Archive for May, 2013

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)