Noynoy’s incompetence is undeniably a cause of death in Filipino society

If you do a quick search on the internet, or ask on the street about common causes of death in Filipino society, you are most likely to hear things like smoking, heart disease, violence-related deaths, obesity, road traffic accidents, and so on and so forth. Recent events in Sabah with the men from the sultanate […]

Ph Govt priorities: Hacienda Luisita first, Kuala Lumpur second, Mindanao LAST #sabah

The Malaysian government — and not the government of Philippine President Benigno Simeon ‘BS’ Aquino III — is clearly on top of the Sabah crisis. After sending fighter jets to bomb positions in Sabah supposedly occupied by followers of the Sultanate of Sulu in what it considers to be a “police operation” yesterday, it has […]

Overkill: Malaysian warplanes bomb Filipinos loyal to Sulu Sultanate in bid to end Sabah standoff

In a news conference this morning Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Ismail Omar reported a successful execution of “Ops Sulu” which involved an “all-out” offensive to flush out members of a group of armed Filipinos claiming to be members of the Royal Army of the Sultanate of Sulu… Earlier today, a Bernama reporter staying in […]

Moro fighters in their element in the jungles of Sabah as Ph and Malaysian governments bicker

Between Malaysia and the Philippines, it is obvious who has the most to lose as the Sabah conflict rages on. Figures from the Commission on Filipinos overseas reportedly place the number of Filipinos residing in Sabah at 570,000 of which 447,000 are illegal aliens… On Sunday, nearly 300 undocumented Filipinos arrived in Zamboanga City from […]

Déjà vu: The Royal Army of the Sultanate of Sulu is to the MILF today as the MILF was to the MNLF in 1977

The real victims of the Sabah “standoff” crisis are ordinary Mindanaoans as Mindanao continues to be ruled by Manila as if it were a mere backwater colony, where Mindanaoans’ rights to “self-determination” is paid mere lip service. Manila is obviously of no use to Mindanao today. Throughout the crisis, the only clear words fielded to […]

Sabah standoff: PNoy fiddles on the campaign trail as international crisis festers #sabah

What exactly does it mean when a President is reported to be ‘monitoring’ an on-going crisis? Nothing, other than as a statement for the media to blather to the public and bring across a perception that said President ‘cares’. “Social news network” site Rappler reports how President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino III paused from his […]

Philippine Military under President Noynoy Aquino defending Malaysia against Filipino citizens!

One wonders how much more of the mess that is the Sultan of Sulu’s claim to the Malaysian state of Sabah the administration of President Benigno Simeon ‘BS’ Aquino III can sweep under its lumpy rug. The simple fact of the continued payment of USD1,500 a year by the Malaysian government to Sultan Jamalul Kiram […]

Should the Sultanate of Sulu demand full independence from the Philippines and Malaysia?

At the end of the day, what exactly is ‘the Philippines’ to begin with? The way things are going, it seems it will remain no more than the bunch of tropical islands around which the 16th Century Spanish crown drew a ring and named after their king. To this day, Filipinos suffer from the same […]