Duterte to deliver a ‘powerful’ SONA

By CNN Philippines Staff Metro Manila — All eyes and ears in the country will be on President Rodrigo Duterte when he delivers his first State of the Nation Address at the Batasang Pambansa, Monday. Communications Secretary Martin Andanar on Sunday said the President wrote the speech himself and that it is a “powerful” one — that it made him cry after reading the speech. “It’ll be a powerful speech that will awaken the patriot in every Filipino,” Andanar said. “The speech made me cry.” Andanar previously said there will…

‘Drug personalities’ na sumuko sa Marinduque, umabot na sa 399

BOAC, Marinduque – Umabot na sa tatlong daan at siyamnapu’t siyam (399) ang naitalang bilang ng mga boluntaryong sumukong drug personalities sa buong lalawigan ng Marinduque. Ayon sa panayam ng Marinduque News Online sa tagapagsalita ng Marinduque Provincial Police Office (MPPO) na si Police Senior Inspector Carmelo S. Alino, mula July 1 hanggang July 21, 2016 as of 4:00 am, pumalo na sa 399 katao ang boluntaryong user at pusher na sumuko sa mga otoridad sa buong Marinduque matapos ang isinagawang Oplan Tokhang ng pulisya. Base sa datos na ibinigay…

Apo ng mangangalesa sa Mogpog, tinanghal na Best Supporting Actress

Itinanghal na Best Supporting Actress sa katatapos lamang na ToFarm Film Festival 2016 si Anna J. Luna, anak ng negosyante at aktor na si Rommel Luna tubong Mogpog, Marinduque. Nasungkit ni Anna Luna ang titulong Best Supporting Actress sa kanyang natatanging pagganap sa pelikulang “Paglipay”, isa sa anim na finalist para sa ToFarm Film Festival 2016. Ang kwento ng Paglipay ay umiikot sa love triangle ng dalawang katutubong Aeta at isang hindi naman katutubo. Ayon sa Uniquely Pinoy “In the story, Garry Cabalic, a real Aeta, plays Atan, just 19, a…

Batang Gilas Batang Marinduque, AJ Madrigal joins FIBA Asia U18 Championship in Tehran

Those following the journey of Batang Gilas know that the junior Filipino men aged 18 years below remains a cut above the rest after a spectacular sweep of the Seaba-Under 18 Championship with an 86-49 score against Thailand in the championship game in Medan, Indonesia. Now the FIBA Asia U18 Championship will take place in Tehran, Iran on July 22-31, 2016. Proud Marinduqueno, AJ Madrigal will still be joining the team. The top three teams in this tournament will then be qualified in the 2017 FIBA Under-19 World Championship. This…

Duterte, mano po to our Marinduqueno cardinal

Meeting with Rody opens door of communication, says Vidal By: Ador Mayol, Inquirer Visayas CEBU CITY—One of the most senior leaders of the Catholic Church came to visit President Duterte in what the Church official said was an attempt to “open the door of communication” between the Church and the President, weeks after Mr. Duterte launched his most vitriolic attack against bishops, whom he called “hypocrites” and “sons of bitches.” Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal, 85, one of the most senior leaders of the Church, visited Duterte in Malacañang…