2013 List of Official Philippine Holidays

The Pepper bunch are a hardworking crew, and that’s a good thing. On the other hand, some of us run the risk of pushing ourselves too hard, and that’s not quite so good. Fortunately, every so often, the powers-that-be require us to take some time off to...

Typhoon Sendong: Deadliest Typhoon To Date

During the early hours of December 17, 2011, tropical storm “Sendong” (international nameWashi) struck Cagayan de Oro City, as well as neighboring cities in the southern Philippines, catching most of its sleeping inhabitants completely off guard. What would have been a merry Christmas for most families turned into heartbreak and longing for dead or missing loved ones.