Marcos wants low-cost housing loan applications done in 7 days

Filipinos may soon be able to secure a housing loan within just seven days as presidential frontrunner Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is bent to revive an initiative to address the ballooning housing backlog in the country. Previously implemented by the Home Development Mortgage Fund (HDMF), more commonly known as Pag-IBIG Fund, the ‘7-Day Takeout Policy’ […]

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Duterte dances with daughter Kitty on her 18th birthday

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte danced with his youngest daughter, Veronica “Kitty” Duterte, to the tune of crooner Richard Poon’s “I’ll Take Care of You” at her 18th birthday party. Duterte’s former chief presidential legal counsel and senatorial candidate Salvador Panelo shared a minute-long video of the father and daughter dancing on his official Facebook page. […]

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Marcos supporters brave heavy rains in Tacloban sortie

Hours after canceling a rally in Maasin City, Southern Leyte due to inclement weather, the camp of presidential bet Ferdinand Marcos Jr. pushed through with its sortie at Leyte Sports Development Center here on Saturday night despite heavy rains dumped by Tropical Storm Agaton. Organizers estimated the crowd at 150,000, some of whom arrived as […]

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Ping-Tito supporters urged to get out of their ‘echo chambers’

Independent presidential candidate Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson and running mate Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III urged their supporters to start making themselves heard in helping them convince voters to elect the most qualified, competent, and experienced candidates in the May 9 polls. “Thank you ‘Pure Love’, ‘True Friends’, ‘Lacson Sotto Support Group’ for organizing […]

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Pakistani PM Imran Khan ousted in parliament no-confidence vote

Pakistan’s parliament voted out Prime Minister Imran Khan in a no-confidence motion late Saturday, capping a month-long political turmoil that gripped the nation of 220 million. As many as 174 lawmakers voted in favor of the no-trust motion, two more than the required 172 for a simple majority in the 324-member National Assembly, the lower […]

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Embrace truth, justice in choosing country’s next leaders: bishop

Bishop Julito Cortes of the Diocese of Dumaguete on Sunday said voters must choose candidates who shall stand for truth, justice, and love of country in the May 9 national and local elections. Cortes ushered in the Holy Week observance with the traditional blessing of “palaspas”, made out of of palm or coconut leaves, during […]

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