Did Congressman Floreindo’s Side Chick Cathy Binag Meddle In Tadeco’s Business?

I’m still recovering from the holy week “festivities” as I write this and of the dozens of stories I heard from vacationing pundits across the Philippine socmed universe, one sticks out. It has to do with a previous Inquirer article titled “Cathy Binag: GF spat alone did not trigger Alvarez case vs Floirendo” and fellow socmed enthusiast […]

Banana Workers Should Thank Cathy Binag For TADECO’s Now Uncertain Future

According to the ANFLOCOR website, “the Tagum Agricultural Development Company (TADECO) is one of the highest yielding banana plantations in the world, is engaged in the production and export of fresh Cavendish bananas to Japan, Hong Kong, China, Korea, Middle East, Russia, Malaysia and Singapore under the Del Monte Brand name. It is the flagship […]

Philippine Twitter Goes Bananas Over Cong. Tonyboy Floreindo’s #25Billion Scam

Topping the oddities that happened over the past few days is the trending hashtag #25BillionScam which nearly overtook #ColdPlayManila a couple of times over the past few hours. I’m not sure how many tweets it takes for a topic to trend, but I’ll estimate that it’s in the magnitude of a couple of thousand per […]

Winston Q8 Violation of Migrant Workers Act Imperils Health Secretary Ubial’s Confirmation

Bringing change to the country is a monumental challenge that President Rodrigo Duterte ALONE cannot accomplish. This is the reason why it is vitally important that the people he has appointed to his cabinet be able and willing to help him fulfill his campaign promises. Of course, it need not be said that those he […]

Senator Cayetano Dares Foreign Media To Admit They Were Fooled

De Lima’s EJK Witness Testimony Discredited Senator Leila De Lima, yet again, walked out of the Senate’s inquiry on extra judicial killings. Trailing her teary exit were words from Senate Committee Justice Chairman Dick Gordon pointing out that it was cowardice to walk out of the senate inquiry. Prior to the dramatic turn in the […]