GMA’s House Allies Win
President Arroyo’s political allies have won two-thirds or 190 of the 200 district seats in the 275-member House of Representatives. Even if there’s another impeachment complaint, Malacañang may not necessarily avail itself of Attorney Oliver Lozano’s “services.”
Pinoys on Globalization
A Social Weather Stations survey revealed that 49% of Filipinos believe that globalization is mostly good for the country while 20% of the respondents were not sure if it’s good or bad for the country. The remaining 32% are members of Bayan Muna, Gabriela, Anak-pawis and Kabataan party-list groups.
Saying the “tentacles” of Communist rebels have penetrated even the universities, AFP Chief of Staff General Hermogenes Esperon Jr. says soldiers may be redeployed in Metro Manila’s slum communities. Which leads us to ask: when will he deploy soldiers in Congress?
Scott Bellard, a representative of the US Embassy in Manila checked the status of the investigation of the Philippine National Police on the spate of killings of militants and journalists in the country. The US is baffled why Filipinos are so alarmed by the murders when killing is considered as ‘just a hobby’ by the Americans in Iraq.
Nora Weds A Woman?
An online Marriage Inquiry System revealed that actress Nora Aunor married her manager, a woman named Norie Sayo in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 22, 2000. That’s not surprising though. ‘Di ba GUY sha?
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5: Halimaw sa Bangag
4: Shaken, Rattled, and Rolled: Rehab Diaries
3: Bato, Bato Paano Ka Ginawa?
2: Zsa Zsa Shabu na!
1: Kasal, Kasino, Ka-session
In the US, MySpace has finally agreed to share with officials in state governments its data on sexual predators who post their profiles online. Unfortunately, when the sexual predators learned about the move, they switched to Friendster.