Here are this week’s hottest news. (Please click on the headlines for the news reports.)
8. MRT Chief Resigns Amid Bribery Allegations
7. Simon Cowell Defends One Direction After Weed Smoking Video
The video is still making the rounds and has started a moral panic in the Philippines, as moves to have their 2015 concert in Manila canceled are underway.
6. Hunger Games Salute Banned by Thai Military.
5. 50 Cent Explains Why He Had a Lousy Pitch.
4. Circumcision Linked to Lower Prostate Cancer Rates.
3. Marriage Talks for Richard Gutierrez in the Horizon?
2. Bishop Bacani Urges Budget Secretary to Resign
1. PNoy Asserts That Heavy Traffic Is a Sign of a Booming Economy
Unfortunately for the beleaguered president, the statistics don’t bear out his claims. After all, heavy traffic indicates nothing about the economy except how much the productivity is killed by it.