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A Romance In Pre-War Manila
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Doctor Sergio Morales hurriedly walked to the classroom in PGH where he would teach the subject of Dermatology that morning. It was the first day of class in a rainy June month, and he did not want to be late...
The Land And The Bamboo House
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A woman wishes to have a house she can call her own,” Francisca told her husband Aurelio as they walked hand-in-hand in the school yard of the San Manuel Elementary School. It was early Saturday evening, just after dinner. Aurelio asked his young wife if she wanted to have a stroll in front of the school where he had been teaching for the past five months since they arrived in the town ...
The Teacher Of A President
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
“Class, I’m Josephine Bracken Rizal-Abad, your teacher in English starting today. Together, we will be learning the language used by all the nations under the British Empire, and by the United States of America,” Josephine told her pupils in Cebu City on the first day of class. She had seven students in her class. All of the students were scions of businessmen, government officials, and ...
Ghost
Price: Free! Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A socialite and a writer dine in at their favorite old restaurant in the city. They reminisce the memories together from their first meeting, to their first date, and everything in between their relationship.
From This Day Forward
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » General
The parents of Gregoria came all the way from San Joaquin, Iloilo to attend her graduation from the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) School of Nursing. They rode a kalesa from San Joaquin to Iloilo City, and sailed to Manila via the ship M.V. Maynilad. It was an overnight trip. They stayed in the house of their relatives in Manila and waited for the day when their daughter Gregoria would ...
An American Teacher In The Philippines
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
George was one of the first Americans who responded to the call by the US Federal government for American volunteer teachers to the Philippine Islands in the year 1901. He arrived in Manila, together with other American volunteer teachers via the ship USS Thomas. They were called by the moniker Thomasites. Single and adventurous, George wanted to help the youth of the Philippines...
My Good Friend Elvie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
I didn’t see Elvie again since the night of our graduation from the Plebeian Academy until I met her in Hong Kong in 1990. It took nineteen long years. She was surprised when I saw her one Sunday morning at the second floor of the Hong Kong Post Office building, near the Star Ferry in Hong Kong.
Never Let the Opportunity to Prepare for a Crisis Go to Waste: The Need for Proactive Measures in the Asia-Pacific Region and Pacific Command (PACOM) to Mitigate the Impacts of Climate Change
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The United States will be a stakeholder in resolving the natural disasters in USPACOM. To posture the US Military resources effectively during Phase 0, the pre-crisis phase, the United States should nurture its relationship with the Philippines in terms of disaster preparation. In doing so, the United States military will posture itself in an advantageous position.
The Curtain Call
Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Set in the 1930s of pre-war Manila, a soldier meets an extra at the Manila Metropolitan Theater and to whom he starts a friendship with, only to be ruined by fate.
English - Ilokano and Ilokano - English Dictionary - With Some Notes on Ilokano Culture
Series: English - Ilokano and Ilokano - English Dictionaries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,850. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
A simple English-Ilokano and Ilokano-English Dictionary - primarily for the Peace Corps Volunteer or traveler. This Edition also includes a 44 page section on Ilokano Culture. Although the author does not consider himself a culture expert, he shares with you some of the cultural aspects he observed during his 27 month stay in The Philippines.