BY MARY JOY FERNANDEZ “Ganito kami sa Makati.” Thus was the famous line of the Binay clan throughout the past elections. Now dubbed as the financial capital of the Philippines, the city boasts of skyscrapers home to high end businesses. Makati is also proud of the benefits it gives to loyal residents such as free… Read More The struggle for power: Keeping up with the Binays
BY JENELE GRACE MANE AND DARIEN MITCHELL BAS As the Philippines once again lent its soil for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2015, the world witnessed 20 of APEC’s most powerful leaders and other 7,000 delegates landing on the archipelago’s shores and getting VIP treatments while making Filipinos feel like “second-class citizens” in their own… Read More APEC 2015: Weighing gains and losses
BY RAIZA JAVIER The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) has recently been removed from a travel survey’s World’s Ten Worst Airports for 2015, but a Facebook post that went viral last September exposed a fiasco that might as well have put NAIA at the top of the list. Filipino-American Rhed Austria de Guzman recounted on… Read More ‘Tanim-bala’ scam: is NAIA still the worst?