My wishes for Hong Kong

A while ago I posted things I liked about Hong Kong. I made everyone aware of the things I love about this place and hope everybody shares the same experience as I do. However, just like anywhere else, there are things in Hong Kong that…

Thank You Friends in Hong Kong

Year 2006 is about to fold and once again, a year has passed filled with lifelong memories. I'd like to dedicate this post to friends here who have been just great to be around with. As always, there's no chronological order here: Peter…

Television Shows

I would be lying to you if I deny catching some shows on television. When I was new at Ion Global (it was Pacific Connections then) I had to leave at 5:30 exactly and rush to Tin Hau Station,…

20 Things I Love About Hong Kong

In 2002, I wrote an article about Hong Kong and part of it tells what I like about this territory. I was just a year and half living here then so the comments I made were more general and nothing really specific. All I wrote there are…

Convenience and Inconvenience

I live alone in Hong Kong. But I rarely feel I am alone because the frenetic pace of life here sometimes blow me by. At the same time, technology and Hong Kong's structured life has brought convenience in me. * Convenience that I could…

Thank God for YouTube!

I have been looking for videos of my favorite music all the time. Thanks to my brother Erwin, I realized I found what I am looking for at YouTube. Just sharing with you the songs I loved to listen (and longed to watch their videos) all…

Maintaining Friendster Friends

OK, it's not about Buhay Hong Kong. Let's talk about Friendster. (I did talk about it before.) It seems that many are asking why can't I add newly found acquaintances here in Friendster. I don't add everyone who requests; it does not…

Remember Dyna Blaster?

The newly installed Microprocessor and Digital Lab (MDL) at the 2nd floor of UIC Annex in Bonifacio. The room was half full. Earl David Alegre and Cresenciano Justado were at the corner, fixing their malfunctioning device. Veda Joy Victorio…

A Tale of Our Engineering Projects

There are many reasons a Computer Engineering course is a hefty educational investment. First, as a five-year degree course, there are at least ten semesters to pursue the route. Sometimes it is longer. If things go wrong such as…