Filipinos stink

Something has been bothering me these past few days. Something smelled quite fishy, but I couldn’t quite put a bead on it. The words to describe it had been escaping me. Then it just hit me: Filipinos stink. In more ways than one. They showed this more than ever just recently, if you saw how […]

Why Dan Brown and his description of Manila in ‘Inferno’ is relevant to Filipinos

Since the conclusion of this year’s Fiesta Election, a palpable void has been left. What now? What is the Next Big Issue to pump our fists in the air for? One realises in hindsight how little substance there was in much of the noise and colour that erupted during the campaign leading up to the […]

Miss Earth USA Nicole Lynn Facebook post offends Filipino ‘pride’

The latest perceived affront to Filipino “pride” comes from a certain Nicole Lynn who, just after she flew into Manila on the 3rd December 2011, reportedly appeared as guest in Willie Revillame’s variety show Wil Time Big Time and then allegedly posted this “status update” on her Facebook profile… “I hardly made it to manila […]