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Teacher Disciplines Student by Sending Him Outside Classroom, Netizens Angry at Tulfo’s Action

A teacher sent a student outside her classroom to sit on a chair at the corridor, to discipline the child, but she would end up losing her job after the parents and grandmother went to Raffy Tulfo for help. However, instead of getting angry at the teacher, netizens are actually taking her side and are slamming Tulfo for his action in this case!

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Salve Bañez, a 47-year-old housewife from Malate, Manila, went to Tulfo for help in filing a complaint in court against teacher for making her grandson get out of the classroom. The grandma claims that the teacher shamed the student because he failed to bring his report card back.

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According to the grandma, the teacher always praises her grandson for being a smart kid but the family fears that he would hate school now because the teacher did that to him. They think that the child was traumatized by the experience because he was shamed by his teacher.

Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube
Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube

They also brought along CCTV footage of the incident, showing that the teacher stormed out of her classroom and put a chair the corridor where she let the boy sit. According to Nanay Salve, the teacher denied it first but eventually admitted to doing this to the kid when they showed her the CCTV footage.

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The boy’s mother, Rosemil Edroso, a 26-year-old customer service representative of an online casino in Malate, Manila, does not want to file a case against the teacher. However, she wants the teacher to lose her license and that the teacher should stop working.

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When asked why she did it, the 55-year-old teacher Melita Limjuco defended her actions as a way of imposing discipline on the students.

The incident happened last November 13.

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Tulfo sided with the parents, angering a lot of netizens who believe that teachers should be allowed to do their jobs in teaching and disciplining students. Many said that they fear the students no longer respect teachers because they know their parents side with them and might bring the matter to Tulfo, even if it is their fault!

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Daughter Defends Mom

Dismayed over what happened to her mom and Tulfo’s action, the teacher’s daughter Kyla Limjuco defended her mother on social media.

“UMPISA palang, wala pong itinangging pangyayari. INAMIN ang kamalian kahit wala pang bakas ng CCTV. HUMARAP at NAKIPAG-USAP, HUMINGI NG PASENSYA AT PATAWAD tungkol sa nangyari.

PERO ANG SINUKLI ay isa pang KAHIHIYAN at DINAGDAGAN PA NG MGA KUNG ANO-ANO AT WALANG KWENTANG KUWENTO PARA LANG MAPASAMA ANG IMAHE NG ISANG TAO?

Photo credit: Kyla Limjuco / Facebook

Maging ang iniIDOLo PO NG NAKARARAMI NA SI RAFFY TULFO. Hindi karapat-dapat ang titulong yan’ para sakaniya. Marahil marami sainyo ang kaniyang natulungan pero sa pagkakataong ito, kahit kami ay hindi makapaniwala sa naging hatol niya sa aking ina na ang basehang pinaniniwalaan lamang ay ang kabilang kampo.

Ayan, trending na. 😊 SANA’Y NAKATULOG PO KAYO NG MAHIMBING AT NAPASAYA KAYO ng pangyayari. Masakit bilang isang anak, ang WALA KANG MAGAWANG AGARANG AKSYON PARA IPAGTANGGOL AT WAG’ MASAKTAN ANG SARILI MONG INA. SAMANTALANG SILA, TODO ANG SUPORTA PARA LANG MAGKARON NG MAGANDANG KINABUKASAN AT MAPROTEKTAHAN ANG ANAK SA LAHAT NG ORAS.

Ngunit MAS NANINIWALA PO AKONG HINDI NATUTULOG ANG DIYOS. HINDI PO KAYO ANG HUHUSGA SA PAGKATAONG MAYROON SI GNG. MELITA LIMJUCO. AT LALONG HINDI IKAW MR. RAFFY TULFO ANG MAGDEDESISYON AT HUHUKOM KUNG ANO ANG KARAPAT-DAPAT PARA SA AKING INA.

