MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Jejomar Binay delivered his own “true” State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, August 3, 2015 in Cavite. Reportedly, in Binay’s speech he had accused the government of failing to alleviate poverty, increased unemployment and corruption. He also mentioned the Special Action Force massacre (SAF44), Luneta hostage … Read moreReactions, VP Binay Delivers “True” State of the Nation Address (SONA)
MANILA, Philippines – The negative reactions to President Noynoy Aquino’s SONA is downplayed by media, and reportedly most Filipinos are satisfied by the president’s SONA. But you just have to approach the rapidly disappearing Pinoy middle class and you’ll know Aquino’s SONA was not well-received. Here are some popular reactions. Mayor Rodolfo Duterte … Read moreReactions to Aquino’s SONA: Duterte to Aquino, “If the problem is recurring, is it Gloria’s fault or yours?”
MANILA, Philippines – Netizens reacted to Vice-President Jejomar Binay’s speech on June 24, 2015, Wednesday. He delivered his speech just two days after he resigned from the Cabinet. Binay reportedly lambasted the Aquino government for its crooked ways. This is contrary to Aquino’s slogan, which is “tuwid na daan” (straight path). The VP … Read moreComplete Text of VP Binay’s Speech; Netizens React to His Speech
MANILA, Philippines – It was surprising that the big TV networks did not air LIVE updates of the ongoing rally last February 22, 2015. It was only in the evening that the news was aired. Hundreds of cops and uniformed personnel were there to “guard” the PEACEFUL people who were rallying. Did those in charge … Read moreEDSA 2.22.2015 Rally Update
MANILA, Philippines – The EDSA 2.22.2015 Coalition is set to stage a rally on February 22, 2015 to call for President Noynoy Aquino (PNoy) and his cabinet to step down from office. The rally to oust PNoy is scheduled on February 22, 2015, the same date that the People’s Power Revolution started that … Read moreEDSA 2.22.2015 Coalition Set to Stage Rally for Philippine President PNoy to Step Down
MANILA, Philippines – President Noynoy Aquino and his government was lambasted and criticized by young people during the Q & A portion in one of PNoy’s appearances in the US. The video went viral on Facebook but there was no news about this in local TV stations – news blackout? Presently, it has … Read morePresident Aquino’s Government, Lambasted by Young People during his visit in the US
Ongoing Philippine President Impeachment Poll: Majority Says “Yes”; “Unconstitutional is not criminal” Says Philippine Government about DAP: Bad Example for Pinoys
Bong Revilla, the senator-actor has surrendered, reportedly, on June 20, 2014 to the Sandiganbayan for the graft and plunder charges against him.
US President Obama’s visit to the Philippines is, apparently, a success if one considers the outcome of the state visit last April 28 & 29, 2014. Obama has ensured US support for the Philippines, while simultaneously disclosing his message that peace should reign in the region.
MANILA, Philippines – As a longtime ally of the Philippines, the visit of US President Obama would apparently be construed as support and confirmation of existing friendly ties.