Junjun Binay ‘drama’ continues: Court of Appeals issues 60-day TRO on his suspension as Makati Mayor!

Style bulok na yan. Seriously? Calling supporters to camp outside the office you had holed yourself up in? Apparently, now-suspended Makati City Mayor Jejomar “Junjun” Binay Jr thinks he is above the law. After being suspended for six months by the Office of the Ombudsman last week on the 11th March over corruption allegations, the […]

5 things that will happen when Jejomar Binay becomes Philippine President

A lot of Filipinos are scared of a Binay Presidency. A Catholic priest even said it is a “scary prospect” after meeting Vice President Jejomar Binay himself. It is quite understandable why. If Vice President Jejomar Binay wins the Presidential Election in 2016, he will simply continue the world-renowned Filipino tradition of patronage politics. This […]

Colegio de San Agustin road rage! Is the Philippines home to a decent society?

We make one big assumption whenever we express indignation and outrage over the instances of banal injustice that make regular news fodder in the Philippines — that ours is a “decent” society. But step back and ask a more fundamental question: Is Philippine society really a decent one? Just now I spied a recent post […]

Why Filipino voters will still choose Jejomar Binay to be the next President of the Philippines

People who are considered physically attractive can get away with a lot of things. Some of them don’t even have to work hard at landing lucrative jobs. In fact, a recent study revealed, “taller men earn more money than their shorter counterparts because they are seen as more intelligent and powerful”. Whether they are actually […]

4 issues Philippine presidential candidates should address in the lead up to the 2016 election

Filipinos should be grateful to The New York Times for being instrumental in putting an end to talks around whether or not Philippine President Benigno Simeon (BS) Aquino should seek another term. The news site’s scathing editorial lambasting the President for hinting he would support the amendment of the 1987 Constitution to allow him to […]

Gripped by a mounting crime wave: Filipinos increasingly fearful for their safety!

There seems to be a tsunami of crime crashing into Philippine shores nowadays. More and more Filipinos are gripped by fear over their personal safety and the safety of their loved ones. Indeed, we need look no further than the news and disturbing imagery of young victims of “rape-slay” crimes in the Philippines. In his […]

Is Makati Rep Abigail Binay-Campos entitled to her Power Plant raffle winnings?

Wealth begets wealth as is evident yet again in the latest win na win incident involving Makati City Representative Abigail Binay-Campos, daughter of Philippine Vice President Jejomar Binay. According to an Inquirer.net report some politicians have all the luck… It seems like another lucky day for Makati City Representative Mar-Len Abigail Binay-Campos when she won […]