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…

Bohol town mayor endorses ‘idol’ Lacson, Sotto

Christia Marie Ramos 04/06/2022

JAGNA, Bohol, Philippines — Mayor Joseph Rañola of Jagna town in Bohol endorsed on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, the candidacies of Sen. Panfilo Lacson and Senate President Vicente Sotto III after the tandem capped off a day…

Lacson, Sotto favor renewing ABS-CBN franchise ‘to enhance competition’

Christia Marie Ramos 04/05/2022

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol — The tandem of Senator Panfilo Lacson and Senate President Vicente Sotto III are in favor of renewing the franchise of broadcast giant ABS-CBN. “Yes, not for anything, but to enhance competitiveness or competition,”…

IM Pilipinas shifts from Isko to Leni

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Ikaw Muna (IM) Pilipinas, a group of supporters of presidential candidate Isko Moreno-Domagoso, has shifted its support to Vice President Leni Robredo for this year’s elections.  Nick Malazarte, the Visayas coordinator of the IM Pilipinas,…

Pacquiao eyeing social media influencers to amplify platform, ditches negative campaigning

Daphne Galvez 03/31/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential candidate Senator Manny Pacquiao on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, said he is open to tapping social media influencers to “amplify” his platforms and programs but he does not want them to use negative…

Bongbong Marcos, Sara Duterte unfazed in Davao del Norte

Neil Arwin Mercado 03/30/2022

CARMEN, Davao del Norte — Even without the backing of some key political figures in Davao del Norte such as governor Edwin Jubahib and 1st District Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez,  presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos courted voters in the…

Robredo back in Mindanao, to woo voters near Duterte bailiwick

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 03/24/2022

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo takes her presidential campaign back to Mindanao, this time in areas near the bailiwick of President Rodrigo Duterte. Robredo is scheduled to visit towns in Davao del Sur and…

Cebu bike groups hold caravan to show support for Cayetano

Futch Anthony Inso 03/14/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Different cycling groups here showed their support to the candidacy of former House Speaker and Taguig-Pateros first district representative Alan Peter Cayetano, who is running for  senator in the upcoming May elections. Dubbed “1-4 Alan…

JC de Vera straightens netizens’ misconceptions on peace sign gesture

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 02/11/2022

CEBU, Philippines — Kapamilya actor JC de Vera is trending on Twitter Philippines, Friday, February 11, 2022. This was after he clarified netizens’ and fans’ misconceptions and speculations, who presumed he is supporting the Presidential aspirant Bongbong…

Robin Padilla humingi ng tulong sa netizens: Pulitika o pelikula?

Therese Arceo 09/17/2021

NAGUGULUHAN ang aktor na si Robin Padilla kung papasok ba siya sa pulitika o sasalang sa pelikula. Sa kanyang Facebook live, isiniwalat ng aktor na maraming bagay ang gumugulo sa kaniyang isipan. “Kaya ako nag-live, maraming gumugulo…

Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politics

Darryl John Esguerra - INQUIRER.net 11/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines—President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday referred to himself, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go and House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano as the “brightest stars” of the current Philippine politics. “Si Senator Bong, Speaker (Cayetano), we are the brightest…

Defining 2017: Policy imperatives for Duterte admin

01/24/2017

President Duterte’s honeymoon period represents an adventurous timeline in Philippine politics. It has been animated by policy paradoxes, the war on drugs and a shift in foreign policy, and accompanied by criticisms from different directions, political squabbling…

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