images of you photographing your reflection. Nope, it's not all about vanity. Some of the photos do not clearly show the face of the photographer, just hazy or dark reflections.

Anyway, a couple of my submissions were accepted: [more]

Posted by Manuel [Self-Portraiture: The Mirror Project]