Jennifer Soriano

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Oxford study finds Duterte camp spending $200,000 for social media trolls

A study by a British institution found that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s camp has spent $200,000, or around P10 million, to hire social media “trolls” to shape public opinion and target anyone who opposes the president’s way of running the … Continue reading

July 27, 2017

Robredo reiterates call to human rights in pursuing anti-drug campaign

A DAY after President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his second State of the Nation Address (SONA), Vice President Leni Robredo reiterated the need to uphold the human rights in pursuing the president’s campaign against illegal drugs. “Ako po naniniwala ako na … Continue reading

July 27, 2017

Duterte vows to attain peace amidst ‘trying times’

Just a few days after the Congress approved President Rodrigo Duterte’s request to extend martial law in Mindanao, the president went further to justify military rule, marking the move as one step towards his persistent pursuit for peace for the country. … Continue reading

July 25, 2017

House Speaker cites bill on civil partnerships, marriage dissolution among priority measures

SPEAKER Pantaleon Alvarez cited the need for a law to support civil partnerships and dissolving marriages easier as he enumerated  priority measures and accomplishments in the chamber. Alvarez gave a rundown of legislative priority measures and triumphs which commenced the … Continue reading

July 25, 2017

BOC promotes tax-free ‘Balikbayan Box’ program 

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) is encouraging Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to use the tax-free “Balikbayan Box” program, saying that no one has availed of it yet as of this month. “We are encouraging the OFWs to avail of this … Continue reading

July 25, 2017

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