Monthly Archives: May 2012

China’s Propaganda War


by Rodel Rodis
May 16, 2011
The most popular Filipino in China today is “a retired investment and merchant banker, a retired Certified Public Accountant, and a retired economist who loves to dabble in history and political science, among many other interests”. Continue reading

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Queries from readers


by Dr. Philip S. Chua.
May 16, 2012
Are soft drinks really bad for our health?
Most definitely, yes. On average, there are 10 to 15 calories per ounce of non-diet soft drinks, so a 12-ounce can contains 120-180 calories. Drinking a can of this “liquid candy” a day adds an extra 120 calories to the day’s diet. Continue reading

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Homiletiks (Part 1 of 2 Parts)

Share by Fermin Salvador. May 16, 2012 Tawagin natin siyang si Scalabrino. Isang lalaking Italyano ang lahi. Halos puti na ang lahat ng buhok at balbas, nasa paga-sisenta. Beterano ng Digmaang-Vietnam, na nagtapos noong 1975. Hindi ko alam dati na … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING ASIA! Asian-American Heritage Month


by Fred C. Wilson III
May 16, 2012
Ever since I was a 6th grader I’ve always had a special interest in Asia. Its’ people, Asian arts, its’ colorful cultures, and of course the food; oh how I just love the many delicious dishes that continent has created through the ages. What better way to celebrate our planet’s largest continent than by sampling the menus of local Asian restaurants. Continue reading

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Republicans Will Make Solyndra Mess A Campaign Issue


by Don Azarias
May 16, 2012
“The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the US Government cannot pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our government’s reckless fiscal policies. Increasing America’s debt weakens us domestically and internationally Continue reading

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Millionaires in the Land of the Poor


by Arnold De Villa
May 16, 2012
According to Floyd Whaley, writer of “The Sydney Morning Herald (May 16, 2012)”, Chief Justice of the Philippines, Renato Corona allegedly maintains 82 U.S. dollar-denominated accounts in five different banks with a total of $US28.7 million. Continue reading

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What is Uncle Sam’s Asia-Pacific strategy?


May 16, 2012
In an unexpected – but not surprising — turn of events in the Scarborough Shoal territorial dispute between the Philippines and China, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at a press conference last April 30 in Washington DC announced that the United States is maintaining a “neutral stand” in their dispute. Continue reading

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I see it crumbling, The Wall of Separation Between Church and State


As soon as Barack Obama made history when elected as the first Black President of the United States in 2008, the rise to political prominence and strength of the newly formed Tea Party also marked the beginning of GOP’s apparent loss of control to the ultra Conservatives and religious Rights. Tea Party favorites also rose to prominence as is the case of Sarah Palin, Michelle Bachmann, Rick Santorum and others. Continue reading

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Let’s make Jessica the 2012 American Idol


May 1, 2012
Jessica Sanchez, the American teen from Chula Vista, Southern California with Mexican and American roots, has wowed millions of television viewers all over America and other parts of the world. Continue reading

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Jennifer Lopez bares connections with Pinoys


May 16, 2012
Showbiz authority Ricky Lo did it again. The GMA 7 show host and Philippine Star entertainment editor and columnist interviewed again popular actress, singer and American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Continue reading

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