Will Bongbong Marcos replace Noynoy Aquino?

Aquino, Marcos. These are the two surnames in which Philippine politics is (perhaps blindly) divided into.  A failure of the Marcos family puts the Aquino supporters on a feast, and vice versa. With the presidential election looming, the term of President BS Aquino III is drawing to a close. His endorsement power was affected by […]

The Philippines says goodbye to the Haiyan ‘issue’ as it welcomes 2014

Is the Philippines, as a society, really concerned about the huge humanitarian crisis that continues to fester in its central region following the devastation left by super-typhoon Haiyan (a.k.a. Yolanda)? Or is it, as is becoming quite evident, simply moving its focus to more interesting and intriguing issues? Fact is, the poor are not the […]