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Notorious fake hero died 25 years ago


This September’s theme is Filipino heroism. We cheered Gilas’ courageous performance at the FIBA World Cup and saluted the way outgunned, outnumbered Filipino soldiers bravely faced off with extremist rebels in the Middle East.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »


Hot business models for our times


Let us now praise nuisance candidates, like the annoying Elly Pamatong, who would liberate our reefs from China’s clutches with just a few well-placed firecrackers. I wish him well.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Global Networking

Will Pacman be China’s pitchman?


China’s official state-run China Central Television (CCTV) announced on August 25 that Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, the winner of eight world boxing titles, had entered into an agreement in Beijing with the Chinese government “to establish a string of boxing academies” all over China with the aim of helping to “grow the sport in China and provide [...]

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »

Emil Amok!

Pacquiao and Lincecum: Tale of two sports icons

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Ask any Filipino sports fan to name the two most dominant athletes with full or part-Filipino heritage and would there be any other names beside the pugilist Manny Pacquiao and the San Francisco Giants double-Cy, twin-no hit hurler, Tim Lincecum? Anyone else out there? Back in 2009, when Pacquiao was on the rise, he appeared at AT&T Park to promote [...]

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos | Read More »


Bakit bad trip ang pag-alis ng Filipino sa core curriculum


Hindi ako academic at matagal na rin akong di naging bahagi ng education system sa atin.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »