COMMENTARY: BRUTAL DEATHS OF OFWs IN KUWAIT — WHEN WILL THE PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT ADDRESS EFFECTIVELY THIS ISSUE?

  On February 14 this year, 38-year-old Teresa Quedding from Guimba, Tarlac arrived in Kuwait to work as a domestic helper — to pursue her dream of bigger earnings and a better future for her family. > But on July 15 or just five months into her work in Kuwait, her cold body was brought…

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…

FILIPINOS SHOULD NEVER WORK IN SAUDI ARABIA

PHOTO: Carlito Lana was beheaded in Saudi Arabia last Friday for killing his Arab employer, allegedly in self defense By Jun Concepcion The beheading on Friday in Saudi Arabia of Filipino national Carlito Lana as punishment for killing his Saudi employer raises very serious and disturbing questions. Troubling questions that must be addressed by OFWs…