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Fact check: Late Senate President Jovito Salonga said Ninoy Aquino is not a ‘hero’
A photo about the supposed claim of late Senate President Jovito Salonga has been circulating on social media. The post claimed that Salonga said late Senator Ninoy Aquino did not do any heroism act and was not a “hero."
Mayor Isko Moreno suddenly gets hugged by a stranger; netizens were alarmed
Mayor Isko Moreno was recently seen walking on a street in Manila to check the streetlights. Meanwhile, a stranger was able to easily approach and hug the mayor when he was walking.
Sharon Cuneta reacts to Pres. Duterte's claims that she wanted Kiko Pangilinan out of their home
Sharon Cuneta has finally addressed President Rodrigo Duterte's claims on her social media account. According to Sharon, she was shocked to hear such claims stated by the President.
Sen. Lito Lapid wants lifetime validity for senior citizens’ passport
Recently, actor and politician Senator Lito Lapid has filed Senate Bill 1197. The proposed bill seeks to extend the validity of the passports issued to senior citizens.
NDRRMC warns incoming Kammuri may intensify to ‘super typhoon’
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) has given a warning about Typhoon Kammuri. The disaster management agency claimed that Kammuri may intensify to “super typhoon."
Fact check: Actor Oyo Sotto calls out people who blame President Duterte
A social media post has been circulating online regarding the supposed statement of actor Oyo Boy Sotto.The post claimed that Sotto called out the people who continuously blame President Rodrigo Duterte.
Katotohanan sa isyu ng viral kikiam sa SEA Games, inilahad ng sangkot na hotel
Isang statement ang inilabas ng hotel na nag-accommodate sa Philippine women's football team kaugnay ng viral na isyu ng kikiam. Dito, inilahad ng pamunuan ng hotel ang ang insidente ay resulta ng miscommunication.
Presidente ng Wrestling Association sa Pinas, umapela sa mga Pinoy
Umapela ang presidente ng Wrestling Association of the Philippines sa mga Pilipino. Kaugnay ito ng sunod-sunod na pangbabatikos sa mga aberyang naiulat sa 30th SEA Games na ginaganap ngayon sa bansa.
Desserts at salad para sa mga atleta, umani ng samu't saring reaksyon sa socmed
Napa-react ang mga netizens sa ilang larawan na nagpapakita ng mga pagkaing inihain sa mga atleta sa Athletes’ Village Dining Hall sa New Clark City. Ibinahagi ng isang page ang mga larawan ng desserts at salad para sa mga atleta.
Fact check: PH flag used as a tablecloth for SEA Games 2019
A social media post went viral after claiming that a Philippine flag was used as a tablecloth for the SEA Games 2019. The photos also showed that the Philippine flag was touching the floor and it was against the law.
Raffy Tima, tinag si Mariz Umali sa IG post tungkol sa ID niya sa SEA Games
Ibinahagi ng GMA reporter na si Raffy Tima ang larawan ng kanyang ID para sa SEA Games. Ngunit sa halip na "Raffy" ay "Mariz" ang nakalagay na first name nito sa ID. Hindi tuloy nito naiwasang itag ang kasamahang si Mariz Umali.
Ethel Booba takes a swipe at Mocha Uson over SEA Games toilet issue
Ethel Booba’s latest social media post about a current issue has gone viral. The comedienne took a swipe at Mocha Uson, a well-known supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte.
Hashtag kikiam, viral matapos ihain sa mga atletang kalahok sa SEA Games
Trending ang 'kikiam' matapos ihain sa mga atleta sa SEA Games. Sa Twitter, umabot sa mahigit 3K ang tweets nito. Matatandaang inireklamo ng coach ng Philippine women's football team ang inihaing agahan sa mga atleta.
Matapos sibakin: VP Robredo, naglabas ng saloobin ukol sa pagkakatanggal sa ICAD
Matapos sibakin sa kanyang pwesto bilang co-chairman ng Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD) ng bansa, maglalabas pa rin daw ng ulat si Vice President Leni Robredo ukol sa mga natuklasan sa naiwang pwesto.
Duterte expresses belief in Quiboloy’s claim that he stopped Mindanao earthquake
President Rodrigo Duterte commented on Pastor Apollo Quiboloy’s controversial statement from last month. The President shared his thoughts on the Pastor’s claim that he was the one who stopped an earthquake in Mindanao.
Robin Padilla took to social media to give some pieces of advice to Vice President Leni Robredo. The actor posted about Robredo’s plan to seek help from US intelligence in dealing with the drug problem in the country.
President Duterte orders police to arrest those who smoke vape or e-cigarettes in public
President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered law enforcement to regularize the use of vape or e-cigarettes in public. The President said that he would ban the use of vape in public and stop its importation to the country.
Duterte claims he is ready to quit if his family says he is not fit anymore
President Rodrigo Duterte has talked about his health, ailments, and retirement plans during his speech at the Palace. He said that he would be ready to leave his post once his family thinks he is no longer fit.
Idol ni idol! Raffy Tulfo, humanga kay Mayor Vico Sotto
Nagpahayag ng paghanga ang batikang mamamahayag na si Raffy Tulfo para kay Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto. Kaugnay ito ng pagtulong ni Mayor Sotto sa ilang manggagawa na inaresto matapos mag-strike laban sa isang kompanya.
Fact check: VP Robredo to conduct own survey for drug users
A social media post has claimed that Vice President Leni Robredo announced that she will “craft” her survey for drug users. However, it has been reported that the claim was misleading.
Fact check: VP Robredo wants to ban police from bringing firearms during drug raids
An online post claimed that Vice President Leni Robredo has ordered to prohibit the use of firearms during drug raids. The claim came after Robredo accepted the offer to be the country’s “drug czar."
Fact check: President Duterte to take 3-day rest from work
Earlier, the Palace said that President Rodrigo Duterte will be taking a break from work. This came from the advice of the President’s friends, colleagues, and doctor. However, there had been changes from his supposed rest.