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Lucy Torres-Gomez backs up Jinggoy Estrada

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LUCY Torres-Gomez says she knows how her pork barrel was spent.

“Say what you want about him. I know him to be a good person,” Leyte fourth district Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez said of Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, who has been implicated in the P10-billion pork barrel scam.

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Juana Change calls fellow artists to join Monday’s anti-‘pork’ rally

Juana Change. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

She is “one with a million” for change.

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Aga Muhlach braces for exciting challenge

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MUHLACH. “Effective leadership starts with a happy home.”

“Don’t quit your day job.” We often hear this unsolicited advice when actors decide to pursue politics. In the United States, Ronald Reagan, Clint Eastwood, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sonny Bono and wrestler Jesse Ventura held important public posts at some point in their careers—as did Jerry Springer, who became Cincinnati’s scandal-plagued mayor 14 years before he began hosting his controversial talk show in 1991.

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Comelec favors Aga Muhlach on citizenship issue

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AGA Muhlach  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Actor Aga Muhlach on Monday said nothing could keep him from running for a congressional seat after the Commission on Elections (Comelec) junked a petition seeking his disqualification from the May 13 elections for supposedly dropping his Filipino citizenship.

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Lawmakers honor Dolphy, want him called National Artist

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OF GAGS AND GREATNESS Filipinos, wherever they are, got their best medicine—laughter—in large doses for the past 70 years from the man known off-screen as Rodolfo Vera Quizon but Dolphy to one and all, young and old.   INQUIRER PHOTO

Several lawmakers expressed, on Wednesday, their sympathy to the family of “Comedy King” Dolphy and filed a resolution paying tribute to the man who had brought smiles and laughter to millions of Filipnos for more than six decades.

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Aga Muhlach has wife’s go-ahead for politics

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CHARLENE Gonzales and Aga Muhlach

Aga Muhlach said his wife, Charlene Gonzales, has given him the go-ahead to enter the political arena in 2013.

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Filipino Christian group protests Lady Gaga shows

A civic group member hangs a banner showing a defaced picture of U.S. pop star Lady Gaga on a wall to call for the cancellation of her concert, in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, April 23, 2012. Lady Gaga's April 27 concert in Seoul is being banned to minors under the age of 18 by the Korea Media Rating Board, as the Gender Equality Ministry considers one of her songs to be performed at the show as "inappropriate" for minors. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

About 70 Christian youths in the Philippines have chanted “Stop the Lady Gaga concerts” at a rally calling for the singer’s shows in Manila next week to be cancelled.

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“Lousy Boys” of Congress joins benefit for journalist with cancer

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MANILA, Philippines–A group of young leaders known as the “Lousy Boys” of Congress will share center stage with two of the country’s performing bands next week in a dance-and-musical benefit concert for a veteran journalist now battling cancer. The concert dubbed as “On the Beat” will be held on August 10 at the Celebrity Sports [...]

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