Monthly Archives: August 2012

Sotto Says He Is A Victim Of Cyber-Bullying

After much delay, Sotto finally delivers his speech defending himself from accusations of plagiarism, which was delivered mainly in Tagalog. He opens his speech by condemning his accusers of doing a “demolition job.” He opines regarding his accusers’ motives, “…upang humina ang aking panindigan laban sa RH bill.” (…so that my resolve is weakened against […]

A Plagiarist’s Rant Against Birth Control

WHILE anatomically illiterate politicians in America babble about “legitimate rape,” a Filipino legislator opposed to birth control has been shedding crocodile tears in Parliament and plagiarizing speeches to bolster the case against reproductive rights. On Aug. 13, the Senate majority leader, Tito Sotto, wept while addressing his assembled peers. The former actor told the Senate […]

Anti-Discrimination Bill Delayed

The passage of the proposed Anti-Racial, Ethnic and Anti-Religious Discrimination Act of 2011 faces a rough sailing in Congress after some senators thumbed down the inclusion of the lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders (LGBTs) provisions in the bicameral bill. Ifugao Rep. Teodoro Brawner Baguilat Jr., one of the authors of the bill, said the House […]

Aquino Congratulates Sereno

President Benigno S. Aquino III congratulates newly sworn Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Punzalan Aranal-Sereno during the oathtaking ceremony at the Rizal Hall, Malacañan Palace on Saturday (August 25). Sereno is the 24th Chief Justice of the High Tribunal and the first woman to assume the post. She earned an Economics degree at […]

Carabuena Apologizes To Fabros And MMDA

Robert Blair Carabuena, a Philip Morris executive, apologizes on TV while in front of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino,  for his behavior caught on video. Above is the photo of the letter read by Carabuena. The motorist is facing charges for assaulting a Metropolitan Manila Development Authority traffic constable. Initial reports […]

Sereno Appointed As New Chief Justice

President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday has chosen Associate Justice Lourdes Sereno as the 24th chief justice replacing Renato Corona who was convicted by the Senate impeachment court in May. Chief Justice Ma Lourdes Sereno is the Philippines First Woman Chief Justice. She will be serving as Chief Justice for 18 years. The document […]

DepEd Innovates In Preparation Of Lesson Plans

An August 23, 2012, press release from the Department of Education All public elementary and secondary school teachers will have more time to prepare learning supplements and devote more time student-centered activities as the Department of Education adopts flexibility in the preparation of daily lesson plans. Secretary of Education Br. Armin A. Luistro FSC said […]