Fernando Poe Jr.

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PerryScope By Perry Diaz Abandoned by her biological mother at birth, Grace Poe was adopted by movie stars Fernando Poe Jr. and Susan Roces. And soon after, speculations began to circulate and baby Grace took center stage in the nasty gossip circuit. Rumor has it that her father was the late President Ferdinand E. Marcos, and her mother was the former actress Rosemarie Sonora – Read More …

Grace with parents Susan Roces and Fernando Poe Jr.

PerryScope By Perry Diaz Little did Grace Poe realize that two years after she entered politics, she’d be joining an elite league of politicians: the presidentiables. And whether she’s willing to run for the nation’s top job, there is no turning back for her – she’d be in the limelight of public scrutiny for a long time to come. Mary Grace Sonora Poe-Llamanzares was a Read More …

Sen. Grace Poe delivers privilege speech

PerryScope By Perry Diaz It is customary for a lot of people to say grace, a short prayer before eating a meal. The most common grace among Catholics is: “Bless us, O Lord, and these, Thy gifts, which we are about to receive from Thy bounty, through Christ, our Lord. Amen.” But to a lot of people in the Philippines, which is predominantly Catholic, saying Read More …

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By Kathlyn dela Cruz ABS-CBNnews.com MANILA, Philippines — Senator-elect Grace Poe, the topnotcher in the 2013 senatorial race, on Friday revealed how much she spent for her campaign. In an interview with ANC’s “Headstart,” Poe said she only spent roughly P60 to P70 million for political advertisements to boost her bid to the Senate. She said the money came from the pockets of her parents Read More …

Grace Poe: lessons from 2004 elections should be used for lasting electoral reforms.

By Ellen Tordesillas Malaya It’s good that Grace Poe, daughter of the late Fernando Poe, Jr and Susan Roces, brought up the issue of cheating during the 2004 elections in Cebu in the meeting of Team PNoy in that province last Wednesday. The people should be reminded of that again and again because no one has been punished for that crime against the Filipino electorate. Read More …

By David Dizon abs-cbnNEWS.com MANILA, Philippines – The widow of the late Fernando Poe Jr. on Monday admitted that she felt pity for former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo because she is now suffering the consequences of allegedly committing fraud in the 2004 presidential election. Susan Roces, who is dubbed the Queen of Philippine Movies, said Arroyo’s current situation is pitiful. “Yes. What she has to Read More …

By Caroline J. Howard ANC MANILA, Philippines – The family of Fernando Poe Jr. is hoping that the late King of Philippine Movies will still be proclamed winner of the 2004 presidential elections, 7 years after his death. “Maraming bagay na dapat iwasto. My personal feelings aside, I don’t want to badmouth anyone. Masakit ang pakiramdam. I doubt how we can trust the next election.” Read More …

BABE’S EYE VIEW By Babe Romualdez The Philippine Star The revelations made at the recent Senate hearings about the massive cheating that allegedly happened in Mindanao during the 2004 presidential elections clearly tell us that this festering issue will not magically go away. In the midst of all the accusations and denials made by all sorts of characters coming out of the woodwork, we need Read More …

Pagtanaw at Pananaw Ni Bert de Guzman Balita (Manila Bulletin) Isang katolikong bansa ang Pilipinas na sagana sa mga aral ni Kristo, gaya ng MAHALIN MO ANG KAPWA TAO TULAD NG PAGMAMAHAL SA SARILI. Pero, bakit parang nagiging MARAHAS at malupit ang mga Pilipino sa kapwa ngayon. Tingnan na lang natin ang ginawang pagpaslang kay Italian missionary Fr. Fausto Tentorio sa loob mismo ng bakuran Read More …

Fernando Poe Jr.

Perryscope By Perry Diaz A Man Without A Country There is a story that God recently asked Dr. Jose Rizal, the Philippine National Hero, to go back to the Philippines and try to solve its political problems, particularly the forthcoming presidential election. On his way to the Philippines, Rizal dropped by hell to have a chat with Satan.  “Man, I am telling you, I wouldn’t Read More …