Photo credit: Kyla Limjuco / Facebook

Ganun pa man’, sa kabila ng LAHAT ay TAOS PUSO PO AKONG NAGPAPASALAMAT, KASAMA NG AKING BUONG PAMILYA sa LAHAT ng NAGPA-ABOT NG SUPORTA AT PANININDIGAN PARA SA AKING INA personal man o sa likod ng social media na ito. Mas lalo po naming nabigyang halaga ang propesyong dahilan kung bakit patuloy kaming nabubuhay ng marangal; isa sa mga rason kung bakit kaming mga anak niya’y nakapagtapos ng pag-aaral at kung bakit hindi namin kailanman natutunang’ gayahin ang ganitong sitwasyong puno ng PANGHUHUSGA at MAG-IMBENTO NG MGA KUWENTONG WALANG KATOTOHAN sa buhay ng ibang tao.

Hangad ko po ang katahimikan ng inyong mga mga puso’t isip ukol sa isyung ito.”

Photo credit: Kyla Limjuco / Facebook

What is the Teacher Protection Act?

ACT Teachers Party-List Representative Antonio L. Tinio filed a bill called the Teacher Protection Act which aims to protect teachers as they impose reasonable discipline in their classrooms. The bill is fully entitled, “An Act Institutionalizing Measures Governing Student Discipline And Mechanisms For Classroom Management, Establishing Support For Public School Teachers And School Personnel And Providing For Their Protection In Cases Related Thereto.”

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Cops Contribute Own Money to Build House for Old Woman Who Lived in Ramshackle Home

Sometimes, cops are seen as the bad guys who use their authority to make others feel afraid of their power. But there are also lots of news about cops doing good deeds that go beyond their call of duty.

On Facebook page I Love PNP, photos of several policemen working on the house of a 98-year-old lady went viral. Many netizens were impressed that these amazing policemen are doing this for the old woman, without asking for anything in return.

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It all started when the story of Lola Celerina Ibus Villa of Brgy. Labut, Badoc Ilocos Norte went viral. Someone found her living in a ramshackle 2-story wooden house that appears to be falling apart. The house looks like it is about to fall down any minute – and the old lady is left there by herself, most of the time.

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She has two sons, but both are also very old and don’t have families of their own. Thus, the three are living in a difficult situation. They don’t even get to eat three meals a day due to poverty. But netizens were also quite concerned about their house, particularly because it could break apart and fall on them anytime.

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After learning of Lola Celerina’s plight, police officers from Badoc Patrolbase, 101st Maneuver Company, RMFB1, Police Regional Office 1 contributed money to have enough funds to buy construction materials for Lola Celerina’s house. Then, they actually worked hands on to help build the house for the old lady! Isn’t that awesome?

Photo credit: I Love PNP / Facebook
Photo credit: I Love PNP / Facebook
Photo credit: I Love PNP / Facebook
Photo credit: I Love PNP / Facebook

Everything simply started with a netizen helping out the old lady by visiting her ramshackle house and giving her some groceries. Thanks to this viral story, Lola Celerina now has a new house where she can live in safety!

Photo credit: I Love PNP / Facebook
Photo credit: I Love PNP / Facebook

What is a Ramshackle House?

A ramshackle house is something that is so old and broken down that it might fall apart at any given time. This is not safe to live in and must be evacuated as soon as possible.

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Old Lady Still Sells in the Streets at 82 to Support 8-Year-Old Grandchild

She might already be 82 years old but Nanay Gloria Tupas continues to sell at the sidewalk in front of HSBC at Northgate in Alabang, Muntinlupa. She’s old but she doesn’t have much choice because this is the only livelihood she knows. It is the only way she can support herself and the 8-year-grandchild who’s her only companion at home.

Netizen Kring Man shared Nanay Gloria’s plight on her social media account, saying that the old vendor is a regular figure at that spot. Every night, Nanay Gloria sells there from around 6PM to 10PM or even later than that, depending on some factors.

