Because if Manny Pacquiao has a green card - which makes him a permanent resident or US immigrant - then he can't be a Philippine congressman.
Joe has just sent me the following message through his e-mail, since I e-mailed him eons ago:
Today, however painful, I have to write again about Ruffy Biazon because the Justice Secretary said he was among the 33 former and current lawmakers to be charged for malversation, graft and bribery before the Ombudsman.
And how we can repay this By Raïssa Robles The outpouring of sympathy and help from all corners of the world, from governments and people, was like a warm embrace to a grieving nation. There are few events in the world that make humanity come together so selflessly. Typhoon Haiyan was one of them. We, Filipinos, will never forget this. […]
Just my opinion By Raïssa Robles I can’t for the life of me recall a more cutting, more vituperative speech being delivered during a Senate session by a senator against another colleague. Not even at the height of the coup attempts against the late President Corazon Aquino when Senator Juan Ponce Enrile was accused of being the coup mastermind. Enrile […]
From Raïssa Robles Today there was a bounce, a vigor, a purpose to boxing champ Manny Pacquiao as he danced around the ring, throwing punches at Brandon Rios’ bloodied face. UPDATE: Pacquiao made this promise to the typhoon survivors after his victory: “It was very difficult for me [not to visit the ravaged areas] because I was in the middle […]
Analysis by Raïssa Robles The presidential race – a mere 30 months away – has begun in earnest among three contenders: Vice President Jejomar Binay, Department of Interior and Local Governments Mar Roxas and Senator Bongbong Marcos. All three were on the storm-devastated island of Leyte just this Sunday November 17, separately giving aid and consolation to victims of Typhoon […]
The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs and the Hong Kong Chief Executive Office jointly issued the following statement today after officials met on the unresolved issue: Here’s hoping the issue will finally be resolved to the satisfaction of everyone, including the Hong Kong victims.
Punishable by six to 12 years imprisonment By Raïssa Robles Fr. Chito Damaranan of the Salesian Society of Don Bosco is angry. He wrote today on his Facebook page: “There are unscrupulous government people who slow down the pace of relief distribution for they are repacking the goods, by stripping away all signs that they came from foreign donors and […]