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“It’s okay to be afraid, as long as we do not cave in to cowardice.”
Every year, Esquire Philippines’ Man at His Best (MAHB) honors extraordinary Filipinos who are reshaping society. These are the men and women who are raising the bar for Filipino creatives, athletes, public servants, and professionals.This year, we’re celebrating eight modern-day heroes and ...
"The number of molecules in a universe has 80 zeros. It’s not even comparable to the odds of having 433 lotto winners."
Of the million things we have to think about in the Philippines right now, the recent Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) 6/55 Grand Lotto draw is now one of them. It has us all baffled.History was made when 433 bettors won last ...
The president had originally directed Rodriguez to skip the hearing.
On the third hearing of the sugar import mess, Executive Secretary Vic Rodriguez appeared before the Senate blue ribbon committee after the panel subpoenaed him to attend the September 6 probe.Rodriguez had appeared in the first hearing but left early because of ...
Cayetano considers himself part of the “independent minority."
While nobody during the first plenary session objected to Senator Alan Peter Cayetano's election as minority floor leader to the Commission on Appointments (CA), Senator Risa Hontiveros, afterwards, said that she has “serious concern over the election of a CA minority leader ...
Truly disgusting behavior.
More than 250,000 subscribers and roughly 1,000 videos later, the Usapang Diskarte YouTube channel has finally been taken down. So has its Facebook page. It only took getting called out by Senator Risa Hontiveros and the online court of public opinion to do so.For ...
"A blatant violation of the Safe Spaces Act."
"Educational and training institutions should be our children’s safe spaces. Walang puwang dito ang mga mapang-abuso."Ito ang pahayag ni Senator Risa Hontiveros sa balitang talamak diumano sa Philippine High School for the Arts (PHSA) ang mga insidenteng pang-aabuso sangkot ang ilang teaching at non-teaching ...
Bring them to justice, senator says.
TW: Sexual abuse on children.Sen. Risa Hontiveros on Thursday urged authorities to look into pages on Facebook and YouTube whose posts that promote sexual abuse of children.Hontiveros, who chairs the Senate committee on women and children, shared screenshots from a page called ...
They're unexpected allies, to say the least.
Senators Risa Hontiveros and Robin Padilla often find themselves on opposite sides of the fence on a variety of issues. But this time, the opposition senator is collaborating with the senate rookie for the passage of the divorce bill.Currently, the Philippines and ...
Senator Risa Hontiveros has a few ideas to engage China on the contentious territorial issues on the West PH Sea.
The government isn’t doing enough to counter China’s increasingly brazen and aggressive moves in the West Philippine Sea, opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros said. The senator, who has often been outspoken about China’s encroachment on Philippine-claimed territories in the area raised the country’s ...
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