Singapore dating scene: a different sort of ‘reproductive health’

Everyone is busy today celebrating the enactment of the Philippines’ landmark population control law — Republic Act 10354 or the “Reproductive Health” Law. Finally we can see a future where the country’s meager economic output need be shared by (hopefully) a shrinking pool of people. But just a few hundred miles away in the tony […]

21st Century dating: Keep them keen by treating them mean?

I can’t really say I am a “nice” girl. I don’t put up a sugar-and-spice-and-everything-nice front for nobody and I’ve perfected a steely unimpressed look that I am able to sport even in front of guys for whom I am supposed to turn sugar-and-spice-and-everything-nice over. That’s just me, I guess. I’m a bit old-fashioned and […]

The age of weddings and the maleness of being macho

I’m in that age group where many of my friends are either already married or about to get married. Last count, I’ve been to five weddings in the last two years and, by the looks of the way a few more of my friends are going, I’m probably looking at another couple more in the […]

Noynoy Aquino and his women: the score so far

Malacanang lacks an “official line” on its Chief’s lovelife because, according to Presidential Communications Office Undersecretary Manolo Quezon, the “matter” is “too personal.” The Media, as it is inclined to do, of course does not agree. So armed with a small text input field with the word “Google” splashed in colour above it on my […]