When Manila Went Gaga Over the Goo Goo Dolls

Anyone who grew up in the Philippines in the 90’s  will easily recognize The Goo Goo Dolls as the band behind the hit “And I don’t want the world to see me,” the original soundtrack to the film City of Angels. For some 90’s kids like me, it wasn’t until I asked my older siblings that…

New York and Manny Pacquiao by Mav Gonzales

Manny Pacquiao smiled his way through hundreds of fans at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. It was nearly midnight in the middle of October and Pacman just arrived in Manila from his home in General Santos City. Security around him was tight, but he made sure to stop when other passengers and airport employees requested…