What I would do if I were GMA boss

Last week, this blog and Ralph Domingo’s From the Tube discussed and enumerated GMA Network’s present and persistent problems which aims to debunk their never-ending claims to the leadership of the ratings game in Philippine broadcast television. (to fantards reading this thinking na may pinapanigan kami, sorry na lang kayo.) This time I would likeContinue reading “What I would do if I were GMA boss”

GMA needs rehab (#NumberOnePaMore)

Towards the end of the previous year I promised that I will make a piece on the present state of GMA Network, with their incessant claims to leadership despite the opposite. (Only in Mega Manila. You have a major problem in the provinces. Di kami may sabi nyan.) (Please lang GMA, tigilan niyo ito.) RalphContinue reading “GMA needs rehab (#NumberOnePaMore)”

Ang nakakairitang telco system sa Pilipinas

Ano mararamdaman mo kapag nakaranas ka ng sobrang bagal na internet at sobrang bagal na customer service? Tapos yung ikaw na ang naperwisyo ikaw pa ang pagbabayarin? Nakakainis diba?  That exactly was our experience. Common knowledge naman sa atin na ang internet sa Pilipinas ay isa sa pinakamabagal sa Asya pero isa rin sa pinakamahal.Continue reading “Ang nakakairitang telco system sa Pilipinas”

My Take: How to effectively counter a potential ouster plot

With social media abuzz with the so-called #LeniLeaks, i.e. the supposed exchange of messages between journalists working for 2 respectable media institutions, leaders of overseas Filipino groups, and the office of the second highest position in the land. If these are verified, as some top Duterte apologists (Thinking Pinoy, Sass Rogando Sasot, and others) allege,Continue reading “My Take: How to effectively counter a potential ouster plot”

New friends, new partners

(The Russian Navy anti-submarine ship Admiral Tributz, as photographed, docked in Manila for a four-day goodwill visit. Photo courtesy of CNN Philippines.) One of the first major stories of the year is the ¬†four-day goodwill visit of the Russian Navy in Manila in an effort to expand contact and relations. This has culminated a long-standingContinue reading “New friends, new partners”