Drug War deaths – the insult after the injury

By Chemrock Media says bodies from the drug war in Philippines are piling up in funeral parlours and if anyone say this is fake news, this photo tells a thousand stories. It’s from a UK media. Someone should tell Senator Cayetano that foreign media has all along been present in Philippines, there is no need … Continue reading

The AlDub Phenomenon Revisited

   By Wilfredo G. Villanueva Dear Sir Wilfredo G. Villanueva, I’ve read long ago your take on Aldub Phenomenon entitled “The Social Significance of Aldub” written on September 22, 2015. I am currently doing a study on the impact of the Aldub Phenomenon; An Assessment and I would like to seek your views now about … Continue reading

Is ICC Duterte’s Waterloo?

by Chemrock “Criminal case vs Duterte filed before International Criminal Court” …screamed Philstar headline. There is no case against the president, at least not yet. The self-confessed hitman Edgar Matobato, through his lawyer, lodged a complaint at the ICC against Duterte and 11 others, that’s what transpired. There are only 3 ways a case may … Continue reading

Remember: Duterte took the election from Binay, not Roxas

By Joe America Duterte took the election from Binay, not Roxas. This is a very significant point, and if you give me a few lines of reading, I’ll explain why. We have discussed the ‘failure’ of the Aquino government and its designated heir, Mar Roxas, to speak across the great divide to reach the hearts … Continue reading

Philippines’ economic pie – some things to chew over

By Chemrock If you are checking in to find out what condition the country’s condition is in, I would refer you to Manuel Puig’s novel “The Kiss of the Spider Woman”. The whole novel is a conversation between two jailbirds, Molina a homosexual, and Valentin, a Marxist activist. Molina represents the majority of Filipinos, those … Continue reading