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…

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…

ANALYSIS: BAN DEPLOYMENT OF FILIPINO MAIDS TO MIDDLE EAST AND HELP THEM INSTEAD TO TAKE UP HIGHER-PAYING CAREGIVER JOBS IN JAPAN & OTHER PARTS OF ASIA

This latest horror story involving an 18-year-old Filipino woman in Saudi Arabia again condemns the Philippine government’s deployment of domestic helpers to the Middle East and urgently underscores the critical need to review this deployment policy and take drastic action. “Rina” (not her real name), 18, is in critical condition in a hospital in Saudi…