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Kris Aquino to Bong Go: “Alam mo I will even campaign for you because I believe in you”

Kris Aquino offered her precious influence to help Special Assistant to President Christopher Bong Go if he decided to run for the senatorial elections in 2019.

Aquino sent a message to Bong Go to complain what Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson uploaded featuring her father Ninoy Aquino being kissed by her supporters before being assassinated.

Go showing his picture together Kris Aquino in Davao City. Photo: Screencap from RTVM footage

When Go arrived in the Philippines, he was welcomed by the text messages from Kris Aquino.

“Bong, this is Kris Aquino. I am personally reaching out. We have been friends and my heart wants to believe you still have a soft spot for me. I will understand if you snub me because sino naman ako, pero sinaktan talaga ang puso ko sa ginawa ni Mocha.” Kris said in his text message to Bong Go.

Alam mo, never ako nagsalita o nag-post ng anything against PRRD (President Rodrigo Roa Duterte) dahil marunong ako rumespeto. Sana huwag lang ang mom at dad ko dahil nananahimik na sila sa langit.” she added.

Aquino also told Go that she’s ready to campaign for the President’s right hand because she believes in his personality.

Alam mo I will even campaign for you because I believe in you, but why leave the President? Why leave Malacañang?

However, Aquino also gave the warning to Go that if he runs for public office, some people might use it as an opportunity to destroy the President.

She believes that its possible that a traitor might occupy the post of Go that he’s going to leave once won the senatorial elections.

Why leave Malacañang? Baka ahas lang ang gustong kunin ang posisyon mo.” she said.

In response, Go insisted that he’s still not a candidate for the senatorial elections in 2019.

Please ma’am hindi naman po ako kandidato, so maraming salamat sa tiwala mo at sa paniniwala mo sa amin ni Pangulong Duterte.” Go said during the press briefing at the Presidential Guest House in Malacañang.

Go also apologized to Kris for the incident.

The assistant of the President also said that he doesn’t have any authority to give punishment or sanctions for what Mocha Uson did.

He also shared to the press that he told Mocha to avoid adding more fuel to the fire.

“Kung pwede ay wag na natin palakihin and she agreed naman na mag apologize nalang,” Go while quoting what he said to Mocha.

However, several hours after the press briefing, Mocha Uson didn’t apologize and contradicted what Go said to the media.

“This is not about Kris Aquino, tungkol ito sa paglalagay malisya sa isang halik. Itinumbas lang sa gawain ng ibang lider tulad ng tatay niya. Ms. Aquino this is not about you,” Mocha Uson said in her live video.

“With all due respect to everyone involved, I decline to apologize for the truth,” she said in another post.

Kris Aquino is saddened by the latest statement of Mocha, saying that his boss already apologize, but she still refused to do the same.



Mocha Uson to Kris Aquino: I decline to apologize for the truth, Kris quickly responds


Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson refused to apologize to Kris Aquino over the video that she posted comparing the kiss of President Rodrigo Duterte to an OFW in South Korea with the kiss received by Ninoy Aquino from his supporters moments before he assassinated.

Yesterday, Kris Aquino posted two social media message addressed to Uson, saying that she utterly hurt and offended by the video posted by Mocha.

Mocha said in her live video that the real issue is about the criticisms received by President Rodrigo Duterte after kissing a married OFW in South Korea.

She also told Aquino that the issue is not about her and she only compared what Duterte did to what Ninoy also committed

“This is not about Kris Aquino, tungkol ito sa paglalagay malisya sa isang halik. Itinumbas lang sa gawain ng ibang lider tulad ng tatay niya. Ms. Aquino this is not about you,” Mocha Uson said in her live video.

“With all due respect to everyone involved, I decline to apologize for the truth,” she said in another post.

Meanwhile, Kris Aquino quickly responded on the live video released by Mocha.

“Sino ang humalik? Ganoon kasimple,” Kris Aquino said.

She also rebutted the statement of Mocha, insisting that she’s also involved in the issue.

“if it is about my father or mother, this is also about me,” she said.

Kris also pointed out that Christopher “Bong” Go already apologized to them, however, she was saddened because despite what the presidential assistant did, Mocha still refused to apologize.

