After the airing for less than three months, speculations soar high that by this time Willie Revillame’s show at GMA-7 Wowowin would be already off the air. Allegedly, it could be ascribed to the program’s loss of money spent on production and airtime. However, one of the bigwigs of Wowowin Rackie Revilla claimed that co-producer… Read More »

5 years of empty promises and dashed hopes

True to tradition, President Aquino gloated about his small accomplishments, ignored his unfulfilled promises, and placed the blame on the previous administration for some of his failures in his two-hour State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) last Monday. Among his few successes is the sustained economic growth during his five years in Malacanang. Even the opposition can’t deny… Read More »

A story of hope and inspiration

I took a break last Sunday and watched a concert by the very popular REO Brothers in downtown Los Angeles, and was so awed by the group of youngsters from Tacloban City, I decided to take a break, too, from writing about politics and write about the band instead this week. The story of this… Read More »

IN MISSISSAUGA A Sideshow Too Vital to Miss

“Snakes hide in grass, people behind their lies.” ― nopain TORONTO – As I walked past the makeshift tents outside the building fronting Mavis Rd. in Mississauga on Saturday afternoon, August 1, the pot-bellied guy holding a foam plate of food advanced towards me in greeting. He looked big, perhaps because of his bulk, but no taller than… Read More »

Jojo Binay can still win

MANILA Despite all the bad news swirling around Vice President Jojo Binay, the crowds still turn out wherever he goes. Are those people just being polite, as is the Filipino custom, and warmly welcome any guest to their communities? Or maybe they’re the usual Filipino rubber-neckers who have nothing better to do than come out… Read More »


Q. Hello Atty Wong! Meron lang sana akong inquiry ulit sa iyo Atty. Wong. While in Canada, I continued paying my SSS premium contribution thru voluntary scheme program, now that I already reached my 60’s, I was informed by the SSS office that I have a option whether to wait getting my pension benefits until… Read More »


Just recently, Movie, TV, Radio Classification Board (MTRCB), summoned TV executives of ABS-CBN twice in a row. Firstly, for the foul language used in some scenes of the top rating TV drama series Pangako sa Iyo (Daniel Padilla-Kathryn Bernardo). The board found it unsuitable for Kids. Secondly, after receiving many complaints from TV viewers, MTRCB… Read More »


Q. 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… Read More »

‘Tuwid na daan’ only for foes

Four legal luminaries confirmed what has been obvious all along – that the Aquino administration practices “selective justice” in dealing with corruption. It took Vice President Jojo Binay five years to state what many people, including this writer, have been saying from the very first year of this hypocritical administration that has been boasting of… Read More »