6 dead so far as #Hagupit (#RubyPH) tears through #Philippines’ central islands

Thanks to “the largest peacetime evacuations the country has ever seen” mounted in preparation for the coming of Super Typhoon Hagupit (locally code-named “Ruby”), death at the appalling scale seen during last year’s devastation wrought by Super Typhoon Haiyan (locally code-named “Yolanda”) had been largely avoided so far. According recent forecasts, the next major populated […]

Que horror! President Noynoy Aquino failed to watch the Manny Pacquiao fight!

I mean, really, does one need to even make a press release about something one did not do? I’m referring to a recent statement issued by Malacañang with regard to the level of interest Philippine President Benigno Simeon ‘BS’ Aquino III has shown for a big event that had transfixed Filipinos over the last couple […]

Are Filipinos ready to face Typhoon Pablo (international code name ‘Bopha’)?

Are the increasingly devastating effects of storms and rising oceans really the ‘environmental issue’ everybody thinks they are? Perhaps the term environmental issue is a misnomer. There is an issue to do with climate change and its effects, alright — but they are all human issues. After all, how serious is the impact of climate […]

PNoy reportedly laughing at jokes amidst the tragedy unfolding in CDO and Iligan

Social networking sites keep undoing the impeccable image President Noynoy Aquino (PNoy) is trying to project. Gone are the days when Malacañang Palace officials can keep their shenanigans hush-hush while regular folks battle for survival outside in the real world. Facebook and Twitter are social networking sites that act as double edge swords for high […]

Valerie Concepcion allegedly wows PNoy as Sendong strikes Mindanao

The last thing a nation needs in time of extreme crisis is more political intrigue. It seems however, that the administration of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III simply attracts that scourge of useless chatter and even fans its flames. The other night as, reportedly, “the nation mourns”, Noynoy was apparently busy “laughing at [the] jokes” […]