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Bantay Bata sues ABSCBN for illegal hiring of minors

January 20, 2011


DSWD and DOLE have thrown their support for Bantay Bata Foundation, which is suing ABSCBN for illegal employment of minors. Atty. Reynaldo Reynaldo, legal representative of the aggrieved children claims that ABSCBN were fully aware that his clients are minors, yet they were subjected to hours of taping and guestings on their shows for 2 […]

Ombudsman resigns after Nazareno appears in dream

January 10, 2011


In what many consider as a proof that God exists, Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez called for a press conference Monday morning at the Quiapo Church grounds to announce her irrevocable resignation. “The night of the feast of the Nazareno, I had a life-changing dream,” said Gutierrez. “I dreamt that the Black Nazarene told me to not […]

Twitter celeb is new Communications group secretary

January 9, 2011


While the Executive Order establishing the Presidential Communications Group has yet to be signed, President Aquino appointed a third secretary to what used to be the office of the press secretary. “I’m too busy! I can’t even find time to date, I haven’t accessed Friendster in a long time, I can’t even catch up with […]

Pedigree Petfood sponsors Azkals

January 8, 2011


Philippine Football Federation president Mariano “Nonong” Araneta announced that the Philippine Azkals secured a long-term sponsorship deal with international brand, Pedigree. “Any aid for Philippine football is welcome,” said Araneta. Pedigree Asia Executive Director Sunạkh Gǒu told reporters: “We are delighted to be working in partnership with the Azkals. They are a young vibrant team […]

Mar Roxas named presidential wingman

January 8, 2011


President Noynoy Aquino appointed his former running mate, Mar Roxas, as chief of the newly created Presidential Commission on Wife Selection (PCWS). “Mar is my alter ego,” said PNoy. Citing the recent stress from extensive media coverage on his love life, PNoy assigned Mar to stand in for him at his romantic pursuits. In his […]