A respected and well-known forensic expert in the Philippines whose services were tapped by the Department of Health (DoH) to help identify the bodies in typhoon-ravaged Tacloban but had to pull out after being insulted by her counterparts from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), yesterday lashed out at President Aquino, saying his latest pronouncement on the slow body count had only exposed the extent of his incompetence and ignorance.
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People who are under so much pressure and stress say things that they may regret. We cut them some slack because they're under duress. Unfortunately, this privilege doesn't always apply to public figures.
When Typhoon Yolanda struck and things fell apart, all eyes—and ears—were on President Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" Aquino III.
Because today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women … “So free her … “
From Director Peque Gallaga:
Not since Marcos have we as a people been so polarized. As far as our hearts and minds are concerned it’s like we’re in the edge of a civil war. We are forced to take a hard look at ourselves and what we value.
Because of this, we are fighting friends in coffee houses, on the telephone, and on Facebook.
“We’ve seen people with every reason to despair, every right to be angry, instead find ways TO LAUGH, TO LOVE, TO STAND UP, and TO MOVE FORWARD… Maraming Salamat for showing us all how to LIVE.” – Anderson Cooper
SHE. IS. MADE.
Our very own Korina Sanchez has cemented her status as the best broadcast journalist to ever walk on Philippine soil after landing a once-in-a-lifetime spot on CNN.
We watched with immense pride and admiration as the Fighting Pride of Mother Ignacia took on CNN's Anderson Cooper for criticizing the Philippine government's highly organized and timely response to victims of Super-typhoon “Yolanda.”
THE OUTPOURING of support for the Philippines in the wake of super typhoon Haiyan is just moving. The government too. But slower.
The spirit of volunteerism is overwhelming. I experienced that yesterday in a relief center. These days, it feels great to be Filipino; it feels awful to be Korina Sanchez.
The other day, broadcast journalist Korina Sanchez criticized Anderson…
Probably the only Christian Dior commercial in existence that ever made me cry …