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Monthly Archives: November 2021

Story by Sam Tolosa SANTA CLARA -- The 49ers needed at Levi's Stadium. A loss would have eliminated them from the post-season but the avenues to a play-off berth would've been hard to navigate. Photo by R. Mascardo They beat the Los Angeles Rams so bad and Monday night...

The Supreme Court castigated the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) for its alleged cover-up of former first gentleman Mike Arroyo who moved though the banking system millions of proceeds from his irregular sale of overpriced second-hand helicopters to the police in 2009 when his wife Gloria Macapagal Arroyo was president.  This graft case was thought to have been swept under the rug under the current ...

Sen. Richard Gordon and Sen. Panfilo Lacson on November 15 stressed the arrest of Pharmally executives Mohit and Twinkle Dargani while about to leave for Malaysia from Davao City only proved that the city is not a "safe haven" for them.  Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said “It only shows that we are open. Our city is not closed to the things that need to be enforced by the government whether it’s from the judiciar...

Presidential  candidate Sen. Panfilo Lacson on November 15 said he was not surprised by the last-minute changes in the candidates of the ruling PDP-Laban for the upcoming  2022 elections.  Interviewed over ANC on Monday, Lacson said he initially thought the administration would put up a “solid” team. However, his impression changed after&n...

MANILA -- In an interview with Super Radyo dzBB on November 14, Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) Director Police Major Gen. Albert Ignatius Ferro warned those selling fake COVID-19 vaccination cards of six months to two years jail time under the Revised Penal Code.  “‘Yung sa pekeng vaccination card ay paiigtingin natin yung pag...

MANILA -- Senate aspirant and Sorsogon Gov. Francis "Chiz" Escudero wants those seeking elective posts in the 2022 national elections to disclose their Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net worth (SALN) to give voters informed decision when choosing the next public officials last November 13. “Releasing one's SALN will also boost a candidate's credibility and integrity,” Escudero said.  In what has been the most turbulent week in Philippine politics in decades, President Rodrigo Duterte said he could not endorse former senator Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. to succeed him even as he questioned his daughter Sara Duterte-Carpio’s agreeing to be the running mate of the son and namesake of the late dictator. Duterte had long been grooming his daughter, who succeeded him as Davao City mayor when he assume...

By Dr. Frederick Kuo, Chief Medical Officer, UnitedHealthcare It’s no secret.  Men simply don’t like to go to the doctor - They either believe they can take care of their health better on their own and don’t want to bother the doctor or have a hard time sharing their personal health information even with their doctor.  Studies show women are 33% more lik...

Many were surprised, even her ardent supporters were taken aback, when Davao City Mayor Sarah Duterte-Carpio filed her candidacy via substitution for vice president, instead of the presidency. Yesterday was the penultimate day the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has allowed filing of candidacy via substitution. Unexpectedly, Mayor Sarah, after withdrawing her candidacy for re-election for mayor of Davao Cit...

Why the COVID-19 pandemic will most likely be with us for years is vividly demonstrated by the following well-publicized news: “A federal appeals court has called President Joe Biden’s vaccine and testing requirements for private businesses “fatally flawed” and “staggeringly overbroad,” arguing that the requirements likely exceed the authority of the federal government and raise ‘serious constitutio...

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