Author: The Journalistic View

Demoralized Military Alumni?

This weekend, I attended the 112th alumni homecoming of Philippine Military Academy in Baguio City. It was very noticeable that only few cavaliers attended the event compared to previous years. Traditionally, most of the graduates of the academy find time…

A Reasonable Death Sentence?

After the Department of Foreign Affairs in the Philippines tried to hide the information, it is now confirmed in public— three Filipinos will be meted out with the death sentence next week for drug trafficking charges in China. President Noynoy…

Suicide, An Admission of Guilt?

News about former Secretary Angelo Reyes’ apparent suicide is all over the internet, television networks, radio stations and expected to monopolize the tomorrow’s newspaper headlines. Some people judged him as guilty after apparently committing suicide. Others presumed that maybe Reyes…

Double Whammy

Four people were killed and 14 others injured when an “big bomb” went off inside a passenger bus travelling along Edsa in Makati City today. Police said the bomb was so powerful that it created a hole on the Newman…

A Lip Service

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III tasked the Department of Energy to soften the impact of recent oil price increases on the public. The chief executive was bothered with continued hikes in the world prices of oil. Diesel retail prices had…