PH Driver’s License Validity is now extending from 3 years to 5 years

On June 25, 2016 President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, mentioned on his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) that he will amend the current law about the current validity of driver’s license in the country.

The president wants a new law to be implemented that all driver’s license holder must have a 5 years consecutive validity driver’s license reckoned from the date of their birth amending the previous 3 years validity only.

The new law is to extend the usual 3 years driver’s renewals, it will also reduce the hassle of every licensee holder by prolonging its validity. While student driver and new licensee are not included in the new bill.

Land Transportation Office (LTO), release a statement that this coming October, there is a big possibility that they will start implementing the new law by prolonging the validity of driver’s license for 5 consecutive years.

However, LTO chief Assistant Sec. Edgar Galvante clarifies that the National Capital Region (NCR) are the first priorities of implementing the extended validity of driver's license and then it will sooner implemented in other regions of the country.

Meanwhile, Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto, who also proposed to amend the Republic Act 4136 or Land Transportation and Traffic Code, was also proposing a 6 years moratorium or no price increase for all government documents such as passports, driver's licenses, permits and others.

Aside from prolonging the validity of driver’s license into 5 years, the Philippine passport was also included to amend Republic Act 8239 or Philippine Passport Act of 1996, it was also mentioned by the president during his SONA.

As of now there is no definite report that the new law is already implemented? But if implemented it will extend the validity of PH passport up to 10 consecutive years instead of 5 years.

Tim Duncan Announce Retirement Ending His 19 Year Illustrious NBA Career

On July 11, 2016 San Antonio Spurs future Hall of Famer forward/center Tim Duncan announce his retirement in the NBA after playing 19 years.

Duncan aged 40, play his entire career in San Antonio, he was the number 1 pick in 1997-1998 NBA Season and was drafted by the San Antonio Spurs. He eventually won the Rookie of the Year that year.

In 1997-1998 NBA Season, Tim Duncan and David Robinson form the “Twin Towers” that dominated the paint and dub as the best frontcourts in the league since then they never missed the playoffs until now.

In 1999, the Spurs won their first title in NBA, where Tim Duncan was name the Finals MVP, since then the Spurs has always been a title contender every season until day.

After the retirement of the “Admiral” David Robinson, Tim Duncan, became the franchise player of the team, together with Coach Greg Popovich they were built a new era for the franchise.

In 2004 – 2016, “The Big Three” was form, Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker, they dominated the NBA. Together, they won a total of four NBA Titles, they won on 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2014. They are the most dominated team in the west that time.

In 2015-2016, the final season of Tim Duncan, shows a great change in his career, his playing time was reduced and as he get older the “Big Fundamental” is not the same person as he used to be? New superstar immerged in the name of Kawhi Leonard, a defensive player awardee and was name once a Finals MVP in their last Championship in 2014 against the Miami Heat.

The entrance of Lamarcus Aldridge, in 2015 finally sealed the career of Tim Duncan.

Tim Duncan, is the first international player that won an MVP award, he won two MVP in 2002 and 2003. He has three Finals MVP out of five championship and 15th All Star that eventually that bags him one All Star MVP.

Duncan is considered as the greatest power forward in NBA History.

Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors Faces Once Again For the 2nd Time in NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers face in 2014-2015 NBA Finals where the Warriors beat the CAVS in 6 game to grab the NBA Championships.

Many speculate that the CAVS lost the Finals because of short-handed line up? Kevin love and Kyrie Irving are out in the Finals that year and only LeBron James who carry the team to fight the warriors but felt short and loss in Game 6 at their own home court Quickens Loan Arena.

This time it’s different the Cavaliers are healthy both Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving are now available to play in this year NBA Finals, in addition Channing Frye, the hottest guy in shooting three’s for the CAVS might be a big factor in the series, JR Smith who is a no show in last year Finals might be also a big factor in helping the CAVS first ever NBA Championship?

By the way 4 time MVP and 2 Time NBA Champion and 6 straight Finals appearance LeBron James, might get his chance of revenge against the Warriors? This is the time, a complete line up and the teams are rolling this will be the sweetest win for LeBron James and the Cavaliers if they can stop the best team in the NBA?

For the defending Champion Golden State Warriors, they were simply do what they do best, hitting three’s and execute their plays where they do in this season and for the Championship, they have the chance to prove that with or without Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving they can beat the Cavaliers?

This series is both important for either team, for the Warriors a legacy might be born if they win this year NBA Championship? A dynasty in the making.

For the Cavaliers, they just simply want their 1st NBA Title and it’s now or never?
What do you think guys, who will win in this year NBA Finals? Is it the CAVS? Or the Warriors?

Netizen’s Feud over 2016 Elections and VP Race Current Result on Social Media

The 2016 Elections are almost done in counting votes but many netizens keep exchanging their opinions on the overall results and integrity of the 2016 Elections.

