A more sober regard for BS Aquino’s veto of the SSS pension hike bill

Understandably, a lot of emotion surrounds the issue of how much pension retired Filipinos are entitled to from the Philippines’ Social Security System (SSS). The Manila Times editor called President Benigno Simeon ‘BS’ Aquino III “cruel and heartless” for vetoing House Bill 5842 passed by Philippine Congress to significantly increase SSS benefit payouts to pensioners. […]

Cheer up Filipinos, the only way for the Philippines to go is up!

Very illuminating, all the comments I got from my previous article Pabebe Girl Power highlights Filipinos’ confusion: Are we individualists or collectivists?! 🙂 I do agree, it’s a double-edged sword this whole idea of self-expression. With the floodgates open thanks to social media, the idea that a small bunch of bureaucrats are the final authority […]