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Pilipino Star
Monkey businessAfter a very turbulent Year of the Wood Sheep, we finally celebrate Chinese New
Monkey business
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
After a very turbulent Year of the Wood Sheep, we finally celebrate Chinese New Year today and usher in the Year of the Fire Monkey. From Feb. 8 until Jan. 27, 2017, we will be under the sway of this wily and naughty creature. The Year of the Sheep... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Birthday wishes for Noy: A wife, a carMANILA, Philippines – As President Aquino celebrates his 56th birthday today –
Birthday wishes for Noy: A wife, a car
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines – As President Aquino celebrates his 56th birthday today – with the highest approval rating among all presidents since 1986 (since the Social Weather Stations took surveys) – his family and closest friends wish him the blessings... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Political game changersPresidential politics has been a major media story for the past year, it may be
Political game changers
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
Presidential politics has been a major media story for the past year, it may be difficult to believe that the official campaign season will only start this coming week. Already, there are speculations on possible winners and losers. For those who are... Read more
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Rappler
'Maalaala Mo Kaya' tells Leni Robredo's life storyLENI ROBREDO. The Liberal Party vice presidential candidate is featured on 'Maa
'Maalaala Mo Kaya' tells Leni Robredo's life story
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
LENI ROBREDO. The Liberal Party vice presidential candidate is featured on 'Maalaala Mo Kaya.' Screengrab from Facebook/MMKOfficial MANILA, Philippines – Actress Dimples Romano played Liberal Party vice presidential candidate Maria Leonor "Leni"... Read more
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The Manila Times
The case of Sen. Grace Poe: Revisited and re-examinedFebruary 5, 2016 11:01 pm “The Constitution is an experiment as all life is an
The case of Sen. Grace Poe: Revisited and re-examined
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
February 5, 2016 11:01 pm “The Constitution is an experiment as all life is an experiment. Every year, if not every day,we have to wager our salvation on some prophesy based on imperfect.” –... Read more
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Minda News
REMEMBERING EDSA 1986: The leader who toppled a dictator and the leader we need now(Speech delivered by former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel, Jr. at t
REMEMBERING EDSA 1986: The leader who toppled a dictator and the leader we need now
Minda News / Posted 4 days ago
(Speech delivered by former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel, Jr. at the forum sponsored by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung on February 4, 2016 at the Discovery Primea, Makati City May I thank the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung for the kind invitation... Read more
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Asian journal
Politicians provide great entertainment, excellent source of revenues for businesses“POLITICS is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if yo
Politicians provide great entertainment, excellent source of revenues for businesses
Asian journal / Posted 5 days ago
“POLITICS is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.” - Ronald Reagan The Philippines’ socio-political circus that also started a few months ago promises to give the entire... Read more
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Rappler
3 days before campaign, MMK to feature RobredoELECTIONS BOOST? Leni Robredo is featured in an episode of Maalaala Mo Kaya tha
3 days before campaign, MMK to feature Robredo
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
ELECTIONS BOOST? Leni Robredo is featured in an episode of Maalaala Mo Kaya that will air days before the official campaign period begins. Screenshot from Youtube The episode, according to a teaser trailer released online on Tuesday, February 2,... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Speaker’s defense: BBL went a long way in the HouseSPEAKER Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Tuesday shrugged off the accusation by the Mo
Speaker’s defense: BBL went a long way in the House
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
SPEAKER Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Tuesday shrugged off the accusation by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front that he and other House leaders should be blamed for a failed Bangsamoro Basic Law. Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. “I tried my best,”... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Nolasco appointed PDI executive editorNOLASCO is named new leader of Inquirer newsroom. THE PHILIPPINE Daily Inquire
Nolasco appointed PDI executive editor
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
NOLASCO is named new leader of Inquirer newsroom. THE PHILIPPINE Daily Inquirer on Tuesday announced the appointment of Jose Ma. Nolasco as executive editor, the new top position in the paper’s newsroom. Nolasco, who served as managing editor the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
No gun ban for incumbents? Comelec shows partialityA retired Army general, who has a cousin in the PNP brass, requests anonymity i
No gun ban for incumbents? Comelec shows partiality
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
A retired Army general, who has a cousin in the PNP brass, requests anonymity in sharing his view: “I hope the next set of Executive and Legislative officials would do better. Your piece on whether the AFP and PNP can still trust each other after... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Even without Mamasapano, BBL still doomed in Congress – lawmakersMANILA — Even without the public fallout from the deaths of 44 elite troopers i
Even without Mamasapano, BBL still doomed in Congress – lawmakers
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA — Even without the public fallout from the deaths of 44 elite troopers in Mamasapano, the Bangsamoro Basic Law would not have passed Congress because its proponents insisted on a flawed draft and decided to exclude other interest groups and... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Is Poe PNoy’s Plan B?Forty-four PNP-SAF commandos were killed in Mamasapano but the story refuses to
Is Poe PNoy’s Plan B?
