SHOULD AQUINO BE ALLOWED TO RUN AGAIN AS PRESIDENT IN 2016?

Should President Benigno Aquino be given a chance to run again for president in the 2016 national elections? I’d say, why not? Despite the current restriction in the Philippine constitution which limits the president to one single term of six years. Why am I open to allowing President Benigno Aquino to seek a second six-year…

Pinoy helpers in Hong Kong more honorable than Enrile, others

From time to time, Filipino domestic helpers (DHs) in Hong Kong are looked down by certain misguided elements in this city, just like a recent advertisement by Hong Leong Finance. However, racist acts on this city’s foreign maids were often resolved quickly after public denunciations followed not infrequently by apologies of errant parties. Yes, Pinoy…

UNLIKELY HEROINE IN MANILA’S PDAF, ANTI-CORRUPTION BATTLES

Socialite Ruby Tuason, former social secretary of Manila mayor Joseph Estrada when he was president, admitted receiving P40 million in “commissions” from corrupt PDAF transactions that Senators Juan Ponce Enrile and Jinggoy Estrada coursed through the fake or non-existent NGOs set up by alleged PDAF brains Janet Napoles. Without hesitation, she made this admission before…