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…

It’s official: Bongbong Marcos, Sara Duterte running in tandem in 2022 elections

Neil Arwin Mercado 11/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines — It is official: Former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio will be running in tandem — as president and vice president, respectively — in the 2022 national elections. Marcos…

‘Bongbong’ Marcos gets warm welcome from 120 supporters at first Mactan-Mandaue bridge

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/22/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — More than a hundred individuals have greeted former Senator Ferdinand “BongBong” Marcos’ Jr. at the first Mactan-Mandaue bridge on Friday morning, October 22, 2021. Marcos visited Cebu for the inauguration of the Bongbong…

What explains Marcos Jr.’s popularity?

Joel Ruiz Butuyan - @inquirerdotnet 10/18/2021

A week after our presidential candidates were officially made known, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is emerging as a huge front-runner. If elections were held today, he would become our country’s next president. In the most recent Pulse…

Rama claims: There is sufficient basis for success of his poll protest

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/11/2016

AMID suggestions that a petition for recall may be the more expedient way of protesting against the victory of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, defeated mayoral candidate Michael Rama said he is not considering a recall election…

OLD WOUNDS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jhunnex Napallacan, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 11/08/2016

Supreme Court decision triggers waves of anger, dissent The hammer has fallen on the decades-old issue of whether or not Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos can be buried a hero at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB). In…

Groups refute Marcos claim of cheating in Cebu

Carmel Loise Matus 07/03/2016

GROUPS opposed to vice presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said last week that his claims of “irregularities” in the May 9 automated elections are a “figment of his imagination.” Noel Tabasa, the spokesperson of the Anti-Bongbong…

VP Robredo no longer expects Cabinet post

07/03/2016

Leni rides bus to Naga for inauguration party VICE President Ma. Leonor “Leni” Robredo is no longer expecting any Cabinet position under the Duterte administration. “Hindi na siguro. Ako naman, nakakasa na na hindi ako bibigyan. Handa…

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