Mar Roxas motorbike spill mars #Hagupit PR while wife Korina strikes again!

“He does try,” commented one netizen of Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas who is shown in a widely-circulated photo on a motorbike while on an inspection trip in Taft, Samar, one of the areas where Super Typhoon Hagupit first made landfall. It can be noted that Roxas was not wearing a […]

Three things I’ve learned in 2013 that will change my priorities for 2014

That’s right, just three things. That said, it’s not the length of a New Year’s “resolutions” list that matters but the depth and breadth of the implications of the items you include… Lesson 1: I’ve just about had it with donating to relief organizations. Recent events have proven to me that donating to this and […]

Are donations to the relief and recovery of Yolanda victims in the Philippines all going to waste?

Back in 2009, a massive bushfire raged through much of the state of Victoria in Australia, killing 173 people following record high temperatures in the state. It was the highest peace time civilian death toll from a single disaster in Australian history. At the time, the state Integrated Emergency Coordination Centre (IECC) applied a “stay […]