‘Unang Hirit’ anchor Rhea Santos is saying goodbye to GMA News

Rhea Santos is saying goodbye to GMA Network’s News and Public Affairs after 18 years She plans on migrating and studying abroad Mariz Umali is reported to be her replacement According to Media Newser Philippines, Unang Hirit news anchor Rhea Santos has decided to bid goodbye to GMA Network’s News and Public Affairs division after 18 years of service. Based on the news story, Santos will have her last appearance on the morning show on Friday, August 2. The 40-year-old broadcast journalist is set to …

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GMA News reporters show support to Star Cinema’s “Finally Found Someone”

Star Cinema’s “Finally Found Someone” seems to reunite Kapuso and Kapamilya personalities First, Alden Richards’ fans organized a block screening of the movie and now Kapuso reporters have shown their support to the latest AshLloyd flick. Even Kapuso reporters can not contain their ‘kilig’ over Sarah Geronimo and John Lloyd Cruz’s reunion movie. Aubrey Carampel posted a “wefie” on Instagram with fellow Kapuso reporters Tina Panganiban-Perez, Sandra Aguinaldo, Mariz Umali, Nelson Canlas, Nida Reyes, and Kara David, with a standee of Sarah Geronimo. The post said, “Last …

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Sen. Pia Cayetano disagrees with President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s catcalling

Aside from Liza Dino, outgoing Senator Pia Cayetano, sister of Duterte’s running mate Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano, said she will continue to support Duterte but takes exception to his catcalling of a reporter in a recent press conference. READ: Rodrigo Duterte denies catcalling the Kapuso reporter Pia made the comment in response to Twitter users who asked for her stand on the issue of Duterte catcalling GMA News reporter Mariz Umali at a press conference in Davao City. “I support the President but I don’t agree …

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Liza Diño says President-elect Rodrigo Duterte should apologize for catcalling Mariz Umali

Actress Liza Diño, a known supporter of Duterte, took to social media air her sentiments over President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s catcalling issue with GMA News reporter Mariz Umali. For her, Duterte should apologize for catcalling a female reporter during a press conference that aired on national television. READ: Rodrigo Duterte denies catcalling the Kapuso reporter In her Facebook post on Friday (June 3), Liza said Duterte’s wolf-whistling at Mariz Umali was “inappropriate” and warranted an apology. “In the same way that I defend him by using his context—HIS CONTEXT—as his defense to …

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LOOK: GMA News reporter Cesar Apolinario reacts to Duterte catcalling Mariz Umali

Aside from Raffy Tima, the husband of Mariz Umali, another Kapuso reporter Cesar Apolinario was not able to hide his feelings over Duterte draw flak on social media after Wednesday’s press conference in Davao City when instead of answering Umali’s question about his Cabinet secretaries, he resorted to catcalling the female reporter. Apolinario said in a Facebook post that catcalling happens everywhere, whatever class you are. However, he believes it is different when it comes to our President in front of a presscon being televised on national TV. “PERO …

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Rodrigo Duterte denies catcalling the Kapuso reporter

No one can stop him from whistling because the President-elect believe that it’s part of his freedom of expression. For our President-elect Rodrigo Duterte, what we have presumed as a form catcalling to GMA News reporter Mariz Umali is just a normal whistling and it’s part of his freedom of expression. “(whistles) You know, you don’t have any business stopping me every time I (whistles). That is a freedom of expression,” he said. He further clarified, “Parang you cajole with the woman. (whistles) ‘Miss, saan ka?’ As a …

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WATCH: Mariz Umali, not expecting an apology from Rodrigo Duterte over catcall

During the press conference last Tuesday (May 31), GMA News reporter Mariz Umali asked the President-elect Rodrigo Duterte: “Mr. President, how will you deal with Cabinet members who are non-performing? Will you be giving them a deadline?” WATCH: Duterte whistles at GMA News journalist; How the people around react will make you sick! The President-elect answered, “Nagpapapansin ka talaga sa akin,” then made a wolf whistle. People in the audience can be heard laughing and cheering. Umali just smiled and said, “Mr. President, can I get …

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WATCH: Duterte whistles at GMA News journalist; How the people around react will make you sick!

President-Elect Duterte catcalled GMA News journalist Mariz Umali in a press conference. Duterte whistled and even sang “Malayo ang tingin’ to the Kapuso reporter and stopped when some of the audience shouted “Married na ‘yan.” This was from the Mayor who ordained the Women Development Code in Davao City (first in the country) that protects women from any form of harassment. We can say that Rodrigo Duterte is one of the well-loved personality today in our nation but any type of cat-calling is never cool, even if it was just …

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Reporters Michael Fajatin, Dante Perello and Hadji Rieta decided to leave GMA Network

There have been four news reporters who have decided to leave GMA just recently, for a variety of reasons. Michael Fajatin posted a few days ago on his Facebook page that he will be leaving GMA Network, which according to him, he has served wholeheartedly for almost 2 decades. He talks about embarking on a new chapter in his life so he could fulfill his personal responsibility and to find meaning and purpose as an individual and in his interactions with other people. Fajatin used to …

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Philippines, invaded by the enormous, flesh-eating fishes?

All Wednesdays of the month, beginning August 8, get a closer look at the so-called monsters that lurk deep beneath the country’s waters in Born to be Wild’s “Alien Fish” series. In small fishing towns north and south of Metro Manila, the fishermen are angry. They say monsters have taken over their rivers and lakes—enormous, flesh-eating fish that wipe out their local catch. These are alien species from different parts of the world, and even the authorities are alarmed by their growing numbers in Philippine …

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