“Boss niya na po ang nagsasalita, sinasabi kong boss niya kasi nag ta-trabaho siya sa Malacanang, at yung pinakamalapit at yung pinagkakatiwalaan ng Presidente, siya nagawa niyang mag sorry sakin.” she said.

“Pero si Miss Uson, galit pa, okay.” she added.

She also insisted that they’re not already members of the Liberal Party that being criticized by the supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte.

Kris is also hoping that Bong Go is going to stand by his statement that they’re also expressing their sympathy to the Aquino family.

Kris in the last part of her video said that this issue made her realize that many people still respect Ninoy and Cory Aquino.

“Mocha, you’re right this is not about Kris Aquino. This is a reminder that Filipinos still love and respect and Cory and Ninoy Aquino.” she said.

Netizen writes an open letter to Kris Aquino after criticizing Mocha: the Filipino people no longer buys your drama

Despite the mass support received by Kris Aquino after she criticized Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson, one netizen stood up and defended the latter from the criticisms of the queen of all media.

Mark Lopez, a staunch supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte wrote an open letter on Facebook addressed to Kris Aquino on Wednesday.

He believes that Kris only wanted to make a sympathy from her supporters.

Kris, according to Lopez was trying to overact again from a simple post of Uson, trying to compare the kiss received by Ninoy from his supporters and recent action of Duterte to an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) during his visit in South Korea on Monday.

Mark Lopez (middle) together with communications assistant secretary Mocha Uson and Pro-Duterte blogger Sass Rogando Sasot Photo: Mark Lopez Facebook.

Lopez also explained that Mocha didn’t insult Kris’ parents by putting Ninoy and Rody in the same video.

He told Kris that the one who started the fire are the opposition that also the loyalist of the Aquino family.

The supporter of Duterte said that Kris is trying to spin the issue and also using Mocha for her publicity.

Lopez even suspected that Kris’ sudden attack against Mocha Uson is another move by a PR machine to boost the popularity of the opposition’s senatorial bets in 2019.

Kris Aquino during her live video about the post of Assistant Secretary Uson Photo: Kris Aquino Instagram Account

However, he’s confident that people are not going to believe Kris’ drama anymore.

You can read his whole letter below:


Screencap from the post of Mark Lopez

On Tuesday night, Kris Aquino slammed Uson on social media for “disrespecting” Ninoy and Cory Aquino.

Aquino even brought back the biggest issues that she faced during her showbiz career, saying that her mother is the only one who comforted her during her difficult times.

Ako nalang, hindi nila deserve ang kabastusan mo, dahil binigay nila ang buhay nila para sa mga Pilipino,” Kris said in her live video.

As of writing, Uson is still not yet responding to the message of Kris.

Source: Mark Lopez

Duterte to the people who criticizes his kissing gimmick: Inggit lang sila, bad breath sila!

President Rodrigo Duterte downplayed the criticisms he received from the people who attacked him for kissing a married Overseas Filipino Worker during his visit in South Korea on June 3.

Duterte answered the reporter who asked the question about the kissing sarcastically.

“We enjoyed it, it was showbiz and everybody enjoyed,” Duterte said during a press conference after his arrival from his three-day official visit in South Korea.

Duterte explained that if his controversial kissing gimmick is pure of malice, he will not choose to do it in front of many people.

“Asking for malice, we do not do it in public if there’s malice. I would pull the woman down somewhere along empty halls,” he said.

He said that the critics might be only jealous on what he did to the lady.

“Ayaw ko makipagpalitan sa kanila (ng halik) kasi bad breath sila, inggit lang (sila)” he said.

Duterte explained that he has already kissed many girls in Davao when he was still a mayor.

“During my campaign in mayorship, I kiss every woman there, lips to lips. Ayaw mong maniwala? Tignan mo footage ng ABS-CBN,” he told the reporter.

He said that there’s nothing wrong with a simple kiss.

The critics have also reminded President Duterte to change their denture.

“Inggit lang sila sabihin mo sa kanila palitan nila pustiso nila,” he said.

The President also avoided answering when asked about the reaction of his common-law-wife Honeylet Avancia.

Duterte also expressed his concern about the reaction of his youngest daughter Kitty Duterte on what he did, so he might let cool the situation first before going back to Davao City.

