Category Archives: The Media

Maria Ressa Retracts Attacks On The Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – Many vicious attacks on the Philippine government, especially on President Rodrigo Duterte, have been attributed to Rappler CEO Maria Ressa.

Democracy is dead.”

Press Freedom is threatened.”

The Philippines is the worst war zone.”

The law is being weaponized to silence Rappler.”

All these rhetoric have earned for Ressa many international awards, including the Nobel Peace Prize.

But now, Ressa is retracting all these pronouncements and propaganda.

This, after she was allowed by the Philippines’ Court of Appeals to leave the country despite departure hold orders against her. — not once, but twice.

She was recently allowed to travel to the United States to conduct lectures at Harvard University. Now she has been given the pass to travel to Oslo, Norway to personally receive her controversial Nobel Prize.

”I apologize for second-guessing the government, especially the courts and the justice system,” Ressa told The Adobo Chronicles.

”I am just thrilled that I am free to travel abroad and talk to the international community about my Philippine experiences as a businesswoman, a dealer in securities and a poster girl of free speech,” she added.

OVP Cries ‘Sabotage’ Over Inverted Leni Billboard.

QUEZON CITY, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Quezon City Bureau) – The Office of the Vice President (OVP) decried what it called ‘sabotage’ over an inverted billboard ad featuring Leni Robredo,

The billboard had an image of Robredo and the hashtag #LetLeniLead, popular among the VP’s supporters.

The Leni billboard follows a similar upside down ad featuring the Mexican teleserye antagonist character, Senyora, promoting the beauty product, Brilliant.

“It was not only disrespectful to the Vice President but an insult to Robredo’s hundreds of die-hard followers,” OVP said. “The ad agency responsible for putting up the billboard must be a closet DDS (Die-hard Duterte Supporter),” OVP added.

Rappler To Set Up SATELLITE Office IN Kabul, Afghanistan!

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – Rappler has announced that it will soon establish a satellite office in Kabul, Afghanistan..

The announcement was made by CEO Maria Ressa who prides herself as a war correspondent.

It will also be recalled that Ressa had described the Philippines under the Duterte government as “the worst war zone she has ever been in.”

Ressa’s decision is meant to show the world her mettle as a frontline journalist who has covered many war zones and events such as the Iraq war, albeit from her newsroom cubicle. She hopes to finally be able to bag her ultimate goal of being awarded a Nobel Peace Prize.

Let’s give Ressa and sincere and fond farewell!