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hillary clinton loses to donald trump

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

duterte anti-drugs campaign

Elections have consequences, and Duterte won

Even before he officially declared his candidacy for president, Rodrigo Duterte has made it clear that he will go hard versus criminals, particularly drug lords and pushers. As the campaign progressed, he and his supporters often cited his iron-clad rule in Davao City as something

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Duterte appoints Robredo as Housing Secretary

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Vice President Leni Robredo to lead the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC). This was confirmed by Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar to the media Thursday night. In response, Robredo thanked Duterte for the appointment, saying that it will

#PartnerForChange Rodrigo Duterte

Twitter trolls hijack PCDSPO’s #PartnerForChange campaign

With the aim of further intensifying the public’s anticipation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s inauguration today, the Presidential Communication Development and Strategic Planning Office (PCDSPO) urged Twitter users to use the hashtag #PartnerForChange. In return, they will receive a virtual personalized message from the new President.

The Filipino Scribe demands apology from FHM Philippines

The Filipino Scribe demands an apology from FHM Philippines

Mr. Allan A. Madrilejos Team Editor, Dear Mr. Mardilejos, This is Mark Madrona, a college professor and owner of the news blog The Filipino Scribe ( I am writing this letter to call your attention regarding an article you published last May 6 titled “Six Incredulously

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Will Arroyo be finally free under the Duterte administration?

With only ten days to go before incoming President Rodrigo Duterte officially begins his six-year term, former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has a lot of reasons to be optimistic. Even before he officially declared his presidential bid, Duterte accused the government of