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Necrological service ng Senado para kay dating Senate Pres Edgardo Angara

Necrological services for former Senate President Edgardo Angara </center. [...]

May 16, 2018 Politics

Erap to seek reelection in 2019; sons JV and Jinggoy to run too

Former President and Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada on Monday announced he will seek a reelection in the 2019 polls. Estrada made the statement when he went to Padre Burgos Elementary School in Altura, Sta. Mesa to cast his vote for [...]

May 14, 2018 Politics

33 ang napatay sa pinaghihinalaang insidente na may kaugnayan sa eleksyon ayon sa PNP

Ang Philippine National Police (PNP) ay nagrekord ng 33 katao na pinatay sa pinaghihinalaang mga insidente na may kinalaman sa halalan sa buong bansa mula noong pagsisimula ng panahon ng halalan noong Abril 14. Tulad ng Mayo 14, 6 ng [...]

May 14, 2018 Politics

Pinagbantaan nga ba ng mga pulis ang mga botante sa Obando?

OBANDO, Bulacan – Isinumbong ng ilang residente sa bayan ng Obando Bulacan na pinagbantaan umano sila ng ilang pulis para iboto ang isang kandidato para sa kapitan ngayong Lunes. Kuwento ng 2 babae sa Sitio San Lorenzo, Barangay Panghulo, pasado [...]

May 14, 2018 Politics

Maagang dumayo sa mga presinto ang mga botante sa Boracay

Sa kabila ng naging pagpapasara sa Boracay, tila sabik ang mga residente ng isla na makapaghalal ng bagong pinuno ngayong barangay at Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections. Nagsimula nang humaba ang pila ng mga botante sa Manoc-Manoc Elementary School para makaboto. [...]

May 14, 2018 Politics

Philippine mayor survives ambush after Duterte threat

A Philippine mayor accused of involvement in narcotics trafficking survived an ambush on Sunday, police said, four months after President Rodrigo Duterte publicly threatened to kill him. Retired police chief superintendent Vicente Loot, a mayor in the central province of [...]

May 13, 2018 Politics

I turned down ‘offers’ to mend ties with Duterte – Sereno

Ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Friday said she rejected earlier “offers” to have a dialogue with President Rodrigo Duterte to mend ties and ask for the withdrawal of the impeachment complaint and quo warranto petition filed against her. [...]

May 12, 2018 Politics

Duterte jokes about IMF chief Christine Lagarde: Kiss her in a corner, she’ll change her mind

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde would change her mind on monetary policies because of a kiss, President Rodrigo Duterte joked Tuesday (May 9). During the presentation of New Generation Currency banknotes and coins in Malacanang, Duterte told [...]

May 10, 2018 Politics

Trillanes claims Dick is Duterte’s top lackey: EJK whitewashed, Pulong absolved, Noy guilty

Senator Antonio Trillanes said Senator Dick Gordon has cemented his status as President Rodrigo Duterte’s top lackey in the Senate by going out of his way to please his master in three Blue Ribbon committee probes. Trillanes said that after [...]

April 16, 2018 Politics

Duterte predicts Bong Go na mananalo bilang senador

President Rodrigo Duterte is confident that his long time aide, Christopher “Bong” Go, will win if he throws his hat into the 2019 senatorial race. In a speech before the Filipino community in Hong Kong Thursday (April 12, Duterte said [...]

April 13, 2018 Politics