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Taguig opens modern Sta. Ana multi-purpose building 

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Taguig City - Mayor Lani Cayetano led the momentous ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 3 to mark the grand opening of the city's multi-level and multipurpose building in Barangay Sta. Ana. This project, funded by former House Speaker Senator Alan Pe...

Parañaque mayor leads health check-up for senior citizens 

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Parañaque City - The local government of Parañaque continues its commitment to care for and serve senior citizens through the "Kumustahan sa Kalusugan with Lolo and Lola" program held on Saturday at the Parañaque City S...

QC councilor distributes aid to Pasong Tamo fire victims 

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Quezon City - In the aftermath of the devastating fire that occurred on June 1, residents of Macaya St., Brgy. Pasong Tamo received much-needed support in the form of grocery bags and food packs. Councilor Vito Generoso took the lead in delivering as...

Fill Me In

Mar and Martin

chrome_reader_modeJune 09, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

It’s no surprise that the Palace has been appointing, anointing, and promoting personalities in the Cabinet. As the chief executive, Junior can very well do such and this time can pick from those strings of politicians who run and lost in 2022. The scenario of the appointment of former Bohol ...

Change is coming

chrome_reader_modeMay 12, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Sounds familiar? Yes, it is. Way back close to seven years ago today, this was the campaign slogan of the incoming President Duterte, described to be the oldest to be elected @71 but has worked in “all three branches of government.” Change is also the anchor word of the 2008 presidentia...


chrome_reader_modeApril 05, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

As they usually say: all rounds lead to the historic, reconstructed Ayuntamiento de Manila at the corner of Calle Aduana, renamed Andres Soriano Avenue and Cabildo Street in the heart of Intramuros. The event: birthday bash of Finance Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno (BED). Ayuntamiento houses the Bure...

De Facto

chrome_reader_modeApril 01, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

I differ on what I’ve read that Finance Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno or BED, has “nestled comfortably” in a new home with a Bay window in his office overlooking the famous Manila sunset, and he is not too keen on returning back to the 501 room. From my observation deck, such is me...

BSP outside the 'kulambo'

chrome_reader_modeMarch 13, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

I concede! The timing in announcing the creation of an inter-agency committee tasked to monitor inflation and market outlook was excellent as it came in the midst of the jeepney strike. Nearly a week after its disclosure, not one though questioned why the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor F...

What’s in a name

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 14, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

The government’s top two revenue-generating agencies, the Bureau of Customs (BoC) and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), are now in the hands of relatively younger blood. I have reservations on the new appointee. I support the idea of pumping younger blood in both the BoC and BIR who ...

What’s in a Trip

chrome_reader_modeFebruary 07, 2023 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Junior will be off again on Thursday, his 9th in his eight month reign, to Japan for an official visit, which means the taxpayers – me and you – will be footing the bill as opposed, state visit when it is the host country that shoulders the bill of the members of the official delegation....

Of Twang, Oxymoron and Citizenship

chrome_reader_modeDecember 27, 2022 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

I have no quarrel with the recent appointee, the newest drumbeater of Junior. It was just that I was somehow startled by the introduction of Atty. Cheloy Garafil, Office of the Press Secretary (OPS) Officer-in-charge Cheloy Garafil, that Daphne Oseña-Paez is the Palace’s “pr...

Wha happened

chrome_reader_modeDecember 01, 2022 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Just to be mischievous, sometimes in the text exchanges, I would inquire wha happened on a serious topic to get various reactions. This time though, my query on wha happened is as real it can be. I am talking about this news going around the social media platform about a certain member of the poli...


chrome_reader_modeNovember 21, 2022 loyalty account_circleLeigh Bellosillo

Roughly a month ago, this corner broke the news of the imminent changes in the stewardship of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) with incumbent Commissioner Lilia Guillermo’s transfer to the Department of Finance and Deputy Commissioner Romeo Lumagui, Jr. taking her stead. Well, there you g...

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