The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was ta... [read more]
Date: December 17th 2010
Just a few more days and it is Christmas. I have not done any serious Christmas shopping, and feel happy for it. There are far more important things to do, ei? Naaah, I was simply plain lazy . Been so for many past Christmases.
Merry Christmas to Everyone!Before long, my Sydney-based niece will be here to spend the holidays with us. That makes one set of family complete. A ... read more