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New Political Party Launched, Unveils Lineup For 2019 PH Senatorial Elections

D19219E7-B6AE-464B-B3C7-904E9987C8B7MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – Gravely disappointed by the announced 2019 Senatorial lineup by the PDP Laban, a group of political newbies just launched a new political party and released its initial list of possible candidates.

The Partidong Blogger ng Pilipinas atbp (PBP) told The Adobo Chronicles that the following have committed to run as Senator under its banner:

R.J. Nieto, a.k.a. Thinking Pinoy

Sass Rogando Sasot

Maharlika

Mocha Uson

Franco Mabanta

Atty. Trixie Cruz-Angeles

Fiscal Darwin Cañete

Mark Lopez (no, not the new ABS-CBN Chair)

Jovybev Aquino (no relation to NoyNoy Aquino)

Prsidential Special Assistant Bong Go has been invited as a guest candidate for the party.

PBP expects to complete its line-up of 12 candidates by the end of this month.

“There is no need to field more than 12 candidates because we are very confident that all our bets will be voted into the Magic 12,” Nieto said.

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Vera Files To Introduce User-Friendly Icons For Its Fact Check

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – Subject to fact-checking by Rappler – Ellen Tordesillas of Vera Files is so enjoying her new-found power to fact-check news and information posted on social media, particularly on Facebook.

Vera Files and Rappler were recently designated partners of Facebook in the social media giant’s worldwide program to curb the spread of fake news on its platform.

Tordesillas wants Vera Files’ fact-check to be user-friendly, so she is introducing icons that would warn netizens that what they are reading on Facebook are false, satire, SPAM, biased, etc.

Here are the fact-checking icons Vera Files will be using, effective immediately:

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