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Duterte officially endorses 11 chosen candidates for May 2019

Feb 14, 2019 - 8:59 PM

(UPDATED) ''Pag natalo itong mga kandidato ko, balikan ko kayo,' President Rodrigo Duterte jokingly tells the audience during PDP-Laban's proclamation rally in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan

PRESIDENTIAL ENDORSEMENT. President Rodrigo Duterte endorses senatorial candidates from the PDP-Laban during its kickoff rally for the 2019 midterm elections in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan on February 14, 2019. Photo by Mary Grace dela Cerna/Rappler

Panelo denies Duterte asked Filipinos to vote for Freddie Aguilar

Nov 06, 2018 - 1:04 PM

Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo claims President Rodrigo Duterte 'may not be referring to an election' when he said, 'Vote for Freddie Aguilar!'

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte raises the hand of singer Freddie Aguilar on the sidelines of the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) inauguration in Parañaque City on November 5, 2018. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte endorses Freddie Aguilar as senator: 'He's exemplary'

Nov 05, 2018 - 6:40 PM

In a move at odds with his own political party, President Rodrigo Duterte supports the senatorial bid of singer Freddie Aguilar

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte raises the hand of singer Freddie Aguilar on the sidelines of the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) inauguration in Parañaque City on November 5, 2018. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Comelec to 'quickly' resolve PDP-Laban row

Oct 18, 2018 - 7:24 PM

The Comelec says internal fighting within President Rodrigo Duterte's party has confused its local candidates as well

PDP-LABAN BET. Senator Aquilino Pimentel, president of PDP-Laban, disowned Aguilar as one of its senatorial bets, despite him having submitted a CONA. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Comelec to rule on Freddie Aguilar, PDP-Laban row

Oct 12, 2018 - 3:02 PM

The Commission on Elections vows to quickly decide on other 'intra-party' controversies so clear up confusions as soon as the filing of COCs is over

PDP-LABAN BET? Senatorial bet Freddie Aguilar poses with supporters outside the Commission on Elections in Manila during the filing of certificates of candidacy on October 11, 2018. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

PDP-Laban disowns Freddie Aguilar despite ‘certificate’

Oct 11, 2018 - 5:26 PM

The singer submits a certificate of nomination and acceptance from what party president Koko Pimentel calls a 'rogue' PDP-Laban

NOT ON PDP-LABAN SLATE. Musician Freddie Aguilar’s nomination document is signed by Wilfredo Talag, who belongs to a faction not recognized by the PDP-Laban. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

#PHVote2019, Pimentel files his COC, Leni Robredo | Midday wRap

Oct 11, 2018 - 12:49 PM

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Koko Pimentel, Freddie Aguilar first to file COCs for senator

Oct 11, 2018 - 9:32 AM

Senator Aquilino Pimentel III cites his upcoming wedding as the reason why he filed his certificate of candidacy for senator this early

FIRST TO FILE. Senator Koko Pimentel files his certificate of Candidacy on October 11, 2018 at the Comelec office in Manila. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Pimentel on Aguilar, Duterte on Dela Rosa, BSP on Inflation | Midday wRap

Apr 20, 2018 - 12:59 PM

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Freddie Aguilar for senator? Yes, PDP-Laban eyes him for 2019

Apr 19, 2018 - 12:06 PM

(2ND UPDATE) Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III says broadcast journalist Jiggy Manicad is also included in the initial lineup

SENATE LAUDS FREDDIE AGUILAR: Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III (right) presents a copy of Senate Resolution 658 recognizing Filipino singer and composer Freddie “Anak” Aguilar (2nd, left) for his “lifetime outstanding contributions to Philippine arts and culture,” Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Aguilar was accompanied by his wife, Jovie Aguilar (left). (PRIB Photo by Joseph Vidal/AYA/13 March 2018)

