Archive for the ‘Malaya’ Category

U.S. custody of Pemberton denigrates PH sovereignty

The suspected killer of transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude, Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton of the US Marine Corps 2nd Battalion 9th Marines, is in the custody of the United States. A statement by the U.S. Embassy in Manila said Pemberton “ is being held onboard USS Peleliu while a joint Naval Criminal Investigative Service […]

October 14, 2014  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Malaya  39 Comments

Binay can kiss his 2016 presidential bid goodbye

Vice President Jejomar Binay’s 350-hectare luxury estate is so stunning, stupefying and appalling he can kiss his 2016 presidential plans goodbye. The images shown of Binay’s sprawling property in Batangas during the hearing of the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee assault many aspects of the ordinary citizens’ senses: sense of values, sense of propriety, sense of […]

October 9, 2014  Tags:   Posted in: 2016 elections, Malaya  58 Comments

Puzzling numbers in Pulse Asia’s latest survey

At last, Interior Secretary Mar Roxas numbers moved up. In a survey conducted by Pulse Asia, Roxas numbers almost doubled in a matter of two months. From seven percent last week of June, it jumped to 13 percent second week of September. What could be the factors that contributed to respondents finally discovering Roxas after […]

October 1, 2014  Tags: , ,   Posted in: 2016 elections, Malaya  15 Comments

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

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