journalism / personal matters / philippines

Best Text Blog winner, 7th PopDev Media Awards!

“It is very overwhelming to be standing here in front of you to receive this award, my very first. I dedicate this to my mom. She’s sitting there, and please give her […]

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Piolo Pascual and KC Concepcion breakup – Top Ten Celebrity Reactions

The  Philippine Daily Inquirer has republished this in the article “KC, Piolo draws different reactions on Facebook, Twitter.” A teary-eyed KC Concepcion confirmed in an interview with Boy Abunda aired yesterday in “The […]

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history / journalism / philippines

Vera Files published by feature story about Sarao Motors!

It is unimaginable to live in the Philippines without ever riding in a jeepney. Indeed, jeepneys have become a national symbol in the six decades since it first appeared. The story of […]

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journalism / philippines / politics

Supreme Court orders distribution of Hacienda Luisita – full text

Click here to  download the entire Supreme Court decision on Hacienda Luisita case – G.R. No. 171101.  Philippine Daily Inquirer’s Marlon Ramos filed this report: The Supreme Court ordered the distribution of […]

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education / journalism / philippines / women's rights

RH bill advocates fight on despite legislative roadblocks

Around 400 students from leading universities and colleges in Metro Manila held last November 14 a demonstration dubbed “Busina Para sa RH” (“Blow Your Horn for RH”) in support of the reproductive […]

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commentary / journalism / philippines / politics

Gloria Arroyo mugshots and the Inquirer’s seeming inconsistency

Please read my fictional interview with Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo here! A website which describes itself as a “search engine for Official Law Enforcement records, specifically booking photographs” has published alleged mugshots of former […]

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philippines / politics

My exclusive interview with Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

Disclaimer: Just for laughs! Mark Madrona: Madam President, marami pong salamat sa pagpapaunlak ninyo sa isang panayam ngayong araw dito sa St. Luke’s Medical Center. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo: It’s my pleasure to speak […]

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commentary / journalism / philippines / politics

Running for Congress was a gross miscalculation made by Gloria Arroyo

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo earned much criticism two years ago when she announced her decision to seek a congressional seat in the 2nd district of her home province Pampanga once her term as President […]

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journalism / philippines / politics

Arrest warrants issued vs Gloria Arroyo, Abalos, and Bedol

This day must have felt like a roller coaster for the former President turned lawmaker. This morning, the Commission on Elections, voting 5-2 in an emergency closed-door en banc session, ruled in […]

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philippines / politics

Supreme Court TRO allowing Gloria Arroyo to travel abroad – FULL TEXT

GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, Petitioner, -versus- Hon. LEILA M. DE LIMA, as Secretary of the Department of Justice and RICARDO A. DAVID, JR., as Commissioner of the Bureau of Immigration, Respondents. X- – – […]

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Analyzing Toni Gonzaga’s interview with Bongbong Marcos

Celebrity talk show host and actress Toni Gonzaga is getting flak for her recent interview with former Senator and defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. for her web show “Toni […]

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United Nations month theme for 2021 – “International Year of Fruits and Vegetables”

The United Nations (UN) will be celebrating its 76th foundation anniversary this October 24. Because of that, October of every year is known all over the world, including the Philippines, as the […]

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#BotongPinoy2022 – Manny Pacquiao officially joins 2022 presidential race

Senator Manny Pacquiao has officially declared his candidacy for the 2022 presidential elections Sunday afternoon. Pacquiao, the only boxer in world history to have won titles in eight different weight divisions, has […]

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Filipino netizen Mary Jane Fabre goes after the diplomatic passports of BTS, fails spectacularly

The seven-member supergroup BTS earned further admiration around the world this week when President Moon Jae-In of their home country South Korea officially appointed them as his government’s Special Presidential Envoy for […]

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