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Jose Maria “Joma” Sison

Joma Sison: Duterte victory good for national unity

LUCENA CITY – If Davao City Mayor Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte is elected president, expect top communist Jose Maria “Joma” Sison to turn up in the country after a 30-year absence.     Living in self-exile in Utrecht in the Netherlands, [...]

May 1, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics
President Benigno Aquino III

Labor Day: Workers hope for an end to 5-month jobs

Militant lawmakers on Saturday stated workers cannot wait for President Benigno Aquino III to step down as the next administration would likely indicate the end of job contractualization, per the promises of the presidential candidates. “On Labor Day, workers will [...]

May 1, 2016 News
Judy Ann Santos

Judy Ann Santos, Ryan Agoncillo renew wedding vows

Celebrity couple Judy Ann Santos and Ryan Agoncillo renewed their wedding vows 7 years after their wedding day. The renewal of vows happened in a beach resort in the province of Batangas on April 30. The couple’s three children—Yohan, Lucho, [...]

May 1, 2016 Celebrity, Headlines, News
Duterte

BPI releases document showing P27K account balance as requested by Duterte camp

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte camp on Saturday released a bank statement showing that his account had a balance approximately P27,000. Duterte’s party mentioned the bank statement showing the transactions of his account at the Bank of the Philippine Islands [...]

May 1, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics
Miriam D. Santiago

Miriam D. Santiago: All my life I have tried to excel

Presidential candidate Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago was at the hangar before the appointed time, having left home in her silver Mercedes-Benz sedan before the sky started to lighten. Running mate Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., came a few minutes later and [...]

April 30, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics
President Benigno Aquino III

Aquino fears return of another dictatorship

President Benigno Aquino III has warned that the Philippines is on the edge of another dictatorship, in a thinly veiled reference to controversial Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, the front-runner in next month’s presidential election.   In speeches at two [...]

April 30, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics
Diging

Group urges voters: ‘Don’t be deceived by Duterte’

CEBU CITY—“Do not be deceived by Digong.” – This was the message conveyed by a former martial law detainee and a former governor during a forum aimed at “unmasking” presidential frontrunner, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte.     Rafael Coscolluela, former governor [...]

April 30, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics
Manuel “Mar” Roxas II

Roxas thanks Filipinos for rise in latest Pulse survey

Liberal Party standard-bearer Manuel “Mar” Roxas II expressed his gratitude on Saturday to Filipinos for his rise in the latest Pulse Asia survey.     “I say this to you: Maraming maraming salamat sa inyong buo at walang sawang pagtitiwala [...]

April 30, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics, Videos
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte

Exposé on Duterte accounts a ‘calculated risk’, says analyst

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Aries Arugay, Political analyst  believes that the exposé of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on the alleged hidden wealth of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte had been a “calculated risk.”   [...]

April 30, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics, Videos
Kim Dy

Kim Dy’s title winning shot for La Salle [VIDEO]

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April 30, 2016 Headlines, News, Sport