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Weeding out the Senate “trapos”

How else would one describe the senators from the Liberal Party (LP) that were ousted from their committee chairmanships and booted out of the majority but “trapos”? 379 more words

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Duterte hits back hard at Trillanes

You can consider this a sequel to what I wrote yesterday which you can read at: https://quierosaber.wordpress.com/2017/02/16/dutertes-must-prove-trillanes-wrong-in-corruption-allegation-claims/.

I am glad that President Duterte himself came out disputing Sen. 98 more words

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Dutertes must prove Trillanes wrong in corruption allegation claims

I am talking of course about President Rodrigo Duterte and his immediate family who have been dragged into the muck of corruption charges by Sen. Antonio Trillanes saying that, collectively, they have amassed P2.4 billion in unexplained wealth stashed in secret deposit accounts from 2006 to 2015. 317 more words

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Putting closure to the Mamasapano carnage

I have written a few pieces last year on the Mamasapano carnage that resulted in the gory death of 44 commandos of the PNP Special Action Force, which President Rodrigo Duterte aptly describes now, as “gallant officers who were fed to the lions to be eaten by death”. 320 more words

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Malacañang disinvite did not sit well with Robredo

I am talking of course about Malacañang’s invitation for Vice President Leni Robredo to attend the New Year’s Day Vin d’Honneur scheduled for Jan. 11 only to be informed later that she was disinvited. 378 more words

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PH-China relations more important than sea row ruling by international tribunal

If anybody is still wondering why President Rodrigo Duterte was included among the 74 most powerful people in the world, one has only to read this piece and see how his decision to “set aside” an international ruling which concluded that China has no legal basis to claim historic rights to the bulk of the South China Sea is impacting the world community. 360 more words

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Robredo disavows being puppet of the LP

Truth to tell is that I have nothing but admiration and support for Vice President Leni Robredo as a person and as a politician.

I expressed this opinion and you can find it at : … 564 more words

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