Monthly Archives: October 2013

Marikina-made Shoes, The Philippines’ Pride

I’ve been to Marikina countless number of times and I can’t help but be amazed at the rich heritage of this city, which is considered as one of the most industrialized cities in Metro Manila. Growing up, Marikina was noted for its shoe industry. In fact, I’ve read that even former First Lady Imelda Marcos […]

Filipinismo, Showcasing Filipino Pride

Filipinos are world-class in various ways. Consider our athletes, like Manny Pacquiao, the world’s only eight-division champion. Or Lea Salonga, who has long made Filipinos proud for her lead roles in the Miss Saigon musical production. How about Megan Young? Our newly-crowned 2013 Miss World! Or the Gilas Pilipinas basketball squad, whose big, fight heart, […]