1898 was the year when Julian Felipe prepared the score for the “Marcha Nacional Filipina Magdalo” named after the person who commissioned him who uses Magdalo as his nom de guerre. He borrowed notes from Spain’s “Marcha Real” and the French’s “Marseillaise“, It was intended to be background music during […]

I’ve been roaming around social media and I stumbled upon some opinions about the characteristics of the electorate. Primarily I wanted to just laugh on how bitter these “concerned citizens” are but in the end, I came to realize how contagious and disastrous these people can be in the nation-building […]

It’s almost a decade now since I left the country, I had many reasons but one of the most important is how dysfunctional our countrymen is when they choose their leaders. “One man’s leader can be another man’s despot” I quoted this from one of the veteran writers of GRP […]

A few days ago before we started our much awaited 10 day holiday also known as “Golden Week” our union in the company had a small meeting, we talked about how we have reached our targets, some areas where we need to improve, etc. After the meeting we all stood […]

“I’m dishonest, and a dishonest man you can always trust to be dishonest! Honestly, It’s the honest ones you want to watch out for because you can never predict when they’re going to do something stupid!” – Captain Jack Sparrow, Pirates of the Carribean VP Leni Robredo, of all the politicians […]

The desperation of the country’s Liberal Party and its supporters to demolish the Duterte administration once again left me in awe. From rallying western human rights advocates who are completely ignorant in our country’s internal affairs and situation to intervene during the alleged EJKs to “boosting” their sorry excuse influencers, […]

33 years ago a nation celebrated their victory in toppling a dictator, vivified by the mainstream media the Filipino people danced, jumped, and sang but forgot to think about what’s gonna happen after. Sometimes I ask myself did the nation really win? Did “The People” really gain power? I know […]

Famous for its youthful fashion and culture,  Harajuku became a shocking sight of a terror-attack yesterday at the beginning of the year. 12:10 am Tokyo time during New Year’s day a car deliberately plowed into crowds of revelers injuring 9 people leaving 1 in critical condition. The suspect 21-year-old Kazuhiro Kusakabe […]