Ninoy is NOT a hero: Let’s rename NAIA back to “Manila International Airport”

Ninoy, Salamat sa demokrasya. August 21, 1983. “Handog ng Pilipino sa mundo…”, “Magkaisa at magsama…”  Yaaawn… OK, change the channel please! Now that the Filipino people have been awakened to the reality that there are better channels to watch on their TV and that the many years of fairy-land “democracy” that Ninoy’s death at the tarmac […]

What Ails My Airport And My Country Are The Same

It is worth pondering the state of our international gateway airport and what is says about our country. You know what they say about the eyes being windows to a person’s soul? Well, a country’s airport is a window to its governance and well-being.  Think about it.  The first impression that a businessman or tourist […]

3 Defensive Tactics Commonly Used By The Liberal Party of the Philippines

Politics is a dirty business no matter where you go in the world. Even a nation as ideal as Sweden has problems with political corruption and no country has ever found a permanent and consequence-free solution for poverty. However, many of the problems in the latter part of the 20th century continue to plague the […]

Transcript of Mar Roxas’s Interview On NAIA Tanim Bala

Rappler recently issued an apology to Roxas because “the quote did not fully represent his position on a sensitive issue”. However, after watching a youtube video of what is claimed to be the more complete video footage of Mar Roxas’ interview in Isabela Province regarding the tanim bala or laglag bala extortion racket at the Ninoy […]

3 steps to stop criminal syndicates operating at NAIA (includes firing PNoy’s cousin Honrado)

As most Filipinos know by now, the news of the laglag bala or bullet planting scam at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) has caught the attention of the international community and has tainted the already fragile reputation of the Philippines as a tourist haven. Popular Fox News Channel anchor Greta Van Susteren has featured […]

Travellers passing through NAIA have a 0.005% chance of falling victim to ‘bullet planting’ – DOTC

Why is it that Filipinos are struggling to convince the world — and even themselves — that the bullet planting scam in their premiere airport, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), is just a relatively small problem that affects an almost negligible percentage of travellers? According to Department of Transport and Communications (DOTC) Secretary Jun […]

A Mar Roxas presidency will be a ‘Mini Me’ presidency

Mar Roxas is a worse sort of politician than his boss, President Benigno Simeon ‘BS’ Aquino III. It was bad enough that BS Aquino ran for and won the presidency on the back of a pedigree platform. His being the son of Filipino “martyrs” Ninoy Aquino and Cory Aquino was his only pitch to Filipino […]

Will President Noynoy Aquino go down in history as a good president?

Probably not. For the essential and even critical problems that have beset the Philippines for decades, there was hardly any change that came out over the last six years under his watch. Why? The answer is quite simple: President BS Aquino did not try hard enough. Consider the manner with which BS Aquino’s fans lauded […]