Jojo Binay- former activist turned billionaire

It is about time that Vice President Jojo Binay should stand up and be man enough to face his accusers regarding allegations of widespread corruption against him and his family while Mayor of the city of Makati for 21 years. VP Binay and his family are the subject of the Senate...

Purisima has to go

Beleaguered Director General Alan Purisima of the graft ridden Philippine National Police (PNP)  has no other option but to resign to restore the people’s trust in the police force. The PNP, which has been plagued with bribery for years, have been facing widespread criticism from...

Corruption, corruption and more corruption

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has recently been in the “cutting edge” of controversy following the involvement of its personnel, including its head, General Alan Purisima, in illegal activities ranging from kidnappings, gun-for-hire, hold-ups and bribery. General Purisima,...

Expand DAP probe; Include other lawmakers and officials

The current probe being conducted by the Senate on alleged corruption among elected public officials should be expanded to dispel public perception that the Aquino government is only after its perceived political enemies. So far only Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jingoy Estrada and...

DAP fund controversy

I hope Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago’s intention to file a resolution requesting the Senate leadership to conduct question hour on Budget Secretary Butch Abad pushes through and force him to release vital information regarding the controversial Disbursement Acceleration...

In search of a good leader

The presidential election is still two years away, but the people are already excited about electing someone who can pluck the country from its present economic stagnation and institute meaningful reforms in government. Sad to say, however, the Filipino people are still left with...

Vice President Jojo Binay. Sinner or saint?

The ongoing Senate investigation on Vice President Jejomar Binay and his mayor son, “JunJun,” for allegedly “benefitting” from the  supposedly overpriced P2.3 billion car-park building in Makati is “worth keeping an eye on.” It would also be interesting to find out if the current...

From presidential shoo-in to shut-out

The bid of President Noynoy and his allies for charter change that will pave the way for extending his term beyond 2016 appears to have lost its luster as a result of strong public indignations and massive street protests. Even some of Noynoy’s political supporters have expressed...

Binay as administration candidate?

Vice President Jejomar Binay  must be grinning from ear to ear nowadays. Reports have it from political sources that the LP hierarchy is inclined to adopt Binay as their presidential candidate. The camp of DiLG Secetary Roxas however were quick to deny that there is no such move...