AFTER DAVAO TERROR ATTACK, HOW SHOULD ABU SAYYAF BE DEALT WITH?

Abu Sayyaf spokesman Muammar Askali has declared that his group was responsible for the terrorist bombing of Davao city night market on September 2 which killed 14 people and injured 67 others. In response, President Rodrigo Duterte declared the entire country in a “state of lawlessness” — not martial law — while Davao city mayor…

IS NINOY AQUINO, A NATIONAL HERO, STILL RELEVANT TO OFWs AND ALL OTHER PINOYS TODAY?

Thirty-three years ago today on August 21, 1983, former senator Benigno Aquino was shot dead while being led out by a group of soldiers through a side door of an aircraft that brought him back to the Philippines after several years of medical furlough and exile in the United States. He could have stayed in…

SHOULD THERE BE DIFFERENT WORK QUALIFICATIONS AND PAY LEVELS FOR FILIPINO DOMESTIC HELPERS IN HONG KONG?

Labor Attache to Hong Kong Jalilo Dela Torre floated this great idea in his Facebook post yesterday and it for obvious reasons, it immediately drew support from mostly OFWs in this city. Dela Torre said the idea was suggested to him by an owner of an employment agency – for Pinay helpers in Hong Kong…

PINOYS COMMIT MASS POLITICAL SUICIDE IF THEY VOTE DUTERTE AS PRESIDENT

Pinoys rooting for Rodrigo Duterte bought his promises of wiping out criminals in just six months to improve peace and order, dealing strongly with corruption and bringing in more changes, such as federalism. But instead of bringing peace and security, the opposite can actually happen under a Duterte presidency. Duterte is actually exposing and subjecting…

MAY 2016 ELECTIONI – BATTLE BETWEEN FORCES OF GOOD AGAINST EVIL

              The April 26-29 survey of Pulse Asia, commissioned by ABS CBN, shows Rodrigo Duterte (33%) retaining his double-digit lead over Mar Roxas (22%) and Grace Poe (21%), following a similar trend tracked by Social Weather Station, another credible survey company, a few days before the May 9 election.             Analysts, however, said that…

IS DUTERTE FREE OF CORRUPTION AMID NEW CLAIM HIS FAMILY OWNS 41 PROPERTIES? IF NOT, IS HE FIT TO BECOME PRESIDENT?

First off, I’m not a paid blogger or anyone’s propagandist. So if any Duterte diehard fans bashes me with personal insults, not on issues, I reserve the right to bash back harder than you bash me. Second, this blog presents my personal views and opinions, and analyses of what’s going in the Philippines today. A…

DUTERTE’S EYE-POPPING P2.4 BILLION DEPOSITS & WHAT WILL COME NEXT

After Senator Antonio Trillanes disclosed after midnight last night to the Philippine Daily Inquirer the P2.4 billion that Rodrigo Duterte and daughter Sara amassed between 2006 and 2015 in 17 different bank accounts — courtesy of incriminating documents — what will happen next? The following scenarios are likely to unfold fast and furious in the…