Category: APEC

‘First World Philippines’

Karlo Mikhail Mongaya “If the ‘matuwid na daan’ continues, in a generation’s time we’ll be a First World country,” an emotional President Aquino said in his final State of the Nation Address last July. More of the same rhetoric on … Continue reading

only-in-the-philippines moment #laglagbala #APECtado

i thought it was white noise that would go away fast — something the aquino admin would quickly resolve the most painless and graceful way possible, seeing as the APEC summit looms, and the idea is to put our best … Continue reading

Posted in APEC, aquino admin, lumad, naia

spaced out phnoy

asked at the APEC ceo summit what the aquino admin is doing to address the high cost of electricity in the philippines, the prez waxed euphoric about alternative sources: There are substantial gas deposits—so enormous that they “dwarf” the Malampaya … Continue reading

g-20, apec, aquino, and the peso

MANILA, Philippines—Six Filipino activists who had planned to take part in alternative meetings that are set to run parallel to the G20 summit in South Korea have been deported from Seoul, their colleagues said on Sunday. … The activists were … Continue reading


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