Senate honors Freddie Aguilar for 'lifetime contributions' to PH arts

Mar 13, 2018 - 4:05 PM

Singer-composer Freddie Aguilar is a known supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte

SENATE LAUDS FREDDIE AGUILAR: Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III (right) presents a copy of Senate Resolution 658 recognizing Filipino singer and composer Freddie “Anak” Aguilar (2nd, left) for his “lifetime outstanding contributions to Philippine arts and culture,” Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Aguilar was accompanied by his wife, Jovie Aguilar (left). (PRIB Photo by Joseph Vidal/AYA/13 March 2018)

#PugadBaboy: Candidate for Conversion

Jan 05, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Freddie Aguilar's house destroyed by fire

Jan 03, 2018 - 5:16 PM

The singer's home in North Fairview is destroyed by fire with about P20 million in property lost

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Jan 06, 2017 - 1:20 PM

Watch Rappler s midday newscast with Zak Yuson

Freddie Aguilar out; Nat'l Artist Virgilio Almario is NCCA chair

Jan 05, 2017 - 8:11 PM

Singer songwriter Freddie Aguilar who campaigned for President Duterte has lobbied for the post but National Commission for Culture and the Arts board members elect Almario

Screenshot by Rappler

Martial law victims in Duterte Cabinet urged to speak up

Aug 09, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Ifugao Representative Teddy Baguilat Jr says these Cabinet members should urge President Rodrigo Duterte not to push through with Ferdinand Marcos burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani

Culture clash: Why Freddie Aguilar isn't ready

Jul 22, 2016 - 12:18 PM

I believe his views on Cultural Revolution and Purification will set us back from being participants in a globally connected creative world

Freddie Aguilar suggests solution to Torre de Manila 'photobombing'

Jul 19, 2016 - 6:12 PM

Kung ako po ang masusunod ito po ay personal na opinyon ko lang po – para wala nang gulo pagpapalitin ko po yung puwesto ng kalabaw tsaka ni Rizal the singer says

Is Freddie Aguilar up for the NCCA leadership?

Jul 11, 2016 - 11:29 PM

The veteran singer songwriter says he was called by Duterte s executive assistant Bong Go about the possibility of heading the National Commission for Culture and the Arts

FREDDIE AGUILAR. The singer-songwriter performs onstage at the launch of the commemorative album, 'Mga Awit para sa Tunay na Pagbabago.' Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

WATCH: Freddie Aguilar sings at Duterte inauguration

Jun 30, 2016 - 6:14 PM

We have to help him for our president to succeed says the popular folk singer who changed to political the lyrics of his hit love song Ipaglalaban Ko

LISTEN: The Noynoy Aquino administration soundtrack

Jun 12, 2016 - 10:15 PM

As his term comes to an end President Benigno Noynoy Aquino III looks back on the past 6 years in songs

#PugadBaboy: Conversion punchline 2

Sep 02, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Conversion punchline 3

Sep 02, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Conversion

Sep 02, 2015 - 5:00 AM

Freddie Aguilar reconciles with daughter Maegan

Jun 06, 2015 - 6:53 PM

The father and daughter reunite after not speaking to each other for a year

Freddie Aguilar's wife, now 18, on her birthday wish

Dec 02, 2014 - 7:58 PM

Freddie’s wife Jovie says her birthday wish is to be able to help her family and achieve her ambitions in life

Maegan Aguilar: Live-in partner has a dark side

Nov 10, 2014 - 11:54 PM

Maegan says her live in partner Ali Sanchez has a dark side when he gets drunk He can turn violent

Maegan Aguilar suffers injuries from live-in-partner, friend says

Nov 09, 2014 - 8:40 PM

The singer’s friend posts photos of Maegan wearing a neck brace on Facebook

Maegan Aguilar cuts ties with father Freddie

May 19, 2014 - 6:17 PM

UPDATED Singer Freddie Aguilar faces yet another controversy this time involving his daughter

