Is winning Duterte’s War on Drugs mission impossible?

Everyone loves the Mission Impossible franchise. That’s because the best stories are about people who’ve hurdled the seemingly impossible, stared down the intractable, and succeeded against all odds. It is the reason that Star Wars fans find that over-used battle ending where proton torpedoes are used to hit a target that is “only two meters […]

How Shallow-Mindedness Has Doomed The Filipino People

I have always thought that there are three important aspects of a car: #1 A Good Engine A car is a “vehicle”, a machine designed to transport things, in this case people. A car should have a good engine in order to take people where they want to go. #2 Safety Features One of the […]

Of small cars and small-mindedness

Good news, there is now the ASEAN version of NCAP (New Car Assessment Program). It is an automobile safety rating program jointly established by the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) and Global New Car Assessment Program (Global NCAP). Basically, it is some group of people who will tell us how safe our motor […]

3 Tips For Protecting Your Children In The Modern Philippines

A lot of people are already complaining about Mayor Duterte’s recent statement on implementing a curfew when he becomes president of the Philippines. Truth be told though, while I didn’t vote for him, I have to agree with this move should he choose to go through with it when he finally reaches Malacanang. Sadly, while […]

Publice Service Announcement: 3 Safety Tips For This Summer

It’s the last week of April and we’re only halfway through the summer. Indeed, according to statistics, this year’s summer is one of the hottest on record and our problems with searing heat and dusty drought are far from over. However, there are ways you can minimize the more negative impacts of the summer. After all, […]

The stigma of being “alone” in the Philippines

O, bakit ka nag-iisa? (Why are you all by your lonesome?) Solo flight ka ata ngayon. (You seem to be on solo flight today.) If you’ve ever gone on break by yourself in the office or school, most likely you will get the above remarks from your co-workers or schoolmates, respectively. On the surface, it […]

Public Service Announcement For This Storm Season

Hello again everyone, this is a public service announcement from your favorite socio-politico-cultural commentary website. We don’t normally do this, at least as far as I know, but since it’s quite obvious that we’re in for plenty of rain and other weather anomalies this rainy season, I think that you need to read some of […]

Mar Roxas motorbike spill mars #Hagupit PR while wife Korina strikes again!

“He does try,” commented one netizen of Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas who is shown in a widely-circulated photo on a motorbike while on an inspection trip in Taft, Samar, one of the areas where Super Typhoon Hagupit first made landfall. It can be noted that Roxas was not wearing a […]