On Facebook, Manila Bulletin writer Krizette Chu decried the different code of conduct applicable to the Elites she called shameless vis-a-vis the poor masses of the country. Chu remarked that the Elites play a different game, follow different rules and worst of all – the Elites covered and protected each other. Chu cited the case of one of the controversial members of the Elites who owed P1.6B to a bank but managed to have the debt written off while a poor man who stole a can of sardines is still in jail three years after he was caught since he

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Asia’s Songbird Regine Velasquez Alcasid has been very vocal calling for the extension of ABS-CBN’s franchise, which is until now in limbo after Congress has yet to pass a law for that purpose. On Instagram, Asia’s Songbird sounded very emotional and desperate at the thought that the Filipinos will be deprived of their favorite loveteams, SOAP dramas if ABS-CBN’s franchise failed to get an extension from Congress. The title of the Abante.com article perfectly captured the sentiment of the Songbird in the event ABS-CBN goes off the air after March 30, 2020, “Paano ang Pinoy kung walang Cardo, Vice Ganda,

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As the Quo Warranto petition filed by Solicitor General Jose Calida continues to hog the limelight, there has been a lot of fake news circulating online regarding the reason why the petition was filed. Lawyer Trixie Cruz-Angeles, the other half of the FB Page Luminous by Trixie Cruz-Angeles & Ahmed Paglinawan has taken to Facebook to shed light on the issue. Angeles used Tagalog as medium to reach out to as many Filipinos as she can, to stop the wrong information from dominating the narrative and putting President Duterte and his administration in a bad light. Angeles began by politely

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Perhaps, to put an end to the Duterte bashing and finger-pointing regarding the impending non-renewal of ABS-CBN’s franchise, retired broadcaster Jay Sonza took to Facebook to set the record straight why the network failed to get an extension during noynoy Aquino’s time. Sonza cited 11 reasons why the giant network is now in deep hole and in danger of losing the right to air their TV shows and news programs after March 30, 2020. According to Sonza, as early as 2014, the network applied for a renewal or extension of its franchise during Noynoy Aquino’s presidency. In fact, there were

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Amid the drama whip up by ABS-CBN to gain public sympathy, support and understanding, retired broadcaster Jay Sonza fired back at ABS-CBN with important questions to throw off his former bosses. In the Facebook post, Sonza opened by asking a clarificatory question to confirm if indeed the most influential and most powerful network in the country is now reduced to begging for public sympathy? ABS-CBN. You’re asking for understanding, support and sympathy? Like a seasoned predator who smells the blo0d of his prey, Sonza went on to fire a series of questions, apparently to focus the spotlight on the other

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In response to the filing of conspiracy to commit sedition case he and company is facing, former Senator Trillanes dismissed this as mere political harassment. Trillanes remarked that the filing of the case is solid proof that the Duterte admin is weaponizing the law against political opposition, critics and the media. The former senator ended the statement with bold words by assuring President Duterte that he and the opposition will not be cowed by such political persecution. On the contrary, they are more determined and motivated to continue their fight for democracy and rights of the people. Meanwhile, Atty. Trixie

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Radio host Mark Lopez explained on Facebook the quo warranto case filed by SolGen Jose Calida at the Supreme Court against ABS-CBN by drawing a comparison to Lourdes Sereno case and annulment of marriage. But before doing so, Lopez defined what us QUO WARRANTO and why SolGen Calida filed the case vs. ABS-CBN. According to Lopez, QUO WARRANTO is latin for “BY WHAT AUTHORITY…” Lopez said when talking about quo warranto, the main talking point here is the legal personality or authority of an individual or franchise. Lopez cited the example of the quo warranto case filed by SolGen Calida

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Atty. Trixie Cruz-Angeles has met with raised eyebrows ABS-CBN’s claim that the quo warranto case filed by Solicitor General Jose Calida is not an attack on press freedom as ABS-CBN wants the public to believe. In a Facebook post published just recently, Angeles offered a simplified explanation debunking ABS-CBN’s use of press freedom card. According to her, ABS-CBN still enjoys the freedom to speak and express as an organization. Angeles elaborated that the news network can still publish, write news, create art etc.. The only thing they cannot do without the franchise is broadcast. Angeles said that to broadcast is

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Well, Dilawan blogger/journalist Raissa Robles isn’t done yet dissing Senator Manny Pacquiao on Twitter. According to Raissa Robles, Manny Pacquiao is an add!ct because he admitted to drug use when he was younger. Robles asked the supporters and sympathizers of the boxing icon turned Senator why can they accept it? Robles argued that for President Duterte, if you are caught with one sachet of shabu, you are an add!ct and can be tokhanged. Robles remarked that if they can’t get her argument, something must be wrong with their brain. Won’t process that info that Pacquiao admitted to dr*g use. Meanwhile,

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Dilawan blogger/journalist Raissa Robles strikes again! On Twitter, Robles slammed Freddie Roach’s Ali-Pacquiao comparison. Pacquiao and Ali are worlds apart, tweeted Robles. According to Robles, Ali stood against the Vietnam War while Pacquiao is a proud advocate of the [email protected] penalty and Duterte’s WOD. Robles begged Roach to please stop the comparison. Robles tweet did not make British national Malcolm Conlan very happy, who took to Facebook to tell Raissa Robles his sentiment and perhaps the rest of Manny Pacquiao fans. Conlan bombarded Robles with a series of questions right from the get go, apparently to discredit Robles as someone

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