A dangerous tide to sink all boats?

This tends to suggest that the May 9, 2022 elections will be waged as a personality or beauty contest, without any serious discussion of how the nation is to be governed, and systemic corruption stamped out. The Filipino voter cannot predict anything after June 30, 2022. And the president-elect who had promised to institute radical change will realize that his powers, under the Constitution, are far too limited to allow such change.

Corruption in media

There is corruption in the Philippine media. It reflects the social problem in Philippine society. Corruption is not limited to people in government, business and other sectors. It exists among those in the media.

SHIT in the time of COVID

The following was forwarded to me, and instead of trashing it because of its title and its unknown origin (although its references are mostly Christian), I gave it a chance—and I am thankful I did.

Again, the issue on the Separation of Church and State

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) came out with A Pastoral Letter and A Call to Prayer on July 16 appealing to the Filipinos to pray for the country because of the threat of abuses to freedom due to the signing of the Anti-Terrorism Law on July 3.

Villegas condemns pandemic fund scam, calls on Catholics to ‘protest’

Former Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) president Archbishop Socrates Villegas said he is “appalled by credible reports” of the “dishonesty, graft and malfeasance in scandalous proportions” while the country is being gripped by the Covid pandemic while encouraging Catholics to protest these acts “vocally and persistently” as possible.

Navotas lifts liquor ban

Navotas City lifted its liquor ban on Friday, October 15, with the National Capital Region quarantine status changing from Alert Level 4 to Alert Level 3. 

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4As suspends Gigil over Belo ad

Ad agency Gigil has been suspended as a member of the Association of Accredited Advertising Agencies of the Philippines (4As Philippines) after it released the controversial Belo ad in August. 

Salcedo Auctions The Well Appointed Life 2021

Salcedo Auctions The Well Appointed Life 2021

By Dexter R. Matilla Blue Harbor by Jose Joya Oftentimes life comes at you bringing unexpected change that while seemingly scary, can actually be an opportunity to reinvent oneself. It is not lost on anyone that the current global situation has enabled most to assess...

BTS raises US$3.6 million for UNICEF

Korean male group, BTS, generated US$3.6 million along with millions of social media engagement for their United Nations Children’s Fund’s (Unicef) campaign. 

Palace: Pacquiao made us proud to be Filipinos

Despite being a target of President Rodrigo Duterte’s tirades since becoming a critic of his administration, Pacquiao was hailed by the administration as a pride of the Philippines.