Perry Diaz
Perezcope

by Perry Diaz
perry@filipinojournal.com

Brouhaha over pirated DVDs

Brouhaha over pirated DVDs

Perry Diaz

From the time President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III appointed Ronald Llamas as presidential adviser on political affairs, Llamas has become the lightning rod for criticism against P-Noy’s administration. But P-Noy doesn’t seem to be

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Year of P-Noy’s ‘Dragon’

Year of P-Noy’s ‘Dragon’

Perry Diaz

In the Chinese Zodiac calendar, 2012 is the Year of the Dragon, a very special year. It is said that more than 4,000 years ago, tribes in China had animal emblems. The two large

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Decrowning Corona

Decrowning Corona

Perry Diaz

The Philippines is now polarized between two Titans! Either you’re for President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III or for Supreme Court (SC) Justice Renato Corona. There is no middle ground. The conflict between them could

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‘Coronarroyo Court’ under siege

‘Coronarroyo Court’ under siege

Perry Diaz

It happened in a blink! Yes, by congressional time speed, five hours is a blink. And that’s all it took the allies of President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III to call for a caucus and

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‘Aquinorroyo’ Conspiracy?

‘Aquinorroyo’ Conspiracy?

Perry Diaz

Yesterday, November 15, 2011, the Supreme Court issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) that would prevent the Department of Justice in enforcing its watch list order (WLO) against former President and now Pampanga Rep.

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Touristic President

Touristic President

Perry Diaz

Just before he left Japan for the flight back to Manila, President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III met with Nikkei president Ryoko Sugita. Sugita invited P-Noy to be a speaker at the Future of Asia

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Is Figaro’s ‘luck’ running out?

Is Figaro’s ‘luck’ running out?

Perry Diaz

“Figaro” is the name of the main character in the play, “The Barber of Seville,” which was first played in 1775. But today – or should I say in the last decade – “Figaro”

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‘Wang-wang’ politics as usual

‘Wang-wang’ politics as usual

Perry Diaz

Barely three days after delivering his second State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Beningo “P-Noy” Aquino III appointed retired Lt. Gen. Gaudencio Pangilinan as the new Director of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor).

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The price of peace in Mindanao

The price of peace in Mindanao

Perry Diaz

Recently, in a surprise move, President Benigno Aquino III traveled unannounced to Tokyo, Japan on a “secret” mission: to meet Al Haj Ebrahim Murad, the chairman of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). Although

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