Category Archive: English

To myself and to us all, Happy New Year

I spent all of my December nights thinking about Christmas and how it has been twisted to become a holiday which stands against the reasons of Jesus’ coming, one of which is feasting… Continue reading

Catalan Government to return 100,000 documents from Salamanca Papers amid tension

Approximately 100,000 documents from the Salamanca Papers are scheduled to be distributed to their owners in June. Of the more than one million documents returned to Barcelona, the Ministry of Culture says that… Continue reading

Barcelona hosts world-famous LEGO exhibition

  The Art of The Brick LEGO Exhibition by American lawyer-turned-artist Nathan Sawaya has stopped off at Barcelona on its tour around the world. The exhibition, which is held at the roofdeck of… Continue reading

FC Barcelona stadium to expand and modernize

The Camp Nou, the home of FC Barcelona, will be undergoing expansion and modernization. Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu hopes the stadium will also become “the future of the city”. He said that thanks… Continue reading

Brussels applauds Catalonia decision to accept 4500 refugees, asks Madrid to follow

European Commission Spokesman Margaritis Schinas has asked the Catalan and Spanish government to go further and work together in accepting refugees after Catalonia opened its doors to 4,500 of them in March 2016.… Continue reading

The 7 Best Churrerías In Barcelona

Just because Barcelona is by the sea doesn’t mean that it’s all about seafood tapas and paellas. The Catalan capital also serves amazing churros – delicious strips of fried dough sprinkled with sugar which… Continue reading

The 7 Most Famous Plazas In Barcelona

For centuries, the plaza or square has been at the center of public life in Barcelona. A trip outdoors in Barcelona is not complete without a stroll through one the many beautiful plazas.… Continue reading

Covering the papal visit

For the past 4 days, I have been given 3 opportunities to see the pope through my journalism class. I was tasked to ask people about their stories all while getting the opportunity to… Continue reading

The ones who stay

THERE ARE two kinds of employees in the government: careers and non-careers. As mandated by Presidential Decree No. 807, career workers are those who enter the government only after passing the civil service… Continue reading

Breaking barriers, bridging economies

With the Philippine economy on a record-breaking rise and the Asia-Pacific international relations stable, 2015 is an opportune year for the Philippines to host the 2015 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting… Continue reading