Sarah Asher Tua Geronimo is a 21 yr. old Filipina singer and actress which was born on July 25, 1988 in Santa Cruz, Manila, Philippines. She is a daughter of Delfin Geronimo (a retired PLDT employer) and Divina, who used to run a beauty parlor in their native town. Sarah is the third of four children with siblings Jonnah Rizzie, Sunshine Grace, and Ezekiel Gabriel.
Her father is the one taught her how to sing. In fact, Sarah’s first music lessons came from him. He would have her practice everyday to develop her singing ability. At the young age of 2, Sarah first sang “Pasko Na Naman” on stage with Pinky Marquez and Richard Reynoso.
Located 32 kilometers west of Davao City, and the provinces of Davao del Sur and North Cotabato; The 64,053.00 hectares Mount Apo Natural Park is dominated by the highest mountain in the Philippine archipelago at 2,954 m. Although, there is also Mt. Talomo appears to be an extinct volcano in the area, but Mt. Apo, though it is quiescent at this time, has numerous vents producing steam and sulphurous gases.
Mount Apo is considered a favorite destination of extremist climbers because of its slopes forest of exotic flora, steaming geysers, rainwater lakes, swift-flowing rivers, and cascading waterfalls. The Department of Tourism Regional Office usually allows climb in around March or April.
Lemlunay or also known as T’Boli Tribal Festival is an annual celebration staged at Lake Sebu, South Cotabato in Philippines. It is celebrated every third week of September that features tribal rituals that start at early down amidst sounds of gongs and native music, culminating at the town plaza where cultural dances and ethic sports like horsefight are held.
However, Lemlunay Festival is renowned by the 6 major tribes of South Cotabato (T´boli, Ubo, Manobo, Kalagan, Maguindanao, Tasaday) together with representatives from the different tribes in Davao (Tirurays, Mandaya, Surigao tribes, Langilan, Bilaan, Bagog, Mansaka). It was originally just a small town fiesta celebrating the feast day of Sta Cruz.
As of yesterday at 11 pm, there were already 9 people found dead, 926 survived, and 63 still went missing of the ill-fated ship that was sank on Sunday morning after tilting for several hours in Siocon Bay near the Zamboanga Peninsula.
In an initial investigation, Coast Guard chief Admiral Wilfredo Tamayo said that the ship left General Santos City at 8:45 a.m. Saturday and was heading for Iloilo when it began having problems with its generator. The SuperFerry 9′s generator fluctuated several times. Authorities said they would investigate the cause of the sinking as soon as search and rescue operations are over.
Despite of so many distractions would hamper on his training, Manny Pacquiao sees Baguio City a perfect place for him to train against very dangerous Puerto Rican boxer Miguel Cotto. He said that Freddie Roach and the rest of the Team Pacquiao will have to fly here from the U.S. to prepare the Filipino to what the famous trainer referred to as the Pacman’s “toughest fight” to date.
Pacquiao denies the allegation for having a personal conflict between him and his chief trainer Roach. He said that there’s no rift between him and his trainer and in fact, they’d finalize the training schedule during the fight’s press tour next week.
The son of the late ex-president Corazon C. Aquino might run for 2010 presidency when his main rival for their party’s nomination stepped aside. Liberal Party chief Senator Mar Roxas made a sacrifice by withdrawing his candidacy for next year’s presidential campaign so that Senator Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III could run.
In his speech, he said that Noy has made it clear to him that he wants to carry the torch of leadership. The passing of our beloved former President Aquino has reawakened a passion among us. He also added that he personally acknowledged this as fuel to bring us fellow Filipinos to the realization of our dream: Good will triumph over evil.
Casa Manila is a “colonial lifestyle” museum which is located in Gen. Luna St., Intramuros, Manila, Philippines. It is a 10-minute walk towards Aduana St., an alternative route would be to take any pier-bound PUJ in Quezon City and get off at Aduana St. The museum recreates the lifestyle during the colonial period through antique furniture, paintings, lighting fixtures, and other objects of decorative art. As with all new structures built within the walls of Intramuros, facades here are based on colonial period designs.
The museum is a replica of a 19th century Binondo residence where the endeavor is to let know the then culture. In 1981, the Casa Manila was constructed and known as the product of the Intramuros Administration’s initiative to preserve our heritage and showcase the various phases of Philippine life and architecture.