Manila Standard Today / Posted 8 days ago
Forty-four PNP-SAF commandos were killed in Mamasapano but the story refuses to die. It will continue to haunt President Benigno Aquino III long after he leaves office. The inquiry into the incident is far from over, according to Senate Minority... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Paderanga, former economic planning chief, deeply mournedCayetano Paderanga. INQUIRER PHOTO Economist Cayetano Paderanga Jr.—technocrat
Paderanga, former economic planning chief, deeply mourned
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
Cayetano Paderanga. INQUIRER PHOTO Economist Cayetano Paderanga Jr.—technocrat, socioeconomic reform advocate and well-loved professor at the University of the Philippines—has died at the age of 67. Paderanga succumbed to sepsis, or a severe... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Dondon Paderanga, 67Paderanga’s Facebook profile picture ECONOMIST Cayetano Paderanga, a prominent
Dondon Paderanga, 67
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
Paderanga’s Facebook profile picture ECONOMIST Cayetano Paderanga, a prominent technocrat and well-loved professor at the University of the Philippines, passed away on Friday night at the age of 67. Paderanga suffered complications from an... Read more
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The Manila Times
My mistake: Not announcing the existence of a revolutionary govtOn Brig. General EDGARDO ABENINA January 29, 2016 11:37 pm Last of three-part
My mistake: Not announcing the existence of a revolutionary govt
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
On Brig. General EDGARDO ABENINA January 29, 2016 11:37 pm Last of three-part column I relayed the conversation to Doy, in the presence of Cario. “So what do you think? Shall I... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Imperial couple, Aquino discuss Metro traffic jamsPresident Benigno Aquino III during a private meeting with Japan’s Emperor Akih
Imperial couple, Aquino discuss Metro traffic jams
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
President Benigno Aquino III during a private meeting with Japan’s Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at Malacañan Palace on Wednesday, January 27. Presidential sister Pinky Abellada joined Aquino in welcoming Japan’s imperial couple, who arrived in... Read more
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Asian journal
The Presidential guards and the press“Once upon a time, the US Secret Service had to be an all-embracing elite force
The Presidential guards and the press
Asian journal / Posted 13 days ago
“Once upon a time, the US Secret Service had to be an all-embracing elite force—self-respecting, fearless and valiant. They took charge of the security and decorum of every event that the president attends, and still do.” As newbies covering the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Mamasapano: Was there an order to stand down?Did Commander-in-Chief Noynoy Aquino order the army to stand down as police com
Mamasapano: Was there an order to stand down?
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
Did Commander-in-Chief Noynoy Aquino order the army to stand down as police commandos were being massacred by Moro separatists? That reportedly is what opposition senator Juan Ponce Enrile will try to squeeze out of today’s rehearing of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Senators clash over playing of Mamasapano tapesMANILA, Philippines - Senate President Franklin Drilon and Sen. Francis Escuder
Senators clash over playing of Mamasapano tapes
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Senate President Franklin Drilon and Sen. Francis Escudero disputed yesterday the playing in a Senate public hearing of the audio recording of an alleged conversation between a government official and a lawmaker about attempts... Read more
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Pilipino Star
JPE urges Duterte to attend reopening of Mamasapano probeMANILA, Philippines – Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile on Tuesday urged
JPE urges Duterte to attend reopening of Mamasapano probe
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile on Tuesday urged presidential aspirant and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to attend as a witness in the Senate’s reopening of the Mamasapano probe following his claims that he was with... Read more
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Rappler
The Scrum: Duterte-Cayetano: Will being opposites work?TANDEM. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and running mate Senator Alan Peter Ca
The Scrum: Duterte-Cayetano: Will being opposites work?
