Cayetano: Gilas Victory Over China Politically Motivated

MANILA, Philippines — Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Thursday said that the valiant 96-87 victory of the Gilas Pilipinas against defending champions China was obviously ‘politically motivated’. An undermanned Philippine national men’s basketball team stunned defending champions China, 96-87, to get off to a rousing start to its 2017 FIBA Asia Cup campaign on…

Andanar: SONA 2017 to Feature Creative Close Captioning

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) secretary Martin Andanar announced today that this year’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) will feature the country’s first ever “creative close captioning” for those who find it hard to follow President Rodrigo Duterte’s jokes and high level of sarcasm. “Our office is proud to announce this much…

Commuters Group Proposes Modernization for Narrow-Minded LTFRB Board Members

MANILA, Philippines — Thousands of Filipino commuters trooped to the office of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) yesterday demanding the board’s immediate modernization, citing its failure to adapt to modern times. Members of the Philippine Association of Commuters Yearning for Uber’s Decisive & Efficient Legalization and Grab’s Rapid Accreditation (PACYUDELGRA) led by Don…

Pro-Duterte Bloggers’ Voices Now Available on Waze

MANILA, Philippines — Navigation app Waze finally announced their pick on who should be the first Filipino to give you turn-by-turn directions after a meticulous selection process. Waze Asia Pacific Regional Lead Wona Meng said that they have searched far and wide and found it hard to just select one, hence multiple Filipino personalities was…

LTFRB Greenlights Jeepney Driver Modernization Program

MANILA, Philippines — After over half a century, the Philippines’ “sweet lover” may soon take on an entirely new form. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) announced in a press conference that it is drafting new designs for a prototype of a modern jeepney driver. Notable changes included in the prototype design are the…

Malacañang: Duterte in Excellent Health, Just Needs Photo Op

MANILA, Philippines — As speculations on President Duterte’s health mount after not being seen for days, presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella yesterday assured the public the 72-year-old Chief Executive is in good shape. “The President is actually in excellent good health,” Abella said in a Palace briefing. “Except for the fact that whoever handles his daily activities…