Senator Koko Pimentel is currently in hot water after disobeying the protocol as a person under investigation. The senator accompanied his pregnant wife to Makati Medical Center on Wednesday, March 25, despite the fact that he’s likely to have the dreaded virus. In the hospital, the senator tested positive for coronavirus.
In an official statement, MMC medical director Dr. Saturnino Javier denounced the senator’s action, which allegedly ‘added to the burden’ of the medical staff. Dr. Javier claimed that Pimentel was ‘irresponsible and reckless,’ for disobeying protocol and possibly putting the people around him at risk.
“We denounce the irresponsible and reckless action of the senator. He added to the burden of a hospital trying to respond in its most competent and aggressive manner to cope with the daunting challenges of this COVID-19 outbreak.”
The MMC medical director did not mince his words as he criticized the senator. According to Dr. Javier, since the senator entered their premises, they had to decontaminate and disinfect the MMC delivery room. Their exposed staff were also scheduled for quarantine, thereby reducing their already-short staff.
“His admonition for everyone to observe social distancing, enhanced community quarantine measures, washing of hands, and personal hygiene are nothing but empty rhetoric because he himself violated all of those.”
On the other hand, the senator defended himself and asked for understanding from the people.
“Humihingi na lang po siguro ako ng understanding. Siyempre kahit sino namang tao, ama ay magiging excited. Hindi ko naman po alam. Nag-disinfect naman ang ospital so tama naman po ‘yong ginawa nila. Umalis agad ako sa ospital, that is my duty.”
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“May inamin siya sa akin noong kissing scene namin.” JM de Guzman spills something about Barbie Imperial did before their kissing scene
ABS CBN proudly present their latest afternoon drama series, “Araw Gabi” top bills by newest screen duo, JM de Guzman and Barbie Imperial, in their very first team up.
“Araw Gabi” tells about the fiery romance of Adrian Olvidar, a young corporate executive and Michelle Verano, an advertising agent.
Media reports stated that the characters of JM and Barbie hint similarities to the movie 50 Shades of Grey’s Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele. So, expect a lot of intimate and sizzling scenes, including kissing scenes, between the two stars.
In Boy Abunda’s late–night talk show, JM de Guzman revealed one funny and unforgettable anecdote about his on-screen partner, Barbie.
The 30-year old actor said that they have already managed to shoot a kissing scene together. That time, Barbie confessed something to him,
“May inamin siya sa akin noong kissing scene namin.”
JM recalled about the incident, then, quickly laughed.
“Sumuka pala siya bago niya ako halikan. Sumuka pala siya dahil may sakit siya tapos, so, after niya sumuka hindi niya alam kissing scene namin.”
He said Barbie was sick at that time and he thought, how he would react to what she admitted?
“So, inamin niya sa akin, sabi ko, “Thank you for the information. Sarap din.”
Aside from that, JM is all-praises for Barbie and described his 19-year old leading lady as someone who is pleasant to work with, talented and hardworking.
“Grabe po siya ka-trabaho in the sense na hindi po siya mabigat kasama and yung binibigay niya rin po para sa show sobra pong kaabang-abang.”
Araw Gabi is a TV adaptation of Precious Hearts’ Romance pocketbook titled “El Paraiso” penned by Martha Cecilia.
How do you react to the hilarious revelation of JM de Guzman about his co-star Barbie Imperial? Do you think they are matched together as on-screen partners?
Matapos ang Matagal na Paghihintay, Sikat na Singer, Magkaka-Baby na!
Having a baby is a blessing! Many women aspire to be a mother, that’s why having a baby is truly a dream come true. Motherhood is a different experience for every woman; it may come early for some, while it may also arrive late for others. For singer Maricris Garcia, after years of trying, her one and only prayer has finally been answered: she will soon be a mother!
The Kapuso singer shared this exciting news on Instagram. The 32-year-old star’s message was brief, but it’s filled with hope and excitement. She shared a photo of her and her husband TJ’s intertwined hands while holding a positive pregnancy test. Maricris was quoted as saying:
“Walang mapagsidlan ang aming tuwa! Sa wakas, dininig Niya ang matagal na naming dasal. Ngayon palang mahal na mahal na kita,” says Maricris Garcia on Instagram.
The singer wanted her fans to also be a part of her journey to motherhood, that’s why she immediately broke the news on IG. Maricis and her husband, TJ Cruz, were wed in an exquisite wedding ceremony way back in December 16, 2016.
The couple exchanged “I dos” in the historic church of Antonio de Padua in Brgy. Pooc, Silang, Cavite. Their star-studded wedding was attended by Maricris’ fellow singers and showbiz friends, and even execs of the Kapuso network.
For many years now, the couple has been praying for a baby. Maricris has always wanted to be a mother, and now her prayers were finally answered! According to the singer, even though she hadn’t met her unborn child yet, she’s already filled with love and excitement for her journey as a mother.
On the other hand, many people were also delighted with this news. On Instagram, thousands of fans expressed their support, prayers, and well-wishes to the couple. As early as now, many are already excited to find out the gender of their baby, but it’s still too early to tell.
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Delivery Driver, Nadiskubre ang Drogang Laman ng Kahina-Hinalang Package na Pinadala sa Kanya
A delivery rider who received a suspicious package found out that it contains illegal substance. The rider, who is only identified as “Richard,” had the presence of mind to open the suspicious package. According to his statements, he received a booking from a customer in Caloocan City, who was supposed to send a cellphone holder in San Jose del Monte, Bulacan.
When the sender handed him the item, Richard immediately grew suspicious because the shopping bag contained shorts, but the declared package was a cellphone holder. And unlike most costumers who discuss details with their rider, the said customer immediately left and did not even bother to talk with Richard.
The delivery rider stopped at a gasoline station to inspect the package. Much to his shock, he discovered two sanitary napkins inside the shorts. When he opened the napkins, Richard found two sachets with suspicious looking substance, which is suspected to be methamphetamine or ‘shabu.’
“Pag-abot niya po sa akin sabay alis, dun po talaga ako nagduda dahil po first time na mangyari sa akin. Naghahanap-buhay po ako ng marangal, tapos hahaluan pa rin ng katarantaduhan. Paano kung sa akin po nahuli ‘yun?” says the delivery rider during his exclusive interview with GMA News.
He immediately contacted his brother, who is a policeman. He advised him to go straight to San Jose del Monte police and report the incident. The authorities immediately conducted an entrapment operation and arrested two women who were listed as the recipients of the package, one of which just gave birth recently.
The suspects denied any involvement or knowledge in the possible drug trafficking. According to the women, they were only instructed to accept the package in exchange of P500. However, they claimed that they did not know what it contains. Both women tested positive in the drug test.
How about you, have you also experienced being duped while using courier services? We’d love to hear from you, so don’t hesitate to share your thoughts with us in the comments section below. For more updates on the latest happenings, feel free to follow us on Facebook.
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