Our geographic location has a big influence in our culture. We are in the Pacific Ring of Fire and also in the Typhoon Belt. At least 20 typhoons visit the country in a year and we have 22 active volcanoes. Just imagine the chances that we will be hit by a natural calamity every year. […]
Is the Philippines ready for Federalism? Senator Pimentel has introduced Senate Resolution No. 10 which envisioned the creation of 11 federal states. I am personally for federalism but I think all Filipinos should also be consulted as to whether they are in favor of it. It is not a perfect form of government so I think there should be consultations and information dissemination in the community level so that the people can make their choice.