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P-Noy's "bosses" burn his effigy during his State of the Nation Address on July 28, 2014 (Photo/IC)

PerryScope By Perry Diaz When Communications Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma Jr. was asked what made President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III change his mind about amending the Philippine Constitution and pursuing a term extension, he said, “What is essential for the President is to know the sentiments of his ‘bosses,’ the Filipino people. He will continue to listen to them so he will know their views Read More …

Virginia Torres

By DUCKY PAREDES MALAYA ‘Now that Torres has gone, can Biazon be far behind? President Aquino has to rid himself of his KKK — Kaibigan, Kaklase & Kabarilan — to do a better job.’ THE departure of DOTC Assistant Secretary Virginia Torres as chief of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) must be giving Customs Commissioner Rufino Biazon sleepless nights. And why not? After all, President Read More …

Rico Puno, PNP Chief Nicanor Bartolome, and Archbishop Oscar Cruz.

ON DISTANT SHORE By Val G. Abelgas Frustrated by the continued proliferation of jueteng in the Philippines, retired Arhbishop Oscar Cruz once said: “There are three things that are exempted in the President’s matuwid na daan: Jueteng, Hacienda Luisita and the KKK (kaklase, kaibigan, kabarilan).” President Aquino has yet to disprove his allegations. Hacienda Luisita, owned by the President’s relatives, continues to defy court orders Read More …

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ON DISTANT SHORE By Val G. Abelgas The brouhaha over an alleged attempt by DILG Undersecretary Rico E. Puno to enter the condominium unit of the late DILG Secretary Jesse Robredo on the very first day the latter went missing after a plane crash couldn’t have come at a worse time for Puno’s shooting buddy and benefactor President Noynoy Aquino. Aquino didn’t even have time Read More …

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BY REY O. ARCILLA MALAYA ‘Puno was the one who unabashedly said two years ago that he is the only person who can tame Noynoy.’ PRESIDENT Noynoy Aquino failed to meet with Chinese President Hu Jintao in Vladivostok. His foreign secretary, Albert “Amboy” del Rosario, earlier announced that the meeting between the two was to take place Sunday. “It just came to a scheduling challenge, Read More …

PAGE ELEVEN BY ELINANDO B. CINCO MANILA BULLETIN MANILA, Philippines — FROM a fairly viewed perspective, bystanders and kibitzers will not stop annoying President P-Noy with trivial brickbats. And casually gauged in the frequency of their pestering, they are having a field day. People close to him insist the President is taking all this taunting good-naturedly. If ever the mocking gets into his nerves, as Read More …

Cocktales By Victor C. Agustin Manila Standard Today MIKE Arroyo may be going through the wringer with the Aquino administration, but for his Tuason cousins, it is not only business as usual, they have even gotten the edge in the firearms race being conducted by P.Noy’s KKK circle. According to the grapevine, the Tuason-owned Arms Corporation of the Philippines submitted the lowest bid, at P16,968 Read More …

FRONTLINE By Ninez Cacho-Olivares The Daily Tribune Oops. A new term has been added to the Noynoy Aquino government: The Noynoy “kakistocracy” which is even worse than the term of a student council government that has been applied to the same Noynoy administration. Wikepedia — always a lifesaver for a desk report in a hurry — says that kakistocracy comes from the Greek word kakistos, Read More …

ni George M. Hizon Isa sa pinakatanyag na kilusang lihim na itinatag sa Pilipinas ay ang K.K.K. Kilala rin bilang KATIPUNAN, ang K.K.K. ay isang acronym na nagkakahulugang Kataastaasan Kagalanggalangan Katipunan ng mga Anak Ng Bayan. Nagsimula noong 1892, ang pangunahing layunin ng K.K.K. ay mapatalsik ang 350-daan taong pamahalaan ng mga Kastila sa Pilipinas. Napakaraming artikulo ang naisulat tungkol sa kiliusang ito, nguni’t kaunti lang Read More …

By Angelo L. Gutierrez philstar.com MANILA, Philippines – President Benigno Aquino III today defended the appointment of his KKKs (Kaibigan, Kaklase, Kabarilan) to the government as he graced the opening of a housing community for the members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police. During the event, President Aquino repeatedly praised National Housing Authority general manager Chito Cruz for making Read More …