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His show shouldn’t have been shown at all. He should have given way to the coverage of the funeral cortege of President Aquino. What a...

Corazon C. Aquino 1933-2009

President Corazon Cojuangco Aquino, “Tita Cory” to many passed away this morning, August 1, 2009. This is the official statement given by the President’s son, Sen. Noynoy Aquino. “Our mother peacefully passed away at 3:18 a.m., August 1, 2009, of cardio-respiratory arrest. “She would have wanted to thank each and every one of you for all the prayers and your continued love and support. It was her wish for all of us to pray for one another and for our country. “Hinihiling po ng aming pamilya ang kaunting panahon para makasama namin ang aming mahal na ina. “Later today, we will be announcing further details of her wake para sa lahat ng ating mga minamahal na kababayan na nais magbigay ng respeto sa aming ina. “Maraming salamat po.” Rest in peace Madame...

Arroyo can run for lower post — Comelec – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos

Indulge me in some non Vespa news first. A question of ethics? Then we’ve already lost this fight! Arroyo can run for lower post — Comelec – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos.

Tony Benn “Sicko” Excerpt

Let me stray from scooters a bit. I first saw this clip of the interview with British socialist politician Tony Benn in Michael Moore’s 2007 documentary “Sicko“. The interview was about the British National Health Service (NHS). But there was a part of his interview which felt as if he was talking about the way things are run in the Philippines. It’s the part where he talks about democracy and choice. I have attached a video of the relevant portion of the interview. If the video isn’t playing above, try this link. Hoping for the best, isn’t that what we’ve been doing a lot...

Imbayah Festival

image by Jake Verzosa “In honor of rice” This festival couldn’t have come at a more opportune time, now that the country is in the throes of a crisis involving our staple food. A festival which is held once every three years, the Imbayah Festival held this year on April 15-17. This years’ Imbayah featured Imbayah Ritual, Cultural Performances, Agro-industrial Fair, Backstrap Weaving, Wood Carving Demonstration and the ever popular Wooden Scooter Race. Here are a few images from the scooter races taken by our good friend Jake...

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