Urban Creation: Motorcycle Ride Booking App

Upgraded habal-habal

Manila [July 2017]


The Commute: MRT Ticket Vending Machines

Newly deployed working ticket vending machines (including single journey tickets) at the MRT.

Shaw Boulevard Station [July 2017]

Good Morning, Manila

“Good morning Manila”

“A floating AMERICA”

Photos and captions by artist Daisuke Takeya,

taken during his 2017 Manila artist-residency.

Poetry: Imperial Manila

Imperial Manila


How straw hat to name a cross a

cross. Is there a manuscript?


My bereavement swells

at your breath,


the morning itself is at a loss.

The word ‘critical’ has been wanting


a piece of you,

its heart whispering of halts.


Dennis Aguinaldo

Published in the Sunday Times, April 2014.

From The Pasig River Cruise

Citizen Action: Rally on Bonifacio Holiday




Protest demonstration near the People Power Monument

opposing the burial of a late dictator in the Heroes Cemetery

Manila [2016]

City Sprawls of Metro Manila

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Ending June’s theme of “City Sprawls of Metro Manila”

with a collage of this month’s posts and a previous (April 2012) post.

Mother’s Day Holiday

20150510_134807Quezon city [2015]

‘rag bombed’

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Yarn bombing a la rag cloths

Bonifacio Global City [2014]

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