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Biyaheng Pinoy angat sa masa

PATULOY ang pag-angat ng party-list na Biyaheng Pinoy dahil maging ang masa ay nakuha na nito ang tiwala kaya’t inaasahanan na makakapasok ito sa mababang kapulungan ng kongreso. Ayon kasi sa mga nakausap nating botante, ngayon lamang totoong magkakaroon ng representante ang mga maliliit na empleyado ng lokal na transportasyon kaya’t patuloy ang kanilang gagawing suporta sa Biyaheng Pinoy.

Calderon pinasisibak sa pwesto

HINIHILING ng mga in- mates sa National Bilibid Prison (NBP) at ng kaanak ng mga ito sa Supreme Court (SC) na sinakin na sa puwesto si NBP Director Oscar Calderon dahil sa umano’y lantarang pagtolera at pangungunsinte sa patuloy na pagtutulak ng droga ng isang presong tsinoy sa loob ng pambansang piitan. Sinabi nila, kung sa loob ng piitan ay malayang nakapag- bebenta ng droga ang isang presong tulad ni Peter Co ay ano pa kaya sa labas ng bilangguan na pwedeng makabiktima ng mga

2 Tuesday, May 4, 2010 Biyaheng Pinoy angat sa masa PATULOY ang pag-angat ng party-list na

kabataan na labis nilang ikinababahala. Si Co na dapat ay naka- bartolina dahil sa kasong pagbebenta at pag-iingat ng droga sa loob ng NBP ay umano’y binibigyan ng VIP treatment ng mataas na opisyal doon kapalit umano ng malaking halaga ng salapi kada linggo. Habambuhay na pagkabi- langgo ang hatol kay Co dahil sa pagkakasangkot nito sa drug syndicate at habang nasa loob ng pambansang piitan ay patuloy pa rin umanong nakapagtutulak ito ng droga kung saan muling nahuli ito sa isinagawang sorpresang inspeksiyon ng PDEA.

Pero tinaguriang ‘ANAK ng DIYOS’ si Co sa loob ng piitan

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nakabartolina ito ay nagagawang makalabas- masok sa maximum security na malayang nakakadalaw doon ang iba’t-ibang “chicks” nito na may escort pa umanong jail guard.

Ayon sa NBP insiders, nagdaos pa si Co ng kanyang

bonggang-bonggang kaarawan nitong nakaraang linggo at sobrang engrande ang handa nito na mayroon pang mga espesyal na bisita ang dapat sana ay nasa loob ng bartolina. Super-lakas daw talaga si Co sa mga mataas na opisyal sa NBP lalo na kay Calderon at gamit pa ng tsinoy na tulak ang tatlong hi-tech na cellphone sa kanyang mga transaksiyon sa pagtutulak ng droga sa loob at labas ng pambansang piitan. Dahil dito, labis na nangangamba ang mga kaanak ng mga preso gayundin ang mga residente sa lungsod ng Muntinlupa sa mapanganib na impluwensiya ng droga ni Co na maaaring makabiktima sa mga kabataan. Bunga nito, hinihiling na rin nila sa SC maging kay Pangulong Gloria Macapagal Arroyo ang agarang sibakin si NBP Director Calderon upang masugpo ang talamak na paglaganap ng droga sa loob ng pambansang piitan. * * * Sa mga kabarangay kong gustong makilahok sa pitak na ito, maari kayong mag-email sa barangayani_isko@yahoo.com.

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sa mga taga-Comelec, nasaksihan din ng mga taong konektado sa Parish Pastoral Council for Respon- sive Voting (PPCRV) at Smartmatic ang kapalpakan ng PCOS machines. Ani nga nila, malaking problema ang idudulot nito sa Comelec sa araw mismo ng botohan at bilangan. Okey na okey din na natuklasang maliban sa maling pagbilang, magiging problema rin ang hindi pagbasa ng PCOS machine sa sample testing ballot kahit wala pang mali o ‘discrepan- cies’ sa paglalagay ng marka sa balota. Okray na okray dahil hanggang sa ngayon ay hindi pa rin mabigyang kasagutan ng Comelec at nga mga representante ng Smartmatic ang kapalpakang nasaksihan sa pagsubok na ginawa sa ilang daang PCOS machines. Pinakaokray kapag binalewala at hindi

Pagdepensa sa kalaban

Pagdepensa sa kalaban MARAMI po ang ayaw sa pork barrel kasi kinukurakot daw. Pero ang pork

