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Q: Who’s Behind SLEX Tollway? A: Same Guys Behind Meralco and Maynilad

They control electricity, they control water, they control telecommunications – and more recently – they now control roads – that’s what you get for privatizing without liberalization – monopolies and vested interests in bed with government. Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC), formerly First Philippine Infrastructure, Inc (FPII), is a Philippines-based holding company. The Company acts as a holding company for the shares of Benpres Holdings Corporation (Benpres) and First Philippine Holding Corporation (FPHC) in First Philippine Infrastructure Development Corporation (FPIDC).

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VIDEO: Word of the Lourd – A Whiff of Fresh Air in Philippine Mainstream Media

I say – More WOTL Less Wowowee. Finally, the Philippines has a TV show that tells it as it is. Initially, I thought it was an indie-film. But obviously, it isn’t. The Philippine entertainment industries reason for producing B-movies and re-imagined Mexican/Korean/HK telenovelas is that there is no market for such fare. I find that […]

BANDILA Interview with Richard Gordon/ABS-CBN's Media Personality and Filipino Voters Are Called Out, Get Pwned

The quintessential Sen. Richard Gordon is honest, straightforward, is not a panderer, and tells it as it is in his latest interview with Bandila’s Ces Drilon.Issues addressed: The survey issue; The “short-temper” issue and how it transformed Subic and got the Automated Poll Act passed; “Excuse me – I have been a Red Cross volunteer for 42 YEARS; ” Lito Lapid was able to pass one law, Noynoy Aquino was not able to pass one law.; Stating a fact is not “tinitira”; Media dumbing down the electorate. Funding for teacher’s monthly salaries of PhP 40,000($800) a month; The Aquino-Cojuangco dynasties have not shown any results; The “Chairman” issue in Subic.

Does an Aquino loss automatically mean there was massive cheating?

Filipinos Should Protect the Ballot – Against Noynoy Aquino Do you really believe that just because Noynoy lost, he was cheated? Survey are snapshots of a general frame of mind during a certain period in time. Just because there is a preference for one candidate does not mean that the preference will be sustained until […]

Efren in Total Drama Island

Got a heads up about ABS-CBN winding up its taping of another episode of “Maalaala mo kaya” featuring “karitonkid”. Obviously, it’s another source of content to bolster its ratings – no different from CNN allowing multiple votes per person in its Heroes program. My first reaction was here we go again. Another opportunity for oligarch-owned […]