Favorite Broadcast Journalist Captures the Heart of Duterte

People probably wonder why no male news anchor from the mainstream media conducted the one-on- one live interview with Duterte last Thursday, December 29, 2016. Could it be the bosses of these news organizations thought female news anchor could elicit

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Corruption Where Everbody Wins

If there is one case of the government’s corruption, which put the Philippines in an advantageous position, it is this 50 million extortion of the Commissioners of the Bureau of Immigration’s (BI) on Jack Lam, a gambling tycoon. This was

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Revenge in aid of Narco-Politics

Revenge unmasked the face of narco-politics in the Philippines. During the month, August 2016, Duterte issued pronouncements indicative of narco-politics looming large in Philippine’s horizons. On August 17, Duterte detonated his opening salvo against Sen. de Lima. He said, she

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Premeditated “EJK” precursor for suspension of “writ of habeas corpus”?

President Duterte believed the version of the Operatives behind the killing of Roland Espinosa, the Albuera Leyte Mayor whom he identified earlier as a narco-politician. The Senate investigation found holes in the Operative’s presentation of the case. For example, why

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A “Gray” Extra Judicial Killing (EJK)

  People’s automatic thoughts of the death of Albuera Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa under Police Custody is a classic case of Extra Judicial Killing (EJK). Ensued investigation, for sure, will follow. At the very least, it would come out as

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Duterte’s Repertoire of Rhetoric

  He who doesn’t care to be ousted would remain. He who doesn’t afraid of being killed would live. He who has no concern of losing the presidency would finish his term.   Depending on one’s crystal ball this could

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An Apt Trick For An Old Dog

  As people say, you cannot teach an old dog a new trick, but you can tempt him not to bark bad words. How? Easy! In Duterte’s case, a team of speech writer could be of help. Each member of

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