MARAMI po ang ayaw sa pork barrel kasi kinukurakot daw. Pero ang pork barrel ay pinayagan ng Saligang Batas at ito ay para makarating ang pondo ng bayan sa lahat ng Pilipino sa pamamagitan ng mga Kongresman. Ngayon kung ang Kongresman ay hindi ito ginasta para sa dapat at tama, at kung saan-saan naman dinala, ay ibang usapan na. Parang ganito ang isyu ngayon sa QC. Pinagbibintangan si Councilor Bolet Banal na kasabwat daw ni Vice Mayor Bautista sa sinasabing nawaldas na P106 milyon na food and drinks scam na itinuturo sa opisina ni Vice. At ang bintang ay si Bolet Banal daw kasi ang nag- approve ng budget para sa multong food and drinks. Dinawit pa ng mga kalaban ni Bolet ang 7 pa raw na Konsehal na sama-samang nag-approve ng sinasabi nilang iligal na budget. Huwag lang sana maligaw ang isip ng tao. Syempre resolusyon sa Konseho yun kaya lahat ng Konsehal dapat mag-desisyon. Gaya ng PDAF o pork barrel na masusing pinag-aralan bago naging batas, hindi ito bawal at hindi masama, ang bawal at masama ay ang kurakutin ang pork barrel at hindi

iparating na serbisyo sa tao. Sa kaso ng QC, mabuti at legal ang na-ratify na badget, ang masama at ang inaalmahan ng tao ay ang paraan ng pag-gastos sa pera. Paano at saan ginamit, saan napunta ang P106 milyon? May food and drinks nga ba? O nawala at naging multo. Ito ang isyu at hindi dahil na-approve ang badyet na dinebate, hinimay, pinag-aralan at pinayagan ng buong Konseho. In fairness to the office of the Vice Mayor, kung ang isang resolusyon ay may kinalaman sa opisina ng Bise-Mayor, gaya na nga ng badget sa food and drinks para sa project ng kanilang opisina, delikadeza na hindi si Vice ang mag-pre- side ng deliberasyon ng Konseho, syempre pabor sa kanila yun. Kaya si Bolet Banal ang nag-preside, at hindi dahil close sila ni Vice, kundi si Bolet kasi ang President Pro-Tempore, siya ang relyebo, ganun talaga, dapat lang. Kaya maling puno ang kinakahulan ng mga kalaban ni Bolet. Hindi ang pagpasa sa badget ang dapat binabanatan. Karapatan ng tao na makinabang sa pera ng bayan ng QC at pinayagan ng Council ang paggamit ng pera na pinadadaan sa opisina ni Vice. Ang dapat kinakahulan ng mga may personal na galit kay Councilor Banal ay yung may kinalaman sa perang sinasabi na nawala at hindi nagastos sa dapat paglaanan nito ayon na rin sa resolusyon na ipinasa ng Konseho. Dapat pa nga pasalamatan ng QC si Bolet Banal at ang buong Konseho dahil ni-release nila ang badget na pinagkatiwala sa opisina ni Vice. Ang tanong ngayon nasaan at bakit nawala daw ang pera. Hindi ko kakampi sa Bolet Banal, hindi ko kapartido at kalaban ko sya sa pulitika. Pero bilang Majority Floor Leader ng QC Council, obligasyon ko ituwid ang baluktot, itama ang mali at tuldukan ang mapanirang tsismis. At sa isyung ito Banal pa rin si Bolet at ito ang paninindigan ko. Gusto ko rin patunayan na sa aking personal na pulitika pwede idepensa ang kalaban basta para sa tama at para sa bayan. Mag-text po kayo sa akin tungkol sa usaping ito. O kaya ay sulatan nyo ako sa 2nd Floor, Council building, Quezon City Hall o email sa: ariel.inton@gmail.com. Pwede rin ang texts sa mga numerong: globe – 09272630741 o smart –

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binigyang atensyon ng pamahalaan ang napakalaking problemang ito na ibinuking ng testing na ginawa sa PCOs ma- chines. Noong nakaraang Linggo, isang convenor ang

humiling na magkaroon ng parallel count sa May 10 elections at idinahilan ang problemang ganito na puwedeng kaharapin sa automation subalit hindi binigyang atensyon ng Comelec.

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QUIBOLOY FOR MAR; VILLAR CONFIDENT

LIBERAL Party vice presidential candidate Mar Roxas was virtually assured of victory when he got the endorsement last Sunday of Pastor Apollo Quiboloy, founder of the King- dom of Jesus Christ, a Davao City- based religious sect with some six million members. The Roxas camp is very enthusi- astic about the endorsement, accord- ing to LP Secretary General Chito Gascon. He pointed out that surveys had so far shown Roxas as the con- sistent top contender for the vice presidentail post, with his rating never straying too far off 40 percent. In fact, his latest Pulse Asia rat- ing, released last Thursday, was 37 percent, 9 points past closest Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay, who despite overtaking Nacionalista Party bet Loren Legarda has been been haunted by accusations of unexplained wealth and graft charges at the Ombudsman. The Quiboloy endorsement come just after the Associated Labor Union (ALU) announced its support for the Aquino-Roxas tandem. The ALU is the biggest among the 40 labor federations under the Trade Union Council of the Philippines. "These developments should give Roxas a more comfortable lead over Binay than he already had," Gascon said. In announcing Roxas’ ‘appoint-

ment’, the charismatic Quiboloy said Roxas “embodies the true qualities of a statesman with a vision to serve the people unselfishly.” "With this proclamation, I may ei- ther sink or swim, but I know this deci- sion is best for the nation,” Quiboloy said. Quiboloy’s endorsement had been av- idly sought by all of the major candidates. He made the announcement at the head- quarters of the sect in Davao City. Receiving news of Pastor Quiboloy’s decision, Senator Roxas said “I am humbled by this priceless gesture know- ing fuly well how Pastor Apollo Quiboloy discerns the Good Lord’s instructions from the sacred prayer mountain of the Kingdom of Jesus Chris in Davao.” “We will strive most wholeheartedly to be worthy of the trust being reposed in us and work relentlessly to serve with honesty and integrity as Vice President of the Republic,” Roxas said. Ahead of Quiboloy’s endorsement of Senator Roxas, the last pre-election surveys of both Pulse Asia and the So- cial Weather Stations showed him headed for a landslide win over clos- est rival Loren Legarda who has even been overtaken by Binay who, analysts say, is certain to lose support over his admission of having had a mistress and the renewed interest in the graft cases about his unexplained wealth.

