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LIFE AFTER DEFEAT | Former VP Binay to be University of Makati law dean?

Almost a year after his embarassing defeat in the 2016 presidential race, former Vice President Jejomar Binay is likely to have a new job soon: a law school dean. Photos of Binay visiting the University of Makati (UMak) went viral on social media the past few days.

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#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for February 27 2017 due to the transport strike

(UPDATED, 7:40 PM) In light of the scheduled nationwide transport strike by jeepney drivers tomorrow, the Office of the President has announced that classes for elementary and high school levels throughout Metro Manila will be suspended for February 27. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea made the

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For Leila de Lima, what comes around goes around

Earlier today, Judge Juanita Guerrero of the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court issued a warrant of arrest against Senator Leila De Lima, her former driver Ronnie Dayan, and former Bureau of Corrections chief Rafael Ragos. This is in connection to the trio’s alleged involvement in the

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Dear Duterte critics: Yellow Cab employees have freedom of expression, too

This Christmas weekend, popular social media personality Mocha Uson posted a picture sent by a group of service crews in an unidentified Yellow Cab branch. In the picture, they can be seen posing with their fists clenched. That is the adopted hand sign of President

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Thank you very much, Hillary Clinton

Like millions of people around the world, the results of the 2016 United States presidential elections where Republican Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton came to me as a shock. It’s not just because all scientific polls predicted that Clinton would win. It’s that I can’t

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Agot Isidro calls President Duterte a psychopath on Facebook

Veteran actress and singer Agot Isidro lashed out at President Rodrigo Duterte on her Facebook account, calling him a “psychopath.” Her criticism of Duterte has received over 23,000 shares and 7,000 likes as of Sunday afternoon. “Agot Isidro” also became a top trending topic on microblogging

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A TRIBUTE – Paying my last respects to Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago

I went to the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Quezon City last Friday night to pay my last respects to former Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago. The queue took less than 20 minutes, but travelling to the Church took me over an hour because of the heavy traffic. I only