Health reform, pay hike: Wish list for Bongbong Marcos grows

Julie Aurelio, Kathleen de Villa, Nestor Corrales 05/28/2022

The wish list continues to grow for President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr., with key sectors adding on proposed measures that they want the new administration to support to improve the lives of ordinary Filipinos. The items presented on…

Comelec: No proof of vote shaving, padding

Daniza Fernandez 05/25/2022

MANILA, Philippines — There is no proof of any vote shaving or vote padding in the recently-concluded May polls, Commission on Elections (Comelec) acting spokesperson John Rex Laudiangco assured the public Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Laudiangco was…

Marcos Jr. short of funds for 1st six months – Lagman

Julie Aurelio 05/22/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Veteran lawmaker Rep. Edcel Lagman of Albay expressed concern on Saturday that the incoming administration of presumptive President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. may not have the funds it will need for priority projects, because…

Marcos allies in House eye new stimulus package

Julie Aurelio 05/21/2022

Allies of presumptive President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. are preparing a stimulus program, similar to the Bayanihan packages of the Duterte administration, that would help tackle the health and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to House…

Petition to disqualify Bongbong Marcos as president reaches SC

Tetch Torres-Tupas 05/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Civic leaders on Tuesday has asked the Supreme Court to stop the Senate and Congress from canvassing the votes cast for former senator and presumptive president Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. The prayer for a…

Marcos urged to allow vetting of next CHR execs

Dempsey Reyes 05/14/2022

As Ferdinand Marcos Jr. makes his way to Malacañang, he will be met by controversies surrounding the country’s human rights situation, especially the killings during his predecessor’s brutal drug war, and a Commission on Human Rights (CHR)…

Toni Gonzaga proud to have made a stand

Doris Mondragon - Social Media Specialist 05/13/2022

CEBU, Philippines— Toni Gonzaga speaks about her hosting of the campaign rallies of Presidential frontrunner Bongbong Marcos Jr.,  In an Instagram post on Thursday, May 12, 2022, she uploaded photos of herself hosting and performing on stage.…

Michael V. pens a post-election poem: ‘Kahit PINK ang dugo ko mananaig ang RESPETO’

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 05/13/2022

CEBU, Philippines— Comedian Michael V. has penned a poem amid Presidential frontrunner Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. presumptive victory in the 2022 elections, saying his respect will prevail. Michael V., who supported presidential candidate and Vice President Leni…

Duterte to Comelec: Probe alleged electoral fraud, disabuse people’s minds

Daniza Fernandez 05/12/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to look into election fraud allegations and disabuse the minds of those making the allegations. Duterte believes that there is no cheating amid the canvassing…

Jinkee Pacquiao to Manny: ‘I’m proud to have stood with you every step of the way. Forever

Doris Mondragon 05/11/2022

CEBU, Philippines—After conceding the presidential race to Bongbong Marcos, Sen. Manny Pacquiao finds support from his wife, Jinkee. A day after the national and local elections, Jinkee took to her Instagram page to share an appreciation post…

How Cebu City residents voted?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — True to its promise, Barug PDP Laban candidates in Cebu City delivered votes for former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. Data from the Comelec Cebu City office…

J.P. Morgan drops PH to bottom of Asean investment preference list after May 9 polls

Miguel Camus 05/11/2022

MANILA, Philippines — American financial services giant J.P. Morgan dropped the Philippines to the bottom of an investment list comprised of its Southeast Asian peers in a new report released after it became clear Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos…

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