“People will vote for me, not because of my mother”

“People will vote for me, not be- cause of my mother.” This was the strong words of Nationalista Party (NP) standard- bearer Senator MannyVillar. Now that Curita Bamba-Villar has come out in the open to defend his son from political mudslinging, Villar is again criticized for allegedly using his mother to advance his presiden- tial bid. “Never ko sinabi na iboto n’yo ako dahil sa nanay ko. Sapagkat naniniwala ako na kapag ikaw ay kandidato, ang dapat na tanong ay ano ang nagawa mo at ano ang kakayahan mo o liderato, hindi ang nanay mo,” said Villar. Nanay Curing, as Villar’s mom is fondly called, was seen on television making a plea to his son’s detractors to stop their attacks, particularly re- garding their poor origins. She sup- ported her son’s intention to raise Fili- pinos from poverty. Meanwhile, Villar said that if it were up to him, he did not want his mother to come out and face the media, but he also understands that his mother just wants to share with the public her sentiments. He said he is not the type who needs to invoke his mother’s name into the

political arena. “Hindi ako kagaya ng ibang kandidato, iboboto lamang siya dahil sa nanay niya. Iboto po ninyo ako kung nakikita po ninyo na ang aking track record at karanasan ay maganda at kung ako po ay nagpakita ng liderato,” the NP presidential bet also said. According to Villar, the next presi- dent should have a proven track record, leadership and competence. He cited that the determining fac- tor whether the Philippines can catch up with its Asian neighbors is on their intelligent choice of a leader. “Ang ating mga karatig-bansa ay nakaahon na sa kahirapan dahil sa kanilang mga lider. Samantalang tayo ay naghahanap pa ng lider na gagawa nyan. Ang ginagamit kasi natin sa pagpili ng lider ay emosyon lamang,” added Villar. He cited Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore , Mahathir Mohamad of Malaysia , Deng Xiaoping China , and Mamohan Singh of India as leaders who turned around their re- spective countries. In fact, in one interview, Villar cited that he wants to be remembered as “the leader who turned around the country’s economy.”

Erap will join ‘Noy’ if cheating arises in May 10 polls

FORMER president and Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino (PMP) standard-bearer Jo- seph “Erap” Estrada said he will join hands with Lib- eral Party (LP) standard- bearer Noynoy Aquino should cheating arises on May 10 presidential elec- tions. “Kung magkakaroon ng dayaan sa halalan, magkahawak kamay kami ni Noynoy sa paglaban,”

Estrada said. According to Estrada, his party surely supports clean and honest elections which will benefit the Filipino people. However, Estrada ad- vised Aquino not to merely rely on the result of the sur- veys and stop claiming vic- tory as the race is not yet over. “Hindi dapat siya magyabang sa pag-angkin ng

premature na panalo. Hindi rin siya dapat magbanta ng kilos protesta kung hindi siya ang lalabas sa halalan. Wala pang resulta ang halalan. May the best man win,” Estrada stressed. A week before the final judgment, Estrada has overtook Nacionalista Party standard-bearer Manny Villar in three dif- ferent surveys as he came solo second to Aquino.

Magdalo survey con- ducted on Abril 19-24 showed Aquino got 39.6%, Estrada, 24.8% and Villar, 23.6% ; DILG survey con- ducted on April 18-22, stated that Aquino got 42%, Estrada, 25% and Villar 23% while internal survey for Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile on April 23- 25, gave Aquino 35%, Estrada, 25% and Villar, 17%. Marco Lorenzana

Gibo candidacy to shoot up courtesy of Quiboloy endorsement

ADMINISTRATION-backed Lakas- Kampi-CMD coalition expects voter's support for its standard- bearer ex- Defense chief Gilberto "Gibo" Teodoro Jr. to shoot up further with a congre- gation head's endorsement of his can- didacy this week. "This endorsement is a definite boost to his candidacy," Teodoro's spokesperson Mike Toledo said after reports cited Kingdom of Jesus Christ congregation head Pastor Apollo Quiboloy as throwing his support behind the administration's presiden- tial candidate. Toledo said Quiboloy endorsed Teodoro for being the sole presiden- tial aspirant with the talent, skill, in- tegrity, experience and platform for

