The NBI Kills the NBP’s Underground Economy

The entire staffs of the Bureau of Correction (BuCor) of the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) from the chief down to the prison guards serve two bosses: the government, and the convicted VIP felons. As the BuCor’s personnel serve two masters,

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Leadership By Example Found It’s Mark

Among the best legacies that would be left by P’Noy with a lasting impact is the overhaul of the traditional devil-may-care approach of people dealing with nasty typhoons that yearly visited the country. In 2010, while on the campaign trail

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Undergoing Circumcision Rites

I had an inkling then I was a late bloomer. Kids of my age in the neighborhood grew taller and faster than I was. I couldn’t catch up with their adulthood mischief. I thought then their truancy and escapades were

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That Sticky “Heritage of Smallness”.

This picture disturbs me. The top picture shows a woman with a child sit on the second steps of the passenger jeep’s bumper, while the picture below shows two uniformed ladies, probably nursing students, stands on the jeep’s first step.

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For God’s Sake, Not Binay

Awash with cash, the Vice President Jejomar Binay could have probably commissioned two survey companies – one, for his own consumption, and the other one, for the public. This nationwide survey would determine if he is still a political force

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How Offense Can Be an Act of Desperation

When the whistle blower Ernesto Mercado presented at the Senate hearing of the overpriced Makati Parking Building the alleged Binay’s Hacienda in Rosario, Batangas, it made a big ruckus on the Binay’s camp. The worn out ruse “it’s only politics”

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The Mother of all Blunders

Who’s piss is higher… that of a politically naïve, Jun Jun Binay, or that of the veteran, man- of- the-world, former Vice Mayor of Makati Ernesto Mercado? The question is a no brainer. Jun Jun’s piss, paled in comparison with

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