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…

ABOUT 33,000 A MONTH KILLED IF DUTERTE BECOMES PRESIDENT

Rodrigo Duterte promises to wipe out criminals across the Philippines in just six months and many of his supporters cheer him for this macho election pledge. But let’s take a simple and common sense close look at his particular wiping-out-criminals promise. Since the country’s population across over 7,000 islands is now about 102 million, it is…

ANALYSIS: TRAPO O HINDI TRAPO? SINO ANG MAS MAGANDANG IBOTO NG MGA OFWs?

Maraming OFWs ang bilib na bilib kay Rodrigo Duterte. Kahanga hanga kasi ang tapang niya dahil pagpapatayin at lilipulin daw niya ang mga kriminal sa loob lang ng 3 o 6 na buwan — isang bagay na di pa nagawa sa buong mundo ng kahit na sinong lider na kumandidato para maging puno ng kaniyang…

KAMAY NA BAKAL? O KAMAY NG KALINGA?

Kamay na bakal ang makatawag pansing alok ni Rodrigo Duterte. Parang si Robin Padilla na supporter niya. Macho at tigasin ang papel ni Duterte laban sa mga pusakal na kriminal na lipunan. Sino nga naman ang aayaw sa taong gustong ubusin ang lahi ng mga durogistang kriminal? Kamay naman ng kalinga o “helping hand” ang…

2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: IS DUTERTE THE BEST CHOICE TO BRING POSITIVE CHANGES TO THE PHILIPPINES IN THE NEXT SIX YEARS?

Davao city mayor Rodrigo Duterte have captured the attention, interest and support of many overseas Filipinos in Hong Kong and elsewhere with his stern promises to crack down hard on hard-core criminals and corruption. He has declared personally killing some criminals in his city, and he has vowed that thousands of hard-core criminals won’t just…

PETITION FOR PRESIDENT BENIGNO AQUINO TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTIONS TO RESOLVE THE BULLET PLANTING (‘TANIM BALA’) MALPRACTICE AT MANILA’S AIRPORTS

PDI photo: Going through any one of Manila’s three airports can now be scary because of a syndicate whose members are planting bullets in luggages of victims who are then detained and charged by the police with a criminal offense.  An increasing number of travelers – Filipinos and foreigners — now fear to use Manila’s…