The Singaporean model and its applicability in the Filipino setting

(Apologies for the quite low-quality capture of the iconic Merlion.) In most political forums (most especially those advocating for a shift to a parliamentary form of government), you’ll see how the Philippines is being compared to Singapore, from internet speeds, implementation of laws, how disciplined the people are, how modern the infrastructure is (road, rail,Continue reading “The Singaporean model and its applicability in the Filipino setting”

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GNTV should have had regional news

With the ABS-CBN Regional Channel still in its infancy, let’s take a look back at the time when GMA News TV should have had the opportunity to expose its regional newscasts to a larger nationwide audience. In early 2014, GNTV began hinting that its four primary regional newscasts (Balitang Amianan, Ratsada, Balitang Bisdak, and Testigo)Continue reading “GNTV should have had regional news”

Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa (Part 1): Language vs. Dialect

Over time, this has become a point of contention, and despite efforts to rectify this long-standing misnomer it is still being perpetuated by media and schools, that is calling all the major languages in the country (other than Tagalog) as “dialects”. We shall dedicate this post in rebuking this narrative. When we say it isContinue reading “Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa (Part 1): Language vs. Dialect”

ABS-CBN Regional Channel launches today

Viewers will now be able to catch a glimpse of the best of the country’s sights, cuisine, and people as ABS-CBN Regional Channel (ARC) starts its initial telecasts today. Programming consists of the content ABS-CBN produces for its regional audiences, such as local TV Patrol editions, Mag TV Na, Saturday public affairs shows, Kapamilya MasContinue reading “ABS-CBN Regional Channel launches today”