Boracay closure by Duterte better than a closure order by Mother Nature

Thousands of jobs will be impacted by the recently-announced closure of popular island resort Boracay, shriek a bevy of “activists”. But, really, perhaps one should pause first to consider whether the man-made impact in the form of the closure order approved by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte may, in fact, be a lot more preferrable to […]

Why We Should All Drop Everything And Get Behind Mar Roxas 100%

    Who is the man That would risk his neck for his brother man? Mar!!! Can ya dig it? Who’s the cat that won’t cop out When there’s danger all about Mar!!! Right on You see this cat Mar is a bad mother (Shut your mouth) But I’m talkin’ about Mar. (Then we can […]

Insane Mar Roxas comic book proves he is the true historical revisionist

Interesting that lobbing charges of “historical revisionism” upon vice presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos has become a popular fashion statement amongst pro-administration “activists”. Leading the charge is the faculty of the Ateneo de Manila University which recently thrust the esteemed Jesuit-run institution of learning into the partisan fray after 400 of its members signed a statement […]

Que horror! President Noynoy Aquino was not invited to the Typhoon Yolanda commemoration!

Actually, he was. Malacañang talking head Sonny Coloma, of course, would like us to believe that there was no invitation, therefore BS Aquino was not able to attend. Parang patampo pa nga ata eh. (It was almost like he was pouting that there was no invitation.) Instead, on that day, November 8, BS Aquino was […]

Pnoy: Mar Roxas Helped Yolanda Victims More Than Jojo Binay

The country’s best known PR practitioner Charlie Agatep brought up what I feel is an important issue when it comes to natural calamities and the work of politicians/government functionaries. On his timeline on Facebook, Agatep posted an excerpt from an article from the Manila Bulletin where President Benigno S. Aquino III was quoted as saying […]

4 reasons why Mar Roxas will not win the 2016 Philippine presidential elections

Current Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Mar Roxas is the Liberal Party’s official candidate for the 2016 Presidential Elections. That has always been the plan or promise made to Roxas by his party-mates so he would agree to step aside and postpone his own plans to run for the Presidency back in […]

Filipinos have no Philippine ‘Nation’ to rely on in the event of a catastrophic earthquake

So some residents of Metro Manila now know how big or how little a risk they face in the event of a strong earthquake hitting sometime in the future. A certainty, we are told. But information is only useful when it is actionable. The information so far being circulated by the Philippine government comes primarily […]

Why was a private jet needed by government officials during Pope Francis’s visit to the Philippines?

Following the accident involving a private jet carrying top-ranking Philippine government officials that skidded off a runway at Tacloban City airport, Filipinos are now asking what those officials were doing there to begin with. Heading the team reportedly tasked “to ensure that the activities of Pope Francis in that city and Palo town would go […]