May 7, 2013. Legaspi City. Known to be an active volcano with a near-perfect cone, the world-famous Mayon Volcano erupted Tuesday, killing at least 5 people. Four foreigners and a local guide were reported killed when the majestic Mayon suddenly spewed ash and huge big boulders. Read the rest of this entry »
U.S. vs China Expansionism on Collision Course
China recently criticized the White House for strengthening military forces and alliances in Asia under the so-called ‘pivot’ to Asia policy, which China said was destabilizing the Asia Pacific Region (APR). The protest cited specifically four US allies — Vietnam, Philippines, and South Korea, and Japan. Ironically, Vietnam was a former ally of China during its war with the U.S. The goal of ‘pivot’ to Asia is to have 60% of US naval forces in the APR by 2020. Read the rest of this entry »
With reference to last month’s editorial entitled “A dirty game in politics,” I realized that writers face not only accolades but also a lot of disagreements and criticisms.
Over the past 14 years that I have been practicing journalism, I have always been very careful to report the truth. Reporting the truth involves quality investigative journalism and balanced reporting. Read the rest of this entry »
Avoid these common mistakes and refinancing your home loan should be a simple, trouble-free experience. Successfully navigating the refinancing process can enable you to take advantage of better rates and features, as well as provide finance for a renovation, construction or property purchase. Read the rest of this entry »
A large bank balance is not a prerequisite for affording an investment property. There are many options available to help you get a foot in the door including using home equity, tax incentives and tailored investment loans. Read the rest of this entry »