Category: Tsinoy Beats and Bytes

Aksyon agad: balota, Bilibid at baboy

Why the silence and inaction? The Commission on Elections on Sept. 9 released the report on the recount and revision of votes in three pilot provinces where losing 2016 vice-presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” R....

Restorative justice miscarried

The recent ruckus over the aborted release from prison of former mayor Antonio Sanchez of Calauan, Laguna, flushed out a lot of hitherto buried issues. The public outrage over the order to release Sanchez,...

Chinese Embassy: Fight kidnap, gambling

The Chinese Embassy in the Philippines has publicly admitted the seriousness of problems emanating from their citizens’ involvement in Philippine offshore gaming operations and gambling-related crimes. It’s about time. In a warning and statement...

Courage to seek the truth

First, we hear self-ascribed whistleblower Bikoy, Peter Joemel Advincula in real life, implicating President Rodrigo Duterte’s children and allies in the illegal drug trade. Next thing we know, he was singing a different tune...

The guilty must pay

The Chinese vessel that hit an anchored Filipino fishing boat in Recto (Reed) Bank and abandoned its crew of 22 floundering at sea on June 9 must pay for its negligence. The joint investigation...

Crisis begets opportunity

Where there is trouble, there is opportunity. Recent events have given new life to this old cliché. The past months have been filled with news on the debacle created by a hostile United States...

The bamboo bends

The election frenzy is over, the dust is settling down. We are all sad, angry, disappointed and frustrated. We don’t deserve these people in the Senate. But they are the chosen ones, so let...

Brave warriors

Last April 9, we commemorated Araw ng Kagitingan or Day of Valor and remembered the brave heroes and heroines who gave up their lives for Philippine freedom – during the revolution against Spain, the...