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Marcos in perspective following Miriam’s passing

The nation today mourns the passing of former Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago – she of the fiery temper and the blazing tongue.

She was many things to many people and, undeniably to some, she was the best of friends and the worst of enemies. 267 more words

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'EU de puta': Duterte’s new curse expression for the EU

We already know the popular phrase used by President Rodrigo Duterte in expressing his anger or annoyance against a number of Filipinos whom he loathe with all his might. 541 more words

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Duterte's war on drugs

I came across this video and found it as the truth more than the negative imputations hurled at President Rodrigo Duterte who has promised to wage a relentless war against those involved in the proliferation, pushing and using of illegal drugs. 26 more words

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Trillanes now Senate’s puffed-up member

It used to be that the Senate had undeniably two puffed-up members, namely, Senators Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon Revilla Jr.

Perhaps because of their years of prominence as top-grossing action movie stars they no longer could distinguish between reel and real appearance. 434 more words

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Probing de Lima better for the nation than probing killer witness

What could have been an enlightening investigation/hearing on extrajudicial killing related to the Duterte administration’s relentless war on drugs by the Senate Committee on Justice chaired by Sen. 440 more words

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Much ado about the Duterte-Obama, Duterte-Ban clashes

 

Like myself many were really looking forward in anticipation the scheduled meeting between President Rodrigo Duterte and US President Barack Obama during the ASEAN summit in Laos, this after Duterte allegedly called Obama a son-of-a-bitch. 394 more words

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Time to rally behind Duterte - Part ll

(I saw this article and found it a fitting information or sequel, if you may, to be part II of what I wrote before. – Quierosaber) 884 more words

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