Has traffic jammed Mar Roxas’ brain?

No wonder there was no urgency for the Aquino government to find solution to the horrendous traffic that Metro Manilans have to survive daily: they continue to think it’s an affirmation of their “good work.” Aquino always brags that under his term, the Philippines experienced economic boom. And proof of that economic boom, he said, […]

August 19, 2015  Tags: , ,   Posted in: 2016 elections, Governance  29 Comments

Endorsing Mar, Aquino insults Grace and his mother

Is President Aquino that desperate that just to boost the chances of his “Annointed”‘ he had to insult Sen. Grace Poe and his mother, former President Cory Aquino? In his speech endorsing Interior Secretary Mar Roxas for president in the 2016 elections, Aquino said: “Sa paghahanap nga po, kinausap natin ang mga taong maaaring magpatuloy […]

August 2, 2015  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Benigno Aquino III, Elections 2016, Malaya  25 Comments

Aquino has learned lesson when to keep his mouth shut on China

It can’t be said that President Aquino has not learned anything in the last five years of his presidency. We would like to think that his not mentioning the issue with China over territorial claims in South China Sea in his 6th and last State of the Nation address is an indication that he has […]

July 31, 2015  Tags: , ,   Posted in: 1992 elections, Foreign Affairs, Malaya  One Comment

The assurance that Poe gave Aquino

“ The President and I talked for about five hours. I could sense the very difficult position PNoy is in right now. I understand and sympathize with his predicament and situation. I consider him a true and sincere friend and he has my utmost respect. He reiterated his desire for all of us to continue […]

July 22, 2015  Tags: , ,   Posted in: 2004 elections, 2016 elections, Malaya  13 Comments

We understand

He couldn’t even mention the incident that he was asking the public for understanding. In his speech at the commencement exercise of the Philippine National Police Academy’s Lakandula Class of 2015, the day after the nation marked the second month of the Mamasapano tragedy, President Aquino said, “Ikinalulungkot kong may mga pamilyang nawalan ng asawa, […]

March 27, 2015  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Malaya, Philippine National Police  24 Comments

What PNoy and Kris Aquino text each other

OMG. I almost fell off my chair upon reading the text exchanges between President Aquino and his sister, Kris Aquino posted by journalist Cecil Morella in Facebook. Yesterday afternoon, Kris Aquino posted in her Instagram account (withlovekrisaquino) her text exchanges with the President last Friday just to disprove rumors that PNoy collapsed. Kris Aquino’s post: […]

March 24, 2015  Tags:   Posted in: Benigno Aquino III, Malaya  18 Comments

Senators asked the wrong question

It was President Aquino who informed Interior Secretary Mar Roxas, Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, Armed Forces Chief Gen. Gregorio Catapang and the rest of the presidential party in Zamboanga on the Mamasapano debacle on Jan. 25, a source close to Malacañang said. That’s why in the hearings in the Senate and the House of Representatives […]

February 15, 2015  Tags: ,   Posted in: Malaya, Peace Process, Philippine National Police  48 Comments

Let him finish his term

I hold President Aquino accountable for the death of 44 Special Action Force commandos but I don’t want him forced to shorten his term which is due to end on June 30 next year. I’m not joining calls for him to resign. I’m against a coup de’etat. I want him to finish his mandate which […]

February 6, 2015  Tags: ,   Posted in: Benigno Aquino III, Peace and Order, Philippine National Police  34 Comments

10 min Aquino-Xi talk paves way for major policy shift towards China

It took only ten minutes under the chilly air at the lakeside garden in the suburb of Beijing to thaw the two-year frosty relationship between the Philippines and China. President Aquino and Chinese President Xi Jinping pulled aside during the tree-planting ceremony last Nov. 11 at at the Summer Garden of the International Conference Center […]

November 13, 2014  Tags: ,   Posted in: Foreign Affairs  6 Comments

No formal meeting but Aquino hopes for pull-aside talk with Xi Jinping in APEC

Two embarrassing incidents were in the minds of officials of the Department of Foreign Affairs when they decided not to request for a bilateral meeting between President Aquino and Chinese President Xi Jinping during the Nov. 10 and 11 Leaders Meeting of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation or APEC to be held in Beijing. But […]

October 26, 2014  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Malaya  3 Comments