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ABS-CBN apologizes to UPLB over coverage of Binay’s campus visit

ABS-CBN apologizes to UPLB over coverage of Binay’s campus visit

The University of the Philippines Los Baños Student Council (UPLB USC) blasted media giant ABS-CBN for errors in their reportage of Vice President Jejomar Binay’s visit to the campus last September 15. The student body promoted the hashtag #ABSCBNSaySorryToUPLB to support its cause, and as of September 19, it is one of the top trending topics on microblogging site

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Actress Sheryl Cruz: Cousin Grace Poe’s ‘not yet ready’ to be president

In a revealing interview with Manila Standard Today (MST), actress Sheryl Cruz said she thinks her cousin, Senator Grace Poe, is not yet ready for the task of becoming the country’s president. “She’s not yet ready for the task, for the big responsibility… You don’t want to see somebody having a hard time most especially running

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Bongbong Marcos: No announcement yet of 2016 bid on September 20

Senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos II vehemently denied reports being circulated online and via text message that he will be announcing his presidential bid this September 20 at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan. In a statement to the press, Marcos said that he “never instructed, ordered, encouraged, and/or allowed any individual or group to invite people to

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Grace Poe declares presidential bid, unveils 20-point platform

Ending months of speculations, Senator Grace Poe officially announced that she is seeking the presidency during the May 2016 elections Wednesday night. The first-term senator is running for the same office that her late father, movie icon Fernando Poe Jr, almost won back in 2004. Poe made the announcement at the University of the Philippines Bahay

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Duterte has no throat cancer, says his spokesperson

The camp of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte strongly denied a report circulating in social media that the latter is suffering from throat cancer Saturday. The story was first reported by writer Philip Lustre Jr. on his Facebook page. “He has been on the road for over a year now, a clear proof of his