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79-year-old Fil-Am fulfills dream of traveling the world

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A 79-year-old Filipino-American woman has achieved her lifelong dream of traveling the world. Luisa Yu celebrated her recent visit to Serbia, which marked the completion of her 56-year quest to travel all 193 member-countries of the United Nations. ...

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Staying ‘til the Holidays

chrome_reader_modeDecember 01, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

There's a slight change in the mini Cabinet revamp schedule. Latest we heard from the Palace by the River is that Junior will be making the announcement at the onset of the New Year, allowing those who will be given the pink slip to spend the Christmas season in their fiefdom. This includes in...

Where To

chrome_reader_modeNovember 14, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

This seemingly simple question now reverberates both in the political and economic platform as the landscape for the eventual departure of incumbent Finance Secretary (SecFin) Benjamin E. Diokno has altogether change with the appointment of Rafael “Joel” Consing as the chief steward of t...

Taking Care of Residents

chrome_reader_modeNovember 03, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

I virtually drool with envy as my filler shares some of the conveniences the residents of Salcedo Village, in Barangay Bel-Air enjoy at the heart of the Central Business District (CBD) of Makati. On Monday, the residents, including their housemates, exercising their right to suffrage need not walk ...

Face-lift in the Cabinet

chrome_reader_modeOctober 29, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

I would rather call it a face-lift instead of a revamp. The rumour going around town for nearly a month now is the impending cabinet revamp, specifically in the members of the economic team of Junior. Apart from Congressman Ralph Recto, who reportedly accepted the finance portfolio stead of incumb...

Recto, is it?

chrome_reader_modeOctober 16, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

It has been going around for quite some time now that the incumbent Finance Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno is leaving his lovely office with a bay window that gives him a stunning sunset view. His departure, though, remains hanging, simply because nobody wants to accept the finance portfolio because ...

Life Around Barangay Bel-Air

chrome_reader_modeOctober 11, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

It was my filler’s longing to drive around the Central Business District (CBD) of Makati in a motorized bike but was advised against it because of the carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides and hydrocarbons released from all types of vehicles passing through the area that could trigger a severe atta...

Much Ado About Rice

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 20, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Yes, there has been much ado about the P40 per kilo price ceiling on out staple food – rice. After all is said and done with Maria Ceilo Magno’s engagement as finance undersecretary for fiscal policy and monitoring group unceremoniously bailed, the news going now is that the price cap o...

Reunion of Sort

chrome_reader_modeSeptember 07, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

This side of the web was alpha – in shooting parlance it’s right on target – with the piece several weeks back on Princess Lea, National Treasurer otherwise known as the Treasurer of the Philippines (TOP) joining the elite policy-making body of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)...

A Plea for Review and Reversal

chrome_reader_modeAugust 25, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Makati Business (MBC), one of the eight influential association and represented by big business in the country, plea for a review and reversal of the decision of Office of the Ombudsman dismissing Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) General Manager Cesar Chiong and his deputy, Irene Montal...

Not so Shang

chrome_reader_modeAugust 22, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

I am on a roll here. Following my write-up on the re-training needs of this airline firm, which has the country’s flag on its logo, another filler shared an awful experience with a hotel located along Garden Way, Ortigas Center in Mandaluyong. Based on the narrative, an event was booked at t...

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