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Makati Mayor Junjun Binay suspended anew – calls critics paid hacks

Embattled Makati City mayor Junjun Binay quickly dismissed the growing anti-Binay sentiments on the social media, saying many of these people are ‘bayaran’ or paid hacks.

For Philippine Citizens in Quezon City: COMELEC Registration Booths in TriNoMa.

Those living in Districts 1, 2, 4 and 6 in Quezon City are urged to undergo registration by COMELEC.

Gerry Lanuza: Overthinking “Activist” or typical Filipino crab?

Since June 26, Lanuza has been frequenting Facebook timelines and Twitter feeds because of a controversial Facebook post that made a veiled reference to UP student Tiffany Uy, the Summa Cum Laude graduate from the Universtiy of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) who recently made headlines because of her near-perfect grade.

Lea Salonga makes incendiary tweet on PHL Independence Day, chaos ensues

Songstress and The Voice of the Philippines personality Lea Salonga found herself in the hotseat of Twitter amidst hostile tweets, after asking a question during the country’s Independence Day last June 12.

TAKE THAT, CHINA! – Philippines to submit 300-year-old map to UN to debunk China’s 9-dash line claim

The Philippine government will be submitting to the United Nations Tribunal on the Law of the Sea in The Hague this week an almost 300-year-old …

OOPS! – ISIS selfie in Syria resulted in bombing by anti-terrorist forces

A terrorist from ISIS recently took a selfie of himself and posted it online in social media. Shortly thereafter, U.S. Intelligence, which heavily monitors social media accounts from ISIS members and supporters, managed to pinpoint an ISIS headquarters building in Syria by using the selfie photo as a reference point.

Duterte to Church: Don’t use hell to dissuade Reproductive Health

While admitting he bears no grudge against the Catholic Church, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte also said he does not agree with some of its practice which supposedly scared people to follow its doctrines using the concept of hell.

THIS IS DAVAO CITY – Law-breaking councilors in Davao City confab nabbed, fined

The province’s strong anti-crime policy is underscored when two out-of-town councilors were arrested; one of them for selling counterfeit certificates and receipts and fining the other one for flouting an anti-smoking ordinance.

G7 doesn’t like China’s bullying actions towards ASEAN either

As tensions in the East China and South China Seas continue to escalate, the Group of Seven nations (G7) is “deeply concerned” about tensions in the East and South China seas, announced by the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission during G7 meeting.

POST-COLONIAL HELP – US Senate wants to arm ASEAN, particularly Philippines, against China

United States Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) Chairman Senator John McCain inserted the initiative to offer support – in the form of training and weapons – In the Philippines and other allied countries like Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.