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Team PNoy victory a win for ‘tuwid na daan’ – Palace

With nine of the twelve candidates running under the administration senatorial slate headed for victory, Palace spokesperson Edwin Lacierda hailed the results of yesterday’s polls a “renewed mandate for ‘tuwid na daan.’” […]

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Iglesia ni Cristo’s record in senatorial endorsements

The Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) is reportedly endorsing seven candidates from the ruling Team PNoy coalition and five from the opposition United Nationalist Alliance for the May 13, 2013 elections. The powerful […]

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Enrique Gil as Juan Ponce Enrile on ‘MMK’

“Maalaala Mo Kaya” (MMK) is continuing this coming Saturday its questionable practice of featuring the life story of political figures who are involved, directly or indirectly, in an upcoming election. The said […]

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May 13 2013 Election Day Philippine holiday

UPDATE (4/24/2013) – Palace has released Proclamation 571 which declares May 13 2013 a special public holiday. Better late than never! Access Proclamation 571 here. The Philippines will have its midterm elections […]

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On Team PNoy’s campaign ad

Three weeks after its rival United Nationalist Alliance launched a campaign ad twitting the administration’s “daang matuwid” mantra, the ruling Liberal Party (LP) came out with an ad presenting their twelve senatorial […]

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Sarah Geronimo for Sonny Angara TV ad

Another Angara enlisted the support of pop superstar Sarah Geronimo for a senatorial bid. The camp of Aurora Rep. Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara, who is running under the Liberal Party banner, has […]

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“Hanep na ang buhay dahil may hanapbuhay”

Is Cynthia Villar repeating Manny’s advertising blunders? Former Las Pinas Rep. Cynthia Villar aired her first infomercial for Villar Foundation (VF) summer of 2012. Mrs. Villar is running for Senate because her […]

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United Nationalist Alliance first 2013 campaign ad – recycled?

The 2010 Philippine national elections produced a number of memorable political jingles. Who can forget Juan Ponce Enrile’s “Gusto ko, Happy ka,” Loren Legarda’s “Ikaw” (featuring pop star Sarah Geronimo), and Manny […]

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Gwen Garcia vs Noynoy Aquino and Mar Roxas

A high stakes political drama erupted in Cebu last week after President Benigno Aquino III ordered the suspension of Governor Gwendolyn Garcia for six months over administrative charges filed against her by […]

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No Bautista-Belmonte showdown in QC for 2013

For much of 2012, Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista’s stay at the City Hall seems to be in danger. When the filing for the certificate of candidacies lapsed last October 5, it […]

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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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