Following the controversial kissing of President Duterte, several pro-women groups criticized the punisher for allegedly trying to show that he can dominate every woman anywhere, anytime.

The lady who kissed by President Duterte, Mrs. Bea Kim also defended the President saying that what they did has no malice and they’re just trying to make the audience happy.

However, the GABRIELA said that the Kim was not the right person to defend the President from his “misogyny” acts.

“It is also his own perverted way of getting back at his women critics, his way of proving he can dominate women at any time and any place he chooses. It is his way of publicly exhibiting his contempt for women.”
Gabriela said in their statement.

South Korean President Moon lauds Duterte: “I take my hats off to President Duterte’s leadership

President of South Korea Moon Jae-In during a joint press briefing at Cheong Wa Dae (Blue House) in Seoul lauded President Rodrigo Duterte for his effective leadership.

Moon said that the leadership of Duterte gave a boost to the economy of the Philippines which resulted in his popularity among the Filipinos.

“I take my hats off to President Duterte’s leadership which has enabled rapid economic growth and social stability, drawing great support from the people of the Philippines in the process,”

“The Philippines is currently working to realize national Vision 2040 under President Duterte’s
outstanding leadership,” he added.

He thanked President Duterte for his promise to protect the lives of the South Korean nationals in the Philippines.

President Moon Jae-In and President Rodrigo Duterte Photo: PCOO

Moon vowed that they would participate in the upcoming projects of the Philippines.

“In particular, I look forward to seeing the Korean companies’ participation further expanded in the fields of transportation, energy, and infrastructure through our cooperation in the new industries such as info-communications as well as science and technology. We will create the growth engine for the future together,” he said.

“President Duterte and I agreed to designate the year 2019 as the year of mutual exchanges between Korea and the Philippines to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of our diplomatic relations,” he added.

The South Korean leader also said that he’s hoping that more Filipinos are going to visit his country.

“I hope to see more people from the Philippines visit Korea as well,” Moon said.

1.6-M South Koreans tourists visited the Philippines last year, while 450,000 Filipinos traveled to South Korea.

“The people of our two countries will visit each other more frequently and enhance the understanding in communication among them,” Moon said.

Meanwhile, President Rodrigo Duterte praised Moon for focusing on attaining peace with North Korea.

“I commended President Moon for his vision of bringing peace, stability, and prosperity to the Korean peninsula. His selfless dedication is demonstrated by the historic Inter-Korean Summit (in April), which resulted in the (signing of the declaration),'” Duterte said

“The Philippines is hopeful that positive developments over the past several months will continue and contribute positively toward the goal of the denuclearization in [the] Korean peninsula,” he added.

In response, Moon said that the support of President Duterte would contribute to South Korea’s mission to maintain peace in the peninsula.

“His support will be of great help to us on our journey to establish peace on the Korean Peninsula. Our two countries will further strengthen our cooperation and that goes beyond the Peninsula to uphold peace in the region, he said.

According to the sources, South Korea offered $1-billion worth of official development assistance (ODA) to the Philippines.

The Philippines also sacked $5-B worth of trade deals from South Korean businessmen.

GABRIELA slams Duterte’s kissing gimmick: Hindi dapat yung babae ang nagpapaliwanag sa ginawa sa kanya ng Presidente

GABRIELA Alliance for Women slammed President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday following the kissing gimmick of the latter during his visit in South Korea.

In a statement that they released, Gabriela said that the lady who got kissed by President Rodrigo Duterte is not the right person to defend the recent action of the Filipino leader.

“It is unfortunate that the woman found it her obligation to publicly defend the act as “no malice”, when it is the President who is duty-bound to explain not only because it was upon his prodding but he is bound, as a public official, by rules of ethics to explain his unruly conduct,” GABRIELA Alliance of Women statement reads.

They also described what the President did as “disgusting theatrics of a misogynist President who feels entitled to demean, humiliate or disrespect women according to his whim.”

Gabriela believes that the recent act of the President is to show to his critics that he can control women anytime he wants.

“It is also his own perverted way of getting back at his women critics, his way of proving he can dominate women at any time, and at any place he chooses,” it said

They also claimed that the President did the gimmick to divert the public from other issues like extrajudicial killings and the rising prices of goods.

