House Justice Committee chair and Quezon City Rep. Matias Defensor, Jr. is reaching out to his constituents in the 3rd District. He has acquired videoke machines to be lent out during birthdays, funerals and fiestas , another feather in his cap of legislative accomplishments.
Just so you know who to thank:
In 2002, GMA-7 relaunched itself as the Kapuso (roughly, “of the same heart”) network and started calling their talents and consumers kapuso. In 2003, ABS-CBN followed suit with their Kapamilya (roughly, “of the same family”).
Other stations and media outlets soon became ka-bandwagon and started calling their viewers and listeners kabarkada (“of the same gang”), kasambahay (“of the same household”) and kabagang (“of the same…you know what? They probably just made that up”).
Saturday’s floods may have caught us with our pants down, but if the massive outpouring of support for the victims is any indication, we’re still in good shape as a nation.
Zambales Rep. Milagros Magsaysay (Lakas-Kampi) says that Cebu Rep. Antonio Cuenco (Lakas-Kampi) could not have conducted an informal survey of their colleagues where he says around half preferred Sen. Benigno Aquino III over other presidential aspirants. After all, she says, there are never enough congressmen around.
The Senate and the House of Representatives have agreed to include a ninth ray to the sun on the Philippine flag. According to a press release, the move is meant to “acknowledge the courage, bravery and integrity of Muslim Filipinos who fought for the nation’s independence.”
Under the headline “Public warned of new ploy by robbers“:
MANILA, Philippines – Police warned the public on Wednesday against the new operation of a robbery group which attacks its victims by hitting them first on the head before carting away their valuables.
Gee, thanks, Philippine Daily Inquirer. That’s not even a ploy!