Tweets of the Week: The Twitterati on the MRT and LRT fare hike, "The Grand Bilibid Hotel" + more

Who tweeted what and when.

 

(SPOT.ph) Pinoy tweeters welcomed the Christmas week with a grim announcement: MRT and LRT fares will be increased to around P28 to P30 from the current P15 to P20. To add insult to this injury, the living conditions of drug lords inside the New Bilibid Prison were revealed. Some of these high profile prisoners were living like kings in a five-star hotel. Others anticipated the Christmas in a more optimistic mood while others are still stressed over the holiday rush. (Art by Warren Espejo)

 

On the MRT and LRT fare hike:

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Tonyo Cruz, blogger

 

 

Renato Reyes Jr., Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) secretary general

 

 

Vencer Crisostomo, activist

 

 

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Teddy Boy Locsin, journalist

 

 

On living conditions inside the New Bilibid Prison:

Christian Bautista, singer

Full text: A music studio, a bath tub, king size beds in bilibid prison. First reaction: how could authorities let this go on for so long, how can we believe in the justice system now? Second reaction: finally they discovered what’s really going on inside the prison. It’s a slow process but justice will be served again and again.

 

 

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Gretchen Ho, athlete and TV host

 

 

Pepe Diokno, filmmaker

 

 

Ces Drilon, journalist

 

 

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Kim Atienza, TV host

 

 

On the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather fight:

Manny Pacquiao, boxer

 

 

Floyd Mayweather, boxer

 

 

On the movie, The Interview:

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KC Montero, celebrity

 

 

Bianca Gonzalez, celebrity

On Christmas and other concerns:

 

Ramon Bautista, celebrity, on "feels"

 

 

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Gino Quillamor, radio DJ and host, on Christmas shopping

 

 

Troy Montero, celebrity, on a shopping app

 

 

 

Joey Reyes, filmmaker, on Christmas traffic

 

 

 

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Jam Sisante, journalist, on long lines

 

 

 

Menchu Macapagal, TV host, on criminals

 

 

 

Apl De Ap, singer, on Black Eyed Peas

 

 

 

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Franco Cruz Mabanta, club DJ, on fake IG account

 

 

Lea Salonga, singer, on who should have won The Voice Kids

 

 

 

Julie Ann San Jose, celebrity, on cartoon characters

 

 

 

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Francine Prieto, celebrity, on PhD

 

 

 

Julia Barretto, celebrity, on sleeping habits

 

 

 

Rolando Tolentino, professor, on expectations

 

 

 

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Kiray, celebrity, on happiness

 

 


Jun Sabayton, celebrity, on people attached to their phones

 

 

 

James Jimenez, COMELEC spokesperson, on worrying

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