Category: Homeland

BY DR ED ESCULTURA – The 1Sambayan has a huge challenge: to win the 2022 presidential elections. Is it achievable in 11 months?       Here’s what we know: if elections were held now Sara Duterte would get 28% of the…
Leni Robredo: the Quintessential Woman

Dateline Seattle: Leni Robredo: The Quintessential Woman Bicol Mail -July 22, 2021 BY GREG CASTILLA – A barrage of disinformation – the kind that only pernicious, insecure, and well-oiled politicians can do through their troll farms – is on the…

BY FELIX ORCULLO To supporters of President Duterte, six years in the presidency without re-election is not enough.  Seems like an unfinished business.  He is not allowed to run for re-election according to the Constitution.  Just one term for six…
The Philippine Corner

Dr. Ed Escultura       Corruption has become a way of life in the Philippines but it has become even more rampant during the administration of President Duterte. Added to it is the mishandling of the COVID – 19 Pandemic that…

BY GREG CASTILLA – The recent decision by the Philippine Supreme Court to dismiss for lack of merit the election protest filed by former senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos against Vice President Leni Robredo was a big blow to the son…
Paean to the dying Pasig River

BY FREDDIE RABELAS OBLIGACION, M.D. – The Pasig River, one of the major Philippine river systems, connects Laguna de Bay to Manila Bay. Spanning 25.2 kilometers (15.7 miles), it bisects the Philippine capital of Manila and its surrounding urban area into northern and southern halves.…