Putting context in the release of the Philippines’ New Generation Currency coins

There has been a lot of anger and frustration in the past several months over the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)’s release of the next-generation Philippine coins  specifically, the New Generation Currency (NGC) five-peso coin (5-piso). Continue reading


Bike User Experience Review: Ortigas Center’s Pedestrian Footbridges

Ortigas Center in Pasig City isn’t exactly the model central business district (CBD) when it comes to walkability and accessibility, compared to other CBDs here in Manila, but recent additions to their pedestrian infrastructure seems to up the ante. Continue reading

Firefox Tabs and the Bike Lanes of Marcos Highway

As I was cycling going home last night along Marcos Highway in Marikina City, I thought of doing another blog post for today. I normally write about my two main advocacies (Firefox and biking) but this might be the first time I’m tackling them at the same time! I realized something was strikingly similar between the two as I trudged along the DPWH-manufactured bike lanes along Marcos Highway. Continue reading