Stubbornness and hopeless causes: Filipinos need look no further than PNoy’s government

This statement, of course, comes as no surprise to the critics of Philippine president Benigno Simeon Aquino III (BS Aquino). Even before the May 2010 elections, they have already been harping about these two characteristics mentioned in the title that fit BS Aquino perfectly. That BS Aquino exhibits these two traits has been brought into […]

Overkill: Malaysian warplanes bomb Filipinos loyal to Sulu Sultanate in bid to end Sabah standoff

In a news conference this morning Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Ismail Omar reported a successful execution of “Ops Sulu” which involved an “all-out” offensive to flush out members of a group of armed Filipinos claiming to be members of the Royal Army of the Sultanate of Sulu… Earlier today, a Bernama reporter staying in […]

Déjà vu: The Royal Army of the Sultanate of Sulu is to the MILF today as the MILF was to the MNLF in 1977

The real victims of the Sabah “standoff” crisis are ordinary Mindanaoans as Mindanao continues to be ruled by Manila as if it were a mere backwater colony, where Mindanaoans’ rights to “self-determination” is paid mere lip service. Manila is obviously of no use to Mindanao today. Throughout the crisis, the only clear words fielded to […]