Monthly Archives: November 2013

A Great Love Story Unfazed by Yolanda’s Wrath

Indeed it is true that true love survives under any circumstance. Not even the worst tragedy brought about by Yolanda, the strongest typhoon ever to hit the Philippines, hindered the online romance between Houssam Hammoudi, a 31-year-old Canadian Muslim based … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unexpected

“So, your photo challenge this week is to capture something unexpected. You can also interpret the theme in other ways: a street scene or landscape that just doesn’t look quite right, an impromptu portrait of a loved one, or any … Continue reading

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Letter to Santa Claus

Santa Claus is very much alive, and to think this way out from a Muslim’s perspective, is doubly amazing, I think. I can’t speak for the Christians and those who likewise celebrate Christmas with Santa as the other prominent figure … Continue reading

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Waterfalls that Make You Fall for Mindanao

When it comes to world wonders, especially waterfalls, the Philippines is one country that is hard to beat – from its folks to the beautiful formations both in land and water. Mindanao, the second biggest island in the Philippines is … Continue reading

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Peque Gallaga says Pres. Aquino is ‘incompetent’

Multi-awarded movie and TV director Peque Gallaga made rounds online when his statement regarding the ongoing distribution of relief goods and clearing operations caused by super typhoon Yolanda was posted on social media sites. The article, which was first posted on his … Continue reading

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Yolanda’s Wrath Brought Out the Worst and the Best in People

After typhoon Haiyan (locally named Yolanda) left and made the face of the earth ugly in Eastern Visayas in central Philippine islands on November 8, it also left some ugly stories of looting by the hungry and the seeming unpreparedness … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Habit

“Habit. The stuff of the everyday — places we go, things we do, people we see.” – WPC For the first time I’ll take all of the challenges here: “places we go, things we do, people we see.” Here’s my take … Continue reading

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