MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – It’s that time of year when people around the world make their New Year’s resolutions, hoping to make this world a better place. Or at least make themselves better persons.
The Adobo Chronicles made the rounds of Malacañang, the halls of Congress, news outlets, social media, TV studios and film sets to ask famous people about their top New Year’s resolution going into 2017. Here’s what they said:
President Rodrigo Duterte – No more cussing, “p*tang in*”
Vice President Leni Robredo – Cancel all future foreign travel and return to the laylayan
Senator Leila De Lima – No more presscons or walk-outs
Senator Antonio Trillanes – More self-restraint in turning off Senator Manny Pacquiao’s microphone
Senator Manny Pacquiao – More bible studies in the Senate
Philippine National Police Chief Ronald ‘Bato’ De La Rosa – Maging bakal na
Former President NoyNoy Aquino – Tuloy parin ang tuwad na daan
Former VP and TV News Reader, Kabayan Noli De Castro – No more screaming on TV Patrol
Blogger Mocha Uson – Facebook Likes pa more
Blogger Raissa Robles – Reklamo pa more
ABS-CBN – New name in 2017: ABias-CBN
Inquirer – Merge with the tabloid National Enquirer
Rappler – Wrap up its news operations
Cynthia Patag – “I’m perfect. No need to change anything.”
Jim Paredes – Permanent exile in Australia
Kris Aquino – Comeback Part 3, or is it Part 4?
How about you, dear readers? What are your New Year’s resolutions? Let us know in the comment section. We will compile the best comments for a future post.