It wasn’t Nancy Binay’s fault that she won. Her candidacy and her nomination as a party candidate of UNA went through a selection process, rigged as it may be claimed by some or not.
We have people that we know or truly care for at the local geographic community level, in the places where we reside. Perhaps, for some of these privileged few, you would be more than ready to offer your life if need be. But how about to the over 90 million more “others” out there who — whether they really like it or not — are labelled as “Filipinos”?
The Philippines finally launched its marketing campaign to attract more tourists to visit the country. I applauded the efforts done when it was launched. But as days, months, and years pass by, I begin to dislike it because of two things: the state of our country's airport and consumers not being no. 1.
On February 25 we commemorate the EDSA People Power Revolution, the glorious four-day peaceful revolution that toppled the Marcos dictatorship and paved the way for the restoration of democracy in the country. This momentous event is a testament to the Filipinos’ uncompromising love for freedom. Celebrating EDSA will not be complete without remembering Ninoy Aquino, the hero, the martyr; the man who laid down his life so that the Filipinos would be free.