CNA’s ‘The Longest Day’ Showcases How Climate Change Affects Asia

Climate Change is so real. Yes, most of us probably believe it. We even condescendingly hit US President Donald Trump for saying that he doesn’t. And yes, again, let me tell him and people like him that it is indeed REAL. I’ve noticed it from five years back–how the light coming from the sun seems orangey. I don’t remember days being colored like it–how the … Continue reading CNA’s ‘The Longest Day’ Showcases How Climate Change Affects Asia

Good Vibes Amidst COVID-19: The Emergence of an Honesty Jeepney in Davao City

The current pandemic has raised several questions and issues regarding every country’s political system (such as the healthcare and economic situation). These concerns evolve into a more serious trajectory–people’s trust in the government and its fellows. When people do not exactly know where to turn and put their faith into, they rely upon themselves, and how to survive all alone (with a few loved ones). … Continue reading Good Vibes Amidst COVID-19: The Emergence of an Honesty Jeepney in Davao City

Living in a more resilient Philippines with Sustainability Solutions

The Philippines is centered in the ring of fire and typhoon belt. This makes my beloved country very susceptible to natural disasters. According to DW.com, in the article, Philippines: A country prone to natural disasters, there are approximately 80 typhoons that occur above tropical waters, and 19 of those affect the Philippines alone. Just this year, the country has experienced several storms and landslides, especially … Continue reading Living in a more resilient Philippines with Sustainability Solutions

The Philippines’ decaying agriculture industry

I’m guilty. I’m blind. I’m unaware. I do not care. Barraged by my own adversities, vanities, fanaticism, goals, I forget about the bigger picture. Like the great dread of our plastic-impeded, corruption-riddled nation, a sector of our production is almost nearing its out mode, and that is Agriculture. In the 90s, Agriculture has contributed up to 44% of our country’s GDP, but today, it only … Continue reading The Philippines’ decaying agriculture industry

Cheers to Humanity! Here’s a blockchain app that empowers IPs and farmers

I used to count more negative ways on how technology has impacted our lives. I have always been critical of technology and its effects on humanity. Aside from the fact that it may be a bit detrimental to our health, productivity, abilities, and overall well-being, Technology has somehow led us to chaos and lack of self-awareness. Of course, I’m also aware of technology’s aid in … Continue reading Cheers to Humanity! Here’s a blockchain app that empowers IPs and farmers

6 Reasons why I buy used clothes (and the impending rise of fast fashion)

I recently had another ukay-ukay haul with my sister and a friend. This time, we budgeted 500PHP each, and it took us 3 hours to be able to use up our money. In the Philippines, ukay-ukay (thrift shopping) was derived from the term hukay, which means to dig or to turn over and back either in search of something. Most used clothes are imported from … Continue reading 6 Reasons why I buy used clothes (and the impending rise of fast fashion)