We were supposed to have a Friday Brunch at a different restaurant offering a unique theme, however it was fully booked when I tried to call them the day prior. While thinking of where to go instead, my friend suggested to have it at Yee Hwa Restaurant. Since I’m always craving for Korean and Japanese cuisines, I agreed right away. I’ve tried eating here before and I am always satisfied with the food and the service, but this will be the first time that I am going to try their Friday Brunch Buffet.
Today, we headed to the Philippine Embassy here in Doha to exercise our right as a Filipino, thru absentee voting. Everything went well; starting from the checking of our names on the register, handing of ballots and explaining to us how it should be filled out, the machine reading and counting our votes, and lastly the printing of the receipt which showed us the candidates we voted for. The whole voting process lasted for about 10 – 15 minutes, since there’s not a lot of people in there by that time. Based on some writings I’ve read, there are some issues faced by our fellow OFWs, such as receipt printed is not the same as the one they’ve chosen, there are some candidates whose names are highlighted on the ballot and other stuff. This is the reason why I observed while inside the voting room, and to my relief, none of these happened, which I am hoping will also be the case on the election day.