Somebody please tell Noynoy he is President of the Philippines!

Philippine President Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino speaking as a ‘private citizen’? I’m no expert on protocol but in my book, when one assumes the office of head of state and government, one lives and breathes the role for the entire length of the term. So as far as Noynoy is concerned, I believe there is no […]

Case studies of irrelevance: Drug mules and Ombudsman Merci Gutierrez

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) Country Fact Sheet for the Philippines published in 2006, 16,000 Filipinos died violently in 2002. This means that in the five hours it took for a Philippine Government delegate to travel from Manila to Beijing to plead for the life of three Filipino drug mules sentenced to death […]