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INQToday: Alice Guo, others cited for contempt for skipping Senate hearing

/ 12:15 PM July 10, 2024

Here’s a quick roundup of today’s top stories:

Alice Guo, others cited for contempt for skipping Senate hearing

The Senate panel on women cited for contempt and sought the arrest of suspended mayor Alice Guo and others for skipping the chamber’s hearing on the local official’s alleged ties to Philippine offshore gaming operator (Pogo) in Tarlac.


During the Senate panel on women’s Wednesday hearing, Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian made the motion to cite for contempt the following individuals:

  • Alice Guo (Guo Hua Ping)
  • Nancy J. Gamo
  • Dennis Cunanan
  • Wenyi Lin
  • Seimen L. Guo
  • Jian Zhong Guo
  • Wesley Guo
  • Sheila Guo

Panel head Sen. Risa Hontiveros accepted Gatchalian’s motion.

Comelec chief denies receiving P120-M bribe from South Korean firm

Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chair George Erwin Garcia on Tuesday branded as “malicious” and part of a “demolition job” a lawmaker’s allegation about bribe money being deposited in his offshore bank accounts during the bidding for the new automated elections systems (AES) service provider.

Garcia told reporters that he learned of the plot against him about two weeks ago and asked the National Bureau of Investigation to look into it.

Blackpink’s Jennie apologizes for viral ‘vaping’ incident

Jennie of Blackpink extended her apologies through her agency after a video of her “vaping” indoors with her staff around her went viral on the internet.

On Tuesday, July 9, Jennie’s personal label, OA Entertainment, penned a statement on X (formerly Twitter) to explain the Kpop star’s side.

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TAGS: Alice Guo, Apollo Quiboloy, Blackpink, Bongbong Marcos Jr., Comelec, George Erwin Garcia, NBI, Risa Hontiveros, Senate hearing, Sherwin Gatchalian, skipping, vaping

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