Year in POCus

2013 is indeed a very challenging, if not bad, year for the Philippines, especially for Pres. Benigno Aquino III’s administration. It is the year that terribly tested the government’s crisis management abilities, which in turn defined the Aquino presidency. This year is best remembered for the calamities, both natural and…

Keep calm and stay healthy

  The year started with positivity and good vibes. ‘Keep calm and rise above’ gave practical insights on how to deal with different personality types, especially the difficult ones.   We learned health discoveries along the way. ’Iodine Deficiency Disorders’ highlighted the importance of iodine for the body. People with different…

Banner year for Filipino beauties

  2013 is the third year in a row that Filipinas captured international titles in beauty pageants. The Philippines is the only country that won at least one crown each from the world’s five largest and recognized beauty pageants. It has also joined the ranks of Brazil and Venezuela in…

Metakritiko 2011 Sampler

Metakritiko took a look at a wide variety of arts and culture topics this year.
Heralding the start of the longest Christmas season in the world, September in the Philippines was a not a happy affair. Aside from witty netizens reactions to Shamcey Supsup placing fourth in this year’s Miss Universe, the month was more grim than merry with tensions over air, on land, and…
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