Did you know that more Filipino couples nowadays prefer to engage in a live-in arrangement before they march down the aisle?

Pharmally executive Lincoln Ong has asked the Senate to order his release from detention so that he could be with his dengue-stricken son.

On the campaign trail, some groups are questioning the move by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to take down campaign materials that are not posted in Comelec-designated areas. The groups, including the camp of Vice President Leni Robredo, are arguing that posters or tarps that are put up in private places are part of the constitutionally-protected right of citizens to freedom of speech.

And was action star Robin Padilla really included in the Bongbong Marcos-Sara Duterte UniTeam senatorial slate? Bongbong says no, but Sara says yes.

These are among the top stories this Thursday morning, Feb. 17, 2022.


TAKE DOWN —  A team from the Commission on Elections (Comelec), assisted by personnel of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) take down allegedly unlawfully posted campaign materials along EDSA in an ‘Operation Baklas’ conducted on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022, from Pasay City to Monumento in Caloocan City. (Noel B. Pabalate)
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Source: Manila Bulletin (https://mb.com.ph/2022/02/17/mb-daily-news-update-688/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=mb-daily-news-update-688)