The evolution of the Philippines’ justice system

  When we investigated Binay in the Senate there were summaries and breakdowns and documents upon documents upon photos detailing the evidence. When Corona was being impeached, there were detailed lists of the charges against him and accompanying evidence. When we were decrying GMA for corruption and illegal detention we had names, dates, documents, and…

Get real GetRealPhilippines!

Definitely LOL-ing at the pretentious, yet again, attempt of getrealphilippines.com to discredit Leni Robredo. Nauubusan na ba kayo ng budget so you make up random marketing principles to support your claim? (Assuming the VP is a bad product) Hindi ba ang most basic marketing philosophy ay: any publicity is good for a product? Look at…

Jee Ick-joo slay case and the culture of impunity in the PNP

Just last week, an investigation revealed that a South Korean businessman, Jee Ick-joo, was strangled to death inside the PNP headquarters after being kidnapped by anti-drugs officers looking to extort money from his wife. SPO3 Ricky Sta. Isabel, main suspect for the abduction of Jee Ick-Joo from their home in Angeles City, accused the slayed…

A response to Mocha Uson’s column

First things first, how can we not notice the glaring shift of your tone in this article. The sentence construction and the rulebook college editorial feel are giveaways that you have an entire communications team of ghost writers and graphic pros at her disposal. As for the messaging, it’s no secret that you’ve been obsessed…

A twist of HISTORY: From a DICTATOR to a HERO

During the campaign, Duterte made a promise to the Marcoses, that if ever he became president, Ferdinand Marcos would be buried in the Libingan ng mga Bayani. This opened the argument of WHY should be a DICTATOR and HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATOR be buried in the LNMB and be honored as a HERO. A hero, as defined…

Duterte, paying off campaign debts to the Marcoses?

In his recent state visit in China, President Rodrigo Duterte brought along two familiar faces but surely, without purpose, as part of his delegation team. BongBong Marcos and sister Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos were not even in the initial and official list of the Philippine delegates to China. But lo and behold, on Wednesday,…

Terminator: Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte has been very consistent in his statements that this new administration will turn a blind eye to the shooting and killing of the alleged drug users and dealers. According to him, a “shoot-to-kill” order will be mandated until the end of his term. In one of his speeches, he has profoundly pronounced…

The downfall of the Dragon Lady

After she had lost in the May 9 elections, in her third attempt to win the highest post, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has once again lost yet another fight. She peacefully passed away in her sleep this morning after two years of battling with her stage 4 lung cancer. Known for her feistiness, which is loved…

Multo ng Kahapon: Ang muling pagbangon

Maituturing nga ng bansang Pilipinas na isang bangungot ang panahon ng Martial Law at hanggang ngayon tila patuloy tayong minumulto ng madilim na kahapon.   Hindi lamang sa ala-ala ng nakaraan, kundi sa literal na unti-unting pagbuhay muli sa isang diktaduryal na pamahalaan.   Aminado ang kasalukuyang presidente Rodrigo Duterte na lubos ang kanyang paghanga…

SC: No hero’s burial for Marcos until October 18

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Supreme Court said on Wednesday, September 7, the status quo ante (SQA) order on the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani will be extended until October 18. The original order for SQA (previously existing state of affairs) – issued on August 23 and…