Category: Special Articles

Manila Yacht Club

May 2000. They drop by to drink some beer, meet familiar faces, and launch their big toys in the waters of the famous Manila Bay. They are the members of the prestigious Manila Yacht Club (MYC), the weekend hideaway of... Read More | Share it now!

Greatest Wisdom?

I have read stories about intelligent men who have devoted their lives to the pursuit of wisdom and glory for themselves. At one point in my life, I thought they were great men who have transcended the limits of human... Read More | Share it now!

Waling Waling

The Philippines is home to more than a thousand species of orchids. These species are known for their exotic beauty. But the rarest and most beautiful of them all is Waling-Waling. In fact, Waling-Waling is so rare... Read More | Share it now!

True Freedom

On June 12, 1898, the Philippines – a country of humble yet great people – declared its freedom from over three centuries of Spanish oppression. There was festive celebration, and our forefathers were crying... Read More | Share it now!

Philippine Tarsier

In many respects, the Philippine tarsier is different from other animals. Considered as the world’s smallest primate, it measures only about twelve centimeters in length. Its two big eyes cannot move and do not have... Read More | Share it now!

What is Love?

It was magic when I first met her. I knew from the start that she was quite different. She was lovely and graceful, and all I could do was to say “wow!” Call me ambitious, because that’s exactly what I... Read More | Share it now!