Is unity possible?

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 05/10/2022

If “change” was the buzzword in the 2016 presidential election that brought President Duterte into power, “unity” appears to be the word resonating in 2022. Both top contenders to the presidency cite it to be imperative for…

An exceptional election

Edilberto C. de Jesus - @inquirerdotnet 05/05/2022

Whatever the outcome, the 2022 election campaign has been confounding. “Weird” was retired CJ Panganiban’s observation on poor-performing candidates attacking second placer Vice President Leni Robredo, rather than front-runner Ferdinand Marcos Jr., about whom they professed more…

The Filipino women’s suffrage rights and UPink fight

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 04/26/2022

Eighty five (85)  years ago, Filipino women would not find their names in the voting list until a plebiscite was held on April 30, 1937. That day marked the first time women in the country exercised suffrage…

Aika Robredo seeks NBI cybercrime unit’s help vs fake lewd videos

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 04/21/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo’s daughter, Aika, has formally sought the assistance of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to probe the spread of fake lewd videos that allegedly feature her. Robredo’s camp issued a…

Retaking the bar exam

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 04/20/2022

Grieve and take the bar exam again. This is the advice given by 2020/21 bar exam chairman Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic Leonen  to the 3,549 who did not make it for the passers list.  “Accept it as a challenge. That…

Presidential bets bare plans for new COVID-19 surge in PH

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 03/19/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential bets bared their respective plans for a possible new COVID-19 surge in the country during the 2022 PiliPinas Debates of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Saturday. During the debate, Vice President Leni…

Presidential bets look at agri, businesses to boost economic recovery

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 03/19/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Agriculture and businesses — these are among the sectors that presidential candidates would prioritize in expediting the country’s economic recovery. During the PiliPinas Debates 2022: The Turning Point on Saturday, organized by the Commission on Elections…

PDP-Laban honcho and Duterte ally Evardone backs Robredo’s presidential bid

Daphne Galvez 03/14/2022

A high-ranking official of ruling party PDP-Laban in Visayas on Monday endorsed the presidential candidacy of Vice President Leni Robredo. Evardone, who serves as the PDP-Laban vice president in Visayas, said his endorsement is based on the qualifications…

Leni, Kiko to hold grand rally in Cebu this Feb. 24

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Presidential candidate, Vice President Ma. Leonor “Leni” Robredo, will be in Cebu on Thursday, February 24, and she is expected to hold her first grand rally in the country’s most-vote rich province. In…

Pacquiao, Lacson, Robredo to skip Quiboloy’s SNMI debate

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 02/14/2022

MANILA, Philippines (Updated) — Three presidential candidates have so far declined to participate in the debate to be hosted by SMNI, the broadcasting arm of Kingdom of Jesus Christ church led by Pastor Quiboloy. Presidential candidate Senator Manny Pacquiao…

Marcos Jr. leads latest Pulse Asia survey for presidential race

John Eric Mendoza - @inquirerdotnet 02/13/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. leads the latest Pulse Asia survey for presidential race, with fellow candidate Vice President Leni Robredo at far second. Pulse Asia, in a survey result conducted from January…

Duterte claims Bongbong Marcos, Robredo ‘pro-communists’

Daniza Fernandez - @inquirerdotnet 11/14/2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has claimed that presidential aspirants Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Vice President Leni Robredo are pro-communists. In an interview with pro-Duterte vlogger Byron Cristobal, known online as Banat By, that aired…

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