Lessons From Marawi (Book Review)

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            The Battle in Marawi is one of the longest encounters by the AFP after the World War II which lasted for five (5) months for the purpose of re-capturing the city which was led by Emir vested to the Southeast Asia by the Al-Qaeda, Isnilon Hapilon, which is also the leader of hundreds of … Continue reading Lessons From Marawi (Book Review)

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The Art of War by Sun Tzu (Book Review)

In an old context of warfare and stratagem on China’s journey towards its unification, Philosophers and Generals came up with analysis and study of how to win decisive battles that may cause little to none of their resources and troops. The art of war explains the readiness of an army to engage their foes in … Continue reading The Art of War by Sun Tzu (Book Review)

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Procedure on Approval of Bills in the Philippines (with Comments)

A bill is introduced by any member of the House of Representatives or the Senate except for some measures that must originate only in the House of Representatives. (Note: Most of the Bills should come from the House of Representatives, Why? Because the House represents the sectoral, marginalized, local and under represented, the House of … Continue reading Procedure on Approval of Bills in the Philippines (with Comments)

The Rules on Interpretation of the Constitution (Political Law)

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The Rules on Interpretation of the Constitution (Political Law) The rules in Interpretation of the Constitution are as follows: Verba legis – That the words of the constitution are interpreted in their ordinary meaning unless technical terms are employed. (the explanation already speaks for itself. Remember not everyone governed by the Constitution are law makers, … Continue reading The Rules on Interpretation of the Constitution (Political Law)

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Having movie actors and actresses in Philippine politics? Are we in favor of this?

            Actors and Actresses have always been with the Political Entity of the Philippines even during the time of conquistadors and foreign occupations. It became a practice that fame and celebrities brought forth many allies and political friends.             Going back to our constitution; there is no law prohibiting actors and actresses in running for … Continue reading Having movie actors and actresses in Philippine politics? Are we in favor of this?

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How does the Philippines ensure the independence of the constitutional offices?

According to the 1987 Constitution of the Philippine Republic as stated in Article IX (Constitutional Commissions) that Constitutional Commissions which shall be independent are the Civil Service Commission, the Commission on Elections and the Commission on Audit. However, the Philippine government or the three (3) of its branches are independently monitored by the office of … Continue reading How does the Philippines ensure the independence of the constitutional offices?

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Should the Philippines adopt the two-party system or remain a multi-party system? Why or why not?

A government with a multi-party system for the Philippines is what I prefer over a two-party system for some reasons. First, a multi-party system encourages everyone within the scope of the constitution asa qualified representative to form a distinctive party (i.e. Land Reform Party, Labor Workers, Elitists, Business Tycoons, etc. ), every Filipino citizen is … Continue reading Should the Philippines adopt the two-party system or remain a multi-party system? Why or why not?

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Assessment on the present Philippine Public Administration and Political Landscape?

The present Philippine Public Administration for me would have a satisfactory grade in performing its mandates particularly in affairs of the country, but I will just give the complement to our president alone. Hierarchically speaking, the President has his own cabinet members and House of Representatives that act as his functioning body. our government’s pace … Continue reading Assessment on the present Philippine Public Administration and Political Landscape?

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Tagaytay, Philippines Trip amidst the Pandemic (Health Protocols Observed)

Hi guys! it's the moment of my life that I've decided to have a stable family of my own and yes I am now married. We were just about to have a transient vacation in Manila, Philippines but was held by this pandemic. It was actually a blessing in disguise since we haven't had our … Continue reading Tagaytay, Philippines Trip amidst the Pandemic (Health Protocols Observed)

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With the present state of Public Administration in the Philippines, are we going to reach the First World Economy status? When would it be and how can it be achieved?

Yes! But as of now, we are still in the verge of climbing towards an emerging economy and sad to say it’s still vague but The Philippines is on the right track to achieve a first world status within a generation’s time. We see the improvement in the affirmations of international credit-rating agencies and the … Continue reading With the present state of Public Administration in the Philippines, are we going to reach the First World Economy status? When would it be and how can it be achieved?

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Theories and Practices in Public Administration: Human Relations Theory of Public Administration

The Human Relations Theory has Humans or Personnel being its center focus as it can be understood by the name, without personnel who technically and professionally work for an organization, it will certainly fail. Since, Personnel is the most important resource in any organization, company and even the Armed Forces. It [HR Theory] viewed human … Continue reading Theories and Practices in Public Administration: Human Relations Theory of Public Administration

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Performance Task on UNDERSTANDING CORRECTLY THE CPP-NPA-NDF STRATEGY & TACTICS (A Basic Framework Analysis)

1. How can E.O. 70 be utilized? How can it address the gaps in countering & defeating insurgency?             Executive Order Number 70 was signed by President Rodrigo R. Duterte on December 2018. It institutionalized a whole-of-nation approach in attaining inclusive and sustainable peace, creating a National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict, … Continue reading Performance Task on UNDERSTANDING CORRECTLY THE CPP-NPA-NDF STRATEGY & TACTICS (A Basic Framework Analysis)

The Accidental Davao Tour

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I was supposed to attend a conference in Davao but it was canceled by the company and instead of wasting the tickets we already bought; my Boss told me to use it and have a glimpse of Davao City. I was fetched from the airport by one of the company's drivers and drove me around … Continue reading The Accidental Davao Tour

SOLO LEARN (Python for Beginners): BMI Calculator

Tracking your BMI is a useful way of checking if you’re maintaining a healthy weight. It’s calculated using a person's weight and height, using this formula: weight / height²The resulting number indicates one of the following categories:Underweight = less than 18.5Normal = more or equal to 18.5 and less than 25Overweight = more or equal to 25 and less … Continue reading SOLO LEARN (Python for Beginners): BMI Calculator

Political Law

Constitution is defined as a body of rules and Maxims in accordance with which the powers of sovereignty are habitually exercised. Nature: The relation of the Government and its people. Concept: 1. Fundamental Law of the Land 2. Body of Rules and Maxims 3. System of Fundamental Laws Concept of State: Community of persons more … Continue reading Political Law

Solo Learn (Python for Beginners): Tip Calculator

Variables: When you go out to eat, you always tip 20% of the bill amount. But who’s got the time to calculate the right tip amount every time? Not you that’s for sure! You’re making a program to calculate tips and save some time. Your program needs to take the bill amount as input and … Continue reading Solo Learn (Python for Beginners): Tip Calculator

Author’s Career Progression

Hi guys, how are you doing? *Excited* This is BH speaking, guys, I already finished my Masters Degree in Public Administration. (Perhaps the Professors took pity on me. lol) Remember this blog post? Career Hesitancy? Guess what, I already got a job and now I am studying Law. Yeeey, Just Excited to update everyone. It … Continue reading Author’s Career Progression

A Unicameral or Bicameral Legislative Branch?

Bicameral Legislative Branch prevents the abuse of powers in unicameral laws, if there will be a unitary Legislative Branch, there will be no check and balances in accordance of formulating laws and governing the state to address citizens’ concern. Laws in a Bicameral Legislative Branch can be passed more efficiently and effectively since there is … Continue reading A Unicameral or Bicameral Legislative Branch?