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Bayani Agbayani resigns as MTRCB board member

Although President Duterte gave him a coveted government position, comedian Bayani Agbayani still resigned as a board member of MTRCB. According to Abante, the Kapamilya star realized that being an MTRCB board member is not his forte thus he quitted. Because of this, many people commended the decision of Agbayani, saying he’s honest unlike some officials whose main goal is to grab a higher government position despite being inexperienced and incompetent. Upon Agbayani’s resignation, a newly-appointee was introduced by President Duterte on January 30. Being …

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Manny Pacquiao asks fans who he should fight next

Senator Manny Pacquiao has taken to Twitter to ask fans who they want to see him fight next. Amir Khan was the majority’s favorite with over 48% of over 44 thousand votes. Meanwhile on Facebook, netizens were enraged and has asked Pacquiao to “fight yourself” and “fight corruption” instead. Filipino boxer and senator Manny Pacquiao posted a poll on his Twitter account, asking his fans about whom they want to see him fight next. He wrote: “Who do you want me to fight next in …

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Kris Aquino has a request for President Rodrigo Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte revealed in his speech on February 6 that showbiz personality Kris Aquino asked him not to go after her brother, former president Benigno Aquino III, over the Mamasapano clash that led to death of 44 police commandos on 25 January 2015. President Duterte said: “Si Kris nag-text. Sabi, ‘Huwag mo namang ipakulong si Noynoy,’ sabi ko, ‘No Kris, I am not out to find faults. I just want to know the truth.’” The president said he has no plans of sending the …

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Chavit Singson says Philippines can host Miss Universe again next year

Former Ilocos Sur governor Chavit Singson is willing to help raise another Miss Universe in the Philippines if the government will share in the expenses the second time around. “Kaya natin, basta tumulong ang gobyerno. Medyo hirap kami kasi first time na walang tulong ang gobyerno,” Singson said. Singson mentioned that he spend round $15 million to make the event possible in the country after President Duterte refused to spend public funds for the beauty pageant. “Kung tutulong ang gobyerno, walang problema. Madali lang. Pero …

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Sen. Tito Sotto, Aiza Seguerra patch things up after condom-giving issue

Senator Tito Sotto and National Youth Commission chairman Aiza Seguerra have reconciled after a heated exchange over the government’s initiative to distribute condoms in high schools. Sotto said that Seguerra —who started her showbiz career as a child performer in the noontime show “Eat… Bulaga!” —was the one who reached out and apologized over her statements on her Facebook account. “Una, nagkaroon ng miscommuniation siguro. Siguro mali ang intindi sa pronouncements na lumabas sa social media so that’s what the reaction Aiza gave,” Sotto said. …

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G Toengi slams Mocha Uson; Maharlikan blogger hits back

Controversial sexy star Mocha Uson has been a subject of criticism since she was appointed as a board member of MTRCB. One of the critics is the actress G Toengi who is now residing in the US. During a meet-and-greet event with Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, G Toengi questioned the appointment of Uson in MTRCB. G Toengi asked Andanar, “I’d like to talk about the Uson Blog, the Mocha Uson Blog. So, I saw an interview of yours that said she has qualifications for …

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Kapuso Executive reacts to Mocha Uson’s proposed “No To Soft-Porn” policy

Sexy star and controversial blogger Mocha Uson shocked netizens after Communications Secretary Martin Andanar announced the lady’s inclusion as the latest board member of MTRCB. In one of her Facebook posts, Uson revealed her first mission as a board member. According to Uson, she will convince her fellow board members to block the airing of soft porns (or scenes with suggestive theme) during prime time. “Asahan n’yo po, my first mission is to not allow soft porn sa TV during primetime. Alam kong mahirap dahil isa lang …

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Jim Paredes reacts to “vanity tax”

Jim Paredes rants on Twitter about a lawmaker’s proposal to impose so-called vanity tax on cosmetic products. The former Apo Hiking Society member expresses his disappointment through Twitter. While satire news and fake memes continue to infiltrate the social media, he humorously suggests that the government should impose tax on idiocy and stupidity. The controversial “vanity tax” was proposed by Ako Bicol party-list representative Rodel Batocabe. “Ang lipstick three hundred pesos, dagdagan mo ng thirty. Siguro naman ang isang taong nagli-lipstick ay di naman magiging …

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Gabriela Women’s Party, to launch a protest against the country’s hosting of the 65th Miss Universe Pageant

Gabriela has announced that they will be opposing the hosting of the Miss Universe pageant in the Philippines, calling it an objectification of women and a cover-up of the country’s societal problems. Gabriela on the 65th Miss Universe: In a media briefing, Rep. Arlene Brosas said, “Gabriela opposes pageants and other festivals that exploit and commodify women. The country’s hosting of the Miss Universe pageant is yet another attempt to package the Philippines as a lurid tourist destination for cheap, easily exploitable women.” In an article …

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Mocha Uson accepts MTRCB appointment; vows to stop soft porn on primetime TV

Blogger Margaux “Mocha” Uson has been appointed as a board member of the Movie And Television Review And Classification Board (MTRCB), Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said Thursday. Out of her love for the showbiz industry, Mocha says she accepted the position but on the condition that she will not receive any salary. Uson said one of her top priorities is to not allow soft porn on prime time TV shows. Mocha Uson posted on her Facebook page the reason she accepted the position to become a board …

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