Just recently, a local actress drew flak for commenting on a public official’s wife’s post, calling it out for being “insensitive” in view of the current pandemic. I tried to see it in the local actress’ point of view, who may have a point but didn’t know how to eloquently say it. Maybe what she […]
Times of calamity, unrest, and pandemic truly test the people’s patience with their elective officials most especially. A scroll on your Facebook page illustrates this point emphatically: Governor vs doctors and doctors vs Governor on ways to prevent Covid-19, the Mayor and the missing chickens (that was quite funny), the participation of businessmen in political […]
The nation is still reeling from the health, economic and other effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, and now we face another major issue that pricks a Filipino’s sentiments, not just because of its possible sweeping effect, but because of its ill-timing. Congress (and the Senate as of this writing) has proposed legislation (a bill) called […]
A brief guide to help you assess what you’re planning to buy, whether personal goods (i.e. motor vehicles, gifts) or real property (i.e. condo, land).
What’s in a name, goes the Shakespearean play, and it goes on to say that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. In the Philippine jurisdiction, a name could mean open doors of opportunity, like if your surname is Zobel or Ayala. It could also pave the way for a career in politics, especially if the family name has held favorable elective posts, like Pimentel. On the other hand it could spell trouble – Barretto, anyone?