02 December 2016

Google Earth Time Lapse Shows Growth of Batangas City, Lipa and Tanauan


This article shows how the three cities of the Province of Batangas, Batangas City, Lipa and Tanauan, have grown from 1984 to the present. Embedded below are sliders from Google Earth Engine, a platform that stores and organizes satellite data collected over the years.

27 November 2016

The Philippine Azkals: Rebuilding after the AFF Suzuki Cup

Image credit:  AFF Suzuki Cup official web site.

Before Sunday football yesterday, the first after the disappointing exit of the Philippine Azkals from the 2016 AFF Championships, inevitably I was asked what I thought of the national team’s performance in the tournament. This is a tricky one since I was not privy to the behind-the-scenes thinking among the team’s coaching staff.

26 November 2016

Personality Development Academy for Children Opens in Lipa City

Five year old Diosette Addison Cueto is taught the proper way of eating a cupcake by a royal maid during the Princess Academy at SM City Lipa.

It is probably every little girl’s dream to be a princess – wear a gown, a crown and have a tea party in a castle. This dream was made into a reality by SM Kids and SM Accessories as they opened the Princess Academy last November 14 at the Events Center of SM City Lipa.

23 November 2016

About Thailand: Moving on from the Indonesia Game in the 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup

Image credit:  AFF Suzuki Cup Official Site.

Something that one of the Fox Sports Asia commentators said whilst the Philippines-Indonesia was ongoing rather puts the Azkals’ performance in the 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup in the right perspective. “Considering how many of their players,” or something to this effect, he said, “are playing out of position, the Philippines have not done badly at all.”

 
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