President Duterte, since elected president of the Philippines, has been calling on congress to grant him emergency powers to supposedly address the terrible traffic conditions in Metro Manila. That sounded like a very good idea until we noticed that the President makes decisions which are purely based on nothing but impulse. Decisions in government, specially … Continue reading Emergency Powers for the President? Hell No!
Corruption! Corruption! Corruption! The Philippines has long been plague by corruption in all levels of government – from the most basic barangay units to the highest government office; from the smallest government agency to the biggest GOCC. Corruption is everywhere! Convicted plunderers have been pardoned and are now holding public office again. Are you fucking … Continue reading The Culture of Corruption in the Philippines
The Filipino people has long been at the mercy of two telecommunications giant – Globe Telecom a.k.a Globe and the Philippines Long Distance Telecommunications Inc. a.k.a PLDT. These are the only two mobile, landline, and broadband networks provider in the Philippines and the lack of many options for consumers has put the public in a … Continue reading Telco Monopoly in the Philippines and the Terrible Condition of the Consuming Public
The Philippines boasts itself as one of the countries with the most number of English speakers in the world. This is in fact one of the reasons why the Business Process Outsourcing industry has been continuously growing since the very first company, Accenture, was established in 1992. English speaking clients prefer Filipinos over other nationalities … Continue reading Inglis: The Deteriorating English Proficiency in the Philippines