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Accuser’s claims just sour grapes


Manuel Mejorada, who has accused Senate President Franklin Drilon and two Cabinet members of plunder, told the Senate blue ribbon committee his basis for the allegations is Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia.

Posted: November 18th, 2014 in On Target | Read More »

The judges are worse than the ‘criminal’


It looks like some of those who judged former Chief Justice Renato Corona in his impeachment trial at the Senate are themselves more corrupt —much, much more corrupt—than he was, if the accusations hurled against them are found to be true.

Posted: November 15th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

Another DOH irregularity uncovered


The perceptive public, and this columnist too, was not surprised at all when Vice President Jojo Binay backed out of the debate with Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV set for Nov. 27 which he himself had asked for.

Posted: November 13th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

Tacloban victims can’t forgive Aquino

President Aquino listens to the updates on the rehabilitation efforts given by Guiuan Municipal Mayor Christopher Sheen Gonzales at the Guiuan Public Market in Barangay 6, Poblacion, Guiuan, during his visit to Eastern Samar Nov. 7, 2014, the eve of the typhoon Yolanda anniversary. He skipped Tacloban, which suffered the brunt of the super typhoon, due to, what many people suspect, political considerations. Photo by Gil Nartea/ Malacañang Photo bureau

Whatever reasons President Noy may have had in skipping Tacloban City for the commemoration of the first “Yolanda” anniversary, the people, especially the victims, can never forgive him.

Posted: November 11th, 2014 in On Target | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ tragedy remembered


A year ago today the strongest storm on record hit Eastern Visayas and claimed many lives.

Posted: November 8th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »