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Justice for sale?

If Senator Antonio Trillanes’ exposé is true that some cases in the Court of Appeals are being decided not on merits but on how much a person facing a lawsuit is willing to pay a judge to get a favorable […]
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Ninoy Aquino Int’l Airport stinky no more?

Here is something positive, for a change, to say about what the Aquino administration is doing for the good of the country. Of course, this is not about the Mamasapano massacre or President Noynoy’s desire to railroad the approval of […]
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Court martial the responsible

Investigations conducted by the Senate and the Philippine National Police (PNP) Board of Inquiry (BOI) held President BS Aquino ultimately responsible for the tragic outcome of the Mamasapano incident. Resigned PNP Chief Alan Purisima and former PNP-SAF chief Getulio Napeñas...
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Hacienda Luisita untouchable?

The wealthy and influential Cojuangco family of President BS Aquino has been running the 6,453-hectare Hacienda Luisita since they bought it in 1958. President Aquino’s grandfather, the late Jose Cojuangco Sr, father of the late and former President Cory Aquino, […]
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You reap what you sow

Recently, various labor groups congregated at the historic Mendiola bridge to commemorate the 28th anniversary of the “Mendiola Massacre,” with the hope of getting justice for the families of the slain farmers. It you may recall, on January 22, 1987, […]
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Emotionally distraught

It must have been emotionally painful for jailed Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla to see his actor-turned-politician son “Jolo” lying in a hospital bed with a gunshot wound in the chest. It was good that Sen. Revilla was given permission by […]
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Fighting for legacy

The long-awaited mega bout between Filipino ring icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and America’s undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather JR has finally been set on May 2 this year at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The upcoming bout […]
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Mamasapano whitewash

Allegations of a cover-up on the Mamasapano bloodbath have surfaced following the abrupt decision of the House of Representatives to suspend its hearings until completion of the Board of Inquiry (BOI) report. Suspension of the hearing is part of a […]
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Hocus pocus in the Senate

The ongoing Senate committee hearing to ferret out the truth about the Mamasapano “misencounter” will lead to nowhere. It is very obvious that Senators conducting the investigation have one common goal – to extricate President BS Aquino from any involvement […]
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Roxas wants Purisima, Ochoa out

You just cannot sit down and talk with President Noynoy these days. His close associates in Malacañang said the President is “depressed.” The President did not even attend the annual awarding ceremonies of the Ten Outstanding Young Men of the […]