This is an excerpt of President Barack Obama’s speech about the death of Osama bin Laden. “Today, AT MY DIRECTION, the United States launched a targeted operation against that compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. A small team of Americans carried out the operation with extraordinary courage and capability. No Americans were harmed. They took care to… Read More Obama’s Speech on Osama Bin Laden’s Death
After a long hiatus on news about Bin Laden, the world is given a very positive, most welcome news: OBAMA BIN LADEN is dead!. That’s the breaking news right now on CNN. This very good news should be followed by tighter security all over the world. Islam radicals don’t sit and mourn over this top-level… Read More Obama Bin Laden Is Dead
Is it too late to talk about the Janjan Suan controversy? Janjan Suan will always be relevant. Willie Revillame will be a permanent fixture in Philippine television, whether we like it or not. Philippine politics will always be dirty. Noble intentions will always be marred by politics. Amidst all these, we could only hope Janjan… Read More Janjan Suan: A Victim Many Times Over
I salute the dignified silence in which the Japanese people collectively chose to manifest their grief. The 50 men and women who are still inside the Fukushima power plant deserve to be recognized all over the world for their continuing heroic work – some may be unwillingly, but they still do. The rest of us who can… Read More The Japanese People and Japan’s 50 Amidst the Crisis
Condolences to the family of the late general. Do you know of other suicides committed by politicians or people involved with politics who were thrown into a scandal in the Philippines? Former General Angelo Reyes earlier told the Philippine Daily Inquirer in an interview that he would never do anything that would besmirch the name… Read More Angelo Reyes: High-Profile Suicide in the Philippines
We were watching CNN tonight and they were reporting about the Egypt political turmoil. I can’t help but notice “WEDNEDAY”: In fairness, after a few minutes CNN corrected its typographical error.
He is Senior Inspector Rolando del Rosario Mendoza. Former Senior Insp. Rolando del Rosario Mendoza was a multi-awarded officer who was cited in 1986 by Jaycees International as one of the 10 outstanding policemen of the Philippines. In January this year, he was ordered sacked by the Office of the Ombudsman together with four other… Read More The Hostage-Taker
So, Mar Roxas gave in to the pressure. He is giving way to Noynoy Aquino, whose greatest qualification and claim for popularity is being the son of Former President Corazon Aquino and hero, Benigno Aquino. One of the greatest (for me) statesmen of Philippine politics, Doy Laurel, gave way to Corazon Aquino back in 1986 as she represented… Read More A Korina Country?
I love her! I once read that she was the real organizer in Bill Clinton’s rise to political power. But, of course, Bill Clinton has the charisma. They are the epitome of a power couple. But, watch this: Even this highly-driven woman needs to struggle out of her husband’s shadow.
Got this from April’s blog: Funny or irreponsible journalism? Picture above was printed in Manila Bulletin, one of the biggest newspapers in the Philippines. Facts: Picture above was of ex-President Cory Aquino’s recent funeral President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is the current president of the Philippines Aquino and Arroyo are the only two female presidents of the Philippines Ex-President… Read More Untimely Funeral?