It has become a big bang, and another great opportunity for me to become part of my student’s life again! And this time, it is with Batch 2011. Although I miss my Batch 2010, I can certainly say that I will enjoy this batch, (I hope).
I know that most of you were surprised when I gave a quiz on our very first day! Well, I just want to test your knowledge and your sense of nationalism since it was Independence Day. And I was happy to see that most of you passed the exam, although some failed. Tsk tsk tsk.
So, I hope that you will enjoy AP2 this year, as much as you enjoyed your AP1 with Miss Sally.
I’ll be posting my first assessment for each section next week.
Half of Naga City submerged along with five eastern towns of the Bicol region, and between 20 million to 30 million turned into environment refugees across the Philippines.
I can’t blog too much about this, it hurts
In celebration of Judy Ann’s 30th birthday, she stars and produced a remarkable and ground-breaking film Ploning.
Judy Ann Santos stars as Ploning, a simple girl from Barrio Cuyo in Palawan, that embarks a simple relationship-based story to her father, lover and everybody else in their small Barrio. It may be one of Judy Ann’s best performance, a truly remarkable feat for her. Ploning conveys a simple message: Ang pag-ibig ay naghihintay at umaasa, na kahit sa anong paraan, maaari tayong magbigay ng pag-ibig sa lahat ng tao.
As I have already spread out in the first part of this post, there are many factors why the rice prices are going up, way up high. Personally, I believe that there is a rice shortage, unlike the statements of our government officials disputing the rice shortage as a myth.
The Philippines has been scrambling to boost stocks and supply cheap rice to the poor as rice prices soared to near-record levels in recent months amid increased demand, crop failures, a shift to biofuels production or other land uses, and poor investment in the farm sector. The Philippines imports about 10 percent of its domestic rice requirement. The problem with our culture system is that we always believe that we can buy rice in any country, at any price. But with the factors coming in, especially the population increase and effects of climate change, there are rice shortage looming.
Still on vacation mode, and super tinatamad ako. Wala talagang magawang matino.
My old crush is getting married this month. Pia, good luck and congratulations, hope you’re happy. Sana ninong ako sa baby mo!
Good thing, I’ve got my eyes on a new girl. No kiss and tell.
Rice is the most staple food in this country, where in every corner of this archipelago, people are looking for rice. We never thought that there would be a rice crisis – or shortage of rice production, – but here we are now, at the center of the rice crisis. The government spends about $0.46 in every $100 of agriculture output, a level much lower than those of developing countries, which spends $0.53 in every $100, and much much lower in highly industrialized countries at $2.00 in every $100.
Now, where is the Philippines in this picture? Let’s not pin-point the Philippines as the main culprit. But yes! We do have contributed in this crisis – and we are in the forefront of the crisis. But there are many other reasons why we do have this crisis.
of KYLE XY – a SciFi hit series of ABC Family. Yes! Aside from my other TV habits like teleseryes, Heroes, the Simpsons, I have a new addiction this summer. Here’s a little background of Kyle XY from Wikipedia
Kyle XY is an American drama television series filmed in the Vancouver, British Columbia area. The show centers around a boy named Kyle (Matt Dallas), who wakes up in the forest outside of Seattle, Washington with no memory of his life up until that point. The series follows Kyle as he tries to understand the mysteries of who he is or why he has no memory of being a child. He is sometimes shown with his shirt partially off and no belly button can be seen.
Main Cast of the Show
- Matt Dallas as Kyle Trager
- Bruce Thomas as Stephen Trager
- Marguerite MacIntyre as Nicole Trager
- Jean-Luc Bilodeau as Josh Trager
- April Matson as Lori Trager
- Chris Olivero as Declan McDonough
- Kirsten Prout as Amanda Bloom
- Jaimie Alexander as Jessi Hollinder (Season 2+)
I am watching this is my portable DVD player because Studio 23 which airs the show here in the Philippines, canceled their schedule for the show, so now, I’ve been in my room watching it before I go to sleep.
And for additional: Other shows which I propped up into my DVD player:
- the latest season of The Simpsons
- the hit Koreanovela from ABS-CBN, Marrying a Millionaire
- and one of my favorites TV shows today, The Original:Hana Kimi