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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.
If Tomorrow Never Comes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
“I miss you. Wherever you are, my love, I hope you are safe. You can call me by landline or cellphone, or just text me. I’m aware of the situation you are in, and I’m praying for you,” Andrea Gonzales said in her radio program in DWRD titled From Davao With Love.
Not All Reforms Are Big: The Development of the Field Staff during the Root Era Reforms: Professionalism in Spanish-American War in 1898, Cuban and Philippine Campaign, Pershing’s Punitive Expedition
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
The Spanish American War was a turning point in the history of the United States Army. While the US Army was successful in its operational mission of defeating the Spanish in Cuba, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico in 1898, it suffered from significant issues in administration.
The Sands Of Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
“The woman is a beauty queen. She was a former winner of Miss Philippines. I met her during the inauguration of Lettergys in Quezon City. She was one of the guests during the launch,” Editha said. “How do you know that your husband is involved with this girl?” Angela asked her friend. Editha answered that she saw her husband and the girl buying baby clothes in a mall at Araneta Center...
Photo Tour of the Philippines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
The mandarin fish mating dance, a pregnant mantis shrimp, a blue ribbon eel and sea snakes are the most memorable to me. Lots of pipefish, sea horses and nudibranchs live in the seagrass, which made the hang time quite enjoyable. We also dove Apo Island two of the days we were there, then spent a week on the Atlantis Azores liveaboard at Tubbataha Reef in the Sulu Sea.
Francisca's Love Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » General
Aurelio was a handsome twenty-two-year old man. He was very friendly, had a medium build, clean-cut hair, and a positive disposition in life. Francisca sported long hair. Her eyes were very attractive and she had a well-proportioned nose. Her skin was smooth, and her complexion was fair. The new teacher finds himself captivated by this young lady and as their paths cross by chance.
My Sister Aida Is A Diamond
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Biographical
I was either four or five years old when my sister Aida brought us kids to the kulos at the back of the San Manuel Elementary School in barrio Lanat. Kulos is the Ilocano word for a brook or an elongated body of flowing water during the rainy season. In the summer, the kulos dried up. It was during the rainy season, from May to November, when the kulos came alive.
If We Ever Meet Again
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
“Fiestas should never be banned in the Philippines,” Catherine Steinberg told her high school batchmate from the Moncada Catholic School. She was on vacation in her hometown in the Philippines. “Do you have fiesta celebrations in Denmark, too?” Alma de la Cruz, her batchmate, asked her. “Well, sort of. But not the fiesta we have in almost every town in the Philippines.