There are lessons once again to process at the conclusion of the May 13, 2019 elections for senators and local officials. While there were interesting changes and surprises at the local level which saw the fall of some of the mightiest political dynasties, the national level was a different but maybe not so surprising story all together. None from Otso […]

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Leni Robredo is the duly elected vice president of the Philippines. She won over her closest rival, Senator Bong Bong Marcos, with a slim gain of less than one percent of total votes while the number of her votes was over 4.4 million more than that of her presidential running mate, former Secretary Mar Roxas. Whoever had chosen Leni Robredo […]

When I am in major disagreement with another, I would ask a question ‘Under what circumstance would the other party be correct?’ and search for answers under the premise that maybe my ignorance and prejudices have influenced my limited point of view. President Duterte expressed his preference for China and Russia and claimed that the United States benefited more in […]

2016 started as a year of bashing! I got bashed by the Aldub fans when I wrote about “The Eat Bulaga Plateau and How They Can Get Out of It (https://josiahgo.com/the-eat-bulaga-plateau-and-how-they-can-get-out-of-it/). I showed my business feature editor in Inquirer (where my articles are cross posted every Friday) how a fandom attacked me and my editor advised me that they got […]

Solmux is the leading brand of cough syrup in the Philippines with its bacteria expel action feature that expels bacteria with phlegm. In 2010, Solmux was attacked by an herbal brand which highlighted its non-chemical, no allergy, no side-effects benefit promising cough of children can be gone in three days using formulation from natural lagundi leaves. The sales of Solmux […]

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The May 9, 2016 presidential election was one of the most vicious and ruthless elections ever with administration candidate Mar Roxas and incoming president Rody Duterte getting most of the hostilities. Criticism on the shortcomings of the Aquino presidency came initially from vice president Jejomar Binay, who resigned from the cabinet of President Benigno Aquino III on June 22, 2015 […]

Whoever you voted in the May 9 elections, it’s over except the official counting. Let’s be vigilant and not allow any cheating in whatever form by any candidate. Let’s also not be quick to over react to any rumor. Let us love our country Philippines more than any candidates. We did not vote for one candidate, we voted for our […]

I encountered the term “fandom” when an Aldub fan from the noon time TV variety show Eat Bulaga warned me that they are not just fans but a fandom and they can easily destroy me. It was a reaction to an article I wrote in January 2016 pointing the deteriorating number of TV viewers of Eat Bulaga from 2.5 million households in […]

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