Social Media became the voice of many Filipino where they can express their selves, opinion and even doubt on the current results of the Election.

The Presidential Race are in no doubt that the incoming 16th President of the Philippines Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is the landslide winner for the highest position in the country.

But the VP race and Senatorial race are having questionable votes and doubt? Some netizens say that there are some cheating happen particularly in the Vice Presidential race?

Base on reports, Smartmatic an electronic voting company who is responsible for the 2016 Elections are in question of violating the protocol of the elections after changing a hash code on the evening of May 9 at 7:30pm.

The actions made by Smartmatic, questions the integrity of the elections that might lead to alleged cheating particularly in the VP race, where at the time of changing hash codes VP candidate Sen. Bongbong Marcos is at #1 position leading of less than 1 million votes to #2 position at that time Rep. Leni Robredo of Liberal Party.

Slowly the lead of Sen. Marcos to Leni Robredo, begins to drop till Robredo overtake Marcos and take the lead at 3:30 am of May 10. All that happen after the Smartmatic change the Hash code base on observation of some IT experts and netizens.

The Comelec says that Smartmatic, violated the protocols after not informing them of their actions? But Smartmatic says the other way around?

Until now, the VP Race are still in tight race, but Leni Robredo maintain her lead of more than 200,000 votes against Sen. Marcos.

Marcos already said that they currently investigate all the possibility that there might be some alleged cheating happen? They awaits the explanation of the Comelec and Smartmatic on the sudden change of Hash Code on the eve of May 9, where he currently leading and pulling away from other VP candidates.

What do you think of this 2016 Elections? Is there really cheating Happen? Or there are some candidates that cannot accept their defeat and question the integrity of the election? What can you say about this kindly comment below!

Kobe Bryant Gives Lakers One Last Win, Scoring 60 Pts. On His Farewell Game at the Staple Center

On what could be the greatest farewell game in sports history this could down as one of the greatest sports event that happen to the NBA Basketball and the “Black Mamba” Kobe Bryant.

Bryant, farewell game was attendant by thousands of fans, actors, friends and former teammate, who want to witness for the last time the incredible achievement of one of the greatest athlete in NBA History.

Staples Center was jam packed of celebrities and fans, paying tribute for one more time to the legacy of the “Black Mamba”.

Kobe and the Lakers, will play for the last time together in their home court Staple Center in the last playing game of 2015-2016 NBA Regular Season against the visiting Utah Jazz.

For the majority of the game Utah Jazz, dominated the Lakers, but Bryant, has another thing in his mind as he exploded in the second half of the game.

He doesn’t want to end his career in a losing note, he wants to win and for the last time fans inside the Arena and fans all over the world watching their television, the Kobe Bryant that we know? The pierce in his game was once again witness by his fans.

Vintage Kobe Bryant, show and play on the last day of his NBA Career. He single-handedly brought back the Lakers in the game, scoring the last 30 points of the team after being down by a double digit lead for most of the game.

Just like in the movie the Hero came when it matter most, Kobe save the Lakers on the dying seconds of the game hitting clutch shots, as one of the greatest and beautiful ending of his illustrious NBA Career.

Kobe Bryant, lead all scorers with a season high of 60 points of 22 out of 50 shooting.

Los Angeles Lakers beat the Utah Jazz 101-96.

Paolo Ballesteros Facing Disciplinary Action over Facebook Rant By Eat Bulaga!

Actor and TV host Paolo Ballesteros, has not been spotted lately in the longest-running noontime show “Eat Bulaga” in their popular segment called “KalyeSerye” since March 11, 2016.

Netizens, are confused especially avid fans of “KalyeSerye”  wondering why the character of Paolo as “Lola Ni Tidora” part of the Threesome Lola’s of KalyeSerye!, has been missing in the last few days now on “kalyeSerye” segment?

Rumors circulated in social media that the said actor has been given a disciplinary action after the later posted some Facebook rant against the production staff who he think did not take care of him?

According to reports, Paolo is attending an event in Subic on March 10, the event was Ad Philippines Summit 2016, where Paulo, should be the host of that event but everything turn wrong after the actor felt miss take care off as no one else in the venue assisted them after arriving in a hotel.

Paolo felt miss treated and begin posting series of complain on Facebook, reaching out on one of the staff of the production event particularly “Liza Marcelo Lazatin”.

After not receiving any reply over Facebook and Txt, Paolo, reached his patience and decided to have some drink in his hotel room and posted not to disturb him anymore.

Since then, the actor-TV host, has not yet been spotted in any event and nor giving any comment on the alleged suspension given to him by the Eat Bulaga or Kapuso Network.

Paulo’s return to Eat BUlaga is unknown until this day!