Posts Tagged ‘filipinos’

Former AFP Budget Officer George Rabusa testifying alleged corruption involving high-ranking AFP generals (photo from yahoo images)

By Earlie Doriman

I still believe there is hope for our country. Whilst this massive corruption alarm, allegedly consummated by these high-ranking officials of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), I nonetheless trust with conviction that someday the ordinary Filipino people will find justice and integrity in this broken nation. Tall order indeed! (more…)

by Earlie Doriman

Whilst Filipinos are still in euphoria over Manny Pacquiao’s impressive victory against the much bigger Puerto Rican boxing champ in the full packed MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas last Sunday, 15th Nov, 2009, politicians and wannabes are making their way into the scenes and desperately trying their best to let the voting public feel their presence even to the extent of appearing like silly cows.  Why do they still have the nerves to pretend they have the nicest intentions of serving the nation when in truth and in fact, they are just bunch of selfish, unscrupulous monsters which silently devour the nation into their own empires and command? Politicians who promise today and forget their words tomorrow, when they have the desired positions in their hands.  (more…)

Many Filipinos learn the English language as early as when they learn to speak a single word. We learn to say words like dog, cat, moon, even before we understand what these words really are. We even know how to say ‘apple’ and not bothered how it looked like and whether or not we grow them in our farm.  dictio1English is not strange to us at least, and it doesn’t matter if we become at times too literal in translating Filipino terms to its English equivalent, as long as we are able to convey ourselves in this crazy language, that’s quite an achievement. (more…)