“Edcel Lagman made his clarification amid allegations that Davao del Norte Rep. Antonio Floirendo gave P1 million as a cash gift, with the appeal that whoever won the prize should stop criticizing and instead support the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte.”
The Minority Floor Leader got a ribbing from his benefactor GMA when she got wind that Floirendo shelled out the P1M cash prize. “Oh Danny, dinner naman tayo sa Le Cirque,” she said
“Lots of cash and plane tickets to Europe were among the lavish raffle prizes given away at the Christmas party for members of the House of Representatives on Wednesday night, but no one would admit who spread the cheers in the chamber.”
“The donors were identified as members of San Beda Fraternity Lex Miliones who frequent Solaire Casino in their regular meetings,” a Jack Lam associate shared.
“MANILA – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has partnered with the University of the Philippines to transform its sprawling Diliman campus and a nearby park into an “ecological paradise,” officials said Thursday.”
“The Oblation Run which symbolizes the pristine state of the Diliman Republic becomes a daily fare in UP.” Gina Lopez keynoted. UP Prez Danny Concepcion says however that if the OR becomes a regular activity, Gay Bars will close down in Timog and he might as well exact entrance fees from the oglers.
“Whoever is behind the scam was really bold to use the name of a really famous person. The message itself is full of inconsistencies and totally bizarre claims that it should be easy to see this as nothing but a racket. Let’s all hope nobody fell for this.”
“Good thing Leila is out of the country or she’ll try or size him out…..” a PBA Commissioner who looks like Cong. Guiao was heard talking animatedly on his fon.
“Communications Secretary Martin Andanar on Thursday urged the public not to take literally President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement wherein he claimed he killed people.”
Take him figuratively. Kill Figures in 5 digits is indeed impressive.
Vice President Leni Robredo said on Wednesday she was not amused by President Duterte’s joke that she better pray for his plane to crash so she could succeed him.
“Sa akin makasisiguro s’ya at sina Bong Go, Sal Panelo, at Fr. Evasco na wala sa novena ko yan. Kung si Bongbong ang VP, malamang dumugo ang tuhod ni Imelda sa kadadasal sa Paoay Church.” Leni clarified. Asked what would the former First Lady be praying for, the VP said, “atakehin si Presidente ng Priapism.”
“Wala, hindi nangangahulugang porke pumatay ka ng suspect, may violation ng laws. It could be done in a justifiable cause; justifiable circumstances as public officer or you’re ordered to arrest pero lumaban ‘yung suspect,” DoJ Sec Vit Aguirre added, echoing the official reason for the death of alleged drug users and pushers in police operations.
Soc Villegas, in one homily thundered, “the Davaoeno proposes,
Da Bato disposes, Da Wig dispenses…..and Da Leila blows it all up”
“The cash bundles were so heavy that one of the paper bags got ripped,” said the DOJ sources, who showed copies of video footage and still frames dated Nov. 26 and 27.
Chavit was seen shaking his head. “They never learnt anything from Erap…” the playboy politician rued.
“We are not talking about people who were convicted of ordinary crimes. These are heinous crimes – meaning, the real crimes, crimes that are difficult to imagine being committed by a human being against another human being. So much so that we say sometimes, if that happens, the people who committed these are demons, right?” Alvarez said in a mix of English and Filipino.
Cardinal Tagle replied, “you/re not referring to the Davaoeno Mayor, Mr. Speaker?”
“No, Sir! I’m referring to the Manileno Mayor, Cardinal.” the Speaker riposted.