Kalayaan (A Documentary on the South China Sea)

KALAYAAN is a three-part documentary making rounds on social media regarding the effects of China’s assertive claims on almost the entirety of West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).  It’s an issue that everyone should be made aware of as it poses a great risk to global trade and freedom of navigation.

Darkness Falls

The rainy season’s full onset officially begins in the Philippines as typhoon Basyang (Conson) entered the country’s area of responsibility and had a landfall, and last night Metro Manila was just hammered by very, very strong gusts of winds (maximum of 120kph according to weather reports) as it traverses the island of Luzon.  The result—darkness! …