A United Nations agency recently bared its assessment report indicating that the global cost of corruption is about US$2.6 trillion, or more than P130 trillion, $1 trillion of which or over P50 trillion comes in the nature of bribery. It is unclear if this figure includes payment for subtle or outright extortion demands.Read more
I’m an avid fan of your column sa Tempo and I just want to seek for answers that I think, matutulungan ninyo ako. I just want to know how my girlfriend got pregnant eh ever since naman po, nagwi-withdrawal kami. I know she is not cheating, pero paano siya nabuntis since I never came inside her? I know it is wrong but I am starting to have doubts on her.Read more
They can win big next year if they don’t screw it up.
Director General Ronald Dela Rosa, chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), defended yesterday his decision to give a second chance to a police colonel, who was relieved and whose last unit headed was abolished for wrongdoing, to their third return to the war on drugs.Read more
Believing that “balangay” deserves its rightful place not only in museums, but also in the consciousness of every Filipinos, the House Committee on Basic Education and Culture has approved a bill declaring the oldest watercraft in the country as the national boat of the Philippines.Read more
I am married and have been unhappy with my husband. Parang wala nang maganda sa aming dalawa. We don’t tell each other “I love you” anymore. We don’t kiss nor hug anymore. Kahit sex wala na. What should I do?Read more
Recently, in what was billed as the Muslim tour de force to stress their rightful demand to be heard by the government, thousands of Moros joined the Bangsamoro Assembly in Sultan Kudarat, South Cotabato.Read more
As I’ve said, what happened to you is a form of acquaintance rape. Rape comes when unwanted penetration of someone’s mouth, anus, or vagina by a penis or another object is done.Read more
The longtime Democratic House leader has had many successes, but changing times call for changes at the top.
The Senate is now about to pass the Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) if it has not done so by the time this column comes out. Together with the administration’s “Build, Build, Build” program under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) scheme, they are expected to usher in the country’s so-called “Golden Era of Infrastructure.”Read more