Global market research company Nielsen today made a pre-release of its Southeast Asia Digital Consumer Report which says, among others, that “one in three consumers in the Philippines are now accessing the Internet, with younger demographics significantly more likely to get online than older generations.” Continue reading →
Blessed John Paul II visited the Philippines twice during his papacy.
The Roman Catholic Church on May 1, 2011 beatified Pope John Paul II, giving him the title of “Blessed” and taking him one step closer to sainthood.
Here is the full English text of Blessed John Paul II’s profile as published in the “Booklet for the Celebration” released by the Vatican for the mass celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI honoring and extolling the departed pontiff Continue reading →
"Bayanihan" by painter Joselito Barcelona. Photo from hundun.wordpress.com.
Margaret Mead reminds cynics: Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
An unknown author meanwhile offers this advice: If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive. If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative.
Inspired by these words and for so many other reasons, I’m joining other Filipino bloggers to form a national organization.
If you believe in the power of community and cooperation, join us in this bayanihan of bloggers.