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Kris Aquino admits suggesting Abunda for DoT post

Posted by akosistella on June 6, 2010

MANILA, Philippines – Kris Aquino on Sunday broke her silence on talks about the possible appointment of television personality and close friend Boy Abunda as Secretary of the Department of Tourism DoT.Kris, youngest sister of president-apparent Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, confessed that it was she who suggested to her older brother to appoint Abunda as DoT secretary, citing the television host’s “marketing capabilities,” among other things.“If anybody is to blame, it’s me. I was the one who brought it up with Noy. I was the one who brought it up with Boy, not realizing naman it would cause such a major [issue], front page, 3 araw na deretso,” she said.

via ABS-CBN News Online Beta.


Gustong i- appoint ni Noynoy si Dingdong at Ogie

Ano ba naman ito.

Ayun sa report ng GMA News TV, gusto raw ni Noynoy Aquino, ang nanalo sa pagka-pangulo ng Pilipinas sa nakaraaang eleksyun , iniisip raw niya bigyan ng pwesto sa gobyerno ang mga Kapuso stars na si Dingdong Dantes at Ogie Alcasid.

Lumabas ito ng tinanong siya kung sino pa sa mga taga showbiz ang iniisip niyang i-appoint sa pamahalaan maliban kay TV host na si Boy Abunda ng ABS-CBN, ang sagot ni Aquino, “Si Dingdong, si Ogie…siguro dun sa mga advocacy nila gaya sa youth.”

Hindi pa raw niya nakaka-usap ang dalawa na tumulong sa kanya noong kampanya. Ngunit ang pag-suporta sa kanya raw ay hindi lamang ang basehan ng kanyang desisyon na kukunin sila para manglingkod sa gobyerno.

Via Ellen Tordesillas

PRESIDENTIAL frontrunner Noynoy Aquino has not even been proclaimed the winner in the polls, yet Kris Aquino, expectedly, continues to make trouble for him. Good grief girl, get a grip! Can’t you just shut up and leave the politics and governing to him? Gads, maawa ka naman sa kuya mo! You’ve given him enough problems already. And you wonder why the Despedida page for you on Facebook is such a big hit?

Tsk, tsk. I can hear many of Noynoy’s diehard groupies gnashing their teeth now.


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Noynoy also eyes govt posts for Dingdong, Ogie Alcasid

Posted by akosistella on June 4, 2010


Bukod sa TV host at talent manager na si Boy Abunda, nasa isipan din ni president-elect Senator Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III na bigyan ng puwesto sa gobyerno ang mga Kapuso stars na si Dingdong Dantes at Ogie Alcasid.

“Si Dingdong, si Ogie…siguro dun sa mga advocacy nila gaya sa youth,” sagot ni Aquino nang tanungin kung sino pa ang entertainment personalities na ikinukonsidera niyang bigyan ng posisyon sa gobyerno.

Pero nilinaw ni Aquino na hindi pa niya nakakausap sina Dingdong at Ogie na maging bahagi ng kanyang magiging administrasyon.

via GMANews.TV.

And you thought Girl Abunda as DOT chief was bad enough, huh? Now I’m starting to believe that there may be some truth to those so-called “fake” psychiatric records on Sen. Aquino! It’s either that or the Aquino Cabinet search committee is just sitting on its ass. Que horror!

Seriously, why does Sen. Aquino seem hellbent on paying back all his endorsers and financiers w/ gov’t posts? I thought he was on the highroad to ‘new politics’? Wasn’t he the one who was quoted telling these very same people that they shouldn’t expect anything in return in case he wins? Well, it’s the same ‘utang na loob’ (debt of gratitude) syndrome all over again. Hay.

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LP senatorial bets vow transparency in ‘pork’ use

Posted by akosistella on February 23, 2010

MANILA, Philippines – Liberal Party (LP) senatorial bets yesterday vowed transparency in the utilization of their allotted priority development assistance funds (PDAF) or “pork barrel” if elected.

Except for one, all candidates said they would use and accept the pork barrel, amounting to about P200 million a year each, for their worthwhile projects.

Click Philippine Star.


Actor Dingdong Dantes joins Aquino campaign rally

BULACAN, Philippines — Actor Dingdong Dantes on Monday joined Senator Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III’s campaign rally here held in San Jose del Monte City’s town plaza.

Dantes was wearing a black polo shirt when he appeared on stage but he removed his top to reveal his yellow shirt.

The actor, along with a rapper, gave a short sing and dance number that made the crowd wild.

Click INQUIRER.net

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Celebrities bring on the campaign glitter

Posted by akosistella on January 31, 2010

Pinoys are crazy about celebrities. Politicians know it. This is probably why they tap stars to support their candidacy. Star power is believed to translate to much-needed votes. Now, with just months until the May polls, politicians are bringing out the big guns.

It may be recalled that when President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo capitalized on her resemblance to Superstar Nora Aunor when she was running for vice president in 1998. She already had political pedigree but it was, arguably, the Nora Aunor connection that made the masses gravitate towards her.

Click GMANews.TV.

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