Defining Filipinos through their reactions to the Davao incident

It was as if the mayor never really left. Following the explosion that occurred in Davao city, last Friday night, September 2, which left more than a dozen dead and many injured, President Rodrigo Duterte was on the ground only after a few hours. Duterte went along when the crime scene was surveyed, visited the […]

Filipinos need to respond in solidarity with Davao City following the Night Market Bombing

It is in times of national tragedy that the character of a people and the society they form become most evident. Last night, a bomb detonated in the midst of a crowded night market in Davao City that reportedly killed 14 people and injured 67. Whilst there was general solidarity expressed across the country in […]

Our Problems With China Are Simply The Result Of Our Own Stupidity

Ah, so here we are ladies and gentlemen. It seems that the UN and majority of its constituents are favoring the Philippines when it comes to the dispute over the islands in the West Philippine Sea. However, while it shows that much of the world is supporting the Philippines in our efforts to secure our territories, […]

Kidapawan protester brutally mauling Filipino police officer captured on video! #BigasHindiBala

Social media “activists” continue to lambast the Philippine National Police for the alleged “brutality” with which they handled the situation on Friday the 1st of April as protesting “farmers” descended upon Kidapawan. The key allegation is that the police applied undue force and harshness in the way they carried out orders to disperse the rally […]

Kidapawan ‘massacre’: Aquino government falls victim to Victim Mentality Activism

There is an important lesson in the alleged “massacre” of hungry farmers in Kidapawan, North Cotabato during an allegedly “violent” dispersal of a protest rally there. The lesson is that it is easy for a sitting president to be blamed for “atrocities” allegedly committed by the police and the military. Why is this an important […]

The Kidapawan incident – questions that start with the word ‘why’ #BigasHindiBala

The phrase “preventable tragedy” is inseparable from any discussion of the Aquino administration as it comes to a close in less than three months. Not only has the term of outgoing president Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino been marked by several preventable tragedies, one can be forgiven for thinking that BS Aquino’s victory as president was […]

3 Of The Biggest Ways Mar Roxas Doomed His Own Presidential Campaign

It’s almost April ladies and gentlemen and it seems like that this year’s election is going to be an exciting one. This is especially true for our presidential candidates who just recently had quite a spectacular debate on TV. It was very interesting to see three of the candidates jostle against one another through intellect […]

Ill-mannered UPLB student cops online abuse from balasubas Durterte supporters!

Again another outrage fad is erupting and this time it centres around a student of the University of the Philippines Los Banos campus (UPLB) confronting presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte with some pointed questions recently. The media drama which climaxed with a spate of online bullying this student copped from furious Duterte supporters and the spectacular […]