One of Jarius Bondoc’s pieces from his column on The Philippine Star has been making the rounds on the internet today. Entitled “The Breakdown of the Philippines”, the opinion piece paints a picture of the sad, sorry state of the nation.
Government no longer is working. Services have broken down. Neglected by the irresponsible political class, Filipinos are demoralized.
Most visibly collapsed is transportation. Metro Manila’s main commuter railway is so rundown it fields only eight three-coach trains during rush hour instead of the contracted 20. Yet the transport secretary continues since 2012 to pay the maintenance contractors, his political party mates, P67 million a month for non-work. The two other light commuter rails are falling apart too. Fares have been raised, but riders have no choice but to go on jostling for rides. To complainers the press secretary had this advice: go take the bus. Continue reading The Sad State of The Nation
I’ve been working on some websites earlier this week, and there were a couple of occasions when I installed a new plugin, or tried out this new theme, and my posts were returning with a 404 error.
My blog’s home page is OK, but when you click on links to posts or pages, you consistently come back with said 404 Not Found error.
Fortunately, in situations like these, I’ve learned not to panic. I know my content is still all there (plus I’ve made it a habit to back sites up regularly, just in case), but there is something wrong with your .htaccess file– either it got deleted, or something might have happened with the rewrite rules. Continue reading How To Fix WordPress Posts & Pages Returning a 404 Error
It’s been two-and-a-half years since I’ve left the corporate world completely so I can run my own business ventures from our home in Metro Tagaytay. I can tell you this: it’s one of the best decisions I’ve made in my life.
Living in Tagaytay is awesome. And we’ll be exploring more about the Metro Tagaytay lifestyle more on this blog moving forward. In the meantime, allow me to share with you ten things about Tagaytay to bring you up to speed on what’s going on in the country’s second summer capital. Continue reading 10 Fast Facts About Tagaytay