moving the country forward. Lakas-Kampi considers Quiboloy's endorsement significant as Toledo pointed out some six million people in the Philippines and abroad com- prise his congregation. Such membership shows the com- mand votes Teodoro can possibly gar- ner from Quiboloy's congregation alone, Toledo noted. Presidential preference surveys of PulseAsia (PA) and Social Weather Stations (SWS) continue showing Teodoro trailing behind topnotchers Sen. Benigno Aquino III (Liberal Party), Sen. Manny Villar (Nacionalista Party) and ex-president Joseph Estrada (Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino) who's eyeing a Malacanang comeback

this year. Toledo reiterated such surveys fail to reflect factors that help boost a candidate's chance of winning the presidential race, however. These factors include strength of party machinery and possible com- mand votes from religious groups, he said. He noted surveys' failure to reflect such factors is a reason for Teodoro's dismal ranking in PA and SWS sur- veys. "Voter support for him is increas- ing but this can't be seen in surveys," Toledo said. He said Teodoro's campaign sor- ties consistently confirm such in- crease.

Palace joins Rosales in rejecting revolt threat

Malacanang joined Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales in dismissing the possibility of “people power” protests in the event of a failure of the May 10 elections. “We hope that our countrymen who be- longs to the same church will seek his words and follow the example of prudence and level headedness that he is counseling as a shep- herd to his flock” said Presidential Spokes- person Gary Olivar of the position taken by the Manila prelate on the issue. Rosales has downplayed the possibility of People Power, stating that such action is “crazy and irresponsible”. According to Rosales there is no reason to stage it as there are proper legal recourses available. He pointed out that the conditions dur- ing the first EDSA revolution are no longer present and that the circumstances under the dictatorship where elections were not cred- ible are different from the situation today. Echoing Rosales statement Olivar said during a Palace media breifing: “Wala na pong objective basis para manawagan po ng state adventurism from any quarter.” Olivar added that the institutions and processes today are in much better shape com- pared to 20 years ago. Olivar stressed that instead of backslid- ing “the idea should be to move on with ev- ery gain that the nation has made and to build upon these gains.” Alex Balcoba

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hindi alam ko na magiging magandang team kami. Alam ko na magkakaroon kami ng magandang tandem.” * * * Excited nang pinaghahandaan ng mag-asawang Vandolph Quizon at Jenny Salimao- Quizon ang first birthday celebration ng kanilang panganay na si Vito Vann. Sa June 10 na kasi ang birthday ni Vito kaya pareho nang abala ang

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mag-asawa sa exciting na okasyon na ito ng kanilang pamilya. “Siyempre, kami ni Jenny, very excited kasi nga magwa-one year old na si Vito. Parang kailan lang, e,

VANDOLPH AT JENNY

buntis itong si Jenny at nanganak. Kita n’yo naman, sexy na sexy pa ang misis ko!” sabay ngiti ni Vandolph sa panayam sa kanya ng PEP (Philippine Entertainment Portal). Dagdag niya, “Gusto naming ibigay ang the best sa first birthday ni Vito. Hindi naman sobrang bongga, pero sisiguraduhin namin na masaya iyon at present lahat ang pamilya namin ni Jenny.” Excited din para sa birthday ni Vito ang grandparents

Rufa Mae handa sa panibagong pressure sa career

FEEL daw ng SC host na si Rufa Mae Quinto ang pressure ng hakbang na ito, sabi niya sa PEP (Philippine Enter- tainment Portal) at ilang entertainment press sa dumalo sa presscon na ginanap sa GMA Network Center. Say niya, “Masaya ‘ko, kasi isipin n’yo naman, ang Startalk at Showbiz Central, kailangan na mag- merge pa. Isipin n’yo naman ang pressure sa akin, e, dati ini-interview lang ako ng lahat ng 'yan. So, may pressure talaga. Kailangan kong matuto at maging kasing-tapang nila

at kasinggaling. “Sa Diva naman, schedule ko nga, dahil may iba pa akong commit- ments. Ang dami ko pang gagawing pelikula dahil pipirma ulit ako sa GMA ng bagong contract, so, ang dami, ang dami ko pang ginagawa.” BACK IN HER GOOD GRACES. Kumusta na sila ngayon ng co-host niyang si Mo Twister? Nagkaayos na ba sila or for the show lang ang ipinapakita nila? Matatandaang nagkaroon ng gap ang dalawang Showbiz Central hosts nang mag- tweet si Mo noong

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Mas kumportable kasi si Papa kapag kami ang mga kasama niya. Gusto niya kasi pamilya kami na magkakasama parati

nito na sina Dolphy at Alma Moreno. Kuwento ni Vandolph, mas excited pa raw ang mga magulang niya kesa sa kanila ni Jenny. “Oo naman at sobrang taranta rin sila. Natutuwa kasi sila kapag nakikita nila si Vito. Ilang months pa nga lang gusto na nilang bigyan ng party. Natutuwa naman kami ni Jenny kasi nandiyan si Papa at si Mama para suportahan kami ni Jenny at mahalin si Vito. Hindi nagkukulang sina Papa at Mama sa pagbilin sa amin. Panay ang tanong nila kung okey ba kami ni Jenny, kung okey ba si Vito. “Masuwerte nga si Vito kasi sobra- sobra ang pagmamahal na natatanggap niya sa pamilya namin. Kahit na sa pamilya ni Jenny, sobra nilang mahal si Vito. Kaya ang batang 'yan, parating masaya. Parating nakangiti. Happy baby kasi,” saad ni

