The most meaningful way to celebrate Philippine Independence Day on June 12 is by boycotting “Made in China” products until China abandons its illegal invasion, occupation and militarization of the Philippine territories in the West Philippine Sea.
Category: Tell Tale Signs
Can a Filipino American who was born and raised in San Francisco, who served four years in the U.S. military, and who travelled to the Philippines on a U.S. passport, ever be elected president of the Philippines? It almost happened. In the May 2010 Philippine presidential elections, the official vice presidential candidate of the administration […]
We were eating lunch at a Daly City home and watching “Eat Bulaga!”, the popular noontime variety show on GMA TV, when someone commented that he read on Facebook that two of the show’s hosts, Vic Sotto and Joey de Leon, were involved in the gang rape of a young Filipino American actress named Pepsi […]
I was asked this question by a curious TV reporter early last month in San Francisco. My response was quite simple. There are push and pull factors that are at play, I explained. The main push factor is the poor Philippine economy where an average Registered Nurse (RN) earns only about 5% of what an […]
While China’s brazen occupation of the Philippines’ Scarborough Shoal, located just 125 nautical miles from Masinloc, Zambales, has captured all the national and international attention, little has been mentioned about China’s occupation of the Philippine mining industry, an entirely different issue from the Filipino Chinese (“Chinoys”) domination of the Philippine economy.
China’s newest Public Enemy No. 1 is no longer exiled human rights activist Chen Guancheng but Loida Nicolas-Lewis, the New York-based national chair of the US Pinoys for Good Governance (USP4GG).
San Francisco, CA. March 8, 2012 . To describe the ongoing Senate impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona as a farce is to be spot on accurate as a farce is a comic play in which authority, order, and morality are placed at risk in a ridiculously absurd situation where everything goes wrong or […]
SAN FRANCISCO, CA . When Sen. Ramon Revilla, Sr. was undergoing surgery at Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto in 2003, he was regularly visited by consuls from the local Philippine Consulate. As he did not know how his surgery would turn out, Sen. Revilla candidly shared information about his personal life.
I first learned about Filipino teen-age girls selling their bodies on San Francisco’s Sixth Street from a Filipino senior citizen manong who viewed the pitiful sight from his hotel window. A Filipino American police officer personally confirmed the manong’s account to me and added that many of the young Pinay prostitutes are high school drop-outs […]