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Archive for the ‘Asia’ Category

Freedom Noodles, NOT Pancit Canton!

In Asia, China, Humor, Philippines, Politics, Satire, United States on June 21, 2011 at 23:14

Thus will we defy the Chinese imperialists with an original gesture that owes nothing to the American imperialists’ repudiation of the French imperialists. Read the rest of this entry »

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North Korea and Starcraft (with notes on Chesterton and Pius XI)

In Asia, Christianity, Ethics, Games, Hitler, Humor, Logic, Media, Philosophy, Politics, Protestantism, Religion, Secularism, Spoof, Values on April 11, 2011 at 22:45

Take a look at this Onion-style spoof news article, “Starcraft Tournament Players found to be North Korean agents“, on Writer’s Block. Left me somewhat LOL, though I admit it takes a homo superior–that is, a nerd–to truly appreciate it:) Read the rest of this entry »

A Prayer against Natural Disasters

In Asia, Benedict XVI, Catholicism, Christianity, God, Japan, Prayer, Religion on March 16, 2011 at 13:03

We share the following prayer against disasters in view of the recent events in Japan, China, and New Zealand, which brought death and misery to thousands of our fellow human beings… Read the rest of this entry »

Malaysia’s embattled Christians (re-posted)

In Asia, Catholicism, Christianity, Democracy, Human Rights, Islam, Malaysia, Politics, Religion on January 11, 2010 at 23:20

The dispute appears to stem from an eruption of Malay integrism rather than from purely religious reasons. Read the rest of this entry »

After Ondoy: A Photographic Record

In Asia, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Food, Government, Human Rights, News, People Power, Personal, Philippine politics, Philippines, Society, Travel, Values on October 7, 2009 at 10:16

It has been 10 days since tropical storm “Ondoy” Read the rest of this entry »

A fascinating commercial

In Art, Asia, Capitalism, Culture, Media, Music, Television on October 4, 2009 at 02:54

It almost turns classical music into a contact sport… Read the rest of this entry »

Prayer for disaster victims; against calamities

In Asia, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Faith, God, Liturgy, Manila, News, Philippines, Prayer, Religion on October 2, 2009 at 15:51

They all need our help in the long term; let us not fail themRead the rest of this entry »

We remember Constantinople

In Asia, Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Church, Conservatism, Europe, History, Holidays, Islam, Medieval, Protestantism, Religion, War on May 30, 2009 at 06:23

Its fall solidified the chain of events that would destroy Christendom… Read the rest of this entry »

The Supreme Court and Philippine politics

In Asia, Christian Democracy, Constitution, Corruption, Democracy, EDSA, Ethics, Government, Law, Manila, News, People Power, Philippine politics, Philippines, Politics on January 18, 2009 at 11:57

Cui bono? Who benefits if Justice Puno is kicked out of office?… The patrimonialists and the advocates of constitutional revision… Read the rest of this entry »

Defend Justice Puno, says Kapatiran Party

In Asia, Christian Democracy, Civil Liberties, Constitution, Corruption, Democracy, Ethics, God, Government, Human Rights, Law, Manila, News, Opinion, People Power, Philippine politics, Philippines, Politics, Society, Values on January 17, 2009 at 22:38

“Justice Puno has protected us with heroism and conviction. Now it is our turn to protect him…” Read the rest of this entry »

Social unrest hits Chinese city (from Asianews)

In Asia, China, Economy, Government, News, Politics, Society, Thoughts on December 4, 2008 at 21:39

Is China’s Communist Party losing the mandate of heaven? Read the rest of this entry »

China arrests bishop as Olympics close (from CWN)

In Asia, Atheism, Catholicism, China, Christianity, Church, Civil Liberties, Faith, God, Human Rights, News, Politics, Prayer, Religion on August 27, 2008 at 00:00

Underground Christians had predicted a crackdown after the games, when the media had turned its eyes away, and events seem to be proving them correct… Read the rest of this entry »

Catholic newspapers embattled in Malaysia

In Asia, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Faith, Government, Islam, Malaysia, News, Politics, Religion, Thoughts, Values on August 14, 2008 at 00:16

It often starts with a drive against political and religious minorities; it nearly always ends with heavier chains on all the People… Read the rest of this entry »

Pope prays for storm victims in Philippines

In Asia, Benedict XVI, Christianity, God, Manila, News, Philippines, Pinoy, Prayer, Religion on June 23, 2008 at 01:33

In response to news of a deadly Philippine cyclone and the resulting sinking of a crowded ferry, Pope Benedict XVI expressed sorrow at the calamity and offered a special prayer for the victims Read the rest of this entry »

Vocations are reviving among Christians!

In Asia, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Evangelization, Faith, God, Grace, Jesus, News, Opinion, Orthodoxy, Priesthood, Religion, Spirituality, Thoughts, Tradition, Values on June 15, 2008 at 00:42

Therefore, let us thank God through Christ in His Church, and let us pray that the laborers may further increase, for it is indeed a bountiful harvest! Read the rest of this entry »