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Your e-kit

THREE years ago at the height of Francis Tolentino’s pitch for earthquake preparedness, our household joined in the national exercise to practise dropping, covering, and holding, and dutifully obeyed advice to pack an emergency kit to help us survive a magnitude-7 or 8 shaker.

Following the highly suspicious collapse of the warehouse ceiling of Smartmatic in Sta. Rosa, Laguna, former MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino urged the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) to investigate the strange incident which took place on December 30, 2016, before New Year’s Eve.

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Doable, now

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WHEN Jojo Binay was MMDA chairman, he vowed to dismantle every bus terminal on EDSA. If Rambotito could not do it then, who could, or would, when?

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Extend deadline, please!

Talked to several filmmakers, including producers and directors, and they have one urgent request as regards this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival. Which is: Please extend the deadline of submission of entries from last week of September to last week of October. Or even first week of November.

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A number of alleged discrepancies was reported to the Commission on Elections (Comelec), yesterday, during the canvassing of votes at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City.

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Fall from grace

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WEEKS before his spectacular but barely talked about fall from grace, Francis Tolentino described his MMDA posting as “the most punishing job, perhaps, available.” Subsequent events have shown how no punishment could’ve been more cruel than the politics of the ruling party of which he was not a member.

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