Seafood fair dominates People’s Park for Capiztahan ‘15
Apr11

Seafood fair dominates People’s Park for Capiztahan ‘15

by Ronnelyn B. Parohinog, Mark Lloyd I. Cañete & Mary Therese A. Encina Baybay, Roxas City’s People’s Park teemed with stalls offering local delicacies as it was temporarily converted into a food court for this year’s Capiztahan Seafood Fair. Opening on the evening of the first day of the province-wide fiesta, different resorts – Sta. Ana Farm Resort of Ivisan, Villa Consorcia Resort of Pontevedra, San Antonio Resort of Roxas,...

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‘Los Pasos de Capiz’ exhibit opens for Capiztahan
Apr10

‘Los Pasos de Capiz’ exhibit opens for Capiztahan

  by Mary Therese A. Encina & Ronnelyn B. Parohinog In support for the week-long Capiz fiesta, paso owners joined together in opening the ‘Los Pasos de Capiz’ exhibit, showcasing different well-treasured pasos typically only used in the annual Good Friday procession. Occupying Dinggoy Roxas Civic Center (DRCC) as organized by City Councilor Cora Balgos, ten pasos were displayed as the exhibit opened on April 10....

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One Year in Four Minutes: The Yolly in Every Filipino

No need to add more redundancy to what has happened the previous year on the eighth day of November, but it was one heck of a typhoon. All events including stealing your neighbors’ roofs and lining up for the politically-advertised relief goods wrap up to the picture of every Filipino’s resiliency. Visayas seemed to have earned the title as the “Eighth Wonder of the World” for seemingly dragging tourists throughout the region – those...

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STOP! Look and listen…

by Mary Therese Encina Experiences give the best learning in life, thus giving anyone, more or less, the idea of the difference between hearing and undergoing the reality of it. One advantage of learning something from experience is being able to understand people who might share a similar experience.  It could be a great comfort to confide with a person you know would be able to know how it feels like to get hurt or feel so much...

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Watch out for the Nega-Labels!

by Mary Therese Encina Some of us are fond of labeling other people. The other way around, we barely notice, we’re also being labeled by others. Some people find labels on them a good thing to be proud of. However, there are others who might take it as an intended offense to them. Nega-labels are ugly prejudices, a pre-judgment of what you think is right and happening.  The thing to ponder on is that, some ugly prejudices may be...

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