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June 15, 2018 4:58 PM Poll finds most parent, kids agree on Trump, economy

WASHINGTON— In some ways, President Trump has brought Tammy Kennedy and her daughter, Sue Ann, together on politics. They don’t agree on every issue — Tammy supports abortion rights, for example, while Sue Ann opposes them. Even so, the two agree on most issues and disapprove of the way Trump is doing his job. “I think we’ve talked about him in terms 8

June 14, 2018 7:44 AM No 2019 Senate run for Kris Aquino

The actress made the statement on social media Wednesday in response to his cousin, Sen. Bam Aquino's remarks that she'd likely win if she decides to enter politics. In a Facebook post, Kris clarified that a foray into politics would mean violating several of her existing endorsement contracts, some of which she has signed on until 2020. She explained 8

June 9, 2018 7:32 AM SK councilor, 4 others dead in Masbate shooting

LEGAZPI CITY — An unidentified number of gunmen shot and killed four persons, including a Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) councilor, Friday night in Aroroy town in Masbate province, police said. Police Officer 2 Haidelyn Arevalo of Aroroy town told the Inquirer that the victims were having a drinking session at 9:15 p.m. at the house of Nabongsoran village 3

June 8, 2018 4:37 AM DILG exec on President’s Seoul kiss: ‘Just part of entertainment’

“Huwag na lang po nating sisihin ‘yung babae dahil sa totoo lang, kinilig siya.” This was how Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Assistant Secretary Marjorie Jalosjos addressed the issue of President Rodrigo Duterte’s onstage kiss with a married overseas Filipina worker in South Korea, when brought up at the agency’s launch of its first 4

June 4, 2018 6:49 AM Duterte kissing an OFW is that dude who won't take a hint

Last night, Pres. Rodrigo Duterte gave a two-hour speech to the Filipino community in Seoul, South Korea. Before ending it, he gave out books to the audience, including a Filipina worker who he kissed on the lips. Ew.  While Duterte was offering the last copy of Altars of Secrets: Sex, Politics and Money in the Philippine Catholic Church by Aries Rufo, he said that he’ll 9

May 26, 2018 10:39 PM Faces of the News: Mike de Leon

After an 18-year hiatus, acclaimed filmmaker Mike de Leon returns behind the camera with the movie “Citizen Jake,” currently showing in cinemas. The buzz surrounding the film is understandable because De Leon’s last movie, “Bayaning Third World,” came out in 2000. The comeback movie tells of a journalist (real-life reporter Atom Araullo) who gets entangled 15

May 21, 2018 7:55 AM Ambush of Lanao del Norte mayor 'politically motivated', wife says

ILIGAN CITY – The wife of Pantao Ragat Mayor Lacson Lantud said the recent ambush on her husband is politically motivated. Eleanor Lantud on Monday visited the wounded victims in the ambush which happened Sunday in Barangay Cabasagan, Pantao Ragat town. Among those wounded were PO1 Hamza Mangonte, Pantao Ragat Councilor Acmad Magomnang and West Poblacion 4

May 17, 2018 9:25 AM LOOK: Sultan Kudarat mayor giving wheelchairs to handicapped boys caught on video, gets mixed reactions

A video of a three boys receiving wheelchairs from a local official in Sultan Kudarat has been making the rounds in social media. The three persons with disabilities apparently belong to one family, and the locals’ discovery of their condition has been touching the hearts of many. Last Monday, May 14, Sultan Kudarat Mayor Datu Shameem Mastura chanced 7

May 14, 2018 8:32 AM De Lima: Message on the Barangay and SK elections

Today, we hope for a peaceful, honest, orderly and credible Barangay and SK Elections nationwide. May our countrymen participate and exercise their right to vote, and to choose worthy candidates who have genuine concern for the collective welfare of their communities. As Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Electoral Reforms and People's Participation 11

May 10, 2018 2:59 PM Mahathir sworn in as Malaysia prime minister

A supporter waves a flag of the People’s Justice Party outside the palace in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, May 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian) Mahathir Mohamad has been sworn in as Malaysia’s 7th prime minister in a ceremony before the Southeast Asian country’s king after leading opposition parties to a historic election victory. The ceremony 23