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Renato Corona is impeached

Senate votes to convict Chief Justice FINAL SCORE, 20-3: Twenty senator-judges voted to impeach Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona. Only sixteen votes were necessary to impeach the latter from office (two-thirds […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

Corona Impeachment Judgment Day – Acquittal on Article III, VII seen

Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona will most likely get acquitted in Article III and VII. The first one charges that Corona flip-flopped on the case involving Flight Attendants and Ste­ward Association […]

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philippines / politics

Acquitted or convicted? Corona Impeachment Trial endgame

Since the prosecution and defense panels are already done giving their respective closing arguments in the 43rd and final day of Chief Justice Renato Corona’s impeachment trial, the senator-judges are now ready […]

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Lady Gaga concert in Jakarta, Indonesia now canceled

American music superstar Lady Gaga’s scheduled concert in Jakarta, Indonesia will no longer push through, the singer announced via Twitter. “I’m so very sorry to the fans (and I feel) just as […]

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Noynoy Aquino flip-flops on waiving his bank secrecy rights

President Benigno Aquino III has shunned a proposal made by Senator Alan Peter Cayetano for his cabinet members to sign waivers to open their financial records to the public. This is in […]

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history / philippines

June 12 2012 Philippine Independence Day Holiday pay rules

The Philippines will be marking its 114th Independence Day celebration this coming June 12, which falls on a Tuesday. Some may be asking if President Benigno Aquino III will move this holiday […]

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Corona Impeachment Trial Day 40 – Is the game almost over for him?

I live-twitted the Day 40 of Chief Justice Renato Corona’s impeachment trial, where the accused himself took the witness stand. When Serafin Cuevas, the defense lead counsel, told Senate President and impeachment […]

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hodgepodge / philippines

May 2012 Certified Public Accountant Licensure Exam Results – 1,995 new accountants!

While most of the country is fixated yesterday afternoon in the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona (where the accused himself took the witness stand), the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) released […]

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hodgepodge / philippines

Axe Philippines launches the Axe Anarchy Raid!

Viewers across the country felt bitin when Axe Philippines released its TV commercial for Axe Anarchy two weeks ago. The advertisement for Axe Anarchy, the first fragrance from Axe for both men […]

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commentary / journalism / lgbt rights / philippines

LGBT rights in the Philippines – any signs of progress this 2012?

“Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities […]

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#WalangPasok – October 28 2021 declared holiday in Davao Occidental

The people of Davao Occidental will be celebrating its 8th foundation anniversary this coming October 28, Thursday. The day is a special non-working holiday in the province as stipulated in Republic Act […]

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Government employees to receive year-end bonus starting 15 November 2021

Government employees will be receiving their yearend bonus for 2021 beginning November 15, Monday. The full yearend bonus is equivalent to a state worker’s one month basic pay. The annual giving of […]

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Leni Robredo’s powerhouse senate ticket shows she understands politics is addition – #BotongPinoy2022

Vice President Leni Robredo announced the eleven candidates who will be running for senator under her ticket in a press conference this Friday, October 15. Robredo’s senatorial slate is led by incumbent […]

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Sara Duterte can still run as a substitute candidate for president – #BotongPinoy2022

As the deadline for the filing of candidacies lapsed yesterday, Davao City Mayor and presidential daughter Sara Duterte remained adamant about not running for President. According to her, she is will just […]

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