Rappler / Posted 15 days ago
TANDEM. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and running mate Senator Alan Peter Cayetano face the crowd at #TheLeaderIWant Forum in DLSU on January 20, 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler A study in contrast. That’s what Rodrigo Duterte and Alan Peter... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Doing what is right for SSS membersOne of our biggest character flaws as Filipinos is the desire for instant grati
Doing what is right for SSS members
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
One of our biggest character flaws as Filipinos is the desire for instant gratification – wanting something to be done at once without looking at the whole picture or taking into consideration the possible consequences later on. Such is the situation... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Cory Aquino storiesThe Aquino Legacy: An Enduring Narrative is a collection of essays, columns and
Cory Aquino stories
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
The Aquino Legacy: An Enduring Narrative is a collection of essays, columns and stories about the Aquino family. There are many stories in the book about Corazon Aquino whose birthday is Jan. 25. Here are some excerpts from a few of the stories –... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Jon Santos says ‘Wala Talagang Forever (Sa Malacañang)’In local pop culture, you know you’ve made it when Jon Santos has taken the tim
Jon Santos says ‘Wala Talagang Forever (Sa Malacañang)’
Manila Standard Today / Posted 19 days ago
In local pop culture, you know you’ve made it when Jon Santos has taken the time to impersonate you in one of his shows. With over 50 impersonations to his name, Jon tackles Philippine politics anew in his upcoming show HuGot your VOTE! WTF: Wala... Read more
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Asian journal
An inside look at the life of LA Superior Court Judge Teresa MagnoAmid volumes of law books, several pieces of NBA memorabilia — from dolls of va
An inside look at the life of LA Superior Court Judge Teresa Magno
Asian journal / Posted 20 days ago
Amid volumes of law books, several pieces of NBA memorabilia — from dolls of various players to a large painting of Michael Jordan — sit on the shelves of Judge Teresa Magno’s office inside the courthouse in Compton, California. This contradiction... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Maguindanao gov’t starts construction of new capitol complexMAGUINDANAO, Philippines - The provincial government on Monday started construc
Maguindanao gov’t starts construction of new capitol complex
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 days ago
MAGUINDANAO, Philippines - The provincial government on Monday started constructing a new capitol complex on a roadside lot near scenes of ambush attacks in the 1970s to highlight there is fragile peace now in Maguindanao province. Gov. Esmael... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Jakarta and MamasapanoThree columns back, we wrote about the possible terrorist attack by ISIS in Met
Jakarta and Mamasapano
Manila Standard Today / Posted 20 days ago
Three columns back, we wrote about the possible terrorist attack by ISIS in Metro Manila’s shopping malls. Some readers thought I was being an alarmist.That threat now looms larger after the terrorist attack in Jakarta, the capital of the most... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Defining monthsPresidencies can be defined by their final months, with major problems tarnishi
Defining months
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 days ago
Presidencies can be defined by their final months, with major problems tarnishing the achievements of the early years. Ferdinand Marcos, for all his brilliance, is remembered for the abuses of the dictatorship. Corazon Aquino nurtured the fragile... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Honasan to voters: Learn from EdsaFrom being a known coup plotter, Sen. Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan III on Tuesday
Honasan to voters: Learn from Edsa
Inquirier.net / Posted 20 days ago
From being a known coup plotter, Sen. Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan III on Tuesday said he was a reformed man as he urged voters to learn from the Edsa people power revolution. At the Pandesal forum in Kamuning Bakery Café, Quezon City, Honasan said... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Honasan laments trial by publicity in ‘ridiculous’ pork barrel scam rapsSen. Gregorio Honasan II. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Senator Gregorio “Gringo” Honasa
Honasan laments trial by publicity in ‘ridiculous’ pork barrel scam raps
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 days ago
Sen. Gregorio Honasan II. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Senator Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan III on Tuesday lamented the trial by publicity and lack of due process he faced when he was sued for malversation before the Ombudsman over the alleged pork barrel... Read more
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Sun Star
Y-speak: Philippine Elections: Money for PresidentDOES one have to belong to a prestigious family in order to become a president?
