Two years and counting
I am very happy that despite the schedule, this website is kept alive. Feel free to read about my adventures and my thoughts.
What I will tell my younger self as I approach 30
We only have one life to spread so thinly and to find its true meaning. So here are some things I want to say to my younger self at 30.
Downtown Iloilo City Mobile Phone HD Wallpapers
As I came across the internet, I noticed that many of the beautiful cityscape wallpaper photos are mostly foreign. I barely even see photos of a city in the Philippines. As I expect to be meeting more people personally with the pandemic officially over, as the World Health Organization has declared, I can’t help but…
PH is part of Apple’s critical supply chain
Did you know that the Philippines houses some of the suppliers of electronic components which could possibly end up in your iPhone or Mac?
There’s the rest, and there’s Apple
As a number one doubter of Apple products due to their unattractive pricetags and Western origin, I also jumped from one brand to another including Samsung and Huawei. However, when…
New priority projects in Western Visayas
Of the 194 priority projects in the country, there are 10 projects located in Western Visayas. These include five continuing projects which are ongoing with the construction phase, detailed engineering design, and project preparation.
Anti-Lock Braking System: Should it be required?
The anti-lock braking system was among the many important safety accessories for powered two-wheelers (especially motorcycles) that became a major discussion in the recently concluded Dialogue on Powered Two-Wheeler (PTW)…
How to outsmart the fuel price hike
While the government employed several measures to mitigate the rise in oil prices, it is still expected that such fuel price hikes would have general effects on the entirety of…
Timeline: The Panay-Guimaras-Negros Island Bridges Project
If you are an Ilonggo, then the long narrative of the major islands of Western Visayas getting connected by long-span bridges has grown with you. In fact, several administrations since the Fifth Republic have chipped in into the wish of Ilonggos of having a truly connected region. Recently, there were several news outlets which somehow…
PH Senate Bills on Road Safety filed in 2022
Road safety remains as one of the difficult discussions when it comes to legislation. Over the years, only a few have hurdled the legislative process and made it to become…
Why is the Peso getting weaker? (For the common tao)
OFWs may rejoice at first with the exchange rates getting more pesos for each dollar or whatever currency for that matter. However, it is only the tip of the iceberg.…
Reflections on Ungka Flyover
I am currently building up my experience in transportation engineering. This specialization is not as lucrative as construction, though. It does not pay much. Demand for transportation experts is quite low despite of being one of the most important for urbanizing areas. Transportation is one of the most difficult to comprehend as it requires enough…
Streets for Life: Where are we heading?
#Love30 trended over social media the past week as the celebration came by from 17th to 23rd. On a very wide and diverse Filipino context, when you talk to certain…
Stop blaming “government”
The government has two sets of workers: the leaders (politicians and their political appointees) and the civil servants. Civil servants serve all citizens and must be highly skilled individuals who…
A Design Hotel Not To Miss in Baguio
G1 Lodge is not your typical hotel in Baguio. It is an entire ecosystem where you can recharge. The cold weather plus their earthy feel makes the experience unforgettable. You can just stay there all day, to be honest.
To Infinitea and beyond
Infinitea Iloilo is one milk tea shop you should not miss and is definitely worth a visit. It provides a wide variety of drinks and a great selection of meals…
GetGo to GoRewards: My ‘bad’ experience with their transition
Everything went smoothly in the first half of 2021. However, I noticed that by August, the supposed Robinsons GoRewards points that I am supposed to earn as reported in my…
How to track your PRC CPD credits
Did you know that the PRC has a dedicated website for CPD credits? It is known as the Continuing Professional Development Accreditation System (CPDAS). The platform can be accessed by both CPD providers as well as professionals who wish to track their CPD credits.
Should I Get a Credit Card Part 2: The Disadvantages
There are a lot of points to consider in having a credit card that you can only find in the boring terms and conditions that we more often forget to…
Should I Get a Credit Card Part 1: The Advantages
If you have just started working and earning a fixed income from an employer, it is certain that at one point you have been invited by a representative from a…
Priority Work Areas
Road crashes kill a lot of people each year and as an engineer who has extensive experience in road safety, it has been my dream to have safer roads for all road users – the vehicle-users, pedestrians, roadside-users, among others.
As technology evolves, some people especially the poor and the elderly do not have the luxury of learning and adjusting to the digital life, where payments and government transactions go online. It is our mission to help them out.
Not all of us are born with opportunities. The world can only become a better place if we make sure that society isn’t unfair for everyone. The world can be, but society has a choice. This generation can help reduce the gap.