“His repeated acts of machismo is meant as entertainment to hide the reality of his rapidly slipping popularity due to the issues of extra-judicial killings, the TRAIN Law and the big-time corruption scandals now plaguing his rule.”

The statement of Gabriela has been released several hours after Philippine News Agency released a video featuring Mrs. Bea Kim, the Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) who received a kiss from President Rodrigo Duterte.

Kim said that there’s no malice involved when Duterte kissed her on the lips in public.

“Walang malisya ‘yun. Ginawa lang namin yung kiss parang twist lang ‘yun, pampakilig sa mga audience. Walang ibig sabihin ‘yun, promise,” she said.

Meanwhile, the palace said that the recent action of President Duterte was just a “playful act,”.

“Obviously there is no offended party here. The lady who was kissed has clearly expressed the view that she was honored with the kiss,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said.

“She did say there was no malice in it and I don’t think we should impute any when the woman herself found no malice in it. It was not an issue to the woman so it was not an issue to the president,” he added.


Duterte to OFWs: “Maniwala kayo sa Diyos pero h’wag kayong maniwala sa lokohan ng simbahan.”

President Rodrigo Duterte lashed at the Catholic Church again in front of the Filipino Community in South Korea on Sunday, June 3.

He told the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) that they should keep their faith to god, however, he said that the people must avoid believing the political opinions of the Catholic Church.

“Maniwala kayo sa Diyos, pero huwag kayo maniwala dyan sa lokohan ng simbahan.” Duterte told his audiences at the Grand Ballroom of the Grand Hilton Convention Center in Seoul.

Duterte even mocked the church and showed a copy of the book “Altar of Secrets” wrote by Aries Rufo.

President Duterte introduces the Altar of Secrets to two OFWs in South Korea. Photo: PCOO

The controversial book is about the alleged dark secrets of the Catholic Church in the Philippines and its scandal which kept secret for a long time.

“Tignan mo ang Adam and Eve, kung yan ang Diyos ng Katoliko, torpe yan. Maghanap ka ng Diyos na tama.” he said.

Duterte even joked that after his term, he would found a new religion which everyone can do everything which can make them happy.

“May bago tayong relihiyon paglabas natin. Iglesia ni Rodrigo tayo.” he said.

“Walang limit, may obligasyon ka sa sarili – to make yourself happy.” he added.

The Catholic Church criticized President Rodrigo Duterte several times on his strict style of governance.

Several priests slammed Duterte for its war against illegal drugs and his other actions.

However, despite being a Catholic country, President Duterte’s popularity remained high.

President Duterte is in South Korea for a three-day official visit.



Jeron Teng, 2 others stabbed outside a nightclub in Bonifacio Global City

Famous basketball players Jeron Teng, Norbert Torres and Thomas Torres got stabbed during a brawl outside a nightclub in Bonifacio Global City (BGC) on Sunday morning.

According to the police report, the three basketball superstars were walking near a nightclub in BGC when the group of suspects approached the group of Teng and mocked the athletes.

The group of Teng and the suspects engaged in a heated argument that ended in a stabbing incident.

The victims were quickly rushed to Saint Luke’s Medical Hospital to treat their wounds.

NCRPO General Eleazar talking to the relatives of the victim. Photo: Buzzketball

Teng received three stabs on the back, while the two others were said to have been stabbed in the arm.

Thomas Torres and Teng are still at St. Luke’s Medical Center for recovery.

“It was a deep cut, sa likod pa. Sa side din. He was very lucky, pwedeng matamaan yung vital organs pero buti wala.” Jeron’s brother Jeric Teng said.

Jeric also defended his brother from the speculations that the suspects only used ‘self-defense’ against the victims.

“Lahat sila e, sila Norbert Torres, sila Thomas Torres, lahat sila may mga deep cuts, so how can you say na it’s self defense kung ang lahat ng tama sa kanila,” he said.

“Pagpunta ko nga sa ospital, talagang shocked na shocked ako kasi akala ko sa mga movies lang yun e, kita ko andaming dugo.” he added.

He believes that his brother would also not be the first to engage in a brawl because.

“Kapatid ko, matagal ko nang kakilala yan, ni isang track record [wala].” he said.

Authorities were quickly identified the suspects by the help of a CCTV footage, they’re Edmar Manalo, 40; Joseph Varona, 33, and Willard Basili, 36.

