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P-Noy meets Barako

P-Noy meets Barako

Perry Diaz

Nobody is sure if seating Philippine President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III during the Open Government Partnership conference next to U.S. President Barack Obama was planned or incidental. But it certainly gave P-Noy some importance.

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P-Noy meets Hu?

P-Noy meets Hu?

I received a WikiLeaks recording of the private meeting between Philippine President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III and Chinese President Hu Jintao prior to their official bilateral meeting in Beijing during P-Noy’s state visit to

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P-Noy and the Cola Wars

P-Noy and the Cola Wars

Perry Diaz

Some people might question President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III’s leadership style but a lot would agree that he’d make a good comedian — Dolphy and Panchito, Tugak and Pugak, Apeng Daldal all rolled into

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“Hello, Zaldy”

“Hello, Zaldy”

Perry Diaz

Zaldy Ampatuan got a call after he spilled the beans on ex-prez Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. The conversation went this way: Gloria: Hello, Zaldy. Zaldy: Who’s this? Gloria: This is Gloria. Remember me? Zaldy: Oh,

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“From Paris, with love”

“From Paris, with love”

Perry Diaz

At 3:30 AM yesterday, Jinkee roused her husband Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao from sleep, “Mahal, you got a call here.” “What! Who’s calling me at this hour?” Pacman asked his wife. “From Paris, with love,

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P-Noy’s Sona-ta

P-Noy’s Sona-ta

Perry Diaz

My investigative reporter James Macaquecquec emailed me a draft of President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III’s 2011 State of the Nation Address (Sona). James told me that the draft was leaked by an assistant of

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Pacman vs. Lagman

Pacman vs. Lagman

Perry Diaz

Congressman Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, returning a “hero” after he beat Shane Mosley, interpellated congressman Edcel Lagman on the floor of the House of Representatives. Lagman is in favor of the Reproductive Health (RH) bill,

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Pacman meets Donald Trump

Pacman meets Donald Trump

Perry Diaz

World boxing champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao was working out in a gym in Hollywood, California to prepare for his fight against Shane Mosley on May 7, 2011, when billionaire Donald Trump walked in unannounced.

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Pacman and Paris Hilton

Pacman and Paris Hilton

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After Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao’s post-fight press conference last May 7, 2011, my investigative reporter approached Pacman as he and his party were leaving the conference room. His wife, Jinkee, and Hollywood actress and hotel

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P-Noy meets Ping

P-Noy meets Ping

Perry Diaz

Three days after fugitive Sen. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson slipped back into the country, he visited President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III at his residence, Bahay Pangarap (Dream House). Their tête-à-tête went like this: Ping: Good

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