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The Philippine Senate today

The Senate is so full of itself. Look at it’s reaction to some members’ named as “dogs of Malacanang” in one blog article (who knows, the writer might be from among them?). 145 more words

Institutions

Facebook Tests 'More Info' Button to Fight Spread of Fake News

The new tool, introduced on Thursday in a blog post, is Facebook’s new bid to help fight fake news.

It will be recalled, this is not the first time the social network has tried to curb the proliferation of hoaxes on its platform. 458 more words

Tech

Philippine Opposition Lawmakers Want Investigation into Illegal Deaths in President Duterte's War Against Drugs

By  Julliane Love De Jesus – Reporter / @JLDejesusINQ

INQUIRER.net / 12:37 PM July 17, 2017

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV criticized Senator Richard Gordon’s proposal to revive the investigation into the Mamasapano debacle that led to the deaths of 44 elite policemen and 18 Moro rebels and five civilians last January 15. 453 more words

An Open Letter to Senator Tito Sotto

Mahal kong Tito Sen,

Kumusta po kayo? Namamanhid pa rin po ba?

Binulaga ako kanina ng balitang may nasabi na naman po kayong ang hirap hanapan ng linaw. 597 more words

Philippines

Philippine Congress postpones embattled minister's confirmation hearing

Tue Feb 28, 2017 | 2:37am EST

Reuters

Philippine Environment Secretary Regina Lopez listens to a reporter’s question during a media briefing in Manila, Philippines February 9, 2017. 460 more words

Philippines: Liberal Party LP members ousted from Senate majority -- The Senate will “remain independent and true to its role as the last bastion of democracy in our country.”

By: Christine O. Avendaño – Reporter / @10avendanoINQ

Philippine Daily Inquirer / 01:12 AM February 28, 2017

It took only 15 minutes on Monday for the Senate leadership to form a new majority—by kicking out President Duterte’s critics from the bloc. 681 more words

Beyond moronic

Why would any one with half a brain provide a self-confessed killer air time or front page visibility so he could broadcast to the people his misadventures? 284 more words

Institutions