Friday, March 27, 2015

Extreme Hobie Regatta Brings International Sailors to the Philippines

By Arabelle Jimenez

Hobie racers shores up after Leg 2 at the Port of the Galleons, Puerto Galera, Philippines.

The 15th AboitizPower Philippine Hobie Challenge once again highlighted the country as one of the premiere sailing destinations in the world through its week-long regatta held last March 14 to 22, 2015. Thirteen entries from different parts of the globe showcased their expertise as the race allowed them to sail in two challenging sea passages—the Verde Island Pass and the Calavite Pass.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Capas Freedom March 2015: An Invitation to Relive Heroes' Track

Dioramas at the Museo ng Tarlac. Photo: Bernard Supetran
The Philippines is rich in history; and the bloody years of  World War II takes up a big portion of the story line.  We do not have a shortage of heroes, who fought side by side with the Americans against the Japanese.  Brave Filipinos gave their lives for our freedom in different parts of the country, and significant among those are the fallen soldiers during the infamous Death March in the summer of 1942.