August 2013 Top 5 News

Still at Number 1 - Janet Lim-Napoles' Pork Barrel Scam. Here is the list of some of her properties.
Top 5 News: Chito Miranda and Neri Naig Scandal

Chito Miranda, the main vocalist of Parokya Ni Edgar, made noise once again but this time not through his music but through sex scandal. Chito Miranda and Neri Naig’s intimate video has circulated over the Internet and sadly, it was also circulated in different Facebook pages and accounts.

Top 4 News: Another Sulpicio Lines Disaster

Even the change of names of Sulpicio Lines owned by the family Jordan Go and Carlos Go, its ship cause another sea accident. The collision of Philippine Span Asia Carrier Corp. and 2GO’s St Thomas Aquinas ferry caused the death of fifty people and around sixty are still missing. This is accident number 46 already for the Sulpicio Lines.

Top 3 News: Silver Medal Finish and Ticket to Spain

The Philippine Basketball has finally re-conquered its past glory by beating South Korea in the semi-final match-ups in the FIBA Asia Championship. The Filipinos celebrated after the semis win as if they have won the championship crown. The win against the South Koreans in the semi-finals gave the Gilas Pilipinas one of the 3 slots for the Asian region. 

The Philippines, however, were not able to capture the 2013 FIBA Asia title and settled for the silver. Iran won the gold, Philippines got the silver and South Korea gained the last available ticket for 2014 FIBA World Championship.

Jayson Castro became part of the Mythical Five of the tournament while 7’2” tall Hamed Haddadi of Iran was named the Most Valuable Player.

Top 2 News: Torrential Rains down Metro Manila, Cavite and Laguna

It is rainy season once again and this season is not complete without devastating livelihood and lives of the Filipino people. Two typhoons, Labuyo and Maring, struck down Metro Manila for four days straight. Nightmares did not end when Typhoon Maring went out of the country’s area of responsibility. Monsoon rains continues to pour down heavy rainfalls in Metro Manila and nearby provinces in the south and in the north.

Although series of rain a disaster for most residents, Filipinos made fun of themselves once again as they took pictures of themselves drinking beers inside and outside their flooded homes. Some took time editing a horror movie poster of ‘The Conjuring’ and turned it into ‘The ConjuRain.’

Top 1 News: Napoles Brouhaha Continues and the Million People March

Janet Lim-Napoles continues to be the main political issue as her family’s wealth are being exposed and scrutinized. Pork barrel scam scheme made many local government units’ officials stunned and shocked. Almost 100 mayors did not receive calamity funds that they supposed to have for their constituents during and after Typhoon Ondoy.

Janet Lim-Napoles and family own 28 houses only in the Philippines. Aside from that, they own more than 20 luxury and sport utility vehicles. Properties in the United States and in other countries have not yet accounted.

In line with the pork barrel scam, senators suspend the use of their pork barrel funds as some of the members of Upper Chambers are involved.  Senators call for the immediate investigation of the people involved in this P10 billion anomalous use of pork barrel.

Filipinos, especially the netizens, called for a move to have a what they call million people march to fight for the abolition of pork barrel system. They called on also for immediate investigation of scandals involving Napoles and few senators. Celebrities and Catholic priests organized and attended the event. Former Chief Justice Renato Corona and militants attended the event but later booed by organizers.
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  1. I came here for chito miranda video and was disappointed.

  2. ibigay na sakin sana ni napoles pera niya


  4. buti sumuko na 'yang lintek na LIM napoles

    1. malaking perwisyo mga yan

  5. binaha kami at walang gano ginawa gobyerno namin

  6. di lang metro manila, laguna at cavite, marami pang iba pero malala talaga sa lugar na to

  7. andito na si chito. si chito miranda.

  8. yang patay sa cebu tragedy ay 97 na as of the moment. di lang 50 plus. lecheng carlos go

  9. di ko nabalitaan na silver medalist ang pinas sa fiba. sana laging pong ganyan.

  10. #2 again Filipino being optimistic

  11. Sana makulong na yung mga may pakana ng pork barrel scam na yan

  12. sana matapos na ang issueng pork barrel. nakakainis na eh. ang tagal na yan.

  13. Every Filipino who watched the game of Gilas vs South Korea cried! I even cried. It was like a championship game for them.

  14. Di ko talaga makakalimutan yung moment na nanalo yung GILAS against South Korea! lahat ng mga taong nanuod dun umiiyak kasama na ako dun syempre. Nakak overwhelm lang talaga yung laban at yung PUSO na pinakita ng GILAS