I was withdrawing for some money from an ATM, when I noticed that the 100-peso bills’ colors are somewhat different from the ones that I had. I was thinking that the banknotes I got from the machine were fake, until I saw an article about the release of new 100-peso banknotes by the Banko Central ng Philipinas (BSP). The top bill shown in the picture below is the front side of the old 100-peso bill, bottom bill is the new 100-peso bill with a stronger violet color as compared to the former: Figure 1. Front side of the Php 100 … Continue reading New Php 100 Banknotes
Securing a clearance is fast and easy. Our police clearance and police clearance ID were ready in less than 15 minutes from the time we waited at the queue till these documents were given to us. Continue reading Securing a Police Clearance in Makati
I have always been used to hearing our local dialect in my beloved city of Zamboanga: I was born and raised there basically. However, having been there for more than two decades, I had not spoken the dialect fluently until I stayed in Makati City in 2008, where I stayed in a boarding with my fellow Zamboangueños. I had to equip myself with the accent and some hondo palabra (deep words) to be able to adapt my fellow boardmates and other Zamboangueños whom I would be meeting then. A large percentage of Chavacano’s words came from Mexican Spanish, with influences … Continue reading El Chavacano: Lenguaje del mi lugar de nacimiento.
DEAR KUYA Opening Theme Song with Lyrics NOTE: I still need to get the name of the composer and arranger of the song for CREDITS I listened to the song over and over again, until I came up with an idea of “transcribing” it from the song just by listening to it. And, so, here is the lyrics of the Opening Song of Dear Kuya, a radio program in UNTV Radio (www.untvradio.com and 1350kHz on your AM Band). Bro. Eli Soriano is the Resource Person, and Kuya Daniel Razon hosts the program. Here it is: (Dear Kuya, wohoohooo) 3x Pambihira Kuya, … Continue reading DEAR KUYA Opening Theme Song with Lyrics