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Though there were days that she doesn’t sell there, Nanay Gloria revealed that she sometimes takes a rest from selling because she feels tired. However, when she feels better, she goes back to the spot to earn some money.

According to Kring, Nanay Gloria’s baskets are heavy, but she often gets help from kind van operators with routes to Paliparan. They often let her ride and even help her carry the heavy goods to her spot.

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Each night, Nanay Gloria brings various food items to sell, including kakanin, candies, and junk food that are popular among the younger crowd passing by her spot. A lot of her regular customers are kind-hearted people like Kring who often buy a lot of her goods, often not asking for their change back.

But going to that spot every night, with her heavy baskets, is already taking a toll on the old woman’s frail body. She admits that there were many times she wanted to rest but couldn’t do it because it’s the only way she could support herself and her only companion at home, an 8-year-old grandchild.

Photo credit: Kring Man / Facebook

She hopes to have a house of her own with a small sari-sari store. Since she can’t grant that wish, Kring calls on netizens to help. While it might be too difficult to give Nanay Gloria her wish, Kring hopes that they could at least find her a spot near SM Molina or nearby areas as she lives in the vicinity.

Many netizens are hoping Nanay Gloria would get her wish soon, even as they tagged civic-oriented shows like Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho and Raffy Tulfo in Action.

What is Junk Food?

Junk food is any food that has very low nutritional value. It is an unhealthful food that’s rich on calories from sugar or fat. But while it is an unhealthy food, junk food is a popular choice by many people, young or old, because of the delicious taste.

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Previous Foe of Doctor in Viral Road Rage Incident Tells Story to Raffy Tulfo

Some days ago, a doctor figured in a road rage incident that got netizens talking. The doctor was later identified as Tomas Joaquin Mendez. He was linked to St. Luke’s, but the hospital later issued a statement that Mendez had never been a full-time part of the staff as he had only been an intern.

It was later revealed that Mendez works at Diliman Doctor’s Hospital, but the team from Raffy Tulfo in Action was not allowed to enter the facility or bring their cameras in to interview the doctor.

Photo credit: Raffy Tulfo in Action / YouTube

The driver of the L300 van, 49-year-old Santiago Paredes, went to Raffy Tulfo in Action to seek justice over what happened to them in the incident. His wife, 46-year-old Merely, accompanied him to TV5. She was the one who could be heard talking in the video, but the doctor keeps on telling her to keep quiet.

According to the couple, they had their four kids in the van when the incident happened. It turned out that Mendez wanted to overtake and cut into Paredes’ lane but because the traffic was heavy and he was on the right lane, anyway, the L300 driver did not let Mendez move ahead. This angered the doctor who threw something at their vehicle.

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With kids in the vehicle who got scared of Mendez’s action, Paredes decided to ask him why he would throw something at their vehicle. But this angered Mendez who was already so angry that the L300 refused to let him go first.

Here’s Part 1 on Tulfo:

Tulfo called up LTO Dir. Roberto Valera who said that they would issue a show cause order to Mendez regarding the incident. This was later confirmed to be on December 5.

Later on, as the incident with Paredes went viral, many netizens pointed out that this also happened last year, this time with Cris Pulo Eusebio. While he’s no longer involved in the current incident, Eusebio was willing to help Paredes, if ever there’s a case that must be filed against Mendez.

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Eusebio’s story was quite similar to what happened to Paredes, with Mendez still driving a Black Fortuner just like in the recent incident. But Eusebio said that he did not even know why Mendez was so angry at him. He was just shocked to see a Php5-coin thrown at their car. He was angry about it, especially because the coin hit the passenger seat window where his wife and their 1-month baby were sitting!

Just like the recent viral incident, Mendez also belittled Eusebio.

Here’s Part 2:

What is a Fortuner?

A Fortuner is a brand of sports utility vehicle (SUV) from Toyota. It is one of the most popular SUVs in the Philippines and is even considered as a status symbol.

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