• Standpoint

    Filipinos Will Always Remember Dolphy

    You will know if a person was loved by many. The death of Philippine Comedy King Rodolfo “Dolphy” Quizon Sr. is not only a lost of his family but for many Filipinos around the world. Every heart that he touched with all life’s lessons he taught and laughter he shared which gave a lift for many, Dolphy is unforgettable. As I joined those ordinary people who are very eager to view and give last respect to his wake at The Heritage Park, I’ve got an unexplainable feeling while watching them and I did not noticed that tears fell off my eyes. Elderly, children, disabled persons, even pregnant women with their…

  • News Coverages

    Playing With Your Patience

    If you are waiting for someone for more than two hours, you would probably want to hate that person. Waiting is not easy. What could be worse than waiting for 8 hours everyday for something unpredictable to happen? And where are you waiting? In front of a hospital, watching the busy street and traffic. Admiring how clean the doctors’ and nurse uniforms and the patients who come and go out of the emergency room and the main building. For some, it may not be an ordinary or daily scenario – how the media people play like patintero with the security personnel and loitering around the hospital. Yes, they are the…

  • Standpoint

    Will There Be Another Dolphy?

    (UPDATED on July 10, 2012) He is a long time and the only known as king of comedy in the Philippine movie and entertainment industry. Rodolfo ‘Dolphy” Quizon made every Filipino’s heart warm and happy with his original style of presenting comedy films and shows. Nowadays, there are more showbiz personalities who followed his footsteps but no one, yet, beat his remarkable and effortless performances. Dolphy, is one of a kind great actor of his time. I grew up watching him and suddenly he was lost in the air because of his battle against diseases since 2009. Maybe some people did not notice his absence but for those he made…

  • Bad Customer Service,  Standpoint

    Media-Unfriendly Hospitals

    It is not to justify colleagues in media. Admittedly, some members of the press are lacking some discipline but it doesn’t mean all are the same. Prominent government officials and celebrities who are being hospitalized, are of course, newsworthy for media people. Reporters may tried to ignore it but since public figures are involve, they have no choice but to cover it. I started covering hospitals or I can call it as “hospital beat” when the former President Gloria Arroyo were confined at St. Luke’s Medical Center- Global in Taguig City. Then followed by the coverage at The Medical City because the impeached Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona was…