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Walang Nagawa? Memes And Videos Highlight The Accomplishments Of Mar Roxas

His supporters are fighting back. It has been said that a lie often repeated without challenge becomes the truth. This is the painful lesson learned by the camp of former senator and Cabinet secretary Mar Roxas who lost in the 2016 presidential election. The bitter loss was attributed to the failure to disseminate to the people the gains and accomplishments of the administration of former president Noynoy Aquino who endorsed Roxas as well as the massive proliferation of fake news. Roxas was a...

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Duterte’s Inconsistency In Appointing Bersamin As Chief Justice

What is good for the goose is not good for the gander? President Rodrigo Duterte, in justifying his appointment of Teresita De Castro as chief justice a couple of months ago, invoked the time-honored practice of naming the most senior magistrate as the country’s chief justice. “Whoever goes first will be promoted first and that would go for everybody,” the president declared on August 27, 2018. Harry Roque, then mouthpiece of the president, used the same line of reasoning in...

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Sara Duterte Endorsed Two Opposing Mayoral Candidates In Pasay

Political two-timer. This accurately describes Davao City Mayor and presidential daughter Inday Sara Duterte after she endorsed two contending candidates for mayor of Pasay city. In an Instagram post, actress Sharon Cuneta shared photos of Duterte raising the hand of her brother Chet Cuneta. “Mayor Inday Sara endorses Chet Cuneta for Mayor of Pasay!!!” Sharon wrote. The actress posted another photo of his brother and Mayor Sara with a handwritten note from the latter. The note apparently penned...

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Bam Aquino: A Leader Who Walks The Talk

He is the real deal. Niňa Terol, described in her Facebook and LinkedIn profiles as a communicator, connector and changemaker, vouched for the intelligence, capability, and integrity of Senator Bam Aquino. Aquino, a member of the Liberal Party and who belongs to the minority block in the Senate, is aspiring to be reelected for a second term in the 2019 midterm election. Terol said that he first met the young senator twenty-two (22) years ago when they were in their sophomore year at the Ateneo...

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Tañada: Bullet Not The Answer For Farmers’ Quest For Social Justice

Disheartening. This was how former Deputy Speaker Erin Tañada felt when he heard the news about the gruesome massacre of nine sugarcane workers in Bacolod City, Negros province yesterday. The murder happened right inside Hacienda Nene, reportedly owned by a certain Carmen Tolentino, where the victims who were all members of the National Federation of Sugarcane Workers (NFSW) have been staying. The nine victims were resting at a makeshift tent when around forty armed men stormed their location...