Vandolph. Wala pa balak na s nina Vand Jenny ang panganay. “Naku, muna! Ma taong gula lang. Sigu three or fo pa. Mahira maraming Hindi ako Dolphy!” m tawa ni Va “Si Pap patuloy ni niya ang g Kaya nga namin, e. talaga siya bata. Kam Jenny, nag kami para ni Vito. Ku susundan medyo ma para maga timing. Sa ngayon, k marunong magpatak pamilya. O masarap a maraming pero nasa praktikal k asawa ko. PACKA DEAL? Ri at nakasa Vandolph comedy-fa series ng niyang si ang Pidol’ land ng TV ngang bini Vandolph age deal” silang ma dahil hindi puwedeng Vandolph anumang

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ang mga kasama niya. Gusto niya kasi pamilya kami na magkakasama parati. Okey lang for me kasi nga matagal din akong walang TV show at tamang-tama nga dahil malapit na ang birthday ng anak namin ni Jenny, may panggastos na tayo.” Sobrang pasasalamat din ni Vandolph sa TV 5 dahil sa pagkuha nila sa kanyang ama. Ramdam daw kasi ni Vandolph na nalungkot si Mang Dolphy nang matagal itong walang show na ginagawa. “Si Papa naman kasi, gusto lang niya ay busy siya. Gusto niya yung nagpapasaya siya ng maraming tao. Hindi lang sa TV o pelikula kundi pati na sa mga shows niya dito at sa ibang bansa.

“Alam ko na nalungkot siya kasi matagal siyang walang TV show. Gustung-gusto niya ang nagte-taping. Kami na minsan ang nagsasabi sa kanya na magpahinga na lang siya at i-enjoy niya ang hindi napapagod. Pero si Papa na rin ang nagsasabi na ayaw niya yung wala siyang ginagawa. “Kaya salamat nga sa TV5 at nabigyan nila ng magandang show ang daddy namin. Hindi naman sila magsisisi kasi hindi sila bibiguin ng nag- iisang Comedy King,” pagmamalaki pa ni Vandolph. ALMA MORENO. Kinumusta rin ng PEP kay Vandolph ang ina niyang si Alma Moreno. Sabi naman ni Vandolph, tumutulong daw sila sa kampanya nito sa Parañaque City.

Tumatakbo kasi si Alma bilang konsehal sa naturang lungsod. “Si Mama naman, basta tinawagan niya kami, mabilis kaming pupunta sa kanya. Kapag kailangan niya ng tulong, nandiyan kami parati. Kahit si Kuya [Mark Anthony Fernandez, Alma’s son with the late Rudy Fernandez], kahit na busy 'yan sa taping niya, gagawa ng paraan para makatulong siya sa kampanya ni Mama. “Si Mama naman, 'yan naman ang tanging gusto naman niya. Yung maglingkod sa ibang tao. Masaya si Mama kapag nasa public service siya. Bibilib ka nga kay Mama kasi marami siyang projects para sa kababaihan at mga kabataan ng Parañaque City.

HOLLYWOOD TATTLE

HOLLYWOOD TATTLE LOS ANGELES – Freddy Krueger is raking in cash at the box office again,

LOS ANGELES – Freddy Krueger is raking in cash at the box office again, while Robert Downey Jr.'s "Iron Man 2" got off to a big start overseas.

A remake of the slasher flick "A Nightmare on Elm Street " led

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the weekend with a $32.2 million debut domestically, according to studio estimates Sunday. Released by the Warner Bros. banner New Line, the movie features Jackie Earle Haley as Krueger, a psycho killer who stalks and slays victims in their dreams. Paramount 's "Iron Man 2" got an international head start on its domestic debut this Friday, pulling in $100.2 million in 53 foreign markets. While Hollywood blockbusters typically open around the same date in most countries, some get an overseas jump of a week or more on their US debuts. "Iron Man 2" brought in $12.2 million in Great Britain , $10.8 million in South Korea , $8.8 million in Australia and $8.2 mil- lion in France . According to Paramount , the sequel had bigger openings than 2008's "Iron Man" in every market. "Iron Man 2" continues the story of Downey 's billionaire su- perhero, a genius who builds himself a metal suit loaded with gadgets. Mickey Rourke co-stars as a new enemy with his own high-tech arsenal. Fright films typically drop steeply in their second weekends, since hardcore horror fans rush out to see them in the first few days. But "A Nightmare on Elm Street " already is headed toward a solid profit after an opening weekend that roughly matched its modest production budget of just over $30 million.

