Author: Cocoy

The BIR and Doctors

The BIR and Doctors

The Bureau of Internal Revenue embarked on a shame campaign to force doctors to pay their taxes. The ad campaign compares doctors to teachers. Not only does the ad campaign shame doctors, they try to compare two professions that have...

The Black Nazarene

The Black Nazarene

A sea of people each year would pour out of the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene to accompany the dark statue of Jesus Christ— the Black Nazarene— in a procession around the district of Quiapo in Manila. Devotees believe...

A Bloody New Year

A Bloody New Year

Each year, for as long as I could remember, the new year would always bring more injuries and sometimes, death. From firecracker injuries to stray bullet victims, like clockwork it comes in and out. When I was younger, my aunt,...

Site updates: New server

Site updates: New server

Hi guys, We updated the site’s server in the last couple of hours. Site should load much, much faster. Let me know if there are missing posts or comments. We’re not quite done yet with the updates. Hit the comments...

The Binays and Dasmagate

The Binays and Dasmagate

This is about character. I’ve been told many times over that how one treats those lesser— maybe less money— maybe less in intellect or literacy— maybe less in position— shows the true character of a person. The story in question...