PDAF-PDAF Forever

Please allow me to make a rare diversion on this blog, chose to write this now before biz issues flood my brain. This morning, I attended a forum sponsored by Philippine Daily Inquirer w/ former NEDA Chair Cielito Habito as resource person about pork barrel. And late...

Divide And Conquer

This strategy has been used time and again by leaders to keep  control of the people, area or situation. And this is being used right now by the giant oil companies in the Philippines to dictate oil prices at the same time silence resistance from consumers. For the...

When Brother’s Fight

I’m  pre-occupied with current events lately following both international and local news. The international news of interest has something to do with my faith. While the local news have an immediate effect in our part of the world.  Both,  however,  have...

The Choice Of Leadership

The world almost stop as it watch history unfold at uncle Sam’s backyard. By now, it’s evident who the new US President would be. As there are cheers of celebration, others are also sorrowed by defeat. From the voters point of view The most important issue...

Pilipinas Circa 70

Pilipinas Circa 70 is how I recall the Philippines when I was still a kid. No pollution, no traffic, peaceful and the best era for Pinoy films and OPM.

The Hatred Towards The Poor?

Poverty violates every human rights there is. If you are poor and seriously sick, going to a private hospital is not an option.  Try going to  a public hospital and if you’re lucky, they will give you the run around. I happen to know how two patients in need of...

Tired Of People Power?

I was with my daughter at Chocolat and we were waiting for our slice of choco cake and frozen hot spanish chocolate when the headline of Manila Bulletin, March 2, 2008 issue, caught my attention. Bishops: Not Taking Sides On Politics . And to quote: Catholic bishops...

Middle Class In RP Shrinking

It’s one bad news after another? It only bolstered claim by politicians that though the economy is growing, it does not benefit everyone. On Sunday (10/28/07), I posted my musings to a news article printed in the inquirer about the worsening unequal sharing of...
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