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Babae, pinaghahahanap matapos gamitin ang credit card na napulot para bumili ng mamahaling phone

A woman was in hot water after being accused of using the credit card she picked from a lost wallet to buy a high-end smartphone.

In a Facebook post, Drake Garcia published the photo of the said woman after he traced the store where she purchased a Samsung S24 Ultra, which costs P88,990.

According to Drake, the woman also imitated his signature to pretend that she owned the credit card.

“Baka may nkakilala dto. Nalaglag wallet ng client ko may laman na 30,000 cash. At 3 credit cards. Pag ka pulot sa MASINAG. iniswipe agad credit card nya bmli ng 88,000 pesos na cp. sa MARIKINA sya bumili. Baka may kakilala or friend ako na nagwwork sa marikina samsung po,” said Garcia.

However, there was a possibility that the woman was part of a group who were known for snatching the belongings of their victims.

A concerned netizen who sent Garcia a private message claimed that the same person also used another credit card she allegedly stole from another individual.

Meanwhile, another netizen who saw Garcia’s post published a comment and said that the same woman was spotted using another credit card to buy the same phone.

The authorities were handling the case and trying to track the woman’s location.

As of writing, the post already received 22,000 shares on social media.


VP Sara Duterte, nagsalita na matapos ang kanyang pag-alis sa gabinete ni PBBM

Vice President Sara Duterte addressed the public on June 19, 2024, after she resigned as the secretary of the Department of Education.

In a press conference, Duterte highlighted the achievements she gained as the DepEd secretary.

“I sought an audience with the president and tendered my resignation as the secretary of education effective July 19, 2024,” Duterte said.

She added, “I am given my thirty-day notice to ensure a proper and orderly transition for the benefit of the next secretary.”

Duterte also clarified that she didn’t resign to show her weakness as a public official.

“Mga kababayan ang aking pagbibitiw ay hindi lulan ng kahinaan kundi dala ng tunay na malasakit para sa ating mga guro at kabataang Pilipino. Bagamat hindi ako magpapatuloy na namamahala sa kagawaran patuloy parin nating itataguyod ang kalidad ng edukasyon na nararapat para sa Pilipino,” she said.

“Hindi man ako ang tumatayong kalihim ng edukasyon, mananatili parin isang ina, isang ina na nagmamatyag at titindig para sa kapakanan ng bawat guro at bawat mag-aaral sa Pilipinas,” she added.

The Vice President didn’t reveal the reason she resigned as the DepEd secretary, but she vowed to continue performing the role mandated to her by the Filipino people.

As of writing, Marcos has yet to give his response to Duterte’s resignation.


Vice President Sara Duterte, nag-resign bilang kalihim ng Department of Education

Vice President Sara Duterte resigned from her position as the secretary of the Department Education and Vice Chairperson of the NTF-ELCAC.

The Presidential Communications Office (PCO) released a statement to confirm the news, saying that Duterte didn’t give her exact reason why she resigned from her position.

“At 2:21 pm today, 19 June 2024, Vice President Sara Z. Duterte, went to Malacanang and tendered her resignation as Member of the Cabinet, Secretary of Department of Education, and Vice Chairperson of the NTF-ELCAC, effective 19 July 2024,” the office statement read.

Before her resignation, Duterte was caught in the middle of the word war between her father, President Rodrigo Duterte, and Marcos.

Even the first lady, Liza Marcos, openly criticized the former DepEd secretary.

Many experts believed that Duterte’s resignation was a preparation for the new opposition to the Marcos administration.

As of writing, Duterte has yet to give an official statement on the issue.

Ellen Adarna, may bwelta sa netizen na sinabing si John Lloyd Cruz ang dapat kasama ni Elias sa moving up ceremony

Ellen Adarna was not happy with the netizen who said that John Lloyd Cruz must be included in the moving-up photo of her son, Elias.

On June 17, 2024, Ellen shared a photo of Elias’ moving-up ceremony, at which her current partner, Derek Ramsay, was also present.

“The only decent moving up photo,” Ellen wrote.

However, a netizen said that John Lloyd should have been in the place of Derek during the ceremony.

“JL should be present,” the netizen commented.

In response, Ellen said that John Lloyd’s absence during the moving-up ceremony doesn’t mean he was a neglectful father.

“AND YOU SHOULD MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS. just because he’s not in the photo isn’t mean he was not there. Wag masyadong close minded manang. Present father naman cya meaning present din cya sa lahat ng milestones ng anak nya,” she said.

The netizen also received criticism from Ellen’s fans, who asked her to be sensitive with her comments.

Ellen and John Lloyd confirmed their breakup in 2020.

