Posts about History
  • 14 Jul 2013 On What Manila Could Have Been

    Manila wasn't always like this, however. It had a proper urban plan set out for it during the American colonial period, one that would, in my opinion truly make it the "Pearl of the Orient."

  • 18 May 2014 On the Filipino Migration and Remittances : The grass is still greener on the other side

    The Filipino diaspora has been a relatively well-documented phenomenon, as poor circumstances in the domestic economy nudge others to seek greener pastures abroad. But where exactly do these people go, and how have the trends changed since 1990? Also, are there any people coming in to the country? Let's take a look at the data.