Y-speak: Philippine Elections: Money for President
Sun Star / Posted 22 days ago
DOES one have to belong to a prestigious family in order to become a president? For the past years, the Philippines had been led by presidents coming from well-off families. The first President of the Philippines, Emilio Aguinaldo, was able to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
#Journeyto30 Collision courseMANILA, Philippines – What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable
#Journeyto30 Collision course
Pilipino Star / Posted 23 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? Physics has shown that this statement is paradoxical. If an unstoppable force exists, there cannot be an immovable object and vice versa. History has shown too... Read more
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Minda News
DeMISTYfied IN JOGJA: The memory still ranklesJOGJAKARTA (MindaNews/16 January) — Alhamdulillah… it is heart-rending to see h
DeMISTYfied IN JOGJA: The memory still rankles
Minda News / Posted 24 days ago
JOGJAKARTA (MindaNews/16 January) — Alhamdulillah… it is heart-rending to see how our elders are once again putting themselves bodily on the line. This could only be for a worthy cause. In sha Allah. The memory of Zamboanga Crisis and the fate of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The turning tides of politicsThis week is important for the turning tides of our politics. Senator Juan Ponc
The turning tides of politics
Pilipino Star / Posted 24 days ago
This week is important for the turning tides of our politics. Senator Juan Ponce Enrile, the 92-year-old warrior whom the administration thought already has Alzheimer while on hospital arrest, will be the lead inquisitor at the opening of the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Jon Santos says WTF at Resorts World ManilaJanuary 15th, 2016 11:33 AM In local pop culture, you know you’ve made it when
Jon Santos says WTF at Resorts World Manila
Inquirier.net / Posted 25 days ago
January 15th, 2016 11:33 AM In local pop culture, you know you’ve made it when Jon Santos has taken the time to impersonate you in one of his shows. With over 50 impersonations to his name, Jon tackles Philippine politics anew in his upcoming show... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Drilon pays tribute to TUCP co-founder Mendoza, political writer RamaSenate President Franklin Drilon. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / JOAN BONDOC Senate Pre
Drilon pays tribute to TUCP co-founder Mendoza, political writer Rama
Inquirier.net / Posted 25 days ago
Senate President Franklin Drilon. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / JOAN BONDOC Senate President Franklin Drilon paid tribute on Friday to two “great” Cebuanos—labor leader and Trade Union Congress of the Philippines co-founder Democrito Mendoza and political... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Maranaw leader slams Roxas title as ‘datu’ DAVAO CITY – A Maranaw leader, who descended from the royalties of Ramain and B
Maranaw leader slams Roxas title as ‘datu’ 
Inquirier.net / Posted 26 days ago
DAVAO CITY – A Maranaw leader, who descended from the royalties of Ramain and Bayang towns in Lanao del Sur, on Wednesday, decried the conferment of the honorary title of datu to Liberal Party standard bearer Mar Roxas. Norodin Alonto Lucman, a son... Read more
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Asian journal
Is corruption the key issue in the 2016 election?A RECENT public opinion poll conducted for Manila Standard by research speciali
Is corruption the key issue in the 2016 election?
Asian journal / Posted 27 days ago
A RECENT public opinion poll conducted for Manila Standard by research specialist Junie Laylo indicates that “corruption” is considered “the most important problem of the country,” rating 31%, or more than twice the next highest ranking issue,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Why the delayJustice delayed is justice denied. This legal maxim basically summarizes the d
Why the delay
Pilipino Star / Posted 30 days ago
Justice delayed is justice denied. This legal maxim basically summarizes the dilemma of businessman Delfin Lee who is asking the Supreme Court to immediately resolve the cases that have been filed against him. Lee has been detained at the Pampanga... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘Loyalty to a friend must end where loyalty to another begins’Many people including myself are still perplexed at President Aquino’s continue
‘Loyalty to a friend must end where loyalty to another begins’
Pilipino Star / Posted 30 days ago
Many people including myself are still perplexed at President Aquino’s continued stubbornness in keeping Transportation Secretary Jun Abaya at his post despite increasing public disenchantment. The issues involving the DOTC and its attached agencies... Read more
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Sun Star
Y-Speak: Dirty elections by the Filipinos, for the FilipinosONLY one word comes to mind when Philippine elections is mentioned: dirty. It
Y-Speak: Dirty elections by the Filipinos, for the Filipinos
Sun Star / Posted 30 days ago
ONLY one word comes to mind when Philippine elections is mentioned: dirty. It has long been a controversial event in Philippine politics. This is a time when cheating, corruption, and killings are widespread all over the country. Ever since the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Losing the 4PsPresidents Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Benigno Aquino III should have never bee
Losing the 4Ps
Manila Standard Today / Posted 1 months ago
Presidents Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Benigno Aquino III should have never been allowed to implement non-statutory social welfare programs and spend huge amounts of public funds on them. Without laws to back up these programs—such as the Pantawid... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -CITY OF SAN FERNANDO - While the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) debunked c
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 1 months ago
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO - While the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) debunked claims that another 358-hectares of Hacienda Luisita would be raffled off, farm workers noted yesterday that many of 1,717 potential land reform beneficiaries listed by the... Read more
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