How Rappler helped defeat Mar Roxas

By JoeAm When you spend your whole life in one city, you live the values and speak the language of that city. When you live in one culture for your whole life, you live the values and speak the language of that culture. When you are a reporter in one culture all your life, you … Continue reading

I Choose to Believe in Mar Roxas

w By Wilfredo G. Villanueva (In Pilipino and English) Para sa mga maka-Mar, at hindi maka-Mar pero: hindi pa rin bilib maski kanino—pwede pang magbago ng isip, medyo nagugulumihanan na kay Duterte, nagtataka bakit ganun si Grace sa coco levy fund at kay Danding, ‘di na masikmura si Binay,  Alam ninyo? Pagbinabasa ko ang mga banat kay … Continue reading

Mar Roxas: Ang Alamat, Ang Kathang Isip at ang Tutuong Tao

w ni Joe America, isinalin sa Pilipino ni Wilfredo G. Villanueva Iisa-isahin ko. Una, yung alamat, sunod yung sabi-sabi, pagkatapos yung tutuong tao. Ang Alamat Kapag andyan na siya, ang nasa isip mo yung alamat. Para sa iba, maaalala mo yung mga picture niya, sako-sakong bigas, nakahiga sa isang bloke ng yelo, semplang sa motorsiklo. … Continue reading

“Mar Roxas: the man, the myth, the legend”

(Translation link: Mar Roxas: Ang Alamat, Ang Kathang Isip at ang Tutuong Tao) Well, I’ll take them out of order. First the legend, the myth and then the man. The Legend It is true that Mar Roxas arrives on the scene as a legend. For some, it is for his photos, of bags of rice, lying … Continue reading

Takuza, Tagay at Kung Bakit May Tulog si Mar Roxas

w ni Wilfredo G. Villanueva (The Society of Honor blog was started and is managed by Joe America, an eponymous nom de guerre for an American man who has a love affair with the country. It is a group blog of Philippine matters and issues, sometimes written by Filipinos in-country or abroad but mostly by … Continue reading