Lessons to Learn from the Cotabato Flood

FOR WEEKS, news about the great flood in Cotabato City dominated the primetime news. We saw how theTamontaka River and the Rio Grande de Mindanao inundated thousands of homes and establishments and displaced more than 30,00 families living in 35 of the 37 barangays of Cotabato City.   We saw how the locals put together their resources to address the problems. […]

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Civet Coffee: More Than Just a Cup Coffee

KNOWN IN the world of coffee drinkers as Kopi Luwak, Kafe Balos, or Kape Alamid, civet coffee is probably the most expensive cup of coffee you can find in the menu of coffee shops in the world. In some coffee shops inGenSan, a cup could cost up to Php 300 (about $6). In the US, it could go as high $50 per cup. […]

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