US Secretary of State Blinken congratulates Marcos Jr., eyes stronger PH – US ties

Christia Marie Ramos 05/12/2022

MANILA, Philippines — After congratulating presidential frontrunner Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on his impending victory in the 2022 elections, the United States committed to working with him to strengthen the “enduring” ties between Manila and Washington. “Congratulations…

After securing endorsement, Marcos attends Arroyo’s birthday party

Neil Arwin Mercado 04/06/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. attended the 75th birthday celebration of former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, just a day after securing the support of the former chief executive. The celebration was held in Quezon…

Rufa Mae trends on Twitter after performing in BBM-Sara rally

Doris Mondragon 03/29/2022

CEBU, Philippines—Rufa Mae Quinto made it to the trending topics on Twitter Philippines on Tuesday afternoon, March 29. This, after pictures and videos of Rufa Mae performing at the grand rally of UniTeam presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong”…

UniTeam is ‘face’ of continuity of Duterte reforms – Sara Duterte

Neil Arwin Mercado 02/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The UniTeam will continue the projects and reforms during the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, such as the campaign against illegal drugs and the Build, Build, Build program. Vice presidential candidate Inday Sara Duterte-Carpio…

Pacquiao ‘not surprised’ by junking of Marcos Jr. disqualification case

Neil Arwin Mercado 02/11/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Manny Pacquiao was “not surprised” by the decision of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) First Division, which dismissed the disqualification cases against presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. Pacquiao, who is also vying…

Marcos camp ‘extends hand of unity’ after COC cancellation bid is thrown out

Neil Arwin Mercado 01/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The camp of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said it is extending its “hand of unity even to the fiercest of adversary” as it called for clean and fair elections after the petition…

Comelec division junks petition to cancel Marcos COC for president

Neil Arwin Mercado 01/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Second Division of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has denied a petition seeking to cancel former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.’s certificate of candidacy (COC) for president, saying his failure to file his income…

Sara Duterte to LMP mayors in C. Visayas: Back me and BBM in 2022 polls

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Vice Presidential candidate and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio appeals to the members of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) in Central Visayas to support her tandem with former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong”…

Comelec junks motion vs extended deadline for Marcos’ reply on DQ case

Cathrine Gonzales 11/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) Second Division has denied the petition to recall its order extending the deadline granted to former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to answer the petition that seeks to cancel his candidacy…

Marcos says he tested negative in cocaine test, insists he wasn’t being alluded to by Duterte

Daphne Galvez - Reporter 11/23/2021

MANILA, Philippines — To put to rest speculations brought by President Duterte’s claims of a cocaine-hitting presidential aspirant, former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Tuesday claimed he has undergone a cocaine test, and had tested negative.…

Comelec grants Marcos’ appeal to extend deadline to reply on DQ case 

John Eric Mendoza - @inquirerdotnet 11/18/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Commission on Elections (Comelec) spokesperson James Jimenez said the poll body’s second division granted the appeal of Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.’s camp to extend the deadline for the submission of their response to the…

IN PHOTOS: BBM supporters in Cebu march to Comelec office 

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/18/2021

Cebu City, Philippines—Supporters of presidentiable Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. here marched from Plaza Independencia to the office of the Comelec Central Visayas on Thursday morning, November 18, 2021.  Individuals from various sectors joined the march that ended…

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