Top mantra is to save lives – peace volunteer

MARAWI CITY – “Ang pinakamahirap ay risking your life as volunteer, pero alam mo din na pwede ka makapagligtas ng tao,” said Salic Mai, a volunteer working for the execution of the Peace Corridor. The Peace Corridor was established in the three-kilometer Banggulo Bridge to the Quezon Avenue to allow rescue and relief operations. It … Continue reading Top mantra is to save lives – peace volunteer

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Saving lives during Ramadan

MARAWI CITY – “Kapag nakapagligtas ka ng buhay, malaking advantage yan,” said Oshama Ali, a volunteer from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) working for the success of the Peace Corridor. The MILF leaders has chosen Oshama to act as team leader for the Joint Coordination, Monitoring, and Assistance Center (JCMAC) – the body that … Continue reading Saving lives during Ramadan

“Like I will say something and they will think it’s funny na!”

  I remember when I was in grade school and high school, our teachers will impose a “No Speaking in Filipino” rule and if we are caught speaking in our native language, we must pay 1 peso for every Filipino word that we spoke. Back then, it was a challenge for us to follow that … Continue reading “Like I will say something and they will think it’s funny na!”

Cinemalaya Survival Tips

The Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival was founded in 2005. The festival aims to bring together independent filmmakers to create films that tackle Filipino stories that are not usually seen in mainstream films. The filmmakers are free to express and interpret what portrays a Filipino experience is without the demands of generating income. Here are … Continue reading Cinemalaya Survival Tips