President of the Philippines: What Kind of Man is He?

Interview with my Norwegian Husband about President Duterte

President Duterte’s rough and direct way of talking makes dumbfounding headlines all over the world, and people are asking; what kind of mad man has become president in the Philippines? My Norwegian husband knows the Philippines well and he wrote an article about Duterte, “The Shadow of an Eagle” for this blog in November 2014.  I have asked him to answer some questions to help clarify the image of our new president internationally. Continue reading “President of the Philippines: What Kind of Man is He?”

The Essence of a Name

A blog’s domain name is very important for online presence. It is preferable to come up with a name that is as direct to the point as possible. In my case, some people are asking me why I still use Mindanao Advice as a brand when this blog isn’t actually focusing on Mindanao or advising any longer. It is now more about my life, personal views, and experiences. So why keep a name meant for something else? Continue reading “The Essence of a Name”