Leni Robredo Wants To Put An End To U.P. Diliman’s Annual Oblation (Naked) Run

67ADB0BF-EDF1-41AC-8B33-341E0EEC1D42QUEZON CITY, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Quezon City Bureau) – Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo seems to have some serious beef with anonymity. Just recently, she called for legal sanctions against anonymous social media accounts that are, in her words, spreading fake news.

Now, Robredo wants to put an end to the Oblation Run at the University of the Philippines’ Diliman campus.

The run is an annual event organized by the university’s Alpha Phi Omega fraternity. Participants run around the campus naked to protest various political and social issues. The runners, however, remain anonymous by wearing face and head masks.

“Just like the anonymous accounts on social media, the runners hide their identity while being open about issues they are fighting for. It’s just not fair,” Robredo, herself a U.P. Diliman graduate, told The Adobo Chronicles.

Robredo added:

”I fully support freedom of speech, but I also believe that people must be man or woman enough to own up to their speech.”

Words of wisdom from the fake VP.

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Leni Robredo Names Anonymous Social Media Accounts That She Says Should Be Banned

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – Even our own headline is a misnomer.  How can anyone name someone who is anonymous? But that’s exactly what Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo tried to do when she released an initial list of what she believes are “anonymous social media accounts peddling fake news.”

Robredo has called for legal sanctions against such accounts. She said that while journalists and others can be charged criminally for libel, slander and related crimes by pedlding lies, falsehood peddlers on social media under anymymous accounts should be held accountable just as much.

Robredo’s initial list of ‘anonymous’ accounts include:

  • Thinking Pinoy (R.J. Nieto)
  • For the Motherland (Sass Rogando Sasot)
  • Luminous (Trixie Cruz-Angeles & Ahmed Paglinawan)
  • Pol Pinoy (Politikal Pinoy and Adobo Chronicles)
  • Pinoy Ako Blog (Jover Laurio)
  • Reyna Elena (Edwin Jamora)
  • Maharlika (The Office of the Vice President is still running a background check on this account)

When asked by reporters if she meant “pen names” instead of “anonymous” account holders, she replied “Anonymous, and I’m sticking by it!”

How Many Zeroes In A Centibillion? We Asked Philippines’ Vice President Leni Robredo

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles) – She’s a lawyer, although she flunked the bar on her first try.  But she’s also known for her math skills, using them to publicly criticize the rising retail prices of rice and the Philippines’ inflation rate.

So  when it was recently reported that Microsoft founder Bill Gates  has joined Amazon founder Jeff Bezos as the world’s only two centibillionaires, we asked Robredo how many zeroes there are in a centibillion.

While math wizards quicky told us there are 11 zeroes in  a centibillion, Robredo disagreed, asserting that there are only 9 zeroes.

”Centibillion comes from two words — cent and billion. A cent is written out in numbers  as 0.01. So multiplying 1 billion by 0.01 gives is 9 zeroes.”

She even showed us a screenshot of her calculation using her China-made iPhone.

 

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