POGO in Cebu

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 09/15/2019

  A few months back, a friend invited me to the launch of a residential and condominium hotel in Lapulapu City.  It was not an ordinary event in the sense that the property developer was not some…

Bilibid Mafia

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 09/08/2019

The Senate probe on the botched implementation and interpretation of RA 10592 otherwise known as the Good Conduct Time Allowance is supposed to review the law that reduces the prison sentences of persons deprived of liberty PDL…

A barefaced lie

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 09/01/2019

  “It is not a secret if it is known by three people,” is an Irish proverb that warns of the dangers of sharing secret stories but it also applies to the way top officials of the…

Vigilance and social media thwarted the early release of Antonio Sanchez

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 08/25/2019

When newspaper reporters received a disturbing information on the evening of August 20, 2019 that convicted rapist and murderer Antonio Sanchez will soon step out of the New Bilibid Prisons a free man, they immediately checked the…

CDIG-7 crackdown on illegal gambling, for real?

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 08/11/2019

Thinking that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s order to shut down all PCSO gaming operations was meant to sweep off all forms of legal and illegal gambling throughout the country, a priest told mass goers in his homily…

The name of the game

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 08/04/2019

  Corruption in the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) is nothing new.   In August 04, 2016 or exactly three years ago today, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte pronounced during an environmental summit in Davao City that the…

Land Bank deserves commendation

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 07/28/2019

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s threats to abolish the Landbank of the Philippines ostensibly for “not financing agricultural enterprises” had this corner wondering where he sourced his data because it certainly didn’t sound like it came from the…

A classic Battle in Manila

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 07/21/2019

The truism“everybody loves a winner”comes to mind in the intense media attention accorded to the very popular Manila City Mayor Francisco Domagoso better known as Isko Moreno.   After trouncing former Manila City Mayor Alfredo Lim and…

Economic boom in Northern Mindanao 

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 07/14/2019

  ILIGAN CITY – This highly urbanized city in Northern Mindanao is living up to its name as a first class city with its wide roads and a busy commercial district that hosts dozens of restaurants, a…

Kapa’s political muscle

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 07/07/2019

  With 5 million members and financial muscle estimated at P50 billion, it is no surprise that controversial Kapa Community International Ministry founder Pastor Joel Apolinario is being talked about in the league of influential religious leaders…

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