Archive for September, 2014

Disqualify Binay to level playing field for 2016

All these investigations on the alleged corruption of Vice President Jejomar Binay are primarily to level the playing field for the 2016 presidential elections. That’s because surveys showed that Binay is way, way ahead of other politicians who have ambitions to run for president in 2016. When Pulse Asia asked 1,200 representative adults, 18 years […]

September 21, 2014  Tags: ,   Posted in: Elections 2016, Malaya  18 Comments

Aquino insults murdered journalists

Marlene Esperat, Gerry Ortega , Nilo Baculio, Romy Olea must be turning over in their graves now with President Aquino’s latest insult against murdered journalists just to defend his administration’s dismal record in putting a stop to the killing of journalists in the Philippines. In Brussels last Tuesday, Aquino was asked about human rights violations […]

September 18, 2014  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Human Rights, Malaya, Media  11 Comments

Run, PNoy, Run

I have lost track counting the number of somersaults that President Aquino and his spokesmen have performed on the issue of whether he wants to stay in Malacañang after his term ends on June 30, 2016. To save myself further aggravation, I decided to “like” President Aquino’s Facebook Page which was brought to my attention […]

September 14, 2014  Tags:   Posted in: Benigno Aquino III, Malaya  21 Comments

Trabaho ng pulis ang manghuli ng mga kriminal

Bakit ba ang sa isip ni Pangulong Aquino ay utang na loob ng taumbayan kapag ginawa ng mga opisyal ng pamahalaan ang kanilang trabaho? Di ba kaya sila sinuswelduhan para magsilbi sa taumbayan? At kapag pumalpak sila, dapat lang na batikusin sila ng taumbayan na siyang sumusweldo sa kanila. Nagkaroon ng pangalawang SONA si Aquino […]

September 14, 2014  Tags: ,   Posted in: Abante  7 Comments

EDSA hulidap case: Upside of social media

Social media, internet-based networking sites – the most popular of them Facebook and Twitter – has changed the world and our lives. Social media is a communication tool and like all things in this world, its value depends on how users handle it. What happened last Sept. 1, when a bypasser who witnessed a crime […]

September 9, 2014  Tags:   Posted in: Malaya, Peace and Order  2 Comments

Justice Carpio: China’s 9-dashed line- grand theft of Global Commons

China’s 9-dashed line map, which was recently expanded to 10 dashes, goes against the “concept of global commons” which was the foundation of the 1982 United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea, Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio said in a speech delivered on the 75th Anniversary of the College of Law of the […]

September 7, 2014  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Malaya, South China Sea  One Comment

MIAA invites bid for ‘P1.2 million wristwatch’

This will either make you laugh or cry. Last Monday over dinner, lawyer Ven Canta shared with us something that intrigued him when he visited the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System or PhilGeps website.

September 4, 2014  Tags:   Posted in: Governance, Malaya  One Comment

NAIA3 foiled bomb try: Comic relief or diversionary tactic?

So far, these are the facts about Monday’s incident at the NAIA3: At around 1:45 a.m. last Monday, operatives of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) arrested three men assembling improvised explosive devices (IEDs) inside a parked white Toyota sport utility vehicle at the parking lot of Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3. The three […]

September 2, 2014  Tags: ,   Posted in: Malaya, Peace and Order  One Comment

Goyo’s MRT Challenge

Issuing a challenge is the In thing now. It was inspired by the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. ALS is Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, an incurable degenerative disease. Conceived by two Americans afflicted with ALS, the Ice Bucket Challenge asks someone to have a photo or video of him being drenched or he can drench himself with […]

September 1, 2014  Tags:   Posted in: Governance, Malaya  No Comments