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In good faith, Yellow media steer DAP scandal away from BS Aquino

If it were any other public official, especially anyone with any remote connection to the evil incarnate from Lubao, it would have rained impeachment complaints already at the House of Representatives. 614 more words


Substance Over Form

As a “wordsmith”, I have to be keen on details about words and “they’re spelling”. In other words, I have a mini grammar nazi in me running through my veins. 453 more words


Defending the indefensible

That was quite a show put on by Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda last Wednesday, a day after the Supreme Court ruled his boss’ Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) unconstitutional. 339 more words



“Shut up,” said one netizen to another, “Don’t you want a Filipino to win the Nobel Peace Prize?”

That Filipino, of course, is President Aquino. And in the past few days, rumors have circulated that Malacañang is lobbying for him to receive the award for his role in the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro. 753 more words


China, Philippines Can Still Do Business, Despite Dispute, Says China's Ambassador to the Philippines

South China Sea dispute not constitute the “totality” of the relationship. 

Manila: China and the Philippines should work to strengthen weak economic ties, Beijing’s envoy to Manila has said, despite an acrimonious maritime dispute. 417 more words

Impeachment, anyone?

Hardly had the dust settled on the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) when talk of President Noynoy Aquino’s impeachment became a hot topic, with the anti-corruption group Youth Act Now and the Kabataan Party List threatening to spearhead the filing of charges in Congress. 450 more words


Various groups unite to propose law abolishing pork barrel system

The following is a press statement issued by the People’s Initiative Against the Pork Barrel in a press conference yesterday, June 30, 2014 in Quezon City. 578 more words

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