The news of former Governor Gwen Garcia of Cebu abandoning VP Binay in favor of the Cebuano-speaking Duterte has been doing the rounds online recently. In a news article posted by the Philippine Daily Inquirer on April 11, 2016, the Congresswoman of the 3rd District of Cebu has announced her “leave” from the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) of VP Binay to support the candidacy of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. The brother of the Congresswoman, Winston Garcia welcomed his sister’s decision to support Duterte. Winston Garcia, brother of Gwen Garcia, the party’s current chairman is challenging the incumbent Governor of Cebu Hilario

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A video purportedly taken during the recent Basilan encounter between the military and Abu Sayaff group on April 9, Saturday has been doing the rounds online. In a Facebook post shared 3980 times, the netizen identified as Jarvis Harvard published the alleged video of the encounter in Basilan that resulted in 23 deaths between the combatants. Of the 23 casualties, 18 soldiers allegedly died in the clash that lasted 10 hours; 5 of the casualties belong to the Abu- Sayaff bandits including a Moroccan national. The Moroccan national is identified as Mohammad Khattab, an instructor in making improvised explosive devices

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A post exposing how a leading survey firm from Manila manipulates the survey results has been doing the rounds the online. In a Facebook post shared recently by Atty. Bruce Rivera, the known Duterte supporter published the expose of his Facebook follower how a Manila-based survey firm allegedly manipulates the survey result in favor of Grace Poe. So how did they do it? First, the enumerator requested for a female respondent in the household to answer the survey because they are following a pattern. The mole said it was his male cousin who entertained the enumerator but since his wife

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A post containing an impassioned open letter addressed to Duterte and fellow Filipinos written by an OFW has been making the rounds online recently. In an article posted by GMA News on Facebook, a netizen wrote an opinion letter in the guise of a comment for obvious reason – he wants his open letter get noticed due to the high traffic of the thread. In the open letter, the netizen named EJ Carillo argued the case on behalf of Duterte why the Filipino voters should go for Duterte, not for ourselves but for our beloved country. The netizen, EJ Carillo

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In the midst of allegations of irregularities in overseas voting, an appeal addressed to the Comelec for a clean election is making the rounds online. In a Facebook post published by a known Duterte supporter, Atty. Bruce Rivera made the video appeal to the Comelec after getting reports from his OFW followers of alleged irregularities in the conduct of the election in some parts of the world. One such alleged irregularity is the non-appearance of the name of Duterte in the voter’s receipt while that of Cayetano appeared. The OFW claimed he/she voted for Duterte. Please check the image below.

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An innocent looking photo of the official ballot posted by an OFW has been the center of the latest online controversy is doing the rounds online. In a Facebook post shared by Even Demata, a follower of his offered an alternative theory that fueled more fire to the speculation that the administration party is cooking up a devious plan to rig the May election result in favor of the administration bet, Mar Roxas. But before we move forward, allow me to give you a backgrounder so that you will have an idea what the fuss is all about. Here we

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A post showing a highlighted ballot has got netizens speculating of a sinister plot to rig the election is doing the rounds online. In a post shared several times on Facebook groups, the controversial photo showing the highlighted names of Mar and Leni in the ballot has caught the attention of Peter Tiu Lavina, Duterte’s social media campaign manager who sounded alarmed by what he saw. Please read his full response below. We have been receiving reports from abroad, both encouraging and worrying: In Japan and in Kuwait, OFWs complained of highlighted names of Mar and Leni in the ballots;

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A viral post about the touching conversation between a taxi driver and a foreigner who did something unexpected for Duterte is doing the rounds online. In a Facebook post shared more than 8300 times, a netizen named Jun Quibranza published the touching conversation between him and his foreigner passenger on April 1, 2016. In the post, the netizen revealed that foreigner passenger happened to be a Duterte believer but because a foreigner is prohibited from meddling local politics, he just asked his employees to vote for Duterte in secret. The innocent conversation started when the foreigner passenger noticed the Duterte

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Mayor Duterte has been criticized for lambasting the illegal drug trade in Mexico in front of the Mexican ambassador but wins the praise of supporters. In a news article shared by GMA News Network recently, Duterte earned the flak from critics for what they call a display of behavior unbecoming of a President and critics called Duterte “bastos.” In the article, it was learned that Mayor Duterte was invited to speak before the National Association of Independent Travel Agencies. Bakit pupunta ka ba sa Mexico ngayon? Are you going to Mexico with all the kidnappings and killings there? Drugs. Colombia.

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A post condemning presidential aspirant Grace Poe for lying about the status of the citizenship of her hubby has been doing the rounds online. In a Facebook post published recently, Prof. Antonio Contreras of LaSalle pulled no punches in castigating Grace Poe for what he termed “as web lies that was spun by and for this privileged foundling.” In the post, Prof. Contreras wrote that the presidential aspirant Poe, in official documents and in public pronouncements, made us believe that her husband Niel is a dual citizen, and even a natural-born one, considering that he was born to Filipino parents

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