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Light a candle for CHANGE

THE organization Magkaisa Para sa Bayan, Inc., (MPB) is a non-stock and non-profit or- ganization, duly registered under our laws. Its purpose is to create a safe, peaceful, just, healthy and prosperous Philippine society. In line with our goal to build such society and in connection with our forthcoming presi- dential elections on May 10, 2010, we are sponsoring a project called “LC 4 CHANGE”, which means, Light a Candle for Clean, Hon- est and Genuine Elections. The project calls upon our people to si- multaneously light a candle on May 9, 2010 at 9 o’ clock in the evening, the eve of the elections. LC 4 CHANGE is our way of ex- horting our leaders and people to unite in conducting a clean, honest, peaceful and genu- ine elections on May 10, 2010, for the good of our children and nation. LC 4 CHANGE is being sponsored by MPB, in cooperation with the new leader- ship of the National Press Club of the Phil- ippines, the University of Santo Tomas, Arts and Letters Alumni Association (USTAAAA), the Konsiensya ng Bayan, the Association of Human Resource Managers (AHRM), and other civic and student organizations. In this regard, considering the significance of this project, vis-avis the conduct of the May 10 elections and the importance of convey- ing its message to our country and people, we respectfully request your good Organi- zation to cover the aforestated media event. For more information on MPB, please visit our website magkaisaparasabayan.com, and know why we have about six thousand six hundred (6,600) fans, in just four (4) months of posting, who support our call to create the said society for our children and youth.

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An extraordinary artist for a world class company

HER iconic role as Kim, the Viet- namese lass who fell head over heels in love with an American soldier dur- ing the Vietnam War in the hit musi- cal Miss Saigon, earned for her numer- ous awards for that virtuoso perfor- mance, making her the most success- ful theater performer ever to emerge from this side of the globe. She is Lea Salonga, a world-class actress, talented singer, extraordinary artist, a happily married wife and caring mother, and 100% Filipina. It was her performance as Kim in the United Kingdom’s West End where Miss Saigon was first staged back in 1989 that literally altered her career path as performer. There, the diminu- tive singing dynamo from the Philip- pines wowed the usually-critical and discriminating London audience with her powerful and believable perfor- mance, which earned for her the pres- tigious Lawrence Olivier award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Musical, the highest honor in the Brit- ish theater industry. But the honors did not end there. As soon as Miss Saigon moved to the United States’ Broadway theater cir- cuit, the awards kept on coming via Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Theater World awards for the same performance. She was truly the

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first Filipino to have ever received such prestigious accolades in the global theater industry. More outstanding roles followed, including that of Eponine in the Broad- way production of Les Misérables. She also dsabbled into movies when she did singing voice of princess Jasmine in the hit Disney animated movie Alladin singing the Oscar-winning song “A Whole New World”, and as Fa Mulan in Mulan and Mulan II. Dur- ing her US sojourn, she recorde her first international debut album which was a hit in the Philippines and sold more than 3 million copies worldwide. This was followed by several other roles in various stage productions locally and abroad, sold-out concerts, return acting stints in Broadway, and guest performances in international concerts where she sang in front of

political bigwigs and royalty. At present, Lea is an accomplished mother, newspaper columnist, and product endorser. By July of this year, she will return to the theater scene where she will play the role of Grizabella in another hit musical entitled Cats, which will be staged on local shores. Because of these accomplish- ments both as an actress and singer and all her other astounding achievements in her professional and personal life, Ms. Lea Salonga was thus the hands-down choice to become the newest brand ambas- sador by another world-class com- pany, Bounty Fresh Group of Com- panies. Just like Ms. Lea Salonga, Bounty Fresh is no stranger to winning awards itself. In October of last year, Bounty Fresh was voted as the best livestock producer in Asia during the Asian Livestock Industry Awards held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In the biggest gathering of livestock, egg, meat and feed producers, the Phil- ippines bested other more established countries in the industry such as India, Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia to become the best among the best poultry and livestock pro- ducers in the region.

SSS successful on its amnesty program

SOCIAL Security System (SSS) officials said the SSS six-month amnesty program that allows employers to settle their de- linquencies without paying the corre- sponding penalties is very successful. SSS charges a three percent monthly pen- alty for late contributions. “Employers have three months left to settle their delinquencies or submit an in- stallment payment proposal to the SSS before the amnesty ends on July 31,” SSS spokesman Joel Palacios said. Palacios said employers can make in- stallment payments of up to 48 months as provided under the Social Security Condonation Law of 2009, which Presi- dent Arroyo signed into law last Janu- ary 7. He said SSS has collected a total of P127.74 million of overdue contributions under an amnesty program that aims to help workers regain access to social secu- rity benefits and loans, a ranking official said. Palacios said a total of 1,173 employ- ers applied for amnesty, with 46 percent paying delinquencies in full and the rest paying by installment.

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Tuesday, May 4, 2010 NEWLY ELECTED NPC OFFICERS President Jerry Yap leads fellow winners in the

NEWLY ELECTED NPC OFFICERS

President Jerry Yap leads fellow winners in the recent NPC election of officers held at the NPC building in Intramuros, Manila. The winners are Marlon Purification, vice-president; Louie Logarta, secretary; Amor Virata, treasurer; Rolly Gonzalo, auditor and Joey Venancio, William Dipasupil, Percy Lapid, Butch Quejada, Tina Maralit, Joel Egco, Roniel de Guzman, Nats Taboy, Mina Navarro and Freddie Mañalac, directors.

