Q. Good day po Atty. Magtanong lang po ako km po ay 8 magkakapatid pero magkaiba po ang tatay  naming. Ung 6 kong  kapatid sa unang aswa ng nanay ko . Kami 2 sa pangalawa po ung nanay ko po na kasal  sa tatay ko na namaty na po. Itatanong  ko lang po sana kung… Read More »


                    ‘Now Jesus himself had pointed out that a prophet has no honour in his own country.” John 4:44   CHICAGO (JGL) – Many people think, the twin surreal triumphs of foul-mouthed  President Rody Duterte in the Philippines and anti-establishment President-elect Donald Trump in the United States elections are the most lasting legacies left… Read More »

A year of hope and uncertainty

A feeling of uncertainty has deepened in the Philippines as coup rumors and martial law talk ushered in the New Year. Both talks about the possibility of destabilization moves and a coup attempt and speculations about the possible declaration of martial law were started by President Duterte himself and his allies. As early as two… Read More »

Duterte is no Magsaysay

MANILA President Rodrigo Duterte’s communications secretary, Martin Andanar, has compared the President to an earlier one, Ramon Magsaysay. As they say in Hollywood, “that’s a stretch.” I’ve commented before that the work of mouthpieces is a tough one. I understand that rah-rah boys have to put the best spin on their clients: My boss is… Read More »


Most anybody in and out of showbiz would always comment that young actor Joshua Garcia will the next John Lloyd Cruz in looks and talents. More so with Joshua’s admission, he’s often compared with co-ABS-CBN actor John who’s his idol. “It’s my dream to work with John Lloyd in a project, be it in TV… Read More »

No Easy Way to Say Goodbye.

One day this week, I got the bad news that the father of my children who has been battling brain cancer is back in the hospital and prognosis was uncertain. So my boys promptly took off for Atlanta, Georgia where he now lives with his new family, to maybe have parting words with their dad, and help… Read More »

EVELYN M. MARQUEZ Legacy for Mankind

~ My daughter Evelyn bequeathed her brain to medical science to help demystify brain cancer that had afflicted her and led to her death o n Christmas Day in London, England. That’s her legacy for mankind. On a more personal note, she had not forgotten what I most treasured – books. So she left me… Read More »


Hi attorney, I’m from Canada. I got married in the Philippines to a Filipina since 2011. We have two daughters, three(3) and two(2) years old respectively. They are in the Philippines with my wife. At first my marriage seems perfect, we did plan to live here in Canada since it has a lot of better… Read More »

Keep Christ in Christmas

By Butch G. Galicia Lolo: I’ll be the Santa Claus. Grandchild: I’ll be the Christmas Tree! Lolo: Huh? Grandchild: Presents, Lolo, presents! ***** Aysus! Gifted child ba ang tawag diyan? Kung present, at hindi nag-forced leave, ang mga ninong at ninang at si Santa Kulas, puwede. Inspired lang duon sa sinabi sa sine: Be the… Read More »