The suspects are now being detained at Taguig Police Station and the basketball stars were already filed charges against them.

Police report on the stabbing incident photo: philnews

NCRPO General Eleazar also personally talked to the relatives of the victim to know more about the incident.

According to him, the frustrated homicide and serious physical injuries would be filed against the suspects.

Meanwhile, prayers rained on social media for the fast recovery of the victims.


Pinol shares his thoughts on 4Ps: Hindi na nagtatrabaho ang mga tao, naghihintay nalang sila sa kanilang allowances

Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol has a suggestion on how the government would help the poor instead of giving them allowances like what the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4ps) is doing.

Piñol, who expressed his opposition several times to the 4Ps said that he wanted to convert the 70-B pesos given by the government to the 4Ps beneficiaries into a livelihood funding assistance to improve the agriculture sector.

It seems that Piñol believes in the saying, “Give a Man a Fish, and You Feed Him for a Day. Teach a Man To Fish, and You Feed Him for a Lifetime”.

“I’m the most vocal critic of this program of the government. [It] is spending P70 billion annually [for 4Ps], which is bigger than the budget of the DA.

4Ps beneficiaries waiting for their allowance Photo: Emmanuel Piñol 

“In fact, what I am saying is the 4Ps could be another program that could contribute to agricultural productivity if used properly. Instead of giving in forms dole-out every month, why don’t we start a livelihood program using that money?”

He believed that instead of making the people productive, 4Ps made its beneficiaries lazy and only depending themselves to the allowance that the government gave to them.

“People are not working anymore, and they are just waiting for their allowances. In fact, for years the 4Ps did not result in anything. Worse, the work force in the agriculture sector has been reduced because of it,” he said in an interview with reporters.

The agriculture secretary also claimed that many cabinet members supported his idea, but he refused to name them.

Piñol said that he’s going to submit his proposal to President Rodrigo Duterte at the next Cabinet meeting this month.

“The gist of my proposal is that we should make use of the 4Ps fund for livelihood activities to increase greater food productivity,” he said.

Meanwhile, several people criticized the proposal of Pinol including Akbayan party-list representative Tom Villarin who believe that the program encourages its beneficiaries to work and it also reduced alcoholism.

However, Piñol stood by his belief that the 4Ps program only being used for political purposes “especially during the last Presidential elections when the candidates of the administration really focused on the 4Ps program as proof of its care for the poor.”

He also accepted the challenge to debate with Villarin to prove that 4Ps is ineffective in fighting poverty.


PNP helps Agot Isidro after she receives threats from a netizen on Twitter.

Actress Agot Isidro who’s being talked right now because of her possibilities to enter politics claimed that she received a threat from a Twitter user who apparently using a fake account.

In her tweet, Isidro posted screenshots of a netizen violently threatening her in one of her tweets about the current condition of the Manila Skyline.

Twitter user @RusCo87690206 cursed Isidro on her post and threatened that he’s going to spill acid in the actress’ face once they crossed their path.

“Malaman ko lang presCon mo pupunta talaga ako. I’ll make sure labnos mukha mo sa asido,” the netizen told Isidro.

“***** you po! Aalamin ko venue ng prescon mo bubuhusan talaga kita ng asido,” the netizen added.

This made the fans of Agot Isidro tried to do some effort to help the actress by trying to call the attention of Philippine National Police (PNP)

Later on, PNP Tweets @PNPhotline confronted the netizen who threatened Isidro and told him about the possible charges that he would face once his identity has been revealed.

“Bawal po sa batas yan. Threat po yan. Pwede po kayo kasuhan.” PNP Tweets told the netizen.

PNP also informed the other netizens that they can also contact the Anti-Cyber Crime group if they also received some violent threats from other people on social media.

“Salamat sa pag tag. Maari po mag reklamo sa PNP Anti Cyber Crime para sa mga ganitong threat sa social media. Di po tama manakot na magsaboy ng asuido. Mananagot po sa batas @RusCo87690206,” they said.

As of now, the account of the netizen who threatened Isidro has already been deactivated. It’s not yet known if Isidro is going to file charges against him.

Isidro started to receive criticisms on social media after she started to voice out his disgust to President Rodrigo Duterte and called him “psychopath.”