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"I WILL NEVER QUIT. I WILL NEVER STOP. I WILL NEVER WITHDRAW!' - MIRIAM DEFENSOR SANTIAGO

Why Miriam Defensor Santiago should be the next President of the Philippines

 

 We ran an article about the Poe-Escudero tandem last August 2015 when the talks of pairing them were being boiled on the press. It was an exciting tandem so to speak. It was before the height of Grace Poe’s citizenship controversy. And as much as the pairing elicit fun fare, we thought that an Escudero-Poe tandem could be much better choice instead of the other way around. We just based it on both Escudero and Poe’s political experiences, and the former has the most advantage when it comes to that field. Still on that article, you may want to read Escudero-Poe […]

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2016 Elections: Top 5 Presidential Candidates’ Platform Guide

 

 What are the things that set candidates apart from each other? The Philippine National Elections is upon us and it is certainly worth knowing their plans to run the country for the next 6 years.     Check out this infographic from M2.0 Communication, a leading PR Company in the Philippines, that aims to educate Filipinos about the different platforms of the Top 5 Presidential candidates in order to make a wise decision. Viewed 45237 times by 4195 viewers

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List of powerful women in House of Cards Season 4 universe

 

 And because it’s Women’s Month, it’s about time we get to take a look at the powerful women in Netflix’s House of Cards Season 4. But before we go on and if you’re a fan (or not), we remind you that this post contains spoilers you wouldn’t want to know. Unless you’ve seen the full Season 4 when it was aired on RTL CBS Entertainment last March 5, then you’re welcome to read on. Let’s start with Daisy Jones. She is one of a hell feisty Congresswoman from Texas and she aint backing out from politics without giving her daughter, […]

GRINGO HONASAN A SOLDIER TURNED REBEL WITH A CAUSE

Gringo Honasan Transcribed (Part 2): “I looked at him (Marcos) like a god”

 

 As promised, here is the second part of our conversation with Senator Gringo Honasan. In continuation of his platforms and agenda, he speaks of tax-exemptions, government funding, his first order of business if elected as vice president, and how he looked at Marcos during his time as a soldier, pre-EDSA People Power days. Tax-exempt for below PHP 30,000 earners “Nasa platform namin yan. Any income below P30,000 tax-free. The only sure things in life are death and taxes. Hirap na hirap na nga pahihirapan mo pa? It’s unfair. Tax na natin yung top 1,000 corporations na walang ginawa kung hindi […]

GRINGO HONASAN, SOLDIER, REBEL, POLITICIAN

Gringo Honasan Transcribed (Part 1): “I’ll put my 42 years of public service on the line and tell the people that what makes me different – the strength, courage of my convictions, and the audacity to make things happen. I will help solve crimes or die trying”

 

 Election period or not, we have had the opportunities on several occasions to meet and sit down with former soldier-turned-rebel-turned senator Gregorio Ballesteros Honasan II, mostly commonly known as Gringo Honasan, and every time we see him it’s always the same man we’ve met like the first time we met him some couple of years ago. The gallant Honasan, who would be turning 68 this March 14, was an ordinary  soldier for 17 years prior to his 7 years stint as a rebel, and 18 years as senator. He’s keen and planning to retire on 2019, “But I think God wants […]

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A clean and courageous government that will fight and stop corruption are part of Sen. Miriam Santiago’s agenda

 

 Standing in front of the students, party mates, and supporters coming from different sectors in the government, the 70-year old Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago made it clear that she is running for president in the coming 2016 election despite of health issues degrading her political ambitions by her opponents, especially from one person in the Internet, who according to the senator, “has voiced her urgent wish that I should die before six years.” In a speech she shared inside UP Bahay ng Alumni, Miriam said, “It should be up to me to decide on whether or not I should campaign for […]

MIRIAM DEFENSOR SANTIAGO WILL RUN FOR PRESIDENT IN 2016

Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago will run for president in 2016

 

 Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago spoke with high hopes for Filipinos when she announced on October 13, Tuesday afternoon, her intention to run as president in the up-coming 2016 election. The announcement came during the signing session of her book Stupid is Forever More held in National Bookstore at Glorietta 1 in Makati. “I cannot say under the law that I will for president, but I am allowed to say that I will run for public office,” the jolly senator said during the media interview after the book session. When a reporter asked her of her intention of filing her Certificate of Candidacy for Presidency within the week, Miriam answered […]

MANUEL LUIS QUEZON Y MOLINA

Who is Manuel L. Quezon?

 

 Quezon City will be celebrating its 75th Diamond Jubilee come October 10-12 with programs to commemorate the cityhood’s inception on October 12, 1939 under the administration of then President Manuel L. Quezon, who bought the 1,529 hectares from the vast Diliman  estate of the Tuason family, headed by the late patriarch Don Gonzalo Tuason y Patino, the fifth successor to the possibly first richest man in the Philippines, Don Antonio Tuason. Who is Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina? 1. Birth Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina was born in Baler on August 19, 1878. His parents were Lucio Quezón (died 1898) and María Dolores Molina (1840 – 1893), […]

HENERAL LUNA THE MOVIE BY JERROLD TAROG

At iba pang mga karakter sa pelikulang HENERAL LUNA

 

 Ang pelikulang HENERAL LUNA na pinagbibidahan ng mahusay na aktor na si John Arcilla, ay isang obra ng isa sa pinakabatang direktor ng pelikulang Filipino ng makabagong henerasyon na si Jerrold Tarog. Mahalagang mapanood ng sambayanang Filipino, lalo na ng mga kabataan ang HENERAL LUNA upang malaman, maunawaan, maitama, at maiwasto ang mga pangyayaring naganap sa ating bansa nung panahon ng mga Kastila at Amerikano na sumakop sa ating bayan. Ang HENERAL LUNA ay isang matapang na pelikula na walang pakundangan inilabas ang ‘lihim’ ng kasaysayan na magpapabago sa isipan ng ating lahat, sa mga tunay na kaganapan sa buhay […]

ESCUDERO-POE TANDEM 2016 PHILIPPINE ELECTION

Escudero-Poe tandem plausible in 2016

 

 Recently,  the Escudero-Poe tandem floats as one of the powerhouse team to beat in the coming Philippines 2016 Election. This, if both Sen. Francis ‘Chiz’ Escudero and Sen. Grace Poe will come to a final decision and seal their political partnership. This would be a great tandem to watch out for. Chiz for President and Poe for Vice President. But why not the other way around? Although Poe has a powerful charisma over to win people’s hearts and votes, it would be smart for her to stay on the second position for the meantime, rather to seek the highest position in the land this early. […]

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What happens when a president withdraws from upcoming presidential election?

 

 Clearly getting closer 18 months away from the 2016 presidential election, the incumbent faces a lot of controversies to deal up under his sleeves. The recent covert military mission was technically a success, although lives were put at risks and endangered a lot of civilians. His leadership is taunted with mistrust from the people whom he thought were his allies. They strongly have spoken up and tells him they are not backing him up in the next presidential election. They believed it’s what’s best for the party. No one in his cabinet wants him back in the Oval Office. They wanted […]