The Hypocrisy of Manny Pacquiao


A bill seeking to reinstate the death penalty passed one of its’ toughest hurdles this week as the House of Representatives approved it on third and final reading. The bill will now be sent to the Senate for a similar vote, although a rejection seems unlikely given that high-profile senators are in favor of it – such…

Not a Theocracy


In a country where the vast majority of the population profess a belief in a Higher Power, it is easy to mistake that the system of government we live under is a theocracy. Many Filipinos forget the secular nature of the Philippine Republic, that it is enshrined in the 1987 Constitution that the church and…

Looking back at where they Started


At the height of all the Manny Pacquaio controversery, I can’t help but to take advantage of its popularity to prove a point. Just like what everyone else said, after Pacquaio stopped Cotto in the 12th round of their historic fight the spotlight in the Philippines wasn’t on our new record-breaking, history-making, seven-title holding champion and…