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Joma, pakakainin ni Duterte ng pustiso

Joma, pakakainin ni Duterte ng pustiso Isinara na ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang pintuan para kay Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding Chairman Jose Maria Sison.   Bong Revilla cleared sa pandarambong na kaso ng pork barrel scam   [...]

December 7, 2018 Politics

Bong Revilla cleared sa pandarambong na kaso ng pork barrel scam

Acquitted na ng Sandiganbayan ang dating Senador Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. ng pandarambong noong Biyernes sa kanyang Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) o kaso ng pork barrel scam. Ang dalawa nyang kasama na negosyanteng si Janet Lim Napoles at dating [...]

December 7, 2018 Politics
Duterte

Duterte says he takes marijuana …Joke only

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday joked that he sometimes takes marijuana to keep himself awake. Duterte spoke about taking marijuana as he complained about his schedule during the recently concluded Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Singapore. “Baka [...]

December 3, 2018 Politics

To keep me awake, I take Marijuana – Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte admitted Monday he was taking marijuana to keep him awake, citing his hectic schedule. “It’s a killing activity, and I think that at my age — ako hindi masyado, kasi nagmamarijuana ako eh, para magising. Sa iba, hindi na [...]

December 3, 2018 Politics

Bituin Escalante (Ex-Duterte supporter) now campaigns for opposition

Bituin Escalante, a singer has not just withdrawn her support for President Rodrigo Duterte but also now campaigning for all 8 senatorial bets from the Oposisyon Koalisyon. Escalante sang the national anthem at the launch of Team Pilipinas, the opposition [...]

November 30, 2018 Politics
Duterte

Peace adviser Dureza resigns

Duterte fires two OPAPP execs Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza has resigned from his post, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday. Speaking at the inauguration of the Bohol-Panglao International Airport, Duterte said he was “sad” to accept Dureza’s resignation. In [...]

November 28, 2018 Politics

Imelda Marcos: Guilty of 7 counts of graft; court orders her arrest

The anti-graft court Sandiganbayan convicted Ilocos Norte 2nd District Representative Imelda Marcos of 7 counts of graft related to private organizations created in Switzerland while she was a government official from 1968 to 1986. “Wherefore, premises considered, this Court finds the [...]

November 9, 2018 Politics

Ejercito defends ‘Santo Rodrigo’ — ‘He’s joking… He’s a respectful Catholic’

Ejercito defends ‘Santo Rodrigo’   Administration Senator JV Ejercito laughed off President Rodrigo Duterte’s latest remarks attacking the Catholic faith, saying he was not being serious. Reacting to Duterte’s comments calling Catholic saints “stupid” and asking Filipinos to worship “Santo [...]

November 3, 2018 Politics

Duterte calls saints ‘gago, drunkards’ on All Saints’ Day

After calling on Filipinos to “emulate” the saints, President Rodrigo Duterte questioned the Catholic's commemoration of All Saints' Day and called saints “gago (fools)” and “lasenggo” (drunkards). He said this on the evening of All Saints' Day on Thursday, November 1, while in Cauayan, Isabela. [...]

November 2, 2018 Politics

Kagandahan ng Mayor ng Sultan Kudarat Umakit sa Mga Netizens

Mayor ng Sultan Kudarat Umakit sa Mga Netizens Perhaps the only thing more appealing than a beautiful woman, is a beautiful woman with a beautiful heart. Sure, good looks may play a big role with how we captivate people but [...]

October 29, 2018 Politics