List of Bisaya Philippine presidents

This post was originally published by sister site Bisaya. Most Philippine presidents come from Luzon, of the total 16 presidents, only 4 are Bisaya. The basis of this list, the president must be born in Visayas and Mindanao, secondly – must speak Cebuano, Boholano, Ilonggo, Waray or any language common or originated in the Visayas.Read More

List of politicians who voted against Gina Lopez appointment

Remember the names and faces of these lawmakers. You can base your decision if you’ll stick with some of them or remove them off your list in the next national election. A number Filipinos, at least those who are “in the know” are disappointed with Commission on Appointment’s (CA) final decision on Gina Lopez asRead More

List of Liberal Party (Philippines) politicians

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This is a list of living Liberal Party of the Philippines politicians. This list could be useful for supporters who only vote based on party affiliation of a certain politician, or for an opposing supporter who hates any politician belonging to the Liberal Party. The list is only for media-popular politcians. 1. Joseph Emilio “Jun”Read More

Ferdinand Marcos, a Yellowtard?

This would surely come off as a surprise to most, that the former dictator was a Liberal Party member, and not only was he just a member, he even served as its officer for many years. So, Ferdinand Marcos can pass up as a “Yellowtard”, a derogatory term for Liberal Party politicians and its supportersRead More

LOOK: Leila De Lima’s mugshots

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Here are Senator Leila de Lima’s mugshots, courtesy of CNN Philippines. De Lima was sent to Camp Crame for booking and for these mugshots, and was then transferred to Muntinlupa RTC Branch 204.

Senator Win Gatchalian’s Christmas greeting draws ire

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Senator Win Gatchalian’s Christmas greetings sent through a text message didn’t sit well for one recipient. The receiver of the text took to Facebook to vent his ire. “Senator Win Gatchalian Thank you for the greeting but please stop #Spamming everyone. I’ve gotten 3 in last week alone. You should have spent your SMS campaignRead More

7 Facts About Manuel L. Quezon

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Former President Manuel L. Quezon was the most popular political personality during his time. Making the present President Rodrigo Duterte’s popularity pales in comparison. Almost every city in the Philippines has the Quezon surname – Quezon Avenue, Quezon St, Quezon Memorial Hospital and many more. 1. The Most Popular President. The Baler, Quezon born garneredRead More

House Justice Committee approves Death Penalty in the Philippines

The death penalty has finally been restored in the Philippines on Wednesday, December 7 by the House Justice committee with 12-6-1 votes. The death penalty was last abolished in 2006 during president Gloria Arroyo’s term. This is how House Justice Committee voted: In favor Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas, Ilocos Norte 1st District Deputy Speaker FredenilRead More

Videos: How will Federalism work in the Philippines?

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Most advocates of federalism here in the Philippines are from the provinces, and I myself is from Iligan City, and I was promoting it in the internet forums since 2005. So, it’s not a surprise that President Rodrigo Duterte, who is from Davao City is pushing for federalism form of government. Even before Duterte wasn’tRead More