Massive floods swamped entire villages in Bulacan, Nueva Ecija and Pampanga, Residents are blaming Napocor for releasing water from major dams in Luzon at the height of the typhoon. Napocor is blaming rainwater rushing down from the mountains. Surprisingly, President Aquino has yet to blame the previous administration.
Last week, President Aquino pledged 1 million dollars to Japan’s disaster victims. Is it too late to take it back?
Former Comelec chairman Benjamin Abalos has offered to become a state witness against election officials who allegedly rigged the 2007 elections in Mindanao. In totally unrelated news, Andal Ampatuan Jr. is willing to become a state witness against the perpetrators of the Maguindanao massacre.
Reports said Lolong had become lethargic and had not eaten for a month now. As if to protest its captivity, it has also been planking since September 3.
Last Friday, Vice President Binay, representing President Aquino launched the campaign called “Juan Time.” He urged Filipinos to eradicate the habit of “Filipino time” or coming late for appointments. To which the President said, “Ouch!”
The Philippines is celebrating ‘Elderly Filipino Week’ from October 1 to 7. To mark the weeklong event, the Professional Heckler will not write anything against Senators Juan Ponce Enrile and Joker Arroyo.
One of the activities this year is the Super Senior Citizens Song Fest on October 4. Imelda Marcos will perform a special number.
Ten outstanding elderly Filipinos will be awarded this week. Sen. Loren Legarda can’t wait to meet the winners in the ‘Lolo’ category.
The Ateneo Blue Eagles soared to a historic 4-peat by beating the FEU Tamaraws in the UAAP Finals Saturday. Hats off to Norman Black! Fascinators off to Manny V. Pangilinan! Congratulations!
It was a lopsided victory for MVP’s boys who had the “homecourt advantage” throughout the season.
Next year, the Ateneo Blue Eagles will ‘drive for five.’ Also next year, the UP Pep Squad will ‘sashay for trey.’
Nico Salva was named Finals MVP. Take that Megan Young!
Rookies Kiefer Ravena and Greg Slaughter received their first ever championship rings yesterday. Kiefer and Slaughter: 2 – LeBron James – 0!
Boy on Bandila
‘The King of Talk,’ Boy Abunda is joining Bandila to dish out a nightly dose of entertainment news, and discuss the hottest showbiz controversies with co-anchors Julius Babao, Karen Davila and Ces Drilon. It’s part ‘SNN’ part ‘The Buzz’ within ‘The Bottomline’ within ‘Bandila.’ Consider it the ‘Inception’ of ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs.
Nadia vs. Rama
Former actress Nadia Montenegro sued her two teenage daughters’ manager, Annabelle Rama for child abuse. Montenegro claims Rama has been forcing her daughters to work overtime, wear sexy outfits, and entertain “powerful” and “influential men.” Or as Ruffa Gutierrez would call it, “My journey.”
“Perhaps catastrophe is the natural human environment, and even though we spend a good deal of energy trying to get away from it, we are programmed for survival amid catastrophe.”
Ronald McDonald in the Philippines is now 30 years old. Or as Vicki Belo would say, “Too old.”
Oops, he did it again!
Quote of the Week
“The President is not fond of photo ops.”
-Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda when asked by palace reporters why President Aquino was not visible in areas struck by disaster
Just a Rumor
Studio 23 has a program called “Where is Toni?” TV5’s ‘Pinoy Explorer’ is asking “Nasaan si Aga?” Rumors say NBN4 will soon launch a show called, “Find the President!”
Quote of the Week, Too
“I’m so attached to Lolong. I spend most of my time with the crocodile. I consider him my son now.”
~ Bunawan, Agusan Del Sur Mayor Cox Elorde rejecting suggestions to transfer ‘Lolong’ to the Quezon City Parks and Wildlife
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