The former couple was currently in a co-parenting setup where John Lloyd was allowed to be with Elias once or twice a week.

When asked why they decided to end their relationship, Ellen only said she was incompatible with John Lloyd.

Derek acted as Elias’s father, a gesture that received praise from John Lloyd.

“Sabi sa akin ni John Lloyd, ‘Maganda rin na nandoon si Derek. Kasi naiintindihan ako ni Derek bilang tatay din siya. Ang ganda din ng ginagawa ni Derek para sa anak ko. Four years old pa lang iyan parang mature na,’” talent manager Ogie Diaz when asked about John Lloyd’s opinion to Derek.

Komedyante na si Yoyong Martires, pumanaw sa edad na 77

Legendary Filipino basketball player and Comedian Rosalio “Yoyong” D. Martires passed away on June 18, 2024, his family confirmed.

In a Facebook post, Moby Leah Martires announced his father’s passing at 77.

“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, Rosalio “Yoyong” D. Martires. He peacefully joined our Creator yesterday, June 18, 2024. He was surrounded by his family and loved ones during this difficult time,” the statement read.

“He lived a very adventurous and colorful life. A loving husband, a doting father, a caring grandpa, a self-made man, an Olympian, a prolific basketball player, a comedian, a devoted public servant, and a child of Christ. Difficult steps to follow, indeed,” she added.

Martires was known for portraying a loud-mouthed character and sidekicks of leading actors like Vic Sotto and Joey de Leon.

One of his famous lines was when actors often asked him if he was angry due to his loud speaking voice, to which he would quickly respond with the lines “Hinde, nag-e-explain lang.”

Before he became a comedian, Yoyong brought honor to the country by playing on the last Philippine basketball team to play in the Olympics.

Netizens expressed their condolences to the Yoyong family.

Harry Roque, nilinaw na “IT” niya ang nali-link sa kanya na dati niyang executive assistant

Former Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque clarified that his executive assistant, Mister Supranational Philippines 2016 Alberto Rodulfo “AR” De La Serna, was competent for the position assigned to him.

It can be recalled that Dela Serna’s name was brought up after his appointment papers and other documents signed by Roque were discovered at Lucky South 99 POGO hub in Tarlac.

In an interview, Roque highlighted Dela Serna’s qualifications and even revealed that he hired some of the latter’s friends to assist him.

“Siya po ay galing sa isang political family na Dela Serna. Ang lolo po niya ay dating gobernador ng Bohol. Ang lolo niya sa side ng nanay niya ay dating vice mayor. Siya po ay isang college graduate at siya po ay kinuha ko bilang IT,” said Roque.

“Sila po ang nag-handle, isang grupo po iyan ng magbarkada, na nag-handle po ng aking IT o aking social media presence noong ako po ay nasa Malacanang at kami po ay nasa eleksyon,” he added.

According to the reports, Roque and Dela Serna had already become subject to blind items since 2022, about a public official often seen traveling with a handsome man.

Records show that Roque and Dela Serna traveled to eight different countries, including Hong Kong, New York, China, Japan, and Abu Dhabi.

The purpose of the said travels was unclear, but Roque, in the document, designated Dela Serna as his travel companion during his trip to Europe.

Meanwhile, Roque’s defenders said that Dela Serna’s appearance now is not the same as the photos of him available on social media, which were taken 8 years ago, and people should stop linking the former public official to the model.

Rosmar Tan, may mensahe sa mga nagsusulong na sila’y i-persona non-grata sa Palawan

Entrepreneur and social media personality Rosmar Tan responded to the people who wanted her, Rendon Labador and Team Malakas to be barred from revisiting Coron, Palawan.

In their apology video, Rosmar addressed Coron Mayor Marjo Reyes to apologize for her behavior, and she even said that she would accept the consequences of her actions.

It can be recalled that Rosmar, Rendon, and Team Malakas rushed to the municipal hall of Coron to confront a government employee who criticized their visit to the island.

“Kung ‘yun po tingin po ninyo na patas na desisyon para sa nangyari, at kung ‘yun po ‘yung sa nagawa po namin, humihingi po kami talaga ng tawad. Pero kung tingin po niyo talaga, maluwag po naming tatanggapin yung parusa po niyo na ‘yun,” said Rosmar.

Meanwhile, Rendon said he wanted to visit Coron for the last time and bring his family to the island.

“Ako na lang po bigyan ninyo ng persona non grata at hiling ko po na sana kung ito man po ay matutuloy, gusto ko po hiling sayo mayor na bigyan niyo po din ako ng pagkakataon na makadalaw sa Coron dahil po ay naipangako ko po sa aking pamilya na ipapasyal ko po sila sa Coron para makita ko po silang masaya.” the motivational speaker said.

