Politics

2019 SENATORIAL SURVEY

Out of the 70 senatorial candidates included in this pre-election survey probe, 15 have a statistical chance of winning. Virtually all of these probable winners are either incumbent or former members of Congress. Holding on […]

Politics

QUIT OR OUT

Imagine, Rep. Rey Umali told the Rotary Club of Manila last March 22, if Maria Lourdes Sereno were still chief justice in the next 12 years. Sereno is the chief justice who the Judicial and […]

Politics

DEAD MEN WALKING

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog is a dead man walking. His fate was sealed Monday (Aug. 28), the National Heroes Day, when President Duterte announced the assignment of Police Chief Inspector (Major) Jovie Espenido […]

Government

WHY DUTERTE LOVES CHINA

As the Philippines’ key geopolitical strategy, President Duterte has gravitated towards China’s sphere of influence. There are three reasons for this shift, away from the United States. One, China has plenty of money—for development assistance, […]