Perry Diaz Is a demolition job against Trillanes in the works?

For someone who led a mutiny against the government, imprisoned for more than six years, ran for senator while lingering in prison, and won a Senate seat without leaving the confines of... Read more »

Revolutionizing martial law

Recently, political debate was sparked on whether the 1987 Constitution would allow President Rodrigo Duterte to form a revolutionary government in lieu of declaring martial law.  Supporters of Duterte say that by forming a... Read more »


It’s not everyday that someone would call the most powerful leader in the world a “moron” or anything close to that.  But that’s what Secretary of State Rex Tillerson did.  And for those who don’t... Read more »

The Donald and Kim Road Show

Many call it Cold War while some call it World War III in the making.  And there are a growing number of people – experts – who believe that it is a case of... Read more »

The Marcoses’ obsession with power

If forty-five years after the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos proclaimed martial law and 31 years after he was deposed by the People Power Revolution of 1986, you’d think that his heirs would stay... Read more »

‘Dutertesized’ Supreme Court

WITH PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte’s appointment of four new Supreme Court justices, he has achieved in creating a bloc of magistrates in the High Court who are expected to support his agenda in a... Read more »

Berting Kirat Revisited

This story was originally written under my byline, “The Mysterious Life of Berting Kirat,” on September 3, 2004.  It was a time when corruption was rampant in Philippine government.  With all the corruption and smuggling... Read more »

Can Donald duck impeachment?

With a belligerent attitude towards his own party, President Donald Trump faces a mounting opposition from his fellow Republicans in just about every move he makes.  In particular, Senate Republicans are divided on several... Read more »