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Category: Politiks

Look at What Foreigners Say About Duterte’s Remark on the UN

President Rodrigo Duterte took the international media by storm when he made a straightforward remark on the United Nations he thinks is meddling with is administration’s fight against drugs. He threatened to leave the organisation and criticised the UN for failing to address hunger and terrorism citing Syria…

Ten Reasons why Leila De Lima is the Most Hated Senator

I bet you would agree with me, Leila De Lima rose to popularity because she is hated and here’s why. Leila De Lima had a lackluster performance as chairperson of the Commission of Human Rights. She defended the rights of criminals, terrorists and communists rather than the innocent…

My Story on Marimar: The Mindanao Drug Queen

I remember Marimar. She is the infamous drug queen who controls the biggest drug distribution industry in Mindanao. She is feared. She is powerful. The Beauty of Thalia The first time, I heard her name decades ago, I think of the beauty of Thalia. I think of a face that…

A Tale of Two Freak Chopper Accidents

There is something about drugs, chopper accidents and the Liberal party that tickles my imagination. On May 17, 2010, Governor of Quezon Province, Rafael Nantes died in a freak chopper accident. His helicopter exploded in mid-air. In August 18, 2012, Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo…

Cagayan de Oro Proudest in Duterte’s Inauguration

Mindanao fashion designers had their share of fame and honor during President Rodrigo Duterte’s inauguration on June 30, 2016. Cagayan de Oro silk weavers and fashion designer however are the proudest. Duterte is the first president of the Republic of the Philippines who comes from Mindanao. President Duterte wore…

Gen Loot: Mayor by only Seven Votes, Subjected to Lifestyle Check in 2009

Former General Vicente Loot, became mayor of Daanbantayan by a margin of only seven votes. Yes seven. Guns, Goons and Massive Vote Buying He won the 2016 mayoralty race under the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) over the incumbent Augusto Corro, who ran under the Liberal Party banner. The latter accused…

Duterte calls Pangilinan a puppet. But who was Duterte referring to?

Manuel V. Pangilinan recently warned the incoming president to leave business alone. Duterte not to be told off, rebuked him saying, “You are only a puppet!” But who was Duterte referring to. Duterte is referring to none other than Anthoni Salim. Anthoni Salim who? He is the third richest…

An Open Letter to the Philippine Media from a Dutertard

Dear Philippine Media (The Corrupt and Irresponsible Media), I think that you just don’t get it. If Duterte says he does not want any more press conference with you till the end of his term, he means it. I know you didn’t see things coming. It…

The Love Story of Ninoy Aquino and Cory Cojuangco: The Luna Connection

Most of us know how Ninoy Aquino and Cory Cojuangco met and fell in love. But what really tickles my curiosity is how their marriage joined wealth and power from their ancestors. The common source – General Antonio Luna and the 1899 Philippine Revolution. Closely-Related Family Ninoy and Cory…

Drugs: China’s Subtle Scheme of Destruction

Drugs and politics go hand in hand in a corrupt government – like the Philippines. But if there is anyone laughing their hearts out today it’s the drug cartels, the oligarchy, and China. If you allow me, let’s travel back to a few centuries earlier. Britain…