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Metro-wide noise barrage protests set tomorrow, August 15 vs BS tyranny, DAP

Youth and student groups, government employees, teachers, health workers, church workers and anti-pork groups will hold a metro-wide noise barrage protest against Aquino’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) and charter change tomorrow, August 15. Government employees from the Supreme Court, Department of Agriculture, Lung Center, National Housing University and Sandiganbayan will hold lunchtime noise barrage protests […]

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Who is this diplomat ? Bad behavior at closing time

(Via Inquirer) We are big believers of The Waiter Rule – that you can see a person’s true character by the way they treat people in the service industry – so were horrified to hear about an ugly incident in a bar lounge at a five-star hotel in Makati. At around 3 a.m., a server […]

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For a change…in strategy? Aquino, allies treading the same path but with a new style

by Bernadine Racoma, as originally published on Blog Watch, Philippine Online Chronicles. This piece would seem too late for the SONA discussion but the delay is intentional. We wanted to wait for a few days to see the different reactions to the rather unexpected tone in President Aquino’s SONA. It seems the wait’s worth it, […]

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Deceptive PPP claims in SONA

by Arnold Padilla, as originally posted at the Philippine Online Chronicles. Infrastructure development through public-private partnership (PPP) was among the highlights of President Aquino’s fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA). Thanks to good governance, we no longer need to offer perks for investors to build our infrastructure needs, said the President. Thanks to good […]

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State of Our Nation

by Jego Ragragio as originally posted at Blog Watch, Philippine Online Chronicles This is the story of everything else that happened before, during, and after the State of the Nation Address, or SONA for brevity. It begins with a major network running an online poll. This poll did not ask what the people expected or […]

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SONA 2014: A shaken regime

by Arnold Padilla as originally posted at the Philippine Online Chronicles   All the previous issues that faced the Aquino presidency are like relentless jabs pounding its body, and the pork barrel and DAP are like powerful blows straight to the head of the regime.  Since his first State of the Nation Address (Sona) in […]

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