The papers lead with 4 GIs charged with rape: Prosecutor demands custody of accused.
Other stories are:
What is a blog zombie? A blog that exists only to generate Adsense income, and which use content from other blogs. BuzzMachine explains the issues surrounding this latest racket, and what bloggers should do about it.
In the punditocracy, my Arab News column for this week is Marcos Heirs Prove Incapable of Leadership. This was inspired by a talk with Pinky Webb on her show, when she asked me what 2005 was all about. I said, it’s about the passing of one generation, and exposing how utterly warped the successor generation’s been by growing up under martial law.
Mike Tan writes on the pesky practice of demanding holiday gratuities. It’s a science. The post office people, for example, print “Merry Christmas” envelopes and slip it into your P.O. Box, for the convenient solicitation and delivery of the “Christmas tip.”
Belinda Aquino on the centennial of Filipino (mainly Ilocano) migration to Hawaii.
(Manila Times photo)