Director General Alan Purisima of the Philippine National Police is one lucky guy. But all that fortuity can’t be coming from nowhere. Is he reaping some sort of karmic reward? Was he a renowned guru, perhaps, in a previous life? A wise and benevolent king who dedicated his life to improving the lot of his subjects? A saint who died witnessing to his faith?
By Jose Ma. Montelibano
It really must be the moment for dramatic change. Last week, a young man was looking at the pyramid of the Philippine population, looking at the poor at the base, and said, “Tito, let’s flip the pyramid, let’s flip our order of priorities.”
The anomalies allegedly involving the Binays are outrageous, and the people didn’t expect President Aquino to react by simply saying, “I do not have personal knowledge [of these anomalies].”
By Neal H. Cruz
There is a joke among our old folk that when somebody sings out of tune, it would rain.
By Conrado de Quiros
Did Jojo Binay manage to turn back adversity with his remarks last Thursday?