Misamis Oriental Gov. Antonio CalinginMisamis Oriental Gov. Antonio Calingin, in prison for 18 years, convicted for graft

MANILA, Philippines—The Sandiganbayan has sentenced former Misamis Oriental Gov. Antonio Calingin of up to 18 years in prison over the missing spare parts of two vehicles of the provincial government worth more than P2 million.

In a statement it issued on Friday, the Office of the Ombudsman said More »

corruptionReforming the Bureau of Immigration:
The doorway of corruption…

In this season of Christmas, ground zero for many Filipinos are our airports with many balikbayans and overseas Filipino workers coming from all over the world. Amid complaints of the state of our airports, one good thing has definitely happened—reforms at the Bureau of Immigration have worked.

In his State of the Nation Address in 2013, President Aquino castigated the Bureau of Immigration (BI) for its alleged corruption More »

People Power & No to RH

People power no-to-rh“It is quite ironic that for a country that gave the world “People Power”, so many RH advocates are so willing to push the passage of the RH bill primarily to stem the tide of “runaway population growth”, to borrow their own term. How easily these RH proponents forget the lessons of the past: that we were able to overthrow a dictator by our numbers. People Power. Power from the People, and of the People.“[1]

Hopefully what this “PEOPLE POWER” article has said will More »