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Today in Philippine History, February 19, 1886, Jose Abad Santos was born in San Fernando, Pampanga

Today in Philippine History, February 19, 1886, Jose Abad Santos was born in San Fernando, Pampanga

On February 19, 1886, Jose Abad Santos y Basco, fifth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, was born in San Fernando, Pampanga.





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Wealth probe against PDU30 dropped on November 2017 but Ombudsman kept this from public

Wealth probe against PDU30 dropped on November 2017 but Ombudsman kept this from public

Investigators from the Office of the Ombudsman had resolved to terminate the complaint filed by Senator Antonio Trillanes IV against President Rodrigo Duterte for allegedly amassing ill-gotten wealth and for violating anti-money laundering laws as early as November 2017, the government's top lawyer said Tuesday.




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ICC case vs President Duterte is also case against the Philippines

ICC case vs President Duterte is also case against the Philippines

The critics of President Duterte are rejoicing that the case filed against him for alleged crimes against humanity in relation to his war on drugs, which is lodged at the International Criminal Court (ICC), has made initial progress. The ICC has announced that it is now conducting an examination of the complaint to determine whether it merits a formal investigation.




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Robredo is not really interested in speeding up the recount

Robredo is not really interested in speeding up the recount

Leni Robredo, I fear, is not really interested in speeding up the recount of the votes cast in the 2016 elections. If she really was, she’d be signing with her own hand a document stating that she is withdrawing all motions that she filed—and may still file—to delay the counting.




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Jose Ma. Sison reveals real self in his order to NPA: "Kill one soldier a day"

Jose Ma. Sison reveals real self in his order to NPA: "Kill one soldier a day"

Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairman Jose Ma. Sison inadvertently revealed his true self, his real personality when from his comfortable home in the Netherlands he declared a few days ago:




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Marcos Trilogy - The uncompromising vision of the former president

Marcos Trilogy - The uncompromising vision of the former president

The uncompromising vision of former President Ferdinand E. Marcos for the country's economic development still carries particular resonance until today, more than 28 years after his death. His principles, philosophies and achievements are still at the core of our identity as a nation.




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Bongbong seeks to ban Smartmatic as COMELEC is reported to have renewed its contract

Bongbong seeks to ban Smartmatic as COMELEC is reported to have renewed its contract

The spokesman of former Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. on Saturday raised the need to ban Smartmatic Corp. from serving as the country's election service provider amid allegations of fraud and irregularities in past elections.




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Let the truth be known, however much it hurts - Let the recount begin

Let the truth be known, however much it hurts - Let the recount begin

The other day, former Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, in a press briefing, exposed, what could clinch for him the victory in the 2016 vice presidential race.




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Marcos bares shocking and highly questionable ballot images, evidence of fraud

Marcos bares shocking and highly questionable ballot images, evidence of fraud

Former senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. on Monday bared "solid and incontrovertible evidence of cheating" in the 2016 vice presidential election, claiming that votes for him in two provinces were not counted and considered "undervotes."




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Aquino, Abad, Garin face criminal raps over dengue vaccination program

Aquino, Abad, Garin face criminal raps over dengue vaccination program

Former President Benigno Aquino III, former Budget Secretary Florencio Abad, and former Health Secretary Janet Garin as well as past and incumbent officials of the Department of Health (DOH) are facing charges for election-related offenses in connection with the implementation of a massive dengue vaccination program.




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Constitutional convulsions and the rationality of a constitutional convention

Constitutional convulsions and the rationality of a constitutional convention

Former Chief Justice Hilario Davide has nothing but praises for the 1987 Constitution, a document prepared by a 50-member commission, all appointed by then President Corazon Aquino.




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Rappler's Ressa drags the country's image to the mud - for her to survive

Rappler

Rappler president Maria Ressa has blackened the country's image in the world with her barefaced lie that President Duterte has attacked press freedom by ordering her online news website closed.




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Maria Ressa's attack on the free press is pure, unadulterated rubbish, Rappler's scheme was an attack on the Constitution

Maria Ressa

Rappler president Maria Ressa's caterwauling that the corporate regulatory body's decision to close down her outfit is an attack on the free press is pure, unadulterated rubbish.




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Bongbong should focus on reminding us why anyone who values democracy must support his protest

Bongbong should focus on reminding us why anyone who values democracy must support his protest

It is easy to be angered by the delaying tactics of Leni Robredo and her camp, abetted by the inordinate delay by the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) under the leadership of Associate Justice Alfredo Benjamin Caguioa, the member charged to oversee the resolution of the election protest of former senator Bongbong Marcos.




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PLDT-Smart and Globe Telecom has become the biggest source of financing for the CPP/NPA

PLDT-Smart and Globe Telecom has become the biggest source of financing for the CPP/NPA

The country's telecommunications duopoly, consisting of PLDT-Smart and Globe Telecom, has become the biggest single source of financing for the Communist Party and its terrorist group, the New People's Army, sources at the highest levels of government disclosed.




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"Why will I run for senator when I already won as vice president?" - Bongbong; Caguioa is the reason for recount delay

"Why will I run for senator when I already won as vice president?" - Bongbong; Caguioa is the reason for recount delay

I'll make it so simple that even a Yellow can understand it: If Leni Robredo won as vice president in May 2016, a recount of the same votes now, nearly two years later, will only confirm that she did.





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