SOCIETY AND CULTURE
Is Floyd Mayweather vs. Connor McGregor really a dream match or a disaster? It has been reported that tickets are not really selling well. Though it has an appeal to the general public, fight fans aren’t really happy with this particular matchup considering the cost of the pay-per-view at $99. Connor McGregor recently had Paulie Malignaggi to spar with him. And after the alleged beatdown that McGregor delivered to the retired boxer, a lot of fans are asking if he really does have a chance against Floyd Mayweather in boxing.
Bitcoin in 2017 has reached more than $3,400 in value. In addition to this, there are many altcoins that are becoming available in the market as well. Could Bitcoin and blockchain technology be the future? Could it make businesses such as Western Union obsolete? There are businesses that are now adapting blockchain technology including Microsoft and IBM. This only means that it is possible that technology responsible for Bitcoin is probably here to stay. As for the cryptocurrency, there is still a chance that it could fall from the top position of the cryptocurrency food chain.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has been in the headlines over the last year for his war on drugs in the Philippines. The populist has been enjoying high satisfaction rating despite the numerous human rights violations related to the drug war. He previously promised to stop the drug problem in 6 months. Unfortunately, it has been more than a year and the problem is far from over. How could the Drug War end in the Philippines? Will the president finally admit that he is taking the wrong approach considering the cost and the casualties?
Donald Trump’s presidential campaign was something that no one expected a few years ago. In fact, it was a political joke until it finally became reality. However, what made him win are the inadequacies by the Obama administration. Now that he’s president, has he really fulfilled his promises? In reality, this wasn’t really the case. For instance, jobs are still being outsourced compared to what was promised to bring the jobs back in the US. In addition to this, the proposed wall to be built on the border of Mexico never really came true.