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Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte

Exposé on Duterte accounts a ‘calculated risk’, says analyst

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Aries Arugay, Political analyst  believes that the exposé of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on the alleged hidden wealth of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte had been a “calculated risk.”   [...]

April 30, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics, Videos
Palapag, Northern Samar

Municipal secretary shot dead in Northern Samar

The municipal secretary of Palapag, Northern Samar was shot dead early Friday morning today in what could be the latest of election-related violence in Samar island.   Photo Credit: GMA News   Police identified the fatality as Emil Go, 44, [...]

April 29, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics
Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte on birthday deposit allegations: ‘Ibig sabihin niyan marami akong kaibigan na mayaman’

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April 29, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics
Miriam Defensor Santiago

Miriam’s wish: Money to hide in bank account

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago agrees that all presidential candidates must open their bank records and come clean with the electorate.   “He (Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte) should. All of us should,” Santiago said in an ambush interview shortly before [...]

April 29, 2016 Business, News, Politics
Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr.

Bongbong Marcos says ready to sign bank secrecy waiver

Senator and vice-presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos on Friday said he is ready to sign a waiver allowing his bank account to be scrutinized.     In a press conference in Daet early Friday morning, Marcos said he only has one [...]

April 29, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics
Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte on a final debate major challenge

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Rodrigo “Rody” Roa Duterte, nicknamed Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan ancestry. Duterte is one of the longest-serving mayors in the Philippines and has been mayor of Davao [...]

April 24, 2016 Headlines, Politics, Videos
Miriam Defensor Santiago

Miriam Defensor Santiago on a final debate major challenge

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Miriam Defensor Santiago is a Filipino politician, famous for having served in all 3 branches of the Philippine government – judicial, executive, and legislative. Santiago was called as among The [...]

April 24, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics, Videos
‘Final debate a major challenge for presidential candidates’

‘Final debate a major challenge for presidential candidates’

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April 24, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics, Videos
Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr.

Marcos sustains lead in latest ABS-CBN survey

Senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong' Marcos Jr. maintained his solo lead in the vice-presidential race based on the ABS-CBN survey by Pulse Asia taken 3 weeks prior to the May 9 elections.   The poll was conducted from April 12-17 nationwide on [...]

April 24, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics, Videos
Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr

Imelda campaigns for Bongbong in Tacloban

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April 24, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics, Videos