Winnie Monsod explains the differences between SCTEX and C-5 Controversies

Professor Solita “Winnie” Monsod of the UP School of Economics explains differences between Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino’s SCTEX and Sen. Manuel “Manny” Villar’s C-5 Controversies.

Manny Villar plagiarizes Cannes Lions award-winning Advertisement?

This is the new TV advertisement NP Presidential candidate Manny Villar put out. Look at it very closely. Yes, it is a very good way to share your message of anti-corruption and how you would help the Filipino people, but looks can be so deceiving. (Edit: If it’s the same ad agency who did both […]


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Bong is a senior student of the National College of Public Administration and Governance, an online journalist, and a food and events blogger.

He is a youth leader and an activist, trying to make a difference, in ways as crazy as he can think of, among his peers and in his country. He holds the position of Councilor in the University Student Council (USC), in UP Diliman.