#BotongPinoy2022 / news / politics

#BotongPinoy2022 – Lacson announces 2022 presidential bid with Sotto as running-mate

Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson has announced his candidacy for the 2022 presidential elections, with Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III as his running-mate. Lacson and Sotto has been publicly floating their tandem […]

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#BotongPinoy2022 / commentary / politics

FEELING SEOK JIN? Karlo Nograles dances to BTS’ “Dynamite” to promote anti-hunger campaign

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles can be seen dancing to the tune of the hit song “Dynamite” by the internationally-acclaimed South Korean boyband BTS in online ads purportedly promoting the anti-hunger campaign of […]

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#BotongPinoy2022 / news / politics

Alan Cayetano promises P10,000 ‘ayuda’ for Filipinos in new ad: #BotongPinoy2022

Taguig City Congressman and former House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and his remaining allies are touting a bill that they filed that seeks to provide a financial assistance of P10,000 to all […]

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commentary / politics / social networking sites

NORWEGIA – Pinoy netizens cringe as PCOO commits yet another boo-boo

Norwegia? Where’s that? The Presidential Communications Operations Office or PCOO committed yet another faux pas Thursday afternoon when it erroneously described Erik Forner, the outgoing ambassador of Norway to the Philippines, as “the […]

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entertainment / politics / President Rodrigo Duterte

British comedian John Oliver slams President Duterte over his treatment of women

British comedian John Oliver once more lambasted President Rodrigo Duterte on his satirical HBO show “Last Week Tonight,” this time over his questionable treatment of women. Oliver began his segment on the […]

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politics / President Rodrigo Duterte

Crowd goes crazy as President Duterte lip-kisses an OFW in South Korea

A video clip showing President Rodrigo Duterte lip-kissing an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) during his meeting with the Filipino community in Seoul, South Korea has gone viral on social media late Sunday […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

Senate hearing on frigate deal is an embarrassment even before it begins

LATER today (Monday), the Senate will conduct a hearing on the “controversial” P15.7 billion contract between the Defense Department and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) of South Korea for the acquisition of two […]

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commentary / politics / President Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte plan to invite Chinese telco hits a roadblock: the 1987 Constitution

In a bid to forge closer ties with China, President Rodrigo Duterte has invited last December the Chinese government to consider investing in the Philippines’ telecommunications industry. Apart from being helpful in […]

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commentary / news / politics

Paolo Duterte resigns as vice mayor of Davao City, but will daddy accept it?

In a move that shocked the national political world, presidential son Paolo Duterte announced this Christmas Day that he is resigning as Vice Mayor of Davao City. In a statement read during […]

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commentary / lgbt rights / politics

#BGC11 – Time to end the stereotype of gays as drug addicts and HIV carriers

WORLD AIDS DAY 2017 SPECIAL REPORT The Philippines joined the rest of the world in observing the World AIDS Day last December 1, Friday. However, a recent development starkly illustrated just how […]

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#EarthquakePH – Magnitude 6.7 quake jolts Metro Manila, southern Luzon

A strong earthquake with a magnitude 6.7 earthquake jolted Metro Manila and parts of southern Luzon early Saturday morning (July 24). The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported that Calatagan, […]

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#WalangPasok – August 6 2021 declared a holiday In Cebu

The province of Cebu will be celebrating its 452nd foundation anniversary this coming August 6, Friday. August 6 of every year is a special non-working public holiday throughout the province according to […]

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#WalangPasok – DepEd class suspension guidelines for the ‘new normal’

The Department of Education (DepEd) has released updated class suspension guidelines, in line with the possibility that the incoming school year 2021-2022 will still be conducted remotely. Education Secretary Leonor Briones made […]

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#WalangPasok – Work and class suspensions for July 21 2021

Governor Albert Garcia of Bataan has announced the suspension of classes in all levels for today, July 21, due to heavy monsoon rains intensified by typhoon “Fabian” (international name “In-fa”). Garcia likewise […]

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