Kris Aquino

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PerryScope By Perry Diaz Just when the issue of Sen. Grace Poe-Llamanzares’ “qualifications” to run for president had been put to rest and allowing her to run for president, the dissenting opinion of Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio revealed that Llamanzares did not get a majority vote because the Supreme Court (SC) ruling on her citizenship was 7-5-3. Yes, seven is not a majority; it Read More …

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PerryScope By Perry Diaz A couple of weeks before the May 10, 2010 presidential elections, a hitherto unknown group popped out of nowhere. It gained a personality when it became apparent that it was campaigning for Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III and Jejomar “Jojo” Binay, for president and vice-president, respectively. Nothing was wrong with that. But what is strange was Aquino and Binay, who belong to Read More …

Sultan of Johor shows Kris Aquino his car collection

Making life worth living By Ellen Tordesillas Malaya It was insensitive of Kris Aquino to feature the Sultan of Johor at the time when the wounds of the February-March Sabah bloodfight have not healed and the root of the problem has not been addressed. Tuesday’s feature of Kris TV was the Sultan of Johor, Ibrahim Ismail, a close friend of the Aquino’s. Kris related that Read More …

Vice President Jejomar Binay

PerryScope By Perry Diaz The day before Election Day, the opposition United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) proclaimed Vice President Jejomar “Jojo” Binay as its candidate for President in 2016. Now that’s what you call preemptory move against anyone who might be toying with the idea of running for president. At UNA’s final rally – “miting de avance” – in Tondo, Manila, last May 10, Binay was Read More …

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By REY O. ARCILLA MALAYA ‘Surely, there must be an awful lot of deserving non-trapos among the 32 senatorial candidates who do not belong to political dynasties to fill up the 12 posts.’ PALACE: No stand on dynasty bill Naturally! The present occupant belongs to a political dynasty himself. He cannot say he is for an anti-dynasty law after having his nephew included in the Read More …

Balitang Kutsero By Perry Diaz Ombudsman Merceditas “Merci” Gutierrez received a call in the wee hours the other day.  The conversation went like this: Merci: Hellooooow… Caller: Hello, Merci, this is your Ate. Merci: Ate Glo? Is that you? Caller: I won’t tell you cuz your phone might be tapped by P-Noy. Merci: Ay naku!  That P-Noy!  Grrrrr… I hate him! I hate… Caller: Relax Read More …

Conversation with Ricky Lo The Philippine Star Is it true that First Sister Kris Aquino is called Queen of Horror because she can maybe unwittingly make horrible revelations that can send chills down the public spine, not excluding her Kuya Noy, the country’s Pres. Benigno Simeon “P-Noy” Cojuangco Aquino III no less, who “ordered” her to “shut up already” when he suspected her of “meddling” Read More …