Support for Martial Law extension in Mindanao pours in


By Rose de la Cruz


At least four partylists representatives have thrown their support for extending by one year Martial Law in Mindanao citing concerns about the safety and security of people and communities from terrorists.


They were Representatives Frederick Siao, Mikee Romero, Bernadette Herrera-Dy, Salvador Belaro Jr. each released their statements in support of Martial Law’s continuance in the south.


Siao,  vice chair of the House committee on tourism and member of the House committees on Mindanao Affairs and public works and highways, said “as a Mindanaoan and Iligan City congressman, security and political stability…

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Maine Mendoza deserves to be heard
Maine Mendoza



by Boy Villasanta


The other half of the unlikely couple AlDub, Maine Mendoza, is vacationing in the US with her family—a respite she has been aching for, for years, ever since her partnership with Alden Richards was hatched in the “kalyeserye” of GMA Network’s noontime show “Eat Bulaga” and adored by millions. There was no stopping for Maine and Alden to make their fans, well, happy and gay.


AlDub is supposedly a lifetime duo as far as AlDub Nation is concerned. That Maine and Alden—as their avid followers perceive—are meant for each other on earth…

Read more: Maine Mendoza deserves to be heard

Saab Magalona is irked by write-up


By Boy Villasanta


Young star Saab Magalona is upset.


It started when entertainment writer Rey Pumaloy saw photos in social media of Saab wearing bikini in her “infanticipating” stage. It was done in a beach for the bachelorette party of sister Maxene Magalona who’s engaged to fashion model Robbie Mananquil.


            Rey in his candid comments wrote that Saab’s form was “katakam-takam” (delicious) and “malaman” (fleshy). The Filipino language adjectives seemingly offended Magalona’s sensibility as she retorted to the writer’s column as “sexualizing” the scene.


            Pumaloy bantered in and said in his Facebook page…

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Imelda Papin, Salvador Panelo team up in concert for special children


By Boy Villasanta



Not too many people—except for close friends and associates—know that Salvador Panelo, the President’s legal counsel, can and does love to sing. He had been doing it mostly in private.


But this time, he is embarking on a concert, partnering with Asia’s Sentimental Songstress Imelda Papin because he has a very good reason for going public: To raise funds for a building for special children.


He laments that there is not one dedicated facility for special children in the country and he found this out the hard way.


So when he…

Read more: Imelda Papin, Salvador Panelo team up in concert for special children

NEDA survey reports more stable employment in October 2017


By Rose de la Cruz


The October 2017 Labor Force Survey of the Philippine Statistics Authority showed that the number of remunerative and stable wage/salaried workers increased by 624,000 while vulnerable employment (the proportion of those self employed and unpaid family workers) declined to 33.9 percent, an improvement from 36.3 percent last year.


Similarly, underemployment recorded a lower rate in over 10 years, despite the decrease in total employment in October, the PSA (ana ttached agency of the National Economic and Development Authority) explained.  


Underemployment, or the proprortion of employed wanting additional work…

Read more: NEDA survey reports more stable employment in October 2017

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