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Pagasa warns public on strong typhoon after drought

THE Philippine Atmo- spheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Admin- istration (Pagasa) has warned the public to be prepared for the possible onslaught of strong storms and typhoons as El Nino nears its end. Nathaniel Cruz, chief of Pag- asa, said there are instances when El Nino is followed by La Nina. “There is a possibility right now, but it’s very low: below 50 percent,” Cruz said. He said forecasters are monitoring the formation of

the weather anomaly in the Pacific Ocean, characterized by downpour of above aver- age, or too much rainfall, but probability remains low at the moment. In 1997-1998 El Nino, ac- cording to Cruz, the coun- try experienced the worst El Nino, plagued by dry spell and severe agricultural losses. After the phenomenon ended, La Nina followed suit. Several international me- teorological organizations has expressed that the worst of El

Nino is nearing its end, now entering a decaying stage, but it’s effects can still be felt un- til June. Cruz also clarified that the rains experienced in the af- ternoons do not signal the end of summer or dry season, but are mere thunderstorms brought by localized convec- tive activity in some areas in the country. He however said scenario similar to last year’s tropical storm Ondoy and typhoon Pepeng is not a remote possi- bility this year.

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Ople vows to end contractualization

NACIONALISTA Party (NP) senatorial bet Susan “Toots” Ople called for an end to unscru- pulous labor-only contracting ar- rangements in both the public and private sectors during the Harapan senatorial series aired Sunday night over ABS-CBN Channel 2. Ople, a former labor undersecretary, said that lopsided contractual arrangements for the supply of workers have become a push factor for migration. “Contractual workers subsist on five to six months job contracts while a legally deployed overseas Filipino worker has a guaranteed two-year contract with a fixed

and higher salary,” she said. The labor advocate said she will push for the passage of a bill prohibiting the outsourcing of core functions in a company. In the audience rooting for Ople, were officials of the Philip- pine Airlines Employees’ Asso- ciation or PALEA, whose 3,000 members are affected by the airline’s plan to spin-off several divisions to manpower supply agencies. The daughter of the late Labor Secretary and Senator Blas F. Ople also noted that government re- mains the number one biggest violator of continued contrac- tualization arrangements.

OMB, police raid fake DVD, CD warehouse in QC

JOINT elements of the Optical Media Board (OMB) and Quezon City Police District (QCPD) raided a warehouse containing pi- rated compact discs (CDs) and digital video discs (DVDs) in Barangay Baesa, Novaliches,Quezon City resulting to the arrest of three per- sons. QC Police District director Benjardi Mantele identified the sus- pects as technicians Joseph Callos, 28, Eric Gamas, 39, and Richard Brosola.They will be charged with violation of the anti-piracy law. Mantele said several machines amounting to more than P 100 million, which were used in the manufacture of pirated CDs and DVDs, were confiscated from the warehouse. Officials of the OMB believed that the operators of the ware- house supplied pirated CDs and DVDs nationwide as well as the public markets of Novaliches. Aside from its Filipino workers, authorities say that Chinese na- tionals are also behind the illegal operation. Kim Pascual

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Torre prevails in Defensor chess tilt

ASIA’S first Grandmas- ter (GM) Eugene Torre and two-time Olympian mem- ber Grandmaster(GM) Jayson Gonzales recently flashed their deadly old form for a magnificent per- formance in a rare simul- taneous chess exhibition dubbed as Mike Defensor Chess Challenge on Sun- day at the Barangay Kaunlaran Covered court in Cubao, Quezon City. The 1982 Toluca, Mexico Inter-Zonal Chess Champion Torre tallied 15 wins and a draw in the 16 board matches while Gonzales, the pride of multi-

titled Philippine Army Chess Team scored 9 wins and a draw in 10 board matches. Isagani Barro, top player of BAPTODA Tricycle Driv- ers Association settled a draw with Torre which lasted 3 and half hours while Jun Calata from N. Domingo Street split the point with Gonzales, who also celebrated his birthday on Sunday. No less than former Sena- tor and Senatorial candi- date Francisco “Kit” Tatad ushered the opening rites who gave inspirational message to the participants

in the one-day event, orga- nized by Mr. Ching Latonero, hosted by Barangay Kaulanran chairwoman Maria Tessa Atentar backed up by QC mayoralty candidate Mike "Idol" Defensor and Suzette Bernardo, leading coun- cilor in the fourth district of QC and grand daughter of the late QC mayor Ponciano Bernardo. Youngest participant is nine (9)-year-old Vincent Frank Nasiad of Marist School of Marikina while UP tenor graduate and Fide Master Christopher Castellano sang the na-

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tional anthem. Former PUP stand-out Robert Racasa, the Philippines representa- tive in this year ’s World Mind Games in China also in the said affair.

Comeback bid rejected by Thorpe

BRISBANE, Australia—Ian Thorpe has ruled out a comeback to competitive swimming, reject- ing Australian media reports Monday that the five-time Olym- pic gold medalist wanted to qualify for a relay at the 2012 Lon- don Games. “I have no intention of return- ing to competitive swimming," Thorpe said in a statement re- leased by his management. “My position at the media conference in 2006 announcing the discon- tinuation of my competitive swimming career has not changed." The Courier-Mail newspaper reported Monday that the 27- year-old Thorpe had discussions recently with several of Australia’s leading sprinters about a potential return for the men’s 400-meter freestyle relay in London. Thorpe won 11 world cham- pionship golds and set 13 world records. His wins in the 200- and 400-meter freestyle at the 2004 Athens Olympics were achieved in his last major international meet.