#PugadBaboy: Ang Punyal ni Devlino 13

Feb 10, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Showbiz 2013: Rape, respect, and the deadly juice cleanse

Dec 29, 2013 - 11:13 PM

In 2013 celebrities said lines fit for television dramas Rappler lists them down

Image by Raffy de Guzman

Freddie Aguilar fights for love on 'Face the People'

Nov 05, 2013 - 8:33 AM

Aguilar decides to fight for love in TV5 talk show Face the People but says he would remain within the limits of the law

'IPAGLALABAN KO'. Aguilar faces the issue of qualified seduction in TV5's 'Face the People.' Screen grab from the November 4 episode.

#AskMargie: May-December relationships

Nov 03, 2013 - 8:00 AM

After an episode on musician Freddie Aguilar s relationship with a 16 year old Dr Margie Holmes continues the discussion on May December love affairs

#Pugadbaboy: The law is going to the dogs

Oct 29, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Freddie Aguilar s 16 year old girlfriend and child brides in Yemen

Parents of Aguilar's girlfriend express support for couple

Oct 27, 2013 - 8:59 PM

Susuportahan ko lang po ang anak ko basta po sa ikabubuti nila says the girl s father

SUPPORTIVE. The parents say the relationship made their child more mature and respectful. Screen shot from Buzz ng Bayan

#AskMargie: May-December relationships (Freddie Aguilar)

Oct 26, 2013 - 6:07 PM

In this episode of AskMargie Dr Margie Holmes talks about Freddie Aguilar s May December relationship with a 16 year old

Aguilar to DSWD: 'Prove there's abuse'

Oct 25, 2013 - 3:54 PM

Kung meron mang kailangang habulin ng DSWD yung mga bashers kasi sila ang nananakit dun sa girlfriend ko says the veteran musician

GOING STRONG. Freddie Aguilar is ready to face the DSWD, head on. Photo by Ira Agting/Rappler

DSWD, Freddie Aguilar and a minor

Oct 23, 2013 - 10:48 AM

DSWD begins investigation to ensure that the welfare of Aguilar s 16 year old girlfriend is not at risk

UNDER ASSESSMENT. DSWD investigates 60-year-old Aguilar's relationship with a 16-year-old girl. Tagged photo between Marcel Duprix and Freddie Aguilar from the singer's Facebook

#Pugadbaboy: Freddiephile 2

Oct 22, 2013 - 5:00 AM

More on Freddie Aguilar and his 16 year old girlfriend

#Pugadbaboy: Freddiephile 2 punchline 2

Oct 22, 2013 - 5:00 AM

More on Freddie Aguilar and his 16 year old girlfriend

#Pugadbaboy: Freddiephile 2 punchline 3

Oct 22, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Freddie Aguilar Aiza Seguerra and skills shared by guitar players

#PugadBaboy: Freddiephile punchline 3

Oct 21, 2013 - 5:00 AM

On Freddie Aguilar and his 16 year old girlfriend

#PugadBaboy: Freddiephile

Oct 21, 2013 - 5:00 AM

On Freddie Aguilar and his 16 year old girlfriend

#PugadBaboy: Freddiephile punchline 2

Oct 21, 2013 - 5:00 AM

On Freddie Aguilar and his 16 year old girlfriend

Outraged Maegan defends dad Freddie Aguilar

Oct 18, 2013 - 2:35 PM

None of us are LIARS or CORRUPT like most people around us says singer musician

'NABA-BAD TRIP AKO.' Maegan says her father is only being truthful. Photo from her Facebook

Netizens, celebs on Freddie Aguilar's May-December romance

Oct 17, 2013 - 4:00 PM

Age doesn t matter but not to netizens reacting to sexuagenarian singer songwriter s relationship with teen

MUDDY WATERS WROTE SONGS ABOUT THIS. Iconic singer-songwriter Aguilar. Tagged photo between Marcel Duprix and Freddie Aguilar from the singer's Facebook