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Pacquiao-Marquez III fight day predictions

Being a non-afficionado of boxing, I am not in a position to give an educated prediction of who will win the Pacquiao-Marquez bout tomorrow, though I have a gutfeel that it is going to go down the wire once again. Anyway, expect the following events to happen tomorrow: Morning – DZBB (GMA 7’s radio station)

Sunshine Plata: A Trailblazer in Coffee Painting

I did the interview with Filipina coffee painter Sunshine Plata two years ago. It is one of the most memorable interviews I did to date. In this feature article, Ms Sunshine talks about her discovery of coffee as a painting medium, her father’s initial disapproval of her craft, her decision to leave teaching to pursue

Recalling my 2009 interview with Filipina coffee painter Sunshine Plata

Almost two years ago, I got the chance to interview Sunshine Plata, a Filipina in her late 20s who’s known for using coffee as a painting medium. How known is she? She has been featured in various programs for network giants ABS-CBN (“Umagang Kay Ganda”) and GMA (“Pinoy Records” and “24 Oras”), and even Reuters