Milo rules Jr. Tennis event

PANGLAO – Lenelyn Milo went through two tough finals matches in the girls’ 16 and 18-under divisions to rule the SMART/HEAD Junior Ten- nis Satellite Circuit 2010 here at the Panglao Island Nature Resort. Milo survived a grueling three-set encounter with Sallydine Siso, 6-3,0- 6,7-6 (10-5) in the 18-under class then experienced another tightly-fought match in the 16-under against Chelsea Gacho, 6-3, 7-5, to complete a twin kill in this leg. Jeleardo Amazona bounced back from a finals setback in the 16-under boys’ division against Rogelio Estanio by venting his ire on previous leg win- ner Carlo Nono in the 14-under category. Amazona was nearly shut out by

Estanio, 0-6, 1-6, but proved to be too much against Nono, 6-1, 6-3, to join the champion’s circle. Amazona joined Milo as the chosen top performers in this leg. They received brand new cellphones and loads from Smart Communications aside from get- ting tennis equipment. Also winning their respective finals matches were:

  • 10 unisex -- Arthur Craig Pantino,

who nearly blanked Francis GenerLambayan, 6-1,6-0.

  • 12 boys – Christian Fel Lopez sub-

dued Pantino, 6-0, 6-2.

  • 18 boys -- Juan Paolo Cansino de-

feated Kurt Gerapusco, 7-5,6-2

  • 14 girls -- Chelsea Gacho whipped

Mykka Alpas 6-2,6-1.

Junior’s first night Sports Valley Jai Alai Tonight’s Program 1-EDUARDO JUNIOR B pelotaris will be given
Junior’s first night
Sports Valley Jai Alai
Tonight’s Program
1-EDUARDO
JUNIOR B pelotaris will be given a chance to show
their wares, as they will play tonight in their first ap-
pearance here in Sports Valley Cagayan.
To debut tonight are Baguino, Jose, Socrates, Ricky,
Galgana, Kerwin, Emon, William, Castel and Rodrigo.
Highlight of the game is the Grand Special Llave
which is prominently shown here. Meanwhile, win-
ners of this May 2 edition are Zeleta, Alex and
Benavente. Their combinations of 7-10-9 merited some
3,600 points.
Game 8 is the Junior Special Llave. Our line-up are:
2-ALEX
3-RONRON
4-JONATAN
5-BENAVENTE
6-CUNANAN
7-RICHARD
8-ERKIAGA
9-ZELETA
10-SANDOVAL
Reserves:
1-Rodrigo, 2-Castel, 3-Baguino, 4-Jose, 5-Socrates, 6-Ricky,
7-Galgana, 8-Kerwin, 9-Emon, 10-William. Reserves are
Jaime and Eduardo.
Madrigal, Jaime
May 2: 7-10-9
Merit Points 3,600

SSSSS HHHHH OOOOO OOOOOTTTTT

By Nap Gutierrez

LeBron is MVP

SI LeBron James ang MVP sa NBA. Wala namang duda. Wala namang iba. Back-to-back na si LeBron. Panahon na talaga ni LeBron. Mapag-iwanan na nga kaya si Kobe? * * * Panalo si Floyd Mayweather Jr. kay Shane Mosley. Sabihin na nating mayabang siya pero mahusay talagang boksingero si Mayweather. Ganyan din kayabang magsalita noon si Muhamma Ali pero world champion at inidolo ng buong mundo. Grabe, ang sarap hintayin nung Pacquaio-Mayweather fight. * * * Walang kwenta ang laban nina Mayweather ar Mosley. Gumawa lang sila ng pera. Ni hindi nga nawasak mukha ni Mosley after 12 rounds. Obvious ba, hindi naman sila talaga nagtamaan ng sobrang lalakas na suntok. * * * Ibang klase naman ang hamon ni Mayweather kay Pacman. Pag walang drug test, walang laban. Kapag tumanggi pa si Pacman, panindigan kaya ni Mayweather ang

sinabi niya? Pero pag natuloy ang laban nila, tiyak na napakalaking pera nyan para kay Pacman.

Pagkatapos niyan, puwede na siyang mag-retiro at hindi na mauubos ang pera

niya hanggang magka-apo siya sa tuhod.

Washington is press corps

‘Player of the Week’

FOR Jay Washington, there’s no better time than to raise his level several notches against two crack teams over the weekend. Washington averaged 24 points, eight re- bounds, 1.5 blocks and one assist in the Beermen’s back-to-back victories over Rain or Shine and sister team B-Meg Derby Ace. His performance was simply hard to ignore and he was chosen as this week’s Best Player by the Philippine Basketball Association Press Corps from the period of April 30 to May 2. The 6-foot-7 forward’s fine all-around plays in both those games earned glowing appre- ciation from no less than SMB coach Siot Tanquingcen.

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