SENATORIAL CANDIDATE Cynthia Villar has apologized following her much talked about statement about Filipino nurses on television. To be fair to the former congresswoman, the apology was well-thought-of. It was obvious she’s not under time pressure.
Team PNOY bet Cynthia Villar had said sorry to the nurses and their families. I’ve read her apology, and to be fair to the former lady solon, it was a sincere, heartfelt, and genuine damage control.
Team PNOY spokesperson and Marikina Representative Miro Quimbo said Mrs. Cynthia Villar was “unfairly treated” especially by users of social media… or as Mrs Villar would call them, “Room Netizens.”
Mrs. Cynthia Villar has apologized for her controversial statement during a televised debate. To err is human; to forgive is up to the nurses.
A Social Weather Stations survey showed 37 percent of Filipinos were optimistic that their quality of life would further improve in 2013. They are called politicians.
The latest SWS survey showed 37 percent of Filipinos were positive that their quality of life would improve this year. The rest were realistic.
On Monday, President Aquino revealed that the Sabah standoff was a result of a conspiracy. On Tuesday, presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said the government would name the alleged conspirators once they’ve gathered enough evidence against them, or against Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Whichever comes first.
Elections 2013: Ansabe/Hindi Masabi
Ansabe: “Kapag ako ay nahalal sa Senado, gagawa ako ng batas para sa blah blah blah…”
Hindi Masabi: “Ba’t nga ba ‘di ko naisip agad ‘yan? Nine years naman ako sa Kamara ah.”
Ansabe: “Hindi kayo iniwan ng tatay ko, hindi ko rin kayo iiwan!”
Hindi Masabi: “Pero bago mangyari ‘yan… ‘wag n’yo muna akong iwanan. Sa Mayo a-trese. ‘Wag kalimutan.”
Ansabe: “Lalabanan natin ang ipinagbabawal na gamot upang maligtas ang inyong mga anak.”
Hindi Masabi: “’Wag kayong tumulad sa kapatid kong pasaway… addict ang pucha!”
Ansabe: “Ipagpapatayo ko kayo ng farm to market roads.”
Hindi Masabi: “Pwede ring farm to pocket. Mas gusto ko ‘yon.”
Ansabe: “Maglalaan ako ng budget na pambili ng pesticides, fertilizers, at binhi.”
Hindi Masabi: “Kung nasa Metro Manila kayo, pag-usapan na lang natin kung paano lulusot. Basta, may budget!”
Ansabe: “Lilipulin natin ang mga magnanakaw sa pamahalaan.”
Hindi Masabi: “Jooooke!”
The Supreme Court ruled with finality that Panfilo Lacson and his men were innocent of summarily executing suspected members of Kuratong Baleleng gang in 1995. Fine, we get it. Those Kuratong guys committed suicide.
Former Akbayan representative and Team PNOY senatorial candidate Risa Hontiveros has denied rumors she and political adviser Ronald Llamas are an item. She also denied that they are going out – which was believable since Ronald Llamas prefers watching DVDs at home.
The Department of Health reported that 35 percent of Filipino workers (both in government and private sectors) are suffering from mental disturbance. The rest were in denial.
According to the Department of Health, 35 percent of Filipino workers (both in government and private sectors) are mentally disturbed. Ulol! Sinungaling! Bobo! Saksakin kita d’yan ng lapis eh.
Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez is dead. His vice president accuses his enemies of causing his cancer. His other lieutenants are blaming GMA.
Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez is dead. Venezuelan election is forthcoming. His successor’s got some big ego to fill.
A baby who was born with HIV has been cured. The good news: recent tests reveal there was no HIV in the baby’s blood. The bad news, there were traces of horse meat.
“That’s what careless words do. They make people love you a little less.”
~ Arundhati Roy, The God of Small Things
“Mulat tayo na may mga taong nagkutsabahan upang humantong tayo sa sitwasyong ito, isang sitwasyon na walang agarang solusyon. Sa mga taong nasa likod nito, ngayon pa lang sinasabi ko sa inyo, hindi kayo magtatagumpay. Pananagutin natin ang nagkasala sa bansa.”
~President Aquino on the Sabah standoff
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