Noynoy Aquino gov’t appears dishonest and incompetent in dealing with list of pork barrel scammers

Trust is not a word you can associate with the Philippine government particularly the one headed by the incumbent President Benigno Simeon (BS) Aquino. His term has been plagued by accusations of incompetence, conspiracy and thievery from Day One. Considering many Filipinos still doubt the legitimacy of his Presidency on account of his win in […]

Is Justice Secretary Leila De Lima jeopardizing relations with the Dominican Republic?

The legal team of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo have ratcheted up pressure on Philippine Justice Secretary Leila De Lima by calling for her resignation in the aftermath of her botched handling of “information” surrounding Arroyo’s alleged bid for political asylum in the Dominican Republic. Maybe she should — for the sake of continued friendly relations […]

The Dominican Republic dragged into the latest Aquino Government gaffe

This is looking to be another of those astounding gaffes that the government of Philippine President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III has become world-renowned for since taking power in July, 2010. In recent months, the lastest “issue” making the rounds of the chattering classes is the travel ban slapped by Malacañang on former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo […]