Earlier this week, rumors circulated online that popular social networking site Facebook would be shutting down on March 15. A number of people actually believed the hoax. In fact, when President Aquino heard about it, he told Secretary Ricky Carandang to start packing in two months.
Interviewed by ABS-CBN News’ Anthony Taberna, Sandiganbayan spokesman Atty. Renato T. Bocar stated that ex-Maj. Gen. Carlos F. Garcia was a “victim of injustice.” By the way, that was Bocar’s answer to Taberna’s question: “Magkano?”
Goma (Still) in Trouble?
Facing felony tax charges, actor Richard Gomez (husband of Leyte Rep. Lucy Torres) is trying to arrange a tax amnesty deal with the BIR. I don’t have the details of the arrangement but I think Goma has a bigger chance of getting off the hook had he struck a deal with the Ombudsman.
Actor Richard Gomez is facing tax evasion charges. Rumors say if he fails to get a tax amnesty, he’d probably ask Lucy Torres to replace him as respondent.
Trillanes Attends Hearing
After being granted provisional freedom, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV attended Senate’s first hearing for 2011 on Tuesday. He participated in the ongoing probe of the alleged exploitative practice of some hospitals employing fresh nursing graduates without giving proper compensation. At one point, the questioning got so intense; Trillanes threatened to blow up those exploitative hospitals.
Senator Lito Lapid has been marked absent in the Senate for more than a month now. According to Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, the actor-senator has not been attending Senate hearings. If it’s any consolation, hindi halata.
Alliance of Volunteer Educators party list Rep. Eulogio Magsaysay has apologized for humiliating a PAL attendant by calling her “menopausal bitch, bitch, bitch, bitch” last month. Magsaysay’s foul language was understandable though. Minsan kasi, kung ano ang kinakain ng isang tao, ‘yon din ang lumalabas sa bibig niya.
Top 5 Things (Not) to Say If Congressman Magsaysay Calls You A “Menopausal Bitch”
No. 5: “Ah ganun? Puwes, paihi nga! Ooops, sorry. Akala ko imburnal!”
No. 4: “Guard! Guard! May buwaya! May nakawalang buwaya!”
No. 3: “Ang baboy n’yo naman!”
No. 2: “Ako?!? Menopausal bitch? Eh bakit doble ang baba n’yo?”
And the No. 1 thing (not) to say if Congressman Magsaysay calls you a menopausal bitch…
“Uy, ang ku-kyut naman ng mga anak mo congressman. Ang tataba pa! Hiyang ba sila sa darak?
Cong. Manny Pacquiao denies buying a European-made, 32-seater aircraft even as his wife Jinkee, insists the private jet belongs to Ilocos Sur Governor Chavit Singson. In a separate interview, Singson denies owning the plane and accused Jinkee of setting him up.
More Female Drivers
Metro Manila Development Authority Chairman Francis Tolentino proposed the hiring of more women to drive public utility vehicles. Tolentino’s proposal got an early backing from… holduppers.
In a message during Tuesday’s 110th anniversary celebration of the Manila Police District, Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim called for drastic action against rogue members of the police. Hmm, let me guess… Tondo?
Did you hear what happened at the LRT-Edsa station Tuesday? Seven people got injured when a security guard “accidentally” fired his shotgun. The injured were rushed to the hospital while the guard was brought to police headquarters… but was immediately released after the President granted him amnesty.
Reports say TV host Pia Guanio has a new boyfriend. Like we all care.
“The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.”
Sa gitna ng mga patotoo ng devotees ng Black Nazarene, kayo, naniniwala ba kayo sa himala?
– Definitely! Meron talaga. 44.57%
– Minsan oo, minsan hindi. 28%
– No! It’s all in the mind. 27.43%
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