Lito Lapid wife Marissa convicted for dollar smuggling!

You wonder now, where did the USD159,700 Marissa Tadeo Lapid, wife of Philippine Senator Lito Lapid, was allegedly attempting to squirrel into several US banks to “structure transactions to evade reporting requirements” come from? According to an ABS-CBN News report, Mrs Lapid knowingly attempted to conceal and evade US bank transparency regulations… A Philippine Star […]

Manny Pacquiao: do pro boxing and national politics mix?

Thanks to GR Post commenter ‘FelYounghusband’ for a comment she posted on my previous article “Where was Philippine Congressman Manny Pacquiao when Typhoon Pablo devastated Mindanao?” as it eloquently consolidates and summarises commentary posted by a few others. The following excerpt I believe encapsulates the point FelYounghusband and a few others were trying to bring […]

Passing on 2nd-reading of RH Bill brings population control in the Philippines closer to reality!

Finally, the third major excuse for the country not progressing is on the verge of being crossed out from the history of this sad Republic. The passing on second-reading of the controversial Reproductive Health Bill (RH Bill) in theory paves the way for measures to be put in place to control galloping population growth in […]