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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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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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CNN Philippines’ Town Hall reviews the new administration’s first six months in office

What has the current administration done in their first six months in office?  CNN Philippines leads the discussion with its January installment of Town Hall. CNN Philippines has gathered key representatives from the Duterte cabinet to discuss matters and answer questions on issues that matter most to Filipinos: Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Secretary Rodolfo Salalima, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecretary John Castriciones, AFP Spokesperson Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla, Deputy Chief Traffic Enforcer of the Interagency Council on Traffic Manuel …

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LOOK: Miss British Virgin Islands Erika Creque mistakes Chavit Singson for Pres. Rodrigo Duterte

She thought that she is taking a picture with PH President Rodrigo Duterte. On the caption on her Instagram, Miss British Virgin Islands Erika Creque wrote: “Was an honor meeting the President of the Philippines Mr Rodrigo Duterte! One love from the British Virgin Islands!” Erika Creque immediately corrected her caption after her followers responded to her post telling that the man in the photo is not the President Rodrigo Duterte and is actually former Ilocos Sur Governor Chavit Singson. Here’s Erika’s edited caption: “Was …

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ABS-CBN starts airing PH Anti-Drug Advocacy

ABS-CBN has started airing their own version of Anti-Drug Advocacy initiated by President Rodrigo Duterte. The 1-minute-ad shows Kapamilya teen stars Sharlene San Pedro, Bailey May, Alexa Ilacad, Nash Aguas, Miles Ocampo, Kristel Fulgar, Ylona Garcia and Jairus Aquino calling to say no to drugs. Our President Rodrigo Duterte spoke at the end of the ad saying, “Iwasan mo ang droga. ‘Wag mong subukan. Masisira ang buhay mo at sa huli, ang bayan mo.” Press statement on ABS-CBN’s anti-drug advocacy ads.…

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LOOK: How celebrities reacted to Mocha Uson’s appointment on MTRCB?

Blogger Mocha Uson has been appointed as a board member of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB). Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea also confirmed Uson’s appointment. The MTRCB, which is under the Office of the President, is mandated to regulate and classify movies, television programs, and publicity materials. It was created through Presidential Decree No. 1986. It is composed of a chairman, vice chairman, and 30 board members all appointed by the President. Some of celebrities can’t help but admire our government’s decision …

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Chinese Magazine picks PH President Rodrigo Duterte as the Person of the Year 2016

PH President Rodrigo Duterte was hailed 2016’s “Person of the Year” by Chinese magazine, Yazhou Zhoukan (Asia Weekly). President Rodrigo Duterte has earned another distinction from an internationally acclaimed publication after landing in Forbes’ Magazine’s list of “Most Powerful Persons” in 2016. Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said the Chinese language magazine Yazhou Zhoukan (Asia Weekly) has just named the President as its “2016 Person of the Year” for pursuing an independent foreign policy that included “distancing away from the US and forging closer ties with …

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Blogger Mocha Uson appointed as MTRCB board member

After being chosen as the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF 2016) ambassadress, Blogger Mocha Uson, a known supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte, has been appointed as board member of the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB). Uson’s appointment has been signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea. The appointment paper is dated January 3, 2017. MTRCB regulates and classifies motion pictures, television programs, and publicity materials. At the sidelines of a press briefing in Malacañang, Communications Secretary Martin Andanar was asked why Uson was picked …

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LOOK: Ai-Ai delas Alas reacts on Cambodia’s grand welcome to President Rodrigo Duterte

Ai-Ai delas Alas, a known supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte, expressed her appreciation for Cambodia, who prepared for our president’s arrival on Tuesday (December 13) evening. The Kapuso actress shared a photo of Cambodia’s preparation to welcome the president, where she expressed her happiness over the treatment Duterte has received from its neighboring Asian countries and allies. On her Instagram account, the Kapuso comedian wrote: “Masaya ako kasi sa Cambodia nirerespeto ang ating pangulo. Hindi lamang sa Cambodia kundi sa iba pa nating kapatid na Asian …

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