Scandinavia, Australia and New Zealand top 2015 World Happiness Report!

Where does the Philippines rank in the 2015 World Happiness Report? Interestingly Scandinavian countries disproportionately topped the “Happy” list and, in Asia, famously stoic countries like Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea made decent showings. It is interesting because Filipinos have always seen themselves as a charmed and “blessed” race leading a peachy existence in a […]

Noynoy Aquino continues to act like a bully three years into the presidency

Philippine President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino probably thinks that being the so-called “leader” of 100 million Filipinos comes with a license to seemingly act like a douche-bag. Ever since he was thrust into the highest office in the land, he has been making a lot of inappropriate statements and he does it quite often during […]

World of Hurt

By any measure, 2011 has been a superlatively rough year for Mankind. In just four months, Australia has suffered major flooding; New Zealand’s second-largest city was virtually flattened by an earthquake; Japan suffered the triple-header of the biggest earthquake in that country’s known history, a tsunami, and a serious nuclear emergency; and just this week, […]