Gender Choices for Job Vacancies

Here’s a thought about Philippine companies that advertise their vacancies. If we see a post looking for a (preferably) male or female applicant only, we ask – “Why not the other gender?” Would it be gender discrimination? But if we see one advertising “Wanted (position): male or female” – we also wonder – “Why specify?” Would […]
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Warning: PAYPAL SCAM

BEWARE: NIGERIA PAYPAL SCAM I have been a member of various local and international online auction sites for many years, having made successful transactions as both buyer and seller on different occasions.  I have likewise been a Paypal user for more than 2 years already and use their services for payment transactions related to the online […]
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Express Lane

What does WIKTIONARY say about the Express Lane?  What’s it all about? It is, in a supermarket or other large retail enterprise, a checkout aisle reserved for customers with relatively few items to purchase. (italics supplied) I was at a local grocery this afternoon to buy a few items: a loaf of Gardenia bread a pack […]
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Digital Camera Haven

Where’s the best place in the Philippines for cameras and accessories? Hidalgo Street in Quiapo, Manila This is the Photographers’ Haven    Felix R. Hidalgo Street in Quiapo is the place for a variety of vendors mostly selling photography-related items.  For Filipino photographers it has long been the Mecca for photography equipment at, more often […]
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