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 […]
Towards genocide and anarchy, and street riots. Invasions in reverse ━ no planes no tanks, only refugee boats. Is it an inevitable human crisis of biblical proportions?
Several controversial banners such as the one placed in an overhead pedestrian crossing in Quezon City were displayed in various parts of Metro Manila. The party or persons responsible for installing the banners have not yet been identified as of press time.
It is in defence of my Christian Catholic faith that I write this. I was deeply appalled by what Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte stated in defiance of the existence of God.
The indicators are there. The majority of Supreme Court justices who decided in favour of burying the remains of Dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (Heroes Cemetery) appear to be the same justices who chose to approve the quo warranto verdict against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.
CALAMBA CITY — In just a matter of six months, three clergymen have been killed. That served as enough reason for some priests in Laguna province to acquire firearms to protect themselves against would-be assassins. Add to that the frustrated murder of a fourth priest in the same town.
In an obvious attempt to curb child abuse, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull delivered the Federal Government’s response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex abuse.
During this month of June, many women in the Philippines and perhaps from many parts of the world want to become a ‘June Bride.’ I thought it fitting and appropriate to share my experience in wooing my ex-girlfriend who is now my wife.
More than 20 years ago before migrating to Australia, I used to remind my children to always take a shower and shampoo their hair whenever they get soaked by rain. My staff in the bank where I worked used to give that same excuse whenever they would be absent for work. “I got drenched last […]
It’s 2018 ? a brand-new year. For many, it’s time to turn over a new leaf, time to make resolutions. But how many of us are really capable of keeping resolutions? We are probably able to do it over the next few weeks, maybe months. Then oooops! A slip of the tongue, a lapse in […]
My latest visit to the Philippines led me to this above-captioned hypothesis. As I walked the streets of Metro Manila, I saw children begging from passers-by and from motorists stuck in traffic. I saw adults with their children sleeping on sidewalks, wearing filthy and tattered clothes. They stink from afar, obviously unable to take a […]
MailOnline reported in May on another case of a young girl who bleeds from her eyes, nose, ears and skin every time she gets a headache. Phakamad Sangchai, aged 7, from Nongkghai, Thailand, started profusely bleeding more than six months ago.