Culture

Benefit Concert 2013

by junasun The Ketsana Foundation in Zürich which was founded by Franklin Patricio and Milagros Asuncion, with active members Jun Asuncion and Elizabeth Patricio, has organized another Benefit Concert in Zürich this coming November 21, 2013 which will  be held at the Gemeindesaal Zollikon, Rotfluhstrasse 96, … Read More ›

The Loving Eye For Detail

   A 19th-century burgher records the faces of his people (originally published in the 1975 edition of the Archipelago magazine)  by Santiago A. Pilar     Perhaps the most satirical of witticisms expressed about the Philippines during the Spanish times… Read More ›

The Noodle In Asuncions’ Soup

 by jun asuncion                                       Clarifying some confusions.                 I’ve tried to know whether our patriarch Mariano Kagalitan was originally a  native Muslim. He was for sure not a mestizo of any kind or a Spaniard for he also had to change his… Read More ›

The Bulan Town Fiesta

(Bulan Observer Quick Press)  by: jun asuncion The people of Bulan have just celebrated their Fiesta from May 30-31. A town Fiesta functions as a bonding mechanism for it stresses the cultural traditions we have as one people, highlighted by events such… Read More ›

The Way To Bulan Eco-Park

By: jun asuncion +* LGU- Bulan Mayor Helen De Castro and Tony Boy Gilana   We have taken all these photos by ourselves on that sultry summer morning last April 2009.  As I was sorting out the photos for this documentary article,… Read More ›

Poignant Memories of the Distant Past

Our Land Of Paradise By: Tiger Of Serengeti                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Once upon a time, many decades ago, there were these beautiful islands sitting in the middle of the vast blue ocean on the other side of the world undisturbed of its… Read More ›

Adonis Asuncion

 by jun asuncion (written Dec. 3, 2007 to the reader prodebate4 in sorsogonnews’s weblog) Prodebate4, yes I am one of Adonis’ grandsons, and I am very proud of him for as a mayor he placed the people of Bulan first before… Read More ›

You are the Town

  The idea is not to make a 1:1 comparison between past and present leaders of Bulan, nor overrate the past for there were also corrupt leaders before, but rather to remind us always (Remember, “Those who do not remember… are… Read More ›