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30 08 2011


TYPHOON MINA has slowly moved out of the country. I am not sure if there’s another storm coming but I heard Customs Commission Angelito Alvarez has started packing.

As it heads toward China, typhoon Mina has been downgraded to a tropical storm. And Standard & Poor’s executives were like, “Don’t look at us!”

Metro Manila wasn’t spared from the wrath of Typhoon Mina. For the record though, it was the third disaster to happen in the metro in recent weeks… next only to “The Adventures of Pureza: Queen of the Riles” and “Tween Academy: Class of 2012.”

Fired!
President Aquino confirmed that Customs Commissioner Angelito Alvarez is on his way out. According to the President he is not satisfied with the Customs chief’s performance. To which Alvarez allegedly said, “The feeling is mutual.”

The President has fired Customs Commissioner Angelito Alvarez. Of course, Alvarez would have retained his post if he knew how to fire a gun.

Off to China
For the first time since he assumed office, President Aquino is visiting the People’s Republic of China. As a precautionary measure, he was advised to avoid riding a bus in the Communist country.

Reports say trade tops President Aquino’s agenda on his trip to China. Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda will be part of the President’s entourage mainly because he’s good at trading… barbs.

Joining President Aquino in China are prominent Filipino businessmen – a number of them are of Chinese descent – led by taipans Lucio Tan, Henry Sy, John Gokongwei and PLDT big boss Em Vee Pee.

President Aquino’s trip to China is his first. Or second, if you’d count his visit to Divisoria.

Alabang Boys
The drug case against two of the three so-called Alabang Boys has been dismissed. As the verdict allowing them to walk free, was being read, Richard Brodett and Jorge Joseph, son of radio host Johnny Midnight were in sheer ecstasy.

Overseas…
Faced with a declining approval rating, Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has stepped down. Jobless, Kan has accepted several invitations to visit the Philippines and teach Filipino politicians the concept of ‘delicadeza.’

Nabbed
The sex maniac targeting dentists was arrested over the weekend. Relatives of the victims vow revenge. You know, a tooth for a tooth.

Species
According to a new estimate described by scientists as the most accurate ever, planet Earth is home to 8.7 million species. But more are expected to emerge…  with the help of people like Vicki Belo, Drs. Manny & Pie Calayan, and Ellen Lising.

Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs is very sick. Apparently, he did not eat an apple a day. That would have kept the doctor away.
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“Getting fired is nature’s way to telling you that you had the wrong job in the first place.”
~Hal Lancaster

Quote of Week
“I cannot satisfy everybody. I did my best. If my best wasn’t enough, then I can’t do anything about that.”
~Outgoing Customs Commissioner Angelito Alvarez

Quote of the Weak
“I may be disconnected from my being Filipino, but with a tongue of privilege I will always have my connections.”
~Ateneo student James Soriano on Filipino, and English, his “mother tongue”

Bonus!
Your weekly horoscope: August 30 – September 5, 2011

August 30, 1989: Director Roman Polanski marries 23-yr-old actress Emmanuelle  Seigner… surprising everyone since the average age of Polanski’s ex-girlfriends was 14.

August 30, 1987: Ben Johnson of Canada runs the century dash in 9.83 seconds… or as Usain Bolt would call it, “Forever!”

August 30, 1885: 13,000 meteors were seen in one hour near Andromeda. The astronomer who witnessed the event was subsequently named “Best in Counting.”

August 30, 1682: William Penn left England to sail to New World. Had he not sailed, the US would have a state called “Sylvania.”

You Have Spoken
Dapat bang pumayag ang pamahalaan sa demand na “substate” ng MILF?
-Sure! Kung iyan ang susi sa pagwawakas ng kaguluhan sa Mindanao! 16.43%
-No! Wala sa saligang-batas ang konseptong ‘yan! Ano kayo hilo? 74.65%
-Pag-aaralan ko muna ang demand. 8.92%

Have a great week!

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16 responses

30 08 2011
libertas

‘they shoot gays in china, don’t they’

gaynoy better use his usual avoidance tactic by pretending to like one of the reporters, or they will turn him into chop suey.

the travelling entourage makes it look more like a chinese triads outing. at least they will feel at home.

one aquino was outed this week – queen cory – defined by the americans as ‘weak’ & ‘tarnished’. not the last time they will use those words. clearly a family trait.

31 08 2011
Anonymous

kurak , clearly a family trait

4 09 2011
eddibumangon

weak, tarnished, and outed. sino ba ang interesado ngayon sa kanyang lovelife at pinangalandakan na naman kahit zero? di bale, marami namang matitikas na psg so i’m sure di zero ang sexlife. :-)

30 08 2011
mara

shet yan ba yung james soriano? in all fairness kung makakasalubong ko sya, di ko iisipin na coño sya. wala sa ichura haha!

30 08 2011
chizsandwich

james soriano = manong na manong ang looks ha
akala ko naman pang azkals =]

30 08 2011
marie

well, i do remember growing up that way – being taught in english and could only talk in tagalog during filipino class or else we’d be fined. that was in the 60s and early 70s until i went to UP diliman where i heard people speaking in different languages.

we communicated w/ our children in english at home ‘cuz they’d be able to learn more of tagalog outside just like here in the states, we talk to our grandchildren in tagalog ‘cuz they can talk in english w/ their friends, making them bilingual.

7 09 2011
etchosera

Yes Ma’am! What’s your point again?

31 08 2011
senior60

curious lang, si noynoy ba ay marunong magsalita ng chinese?

it will make a lot of difference if he does

31 08 2011
senior60

pati ba naman ang sinapit ng tween academy ay alam

mo rin mister heckler? pambihira

31 08 2011
senior60

of chinese descent din pala si pldt big boss?

sino ba si ellen lising? kamag-anak ni gary?

31 08 2011
jjjjjjjjjoy

Em Vee Pee :-)
cute haha.. galing mong man-binyag ph

31 08 2011
piiya

panalo yung im vi pi mo- lol parang hopya!

1 09 2011
senior60

pwede ng palampasin kung nakikipag jamming na naman

si noynoy sa bday party ni ogie, pero para bigyan pa si

pokwang ng bulaklak as bday gift, aba, abuso na yan sa

kapangyarihan hehe pero talaga, baaakkkkiiit? etchos

lutang ka na at magbigay ng opinyon

1 09 2011
bituing marikit

If this is true,kanino kaya bright idea ito? unpresidential, no offense to pokwang.Kaya lang ngayon she wishes that the president will escort her sa Star Magic Ball.Okay lang if he is plain noynoy aquino, but he happens to be the PRESIDENT!

1 09 2011
MPRivera

‘yun ba ‘yung kupal na james soriano?

may karapatan naman palang laitin ang wikang pinoy, eh.

mukhang kulangot na panis ang histura!

1 09 2011
MPRivera

tongue of privilege daw ang inggles niya.

ano kaya’t patikimin natin ng mag-inang tadyak ang tolongges na james soriano na ‘yan at baka sakaling matauhan?

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