Lady Gaga ‘Born This Way’ concert banned in Indonesia

Islamic militants had managed to strike again, this time in Indonesia denying 50,000 fans the chance to see their favourite pop mega-star. Indonesia’s national police had denied a permit for Lady Gaga to perform in Jakarta after that city’s police had expressed concerns that it would not be able to guarantee security for the sold-out […]

To those calling for war or peace in Mindanao: You’re not asking the right questions

Despite having been to Mindanao more times than the average Manila resident when I was younger, I can’t really say I know the place as well as some of those who are quick to offer “solutions” to the “situation” over there. To begin with, it was mainly its major cities that I’ve been to — […]