Monthly Archives: August 2012

Gary and Martin answer criticisms as ‘X Factor’ judges


August 16, 2012
“The X Factor Philippines” judges Gary Valenciano and Martin Nievera explained their side regarding mixed reactions they got from viewers and netizens over the talent search’s show last weekend. Continue reading

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Controversies like hair style hound Charice Pempengco


August 16, 2012
International singing star Charice Pempengco is caught in controversies again. But she is taking everything in stride, maybe saying it is part of being a celebrity. First, she fired  her long-time manager, Grace Mendoza, and got a new manager. Continue reading

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Ai Ai de Las Alas admits wedding in Las Vegas, fumes for not getting congratulatory message


August 16, 2012
This one is not a laughing matter for Box Office Queen and comedianne Ai Ai delas Alas. She has admitted marrying her boyfriend Jed Alvin Salang in Las Vegas, Nevada and is now complaining she has not received any congratulatory messages. Continue reading

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Philip Morris exec attacks traffic aide, is charged


August 16, 2012
QUEZON CITY – The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) filed criminal charges against a Philip Morris executive who beat up a traffic constable in Quezon City last Saturday. Continue reading

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Election watchdog seeks ouster of Mikey Arroyo’s party-list group


August 16, 2012
MANILA — Election watch group Kontra Daya has asked the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to remove or cancel registration of Ang Galing (AG) Pinoy Party-list of Rep. Juan Miguel “Mikey” Arroyo for violation of election laws. Continue reading

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US agency’s lobby for repro health bill exposed


August 16, 2012
PASAY CITY – Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III has exposed that international organizations led by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and their local connections have been lobbying for the passage of the Reproductive Health Bill to serve their own interests. Continue reading

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PH Ambassador Cuisia exhorts Fil-Ams to go out and vote in November


August 16, 2012
Philippine Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia Jr. exhorted Filipino-Americans to realize their true power by going out to register and vote in November as the nation’s largest Fil-Am organization vowed to intensify efforts to bring more Fil-Ams to the voting precints. Continue reading

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Detroit Conference Affirms NaFFAA’s New National Leaders


August 16, 2012
Re-elected for another two-year term at the 10th Empowerment Conference of the National Federation of FIlipino American Associations (NaFFAA) held in Detroit, MI. Aug. 3-5 were: Eduard Navarra, national chair; JT Mallonga, national vice chair; Bart Tubalinal, national treasurer; Jelly Carandang, national secretary. Also elected were members of a new 15-member board of governors who will, including regional chairs, constitute NaFFAA’s national board: Continue reading

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Paul Ryan and Ayn Rand


by Rodel Rodis
August 16, 2011
When I attended mass at our local Catholic parish church recently, I heard the priest talk about the rich man who ran up to Jesus and asked him “what must I do to inherit everlasting life?” As Luke 18:18-24 recounts it, the priest said,” Jesus, looking at him, loved him and said to him, “You are lacking in one thing. Continue reading

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Processed Foods and Cancer


by Dr. Philip S. Chua.
August 16, 2012
Did you know how many hotdogs are consumed each day in the United States alone? Roughly 633 hotdogs are eaten by Americans per second, or 37, 980 every minute, almost 2.3 million an hour.
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