This is a compilation of minimum age of criminal responsibility of countries in Asia. Each country in Asia has a different minimum age of criminal liability. If a 6 year old Singaporean child commits a crime. He or she cannot be legally sued in any court, because in Singapore, the minimum age is 7 yearsRead More
This post was originally published by sister site Bisaya. Most Philippine presidents come from Luzon, of the total 16 presidents, only 4 are Bisaya. The basis of this list, the president must be born in Visayas and Mindanao, secondly – must speak Cebuano, Boholano, Ilonggo, Waray or any language common or originated in the Visayas.Read More
Remember the names and faces of these lawmakers. You can base your decision if you’ll stick with some of them or remove them off your list in the next national election. A number Filipinos, at least those who are “in the know” are disappointed with Commission on Appointment’s (CA) final decision on Gina Lopez asRead More
I was based in Manila when the Moro Islamic Liberation Front terrorists attacked the innocent civilians in Lapayan, Lanao del Norte on August 18, 2008. It was worrisome to hear such news, but “worrisome” is too nice a word. My parent’s house was just about 12 kilometers away from where the massacre happened. MILF murderedRead More
This is a list of living Liberal Party of the Philippines politicians. This list could be useful for supporters who only vote based on party affiliation of a certain politician, or for an opposing supporter who hates any politician belonging to the Liberal Party. The list is only for media-popular politcians. 1. Joseph Emilio “Jun”Read More
This would surely come off as a surprise to most, that the former dictator was a Liberal Party member, and not only was he just a member, he even served as its officer for many years. So, Ferdinand Marcos can pass up as a “Yellowtard”, a derogatory term for Liberal Party politicians and its supportersRead More
Senator Win Gatchalian’s Christmas greetings sent through a text message didn’t sit well for one recipient. The receiver of the text took to Facebook to vent his ire. “Senator Win Gatchalian Thank you for the greeting but please stop #Spamming everyone. I’ve gotten 3 in last week alone. You should have spent your SMS campaignRead More
Former President Manuel L. Quezon was the most popular political personality during his time. Making the present President Rodrigo Duterte’s popularity pales in comparison. Almost every city in the Philippines has the Quezon surname – Quezon Avenue, Quezon St, Quezon Memorial Hospital and many more. 1. The Most Popular President. The Baler, Quezon born garneredRead More
The death penalty has finally been restored in the Philippines on Wednesday, December 7 by the House Justice committee with 12-6-1 votes. The death penalty was last abolished in 2006 during president Gloria Arroyo’s term. This is how House Justice Committee voted: In favor Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas, Ilocos Norte 1st District Deputy Speaker FredenilRead More
Most advocates of federalism here in the Philippines are from the provinces, and I myself is from Iligan City, and I was promoting it in the internet forums since 2005. So, it’s not a surprise that President Rodrigo Duterte, who is from Davao City is pushing for federalism form of government. Even before Duterte wasn’tRead More
Many netizens react on Senator Leila De Lima’s bill about the police warning the suspects through a megaphone during crime operations. She dubbed her bill as “Anti-Extrajudicial Killing of 2016”, but the social media is abuzz about it. Stephen Rznsk initially thought that it was a spoof. But it’s not from AdoboChronicles, guys. Even SenatorRead More
Mariano Marcos, was the father of the kicked-out former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos. Several schools and other structures in the Ilocos Region were named after him, three of these are Don Mariano Marcos Memorial Elementary School, Don Mariano Marcos Memorial Elementary School. Roads and streets were named after him. Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City usedRead More
Kung ikaw ay makakapagboto sa United States election this November, sino pipiliin mo, si Donald Trump o si Hillary Clinton? Take your pick below.
Two decades of terror have marred the administration of former madman Ferdinand Marcos with forced disappearances, killings, and mass murders or known as massacres. The most popular of these massacres are Jabidah and Escalante massacres. In this list are the massacres done by the Ferdinand Marcos government, particularly the Philippine military. There were otherRead More
It’s a joke that could land a naive Filipino in jail for five (5) years or a fine of not more than forty thousand pesos (P40,000.00). These punishment are no joke at all. Whether you intentionally utter it with your mouth as a joke especially in front of government authorities, even non-government ones such asRead More
We Filipinos are indecisive. almost everyone of us are – the ordinary citizens, our parents, the politicians, our company supervisor. Everyday, our indecisiveness can be seen everywhere. We can be strict today, but the next day we become lax and comfortable. We are all guilty of it, but we blame the politicians and policeRead More
Get to know our two national leaders, President Rodrigo Duterte and Vice-President Leni Robredo.
Has the millions of Filipinos been continuously fooled for more than 50 years including the president-elect Rodrigo Duterte about Ferdinand Marcos’s controversial claim as a “soldier”? According to a The New York Times article published in January 23, 1986 entitled, “Marcos’s Wartime Role Discredited in US Files”. It basically says that the former president’s WorldRead More
The Pacquiao family are favorite subject in jokes by gays, usually in comedy bars and TV shows. The most famous gay who make fun of the Pacquiaos is Vice Ganda. But despite all the bullying on Pacquiao because of their think Bisaya accent, not once did we ever hear them complain on the media. NotRead More
This is Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index map. Dark red means highly corrupt, while the light yellow color means the cleanest. The Philippines is dark orange. Denmark scored the cleanest country, while North Korea and Somalia tied as the most corrupt.
Aurora Aragon Quezon, was the wife of President Manuel L. Quezon (1935 to 1944). She was born on February 19, 1888 in Baler. Her maiden name was Aurora Antonia Aragón y Molina. She was the first Chairman of the Philippine Red Cross in 1947. Together with her daughter and son-in-law on the way to Baler,Read More
“I believe in justice but I also believe in compassion, especially that she’s a woman,” – Joseph “Erap” Estrada Jr. on former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
The full name of the present president of the Republic of the Philippines (2010 – 2016). Answer: Benigno Simeon Cojuangco Aquino III