Trump has a lot to learn from Duterte on taming media

Oftentimes, when we read or watch on TV news about what’s happening in Donald Trump’s United States of America, you can easily find similarities in the Philippines. It’s because Trump and the Philippine’s Rodrigo Duterte have many things in common: their contempt for the rule of law, their low regard of women, and their antagonism […]

July 24, 2017  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Media  2 Comments

Law doesn’t protect deceit

The much-respected Maria A. Ressa, head of ABS-CBN News & Current Affairs, invokes “confidentiality of sources” in rejecting the challenge of the Nacionalista Party to reveal the names of their alleged “two sources from the Nacionalista Party ” who gave them the fake psychiatric analysis of Liberal Party Sen. Benigno Aquino III by a Jesuit […]

April 14, 2010  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: 2010 elections, Malaya  85 Comments

A country not even his own

Last month,Meralco chair Oscar Lopez said in a forum that with what is happening now to his family in relation to the ruling power, it’s as though Ferdinand Marcos’ dictatorship had not ended. Lopez said this following attempts by Gloria Arroyo’s avid supporter, Winston Garcia, president and general manager of the Government Service Insurance System, […]

August 18, 2008  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Malaya, Media, Politics  34 Comments