After the public apology was published, members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Palawan wanted to widen the declaration against the social media personalities by proclaiming them as persona non-grata in the whole province of Palawan, not only in Coron.

Mag-asawa na nakaranas ng malabangungot na kasal sa Amlan, binigyan ng ikalawang wedding

A newlywed couple in Amlan was given a chance to experience a proper wedding a week after they published a complaint about how a Parish Church rushed their ceremony.

It can be recalled that on June 8, 2024, couple Jove and Janine Sagario aired their disappointment towards Saint Andrew Parish in Amlan after the priest started the mass without waiting for the bride to reach the altar.

The incident started due to a miscommunication between the couple and church officials about the real schedule of the wedding.

After the incident, several wedding suppliers united to organize a part two wedding for the couple, led by violinist John Lester Barot.

Some volunteered to become wedding coordinators, a food service provider provided free catering, and a designer created wedding dresses and suits for the couple.

In a Facebook post, John shared how they managed to organize a luxurious wedding for the couple.

A video shared by John also showed Janine, who finally made a proper wedding entrance and

John also listed the people who made part two of the wedding possible.

Some netizens believed that the wedding would cost millions of pesos, but thanks to the help of the suppliers, the event happened without the couple having to shell out money.

Netizens also congratulated the people behind the event.

“Congratulations!!! on a successful “The Second Time Around Wedding.” This is possible because God sees the couple’s heart that they wanted their wedding to be memorable but things are happening beyond everyone’s control, God sent people to be instruments that they deserved another most memorable one,” netizen Maria said.

“Loud Applause to Sir John Lester Barot who was a very generous and kind human, he was wholeheartedly willing to help the couple in their trying times. To all sponsors mentioned in their SDE Video, Loud Applause also to all of you, you are all so amazingly generous living creatures and do it with much humility and passion to serve their wedding moment. All your helping hands will be rewarded by the Lord who sees that. God bless the couples and God bless all dedicated sponsors. Congratulations!!! once again not just to the bride and groom but also to those who lend their helping hands to make the event possible,” she added.


Ilang Katoliko, hindi natuwa sa pagtatalaga kay Diwata bilang ‘Reyna Elena’

Some Catholic faithful were unhappy with how internet sensation Deo Balbuena, a.k.a. Diwata, was designated as a ‘Reyna Elena’ for a parade held this week in Malabon.

It can be recalled that Diwata went viral on social media after she joined the Santacruzan parade as Reyna Elena, which has traditionally been designated to a woman.

Several netizens couldn’t hide their dismay at the parade organizers’ decision, saying that they disrespected the tradition of Santacruzan.

“Mayor ng Malabon bakit yun naman pinayagan kaya Reyna dapat babae ano ba naman kayo, ginusto nyo sumikat at pag usapan lugar nyo yan trending na sumunod to kay Pura Luka Vega sa pag gawa ng kabalbalan,” netizen Rainier said.

“Binaboy na talaga yun tradisyonal na sta cruzan.wala na tayong respeto sa atin kaya di natin tayo nrrespeto,” netizen Mund commented.

“Talagang ang mga tao ngayon, wala ng respeto sa mga sinaunang mga kaugalian. isipin mo naman, santacruzan, yun na lang salitang santa, ika nga prusisyon ng mga santa, hahaluan mo ng katawatawa,” netizen Odie remarked.

The organizers have yet to respond to the criticism they received from the netizens.

Netizens were also waiting for the response from the Catholic Church if the decision made by the organizers was allowed in the Santacruzan tradition.

Netizens, nagulantang matapos malaman ang totoong itsura ng ka-lookalike ni Coco Martin

A man who went viral on social media after netizens noticed his resemblance to Kapamilya actor and director Coco Martin made a huge revelation, which disappointed many fans.

On May 29, social media content creator Lutong Kahoy published a video of himself with the caption “Coco Martin Pro Max.”

The video showed the content creator wearing a basketball jersey while acting dizzy due to his previous drinks.

The video quickly gained millions of views online, as many netizens thought his face resembled that of the FPJ’s Batang Quiapo actor.

However, Lutong Kahoy admitted in another post that he only used software to borrow the actor’s face.

“Bat kayo na prank? Nalimotan nyo siguro mag basa ng caption,” he said.

While many people laughed at the issue, many experts who observed the netizens’ reaction expressed concern as many Filipino social media users didn’t distinguish an AI-generated face swap used by the content creator.

The video was also labeled as “made with AI,” but many netizens didn’t notice the said label.

Lutong Kahoy refused to disclose the software he used for the face-swap.