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Binuweltahan si Kiko Pangilinan sa pakikialam sa Batanes caretaker

Binuweltahan ni Deputy Speaker at Surigao del Sur Rep. Prospero Pichay si Sen. Francis ‘Kiko’ Pa­ngilinan bunsod ng pagkontra nito sa pagtatalaga ni Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo ng bagong legislative caretaker sa Batanes. Matatandaan na nauna ng tinawag ng senador na [...]

October 15, 2018 Politics

Duterte kay Roque: Edi mag-resign ka!

Sinagot na ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang pagtatampo ni Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque makaraang hindi ipinaalam sa kanya ang pagpapaospital nito sa Cardinal Santos Hospital noong nakalipas na linggo. Sinabi ng Pangulo na may mga bagay na limitado lamang sa [...]

October 15, 2018 Politics

Duterte nais na i-appoint ang Chinese businessman bilang hepe ng NFA

Sinabi ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte noong Martes na magtatalaga siya ng isang long-time na negosyanteng ng bigas ng Tsina bilang bagong pinuno ng National Food Authority (NFA). “Naghahanap ako ng ibang tao para sa NFA. Naghahanap ako ng isang Intsik [...]

October 12, 2018 Politics

Lalaki na nag-aangking naging ex-lover ni Mocha seeks Senate seat

Ex-lover ni Mocha seeks Senate seat Ang isang lalaki na sinasabing dating kasintahan ng opisyal na si Mocha Uson ay nag-file ng kanyang sertipiko ng kandidatura para sa senador noong Huwebes. Sinabi ni Agi Tuana ng Maynila na gusto niyang [...]

October 12, 2018 Politics

Duterte goes on unannounced Hong Kong trip

Duterte goes on unannounced Hong Kong trip ‘Kailangan ding magpahinga ng Pangulo,' Special Assistant to the President Bong Go says in a Facebook post   President Rodrigo Duterte went on an unannounced trip to Hong Kong on Saturday, October 6. [...]

October 7, 2018 Politics

After resignation, Mocha says she is open to running for Congress

Resigned Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson said she is “open” to running in the 2019 midterm polls, but has yet to decide on whether to seek a seat in the Senate or the House of Representatives. Uson said this [...]

October 3, 2018 Politics

Trillanes poses for mugshots

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV underwent booking procedures at the Makati police headquarters after he was taken into custody on Tuesday. Police officers took mugshots of Trillanes, who was still wearing a suit he had been wearing at the Senate before [...]

September 25, 2018 Politics

Sen Tito baka mauna pang palitan sa Senado kesa sa ‘Lupang Hinirang’

Bumanat na naman kasi ang nagmamagaling (as opposed to magaling) na si Senate President Tito Sotto, this time impressing upon us his very roots before embarking on a political career. Kung hindi kami nagkakamali, nakaka-strike 2 na si Sotto shortly [...]

September 24, 2018 Politics

BREAKING: President Rodrigo Duterte revokes amnesty given to Senator Sonny Trillanes

The Department of Justice on Tuesday is preparing the alias warrant against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV after President Rodrigo Duterte voided the amnesty given to him in connection with  mutinies mounted by his group more than a decade ago. Justice [...]

September 4, 2018 Politics

Israeli CEO Mino Negrin, ibo-boycott ang business forum na dadaluhan ni Duterte

Tinanggihan ng isang Israeli businessman ang imbitasyon ng Philippine Department of Trade and Industry para sa gaganaping business forum kung saan dadalo si President Rodrigo Duterte. Ayon kay Mino Negrin, CEO ng Israel-based water filtration company na NUFiltration, hindi siya [...]

September 4, 2018 Politics