Senseless suicide: Did the University of the Philippines kill Kristel Tejada?

Tragic is the only thing that accurately describes the way student Kristel Tejada ended her life at 16 over an inability to pay tuition fees due to the University of the Philippines (UP) where she was enrolled in a Behavioural Science course. As to the conclusions that were drawn from all that, debatable is the […]

In Defense of a Computer Wizard: Aaron Swartz, the Great One

On behalf of all the bloggers, hacktivists, and netizens of the world, I am sincerely offering my condolences and solidarity to the family and love ones of the late Aaron Swartz, the prominent American blogger and computer prodigy who abruptly ended his life on the face of tremendous harassment and overwhelming odds — ironically sponsored […]

PMA stands for Philippine Magnanakaw Academy

Dad always said that PMA or the Philippine Military Academy really stands for Philippine Magnanakaw Academy. The academy has bred and continues to breed the military kleptocracy that pervades the Armed Forces of the Philippines (the “AFP”) in the guise of a perverted camaraderie known as “mista” — best exemplified by the blanket denial of […]

StarStruck talent Tyron Perez dead at 26

Rising Filipino actor Tyron Perez was reportedly found dead in a vehicle parked on a service road along the North Luzon Espressway in Valenzuela. Police are exploring the possibility of suicide as the cause of death… Police said Perez died of a gunshot wound on the right side of his head from a caliber .22 […]