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Chiz Escudero ends senatorial bid

Quezon City, April 1, 2013 – Citing numerous distractions to his campaign, Senator Francis Escudero announced this evening his decision to end his re-election bid in the May 2013 polls. Apart from […]

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Manifesto ng Tunay Na Lalake – 2012 edition

This post is “inspired” (is there any other word?) by Hay Men! Ang blog ng mga tunay na lalake! 10. Ang tunay na lalaki, hindi manonood ng “Glee” kahit kailan. 9. Ang […]

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Birthday greetings for Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, 65!

Former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is celebrating her 65th birthday this April 5 (Maundy Thursday). In a statement released last Wednesday, Arroyo called on Filipinos to be “united in […]

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Noynoy Aquino–Grace Lee love affair – top ten reactions!

Even while his allies remain hell bent in seeking to have Chief Justice Renato Corona impeached from his position, President Benigno Aquino has made a startling revelation a few days ago – […]

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THE TOP TWENTY NOISEMAKERS OF 2011

1. Lolong After swimming aimlessly in the waters of Agusan del Sur the past five decades, Lolong went on to be recognized as the world’s largest crocodile by the National Geographic and […]

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Exclusive: Piolo Pascual breaks his silence on break-up with KC

For the first time since actress KC Concepcion’s interview with Boy Abunda, Piolo speaks about the high-profile break-up to address the controversies raised against him. Here’s the transcript of my exclusive interview […]

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KC-Piolo Split – Top Ten Celebrity Reactions, The Sequel

My previous list of the top ten celebrity reactions to the KC Concepcion-Piolo Pascual breakup became viral. The list, topped by Sam Milby’s “Manay Lolit, don’t look at me!” comment, was excerpted […]

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How the KC-Piolo split gave me my first viral blog

When I finished writing the blog “Piolo Pascual and KC Concepcion breakup – Top Ten Celebrity Reactions,” I knew right there and then that I will have another blogging hit (by my standards, […]

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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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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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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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GOODBYE, SENATE! – Leaked video of Harry Roque shouting at doctors goes viral

A video showing presidential spokesperson and likely senatorial candidate Harry Roque shouting at a group of doctors during a Zoom meeting has gone viral Thursday morning (September 10). Roque was speaking to […]

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#WalangPasok – Work and class suspensions for September 8 2021 due to #JolinaPH

(LAST UPDATE, 7:45 AM of September 8) Severe tropical storm “Jolina” (international name “Conson”) is expected to affect parts of Luzon – particularly provinces in Southern Tagalog and Central Luzon regions as […]

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#WalangPasok – Work and class suspensions for September 7 2021 due to typhoon ‘Jolina’

(UPDATED, 12:15 AM) Typhoon “Jolina” (international name “Conson”) has began wrecking havoc on parts of Eastern Visayas late Monday night (Philippine time). “Jolina” is the tenth tropical cyclone to enter the Philippine […]

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