Illegal Drugs

Duterte and former President Cesar Gaviria of Columbia.

ON DISTANT SHORE By Val G. Abelgas In September last year, President Duterte sent PNP chief Director General Ronald de la Rosa to Colombia to see “how they won the war on drugs.” Apparently, De la Rosa wasn’t listening or simply ignored what the Colombian officials said because months after that trip, the deaths in the administration’s war on drugs continue to mount. In April Read More …

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PerryScope By Perry Diaz The generals of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) must be texting each other, saying: “Did you hear what Digong was saying these days? LOL.” Another general would probably respond, “He’s a weakling like Obama. Hahaha… LOLOL.” Another one would probably say, “Well, they both can go to hell so we can take their countries… LMAO.” And President Xi Jinping would probably Read More …

Trading Obama for Xi and Putin?

PerryScope By Perry Diaz President Rodrigo Duterte’s ascension to the Philippine presidency happened at a time when the country was anxiously waiting for the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s (PCA) ruling on China’s maritime claims in the South China Sea (SCS). And when the ruling was finally released on July 12 invalidating China’s “nine-dash line” claim and that China had no historical rights to the rocks, Read More …

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AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo The Philippine Star  The tragic killing of UST (University of Santo Tomas) cum laude graduate Cyrish Magalang had outraged both young and old. Young people of her age naturally felt angry over how vulnerable they’ve become in our society. Those of parental age felt the loss of so many years of love and dedication that her Read More …