Pacquiao and Lucio Tan Have Uncanny Resemblance?


Minutes after scoring a spectacular win against American-Mexican slugger, Brandon Rios last Nov. 23, in Macau Cotai Arena,  Manny Pacquiao faced the media and expressed thanks for the people praying for his successful comeback in the ring and offered his victory to the people in Tacloban who were recently ravaged by typhoon Yolanda.  The boxer turned two-term…

The Best In Us, The Worst In Us In The Wake of Storm Yolanda!


Every disaster that hits the Philippines brings the best and the worst in the Filipinos.  The recent typhoon, internationally known as Haiyan, that devastated central Visayas, Friday, November 8, was no exception.  On center stage are people, including two huge TV Networks mobilizing their staff and working overtime to repack  goods, food,  and medicine for…

Lorna Kapunan Comes Swinging At AMLC!


Lawyer Lorna K’s plea for AMLC’s­ (Anti-Money Laundering Council) freeze order to be tempered with justice seems hollow and puny. She was upset that the  agency froze not only her client’s various accounts but accounts of the children and their ATMs as well.  She expressed fear that the children cannot go to school and could starve because of…

Heaven Weeps and The Books The Marcos Apologists Must Read!


Heaven weeps uncontrollably  over the unabated corruption in Metro Manila that its tears  flooded in “biblical proportions” its major thoroughfares.  In my own sense of irony I viewed  with endless trepidation the sight of my 24 year old daughter coming home early morning from a midnight shift of 12 or sometimes 16 hours to make honest money…

Why Honest Public Servant Is Hard To Find These Days!


Netizens were up in arms against the lavish lifestyle of a 23-year old Filipina,  Jeannie C. Napoles. According to Rappler, she has in her name a unit in Ritz-Carlton Tower, L.A. California, worth about $2 million; she parties a lot, accessorizes  herself with expensive designer bags, shoes and gowns and  jewelries. It looks like we have…