Raymond-Mikel tandem in 2025: Possible, says Mike Rama

Pia Piquero 02/20/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has expressed his confidence in Vice Mayor Raymond Alvin Garcia, saying that he could become a good mayor in the future. Mike also conveyed to Garcia that his…

Rivals say Biden, Trump too old to lead

01/22/2024

  PETERBOROUGH/MANCHESTER/NASHUA, New Hampshire — Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley accused rival Donald Trump of being “obsessed” with dictators and too old to lead, in a final campaign stretch in New Hampshire on Saturday, ahead of…

RPT-Indonesia presidential hopeful promises change, end of patronage politics

01/08/2024

TASIKMALAYA, Indonesia (Reuters) – After a campaign rally this week, Indonesian presidential contender Anies Baswedan dabbed sweat off his forehead as his convoy inched through a throng of supporters. Suddenly, he jumped out of his van to…

Henry Kissinger, secretary of state under Presidents Nixon and Ford, dies at 100

Associated Press 11/30/2023

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, the diplomat with the thick glasses and gravelly voice who dominated foreign policy as the United States extricated itself from Vietnam and broke down barriers with China, died Wednesday, his consulting…

Biden turns 81 as voters show concern about age

11/21/2023

Washington, United States—Joe Biden joked about his age as he turned 81 on Monday, November 20, 2023, but the issue is no laughing matter for many voters who are worried he is too old for reelection next year.…

Sara gives up seeking P650M in secret funds

Melvin Gascon 11/10/2023

After relentless opposition from activists and many lawmakers, Vice President Sara Duterte on Thursday dropped her requests for confidential funds (CF) amounting to P500 million for her office and another P150 million for the Department of Education…

Proclaimed Cogon Ramos councilor to assume position until results are recomputed

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 11/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The barangay councilor in Barangay Cogon Ramos, Cebu City, whose proclamation is now under question due to alleged errors in computations, will assume her position until the re-computation of the election results is…

Robin Padilla: Morality in the Philippines is going down

Maila Ager 11/09/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Robin Padilla has expressed dismay over what he perceives as the eroding morality in the Philippines. Speaking at the Ambassadors for Peace dinner banquet in Quezon City early this week, Padilla lamented how…

Rendon Labador adunay plano nga mosulod sa politika?

CDN Digital 10/29/2023

Giangkon sa social media personality nga si Rendon Labador nga adunay posibilidad nga mosulod siya sa politika, apan dili pa sa pagkakaron. Sa iyang interview kauban si Anthony Taberna sa  “Tune In Kay Tunying Live” niadtong Oktobre…

PRO-7 director to police personnel: Do not meddle with politics

Emmariel Ares 10/05/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is reminding its personnel to be apolitical and not to meddle with campaigns of candidates running for the upcoming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE)…

What are the next steps as US House searches for new speaker?

10/04/2023

WASHINGTON —The U.S. House of Representatives for the first time in its history has booted its speaker out of the job, as infighting in the narrow and bitterly divided Republican majority toppled Kevin McCarthy from the position.…

Arroyo lawyer says former President is innocent of any wrongdoing

Dempsey Reyes 10/04/2023

Former President, now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, is innocent of any wrongdoing over the disbursement of P38 billion of the Malampaya funds during her presidency, her lawyer said on Tuesday, October 3, 2023. According to Ferdinand Topacio,…

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