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reappoint gina!

DITCHAY ROXAS:  I just heard that Gina Lopez was not confirmed this morning. That very slight glimmer of light at the end of this fucking dark tunnel has just been diminished even further. Yes she is not perfect. Yes she … Continue reading

Perfect storm in wild, wild Philippines

Tony La Viña For our sake, we better understand what is happening and act collectively to avert the worst outcome. First, there was the filing last Friday of the impeachment complaint against President Duterte by Representative Gary Alejano of the … Continue reading

the curious case of leila de lima

it cuts across gender, the outrage over the “slut-shaming” of senator leila de lima the day her former driver-lover ronnie dayan was in the house and the committee on justice gleefully lecherously interrogated him mostly about his love affair with the … Continue reading

speaker alvarez, sex videos #everywoman

Speaker Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez on Wednesday said he would allow the House of Representatives justice committee investigating the alleged Bilibid drug trade to present the alleged sex scandal of Senator Leila De Lima. … Alvarez called the sex video the … Continue reading

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Palace’s working BBL draft intact after 1st voting day in House

The working draft of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law, which critics referred to as the Malacañang version, was kept intact after the first day of the three-day voting by the 75-member ad hoc committee in the House of Representatives. Of … Continue reading

Improving the Bangsamoro Basic Law

By Tony La Viña Let me declare at the outset that I support the creation of a Bangsamoro autonomous region. Its establishment is certainly allowed by the 1987 Constitution. More fundamentally, a Bangsamoro government armed with real powers, making it … Continue reading

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