A Deadly Cocktail of Religion and Politics in the Philippines

The Philippines is a nation of people who would describe themselves as “God fearing”; where their lives revolve around entrusting everything to God. 80% of the population consists of Roman Catholics. This is also a nation where the phrase “malling” exists as a hobby since Filipinos just love to spend their spare time hanging out in […]

‘A Second Chance’ is a pointless concept in a nation where divorce is illegal

Do Filipino married couples deserve “A Second Chance”? According to Philippine law, it’s a pointless question — because divorce is illegal in the Philippines. What then are Filipino couples’ options? Nothing, actually. Filipinos must make their marriages work come hell or high water — because marriage failure is not an option under Philippine law. If […]

Even for the stars life begins at 40!

They say life begins at 40. This may be the case for these 3 beautiful Filipina actresses who all have one thing in common, they are all working mothers who are currently not married. Ruffa Gutierrez and Kris Aquino marriages ended in annulment and the only woman who has not walked down the altar is […]

I Agree With Same-Sex Marriage But…

“Our culture has accepted two huge lies. The first is that if you disagree with someone’s lifestyle, you must fear or hate them. The second is that to love someone means to you agree with everything they believe or do. Both are nonsense. You don’t have to compromise convictions to be compassionate.” ~Adam Cappa I am […]

Gay Marriage in the Philippines?

It seems that the Western World is going nuts with the success of the push to have gay marriage approved. It’s all over Facebook, Twitter and just about every other social media outlet. As of late, the craze has reached the Philippines and everyone has gotten themselves into quite a bit of a bind with […]

Whatta guy: Philippine President BS Aquino and Pia Wurtzbach rumoured to be dating!

WTF? Make her brother “happy”?? According to an ABS-CBN News report this was Kris Aquino’s request to current Miss Universe Philippines title holder Pia Wurtzbach after rumours spread that she and Philippine President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino were an item. Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach also known as Pia Romero (born September 24, 1989) is a Filipino-German […]

Chiz and Heart wedding out-glitzes ‘outrageously extravagant’ #DongYanWedding!

Ha ha! It seems fans of Filipino “royal couple” Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera are still royally butthurt over explosive exposés on the outrageous extravagance of their wedding. Back in early January, Ilda posed the question Did the Dingdong Dantes-Marian Rivera wedding violate the Philippine Civil Code against ‘thoughtless extravagance’? The post generated a lot […]

Did the Dingdong Dantes-Marian Rivera wedding violate the Philippine Civil Code against ‘thoughtless extravagance’?

It was hard to ignore the recently-concluded nuptials of Philippine celebrity couple Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera. The news of their “royal wedding” was all over the local mainstream and social media. Their highly-anticipated wedding has been the talk of the town for months. The appearance of no less than Philippine President Benigno Simeon (BS) […]