Why Filipino tourists are most likely to get bad reputations abroad

We often harp on and on about Filipinos and the things they do and do not do in their own country. We also contrast this to Filipinos abroad, and how strikingly meek, compliant, and law-abiding most of them suddenly become when they live or work in foreign lands. Somewhere in between these two groups, is […]

Raymart, Claudine, Tulfo in excellent airport brawl

Bad breeding is at the heart of most issues that plague Philippine society and its culture of dysfunction. It is endemic at the macro level and ingrained at the micro levels — at the very threads that are woven into the very fabric of the national soul. This is evident in the manner with which […]

AirAsia one-ups ‘bouncy’ Cebu Pacific flight attendants

Southeast Asia’s biggest budget airline is set to open its Philippine operations following the recent approval of its air operator certificate (AOC) by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP). AirAsia Philippines will be operating out of the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport in the former United States Air Force base in Clark Field, Angeles […]

Gloria Arroyo travel ban: The commies should be worried

The whole issue about the request of former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (GMA) to seek medical treatment abroad and the denial of that request by the Department of Justice under Secretary Leila de Lima is really a non-issue. The Constitution of the Philippines guarantees freedom to travel in and out of the country to all […]