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

    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 (BPI) Julia Vargas Avenue branch in Pasig City showed that he didn’t have millions in…

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

    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 was properly apologetic. The two were meeting for the first time since they made their…

  • Aquino fears return of another dictatorship

    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 events on Thursday, Mr. Aquino lamented the prospect of Duterte replacing him in Malacañang on…

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

    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 of Negros Occidental, challenged Duterte to present clear details on how exactly he was going…

  • Roxas thanks Filipinos for rise in latest Pulse survey

    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 at pagsuporta sa amin ni Leni (Thank you very much for your full and unwavering…

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

    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.”     Allegations that Duterte had bank transactions amounting to P2.4 billion may have been raised…

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

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

    [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”] Watch how Kim Dy closed the show for ,De La Salle University with her, game-winning attack against defending UAAP, volleyball champion Ateneo de, Manila University.     The Lady Spikers, were up two sets to one and were, looking for the finisher, against a struggling ,Lady…

  • Boracay honeymooners in trouble for alleged ‘tanim-bala’

    Boracay honeymooners in trouble for alleged ‘tanim-bala’

    A young couple, who had just spent their honeymoon in Boracay, was detained at Caticlan Airport on Thursday after 15 bullets were found in their hand-carried luggage.   Rochelle Sulit and her husband, Jerome, were also allegedly asked to pay P80,000 so they can be released from detention. The Sulits were on their way back…

  • Municipal secretary shot dead in Northern Samar

    Municipal secretary shot dead in Northern Samar

    The municipal secretary of Palapag, Northern Samar was shot dead early Friday morning today in what could be the latest of election-related violence in Samar island.   Photo Credit: GMA News   Police identified the fatality as Emil Go, 44, the Sangguniang Bayan secretary of Palapag, a third class municipality of Northern Samar. The victim…

  • Duterte on birthday deposit allegations: ‘Ibig sabihin niyan marami akong kaibigan na mayaman’

    Duterte on birthday deposit allegations: ‘Ibig sabihin niyan marami akong kaibigan na mayaman’

    [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”] Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte remained coy on Friday when questioned directly regarding the supposed multi-million peso deposits to his bank account during his birthday in 2014 as alleged by Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV.     “Ibig sabihin niyan marami akong kaibigan na mayaman,” he replied…