It was way back in 1976 when I was asked by an American bank to manage Visa and MasterCard operations in the Asia Pacific Region. Though I had to live in a suitcase, I thoroughly enjoyed the job visiting neighbouring countries in Asia. But being a Filipino, I was particularly interested in the tourist arrivals […]
With the renewed relationship that’s growing between President Duterte and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, there is a lot of goodwill that has been going on between the two countries.
The Movement Against Tyranny-Australia (MAT) presented a timely discussion on the human rights situation in the Philippines, with a roundtable session held at Western Sydney University last month on Oct. 25.
Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison who is currently based in Netherlands commented that “Duterte’s plummeting approval and trust ratings amid the soaring prices of basic commodities, arrest of opposition leaders, disgruntled elements in the military and the formation of groups opposed to the administration, would hasten the end of […]
Bayan Muna chair Neri Colmenares accused the Duterte administration of treating dissent as a crime, denouncing the arrest of nine members of militant groups in a series of operations by the military.
Nearly a century of marijuana prohibition came to an end as Canada became the first major Western nation to legalize and regulate its sale for recreational use.
You could be fined $60,000 or put in prison if you refuse.
President Rodrigo Duterte admitted that his ‘only sin’ is the extrajudicial killings as collateral damage for his administration’s brutal war against illegal drugs.
The Philippines is probably the only country in the world that celebrates the yuletide season as early as September.
Edgar Matobato, self-confessed member of the notorious Davao Death Squad, categorically said that he personally witnessed Rodrigo Duterte kill at least eight times.
It looks so real; so lifelike
To cope with the increase of domestic and international inbound tourists in the Philippines, Cebu Pacific executive Mike Szücs announced their aim of flying more passengers in 2018 and onward.