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Velasco has 23 billion reasons for ouster

Opinion
What would you do for 1 million pesos? What about 1 billion? What about 23 billion? For Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco, it’s worth betraying the President. Unfortunately ...
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Philippines imposes travel ban to South Korea

Philippines
In the wake of South Korea being declared the number one hotspot outside China for the new COVID-19 viral strain, the Philippines has imposed travel restrictions on travelers ...
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POE HEARING NOTHING BUT A ROLL CALL FOR ABSCBN DEFENDERS – CAYETANO

News
The Senate is holding hearings on ABS-CBN’s franchise, despite them having no jurisdiction over the matter. It is, for all practical purposes, just a photo opportunity for Grace ...
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ABSCBN NOT PAYING TAXES, OTHER BENEFITS FOR THOUSANDS OF EMPLOYEES

Philippines
It turns out that one of ABS-CBN’s strongest claims in their defense – that their franchise gives livelihood to 11,000 employees – is another thinly spun lie by ...
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FORMER NOYNOY SPOKESMAN RETWEETS FALSE REPORT ON BONG GO 2022 CANDIDACY

Philippines
When did fact checking become so unpopular? Sure, in the age of digital media, time is of the essence, but it’s just a little extra step that someone ...
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Lagman’s misleading and untenable defense of ABS-CBN directly contradicts the law

Opinion Philippines
Congressman Edcel Lagman has been a vocal supporter of ABS CBN, despite the grave allegations against the media outfit. His support however is based on his very flawed ...
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Sotto grills Poe on premature ABS-CBN hearing – WHAT FRANCHISE BILL?

Philippines
Senate President Tito Sotto has quickly squashed Grace Poe’s dreams of an all-powerful Senate granting the wishing of ABS-CBN. Sotto criticized Poe for announcing that she has pushed ...
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SENATE DIPS HAND IN ABSCBN FRANCHISE ISSUE, SETS PREMATURE HEARING ON FEBRUARY 27

Philippines Politics
Senator Grace Poe has gotten her wish and usurped the House of Representatives on the matter of the ABS-CBN franchise. The Senate has set its first public hearing ...
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What the ABS-CBN franchise issue tells us about democracy

Opinion
It seems almost impossible to imagine a world without ABS CBN. Even as someone who is personally very against the renewal of their franchise, I can admit that ...
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Entitlement vs Privilege

Opinion
A privilege is separate from a right. A right in an inherent and irrevocable entitlement held by all citizens from the moment of their birth. Examples of these ...
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