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Panelo accepts Red challenge, commutes to Malacañang

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo is many things, but he’s definitely not one to stand down from a challenge. His career as a defense attorney has been marked with half a dozen cases that the entire nation would think were a challenge to take on, and now, he’s taken ...
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Senate approves postponement of village polls

The Senate of the Philippines approved on third and final reading on Monday, September 30, Senate Bill No. 1043, which seeks to postpone the 2020 synchronized barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to 2022, extending the term of current officials from two years to four years. SB 1043 ...
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DAYS AFTER WISHING DUTERTE’S DEATH, CARLOS CELDRAN DIES OF HEART ATTACK

Artist, anti-administration critic, and renowned-mass crasher Carlos Celdran has passed away from natural causes, just days after he tweeted “Good. Now die. Please. Kthanxbye.” in reply to the news that President Duterte has a chronic autoimmune disorder. Good. Now die. Please. Kthanxbye https://t.co/uwFF0JeaEr— carlosceldran (@carlosceldran) October 6, 2019 ...
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The people have spoken: Speaker Cayetano more trusted than alleged-VP Robredo, past Speakers

For the first time since President Duterte was elected in 2016, the trust rating of the Speaker of the House has surpassed the Vice President. According to Pulse Asia’s 3rd Quarter 2019 report, Speaker Cayetano received a 62% trust rating and a 64% approval rating, while Robredo got ...
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From Moscow with Love – Speaker’s Cayetano greets teachers, reaffirms the House’s commitment to raise educator salaries

In the middle of what looked like a very important meeting, Speaker Cayetano took a quick minute to go Live on Facebook to greet the Philippines a happy National Teachers’ Day. The event was in fact the conferment ceremony of President Duterte’s honorary doctorate. Joined by his colleagues ...
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Grace Poe: Provide business coach on MRT so elites can ride comfortably

Here’s a fun, new, interesting solution to the horrible traffic facing the city’s capital: provide business class coaches on the MRT so that commuters with more buying power can purchase premium tickets with more space. Guess who gave this bright idea? Of course, Senator Grace “We don’t need ...
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Speaker Cayetano tells viewers to expect “big surprise” ahead of last day of scheduled budget plenary

The House of Representatives is making good on its promise of a delay-free budget by sticking to its strict two-week schedule of plenary deliberations. Speaker Cayetano has accomplished this “record-breaking” budget by holding Monday to Friday marathon plenary sessions, starting daily at 1 pm versus the previous schedule ...
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7-Eleven suspends clerk who mocked deaf customer

Tricia Evangelista , a 25-year old junior product designer, is one of millions of PWD Filipinos who are fighting to live their fullest lives, despite the challenged they face because of their different abilities. However, it seems that before anything else, even simple tasks are a huge obstacle ...
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BISTADO!… TRILLANES’ LAWYER REVEALS TRUTH BEHIND EX-SENATOR’S ROLE IN FAKE BIKOY VIDEO

It’s obvious now, months after the “Totoong Narcolist Videos” first broke, that the Bikoy scandal was actually just a scam designed to rob the Filipino people of the truth and their free opinions. Now former Senator Antonio Trilanes IV’s own lawyer has brought to light the truth about ...
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PWD with no lower legs barred from entering BIR for wearing shorts

Nancy Boroc is a 27-year-old Filipino living in Calbayog City, Samar. She’s an aspiring Youtuber, working under the username The Little Traveler. She’s also a PWD and was born without the lower half of her legs. Earlier this month, she posted a vlog and corresponding Facebook post recounting ...
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