my opinion

It’s no wonder

It’s no wonder

Before, politicians would use their own money for donations to funerals, hospitalizations, scholarships and basketball leagues that are obviously aimed at getting the people’s votes, but now they are using the people’s money for their own political agenda. No Wonder

commotion in the Philippines

commotion in the Philippines

Where is the commotion about? to work for a humanitarian mission. The woman then talks about “entering the gates of Hell”, describing the views in Manila, meaning the pollution, rivers and creeks full of garbage, traffic jams of several hours, prostitution and child trafficking.

Bakla, the third sex in the Philippines

Bakla, the third sex in the Philippines

What could be the reason for the presence of so many Bakla, the third sex, in the Philippines? To me it looks if there are more than ever before. I visited the Philippines for the first time 25 years ago and I live here now almost 5 years. To me it seems that the number(…)

child actors in the Philippines, maybe child exploitation

child actors in the Philippines, maybe child exploitation

First I should say that I am not against child actors, as long as they do this job in the time they are free of school. A good education is the best a child can get. Big money from a young acting career is not as good as a decent education. And this is where(…)

December 2012 a month to remember

December 2012 a month to remember

December 2012 was a month of tragedy and defeat in the Philippines, but also triumph and victory, but is also was a month of knock-outs. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III defeated the Catholic Church and the tobacco lobby by using his popularity to push through twin laws to provide free condoms to the poor and(…)

Happiness in the Philippines

Happiness in the Philippines

The Philippines has a reputation as a happy place with friendly people, but the 2012 World Happiness Report ranks the country among the least happy, or 103rd out of 155 surveyed countries worldwide. The report was published by the highly respected Columbia University’s Earth Institute. The rankings were based on a “life evaluation score”, which(…)

south west monsoon in the Philippines

south west monsoon in the Philippines

This week eighty percent of Greater Manila was covered in waters that in some parts were nearly two meters (six feet and six inches) deep, after more than a normal August’s worth of rain was dumped on the city in 48 hours. More than twenty people have died and two million others have been serious(…)

new interesting website in the Philippines

new interesting website in the Philippines

Rappler is a new social website launched in the Philippines recently. Lots of unbiased information can be found there, also about the impeachment trial of Corona. The CEO and Executive Editor is Maria A Ressa, whom we still know from her working at CNN some years ago. She leads a team of journalists and other(…)

doomsday postponed

doomsday postponed

It is May 24 today and we are still alive, nothing happend May 21. According to the ‘prophet’ it is due to an error in his calculations that nothing serious happend a few days ago. It will now happen October 21, 2011. THE world did not end on May 21, 2011. Family Radio’s Harold Camping(…)

sex in the Philippines

sex in the Philippines

–WARNING– If you visit this page through search terms as ‘sex’ or ‘girls’ or something like that, you will not find what you are looking for on this website. You are welcome to see what this website is about, but do not expect to find addresses or pictures where you can find what you look(…)

if Santa is planning to visit me

Santa is bringing gifts to lots of people in the world every Christmas. It is a long tradition and will never stop I think. For this year however I would like to ask him if he is planning to come to my house he doesn’t have to. I’d rather have him send one of those(…)

Who the hell does Willy Revillame thinks he is

Who the hell does Willy Revillame thinks he is

  Who the hell does Willy Revillame thinks he is? Lately there is a lot of friction between former Wowowee host Willy Revillame and his former employer TV station ABS-CBN. A short history: Several years WR was hosting the popular TV noon show WoWoWee for ABS-CBN and with great success. Viewer’s rates were high and(…)