Why NOT Mar Roxas?

The question of whether or not one should vote Mar Roxas President of the Philippines can be answered quite simply: DO NOT. Why? Because he fails to live up to his own platform of governance. According to a meme being distributed by his supporters, Roxas and his side-kick Leni Robredo supposedly live by a simple […]

4 reasons why Mar Roxas will not win the 2016 Philippine presidential elections

Current Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Mar Roxas is the Liberal Party’s official candidate for the 2016 Presidential Elections. That has always been the plan or promise made to Roxas by his party-mates so he would agree to step aside and postpone his own plans to run for the Presidency back in […]

Life for DILG Sec Mar Roxas is one big series of PR disasters

Advancement in technology and the advent of social media has made the dissemination of information so much faster nowadays. Anyone who has access to a computer and a WiFI connection can receive instant information from the Net about what’s happening locally and globally. This has proven to be a double-edged sword for some high-profile personalities […]

How lessons learned from #Hagupit can help deliver justice to the #Maguindanao massacre victims

Super Typhoon Hagupit (locally code-named “Ruby”) has come and gone, and many lessons have been learned. But the most important insight following this experience is quite tragic: that the thousands upon thousands of lives lost in previous years to typhoons were all preventable. The death toll in the aftermath of Hagupit’s visit to the most […]

E.Samar hit by #Hagupit first, winds start to batter coastal areas as residents flee

Dolores, Eastern Samar has been identified as the unlucky town where Super Typhoon Hagupit will first touch the Philippines. According to current forecasts, Hagupit will be packing winds of 180-200 kph near the centre with gusts of up to 220 kph. As of 11 a.m. Philippine time, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration […]

Hall of Bad Taste: Esquire Philippines puts Mar Roxas on its cover!

Apparently not a spoof! The image of the cover of the November 2014 edition of Esquire Philippines is actually posted on the Esquire Philippines Facebook Page. Interesting considering The Manila Times columnist Bobi Tiglao’s latest exposé on the role Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas played in botching the Philippine government’s appallingly […]

Typhoon Haiyan in hindsight: Romualdez could have been set up for blame had PNoy been a bit shrewder

So it’s been 100 days since the disaster wrought by super-typhoon Haiyan (a.k.a. Yolanda). A one-hundred day anniversary is an arbitrary point following a seminal event where the average talking head observes the tradition of dipping into that fountain of useless wisdom called hindsight to tell a story. Here we go, then. First, the facts. […]

Another Mar Roxas video exposes more evidence that he is not fit to be in a position of power

If the saying is true that pictures don’t lie, then it must also be true that the people caught on video do not have to take a lie detector test. This is precisely the reason why there should be no more debate about what Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Mar Roxas said […]