Cyber-attack on Sony Pictures changes the Internet business landscape

‘C’ is for “cyber”. Is World War C starting? It could be. A possible cyber-attack against North Korea may be in progress but the nature of the attack and who might be behind it remain shrouded in mystery at the moment. Various network infrastructure monitors have detected intermittent Internet access outages in North Korea over […]

Murder scorecard: Is America ‘good’ or is it ‘evil’?

Fact is there is only a small handful of “sides” to take (i.e. choose to live under) within the current world order. And all of those dominant “sides” represented by powerful regimes like China, the US, the British Commonwealth, and (still) Russia, among others — encompassing commie systems, democracies, republics, monarchies, etc. — that dot […]

US military buildup continues in West Pacific as joint marine exercises kick off in Philippines

While both governments denied any link between their recent activities and the on-going dispute with China over territory in the West Philippine Sea, United States and Philippine military forces have started joint exercises in northern Luzon. The exercises which are expected to be conducted over ten days will reportedly focus on “disaster relief, humanitarian assistance […]

The Philippines increasingly finds itself in situations that require military responses

The Philippines is increasingly finding itself in the middle of military flash points across the Far East. Over at the West Philippine Sea, the country’s biggest warship, the BRP Gregorio del Pilar is engaged in a standoff with two Chinese surveillance vessels standing in the way of the arrest of Chinese fishermen caught allegedly poaching […]

Will the North Korea missile test be another Aquino failure to launch?

The United States, Japan, South Korea, and other nations in the East and Southeast Asia region are recently showing increased concern for the scheduled missile test that North Korea is planning in the middle of April. The situation is a lot more complicated than it seems. North Korea has planned a series of events, which […]

Media storm raised on prospect of American military return to the Philippines!

Don’t look now, but some people are getting a bit defensive soon after the published reports of “high level visits” by American officials to meet with Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) and Olongapo City officials. Specifically US Senators Daniel Inouye and Thad Cochran who respectively chair and officiate the US Senate appropriations committee reportedly […]