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Manuel "Mar" Roxas II

Analysts: Roxas should give way to Poe to beat Duterte

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May 7, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics
President Benigno Aquino III

‘Mitings de avance’ cap hot campaign season

[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”] ‘Mitings de avance’ – A Couple Of Days before the May 9 national elections, the 5 presidential candidates made a last-ditch effort to recruit voters to their camp, with most [...]

May 7, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics
NPA

AFP probes NPA campaigning for presidential bet

The military is checking reports that communist rebels NPA campaigning for national candidates in Samar have threatened to execute local officials if their bets lose in their areas. Fifteen fully armed New People’s Army members were seen campaigning for a [...]

May 7, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics
Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte lawyer: Votes went to Roxas in VCM testing

Sarangani village claims that votes for presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte are added to rival Mar Roxas during the testing of vote-counting machines. A lawyer for presidential bet Rodrigo Duterte in Sarangani on Thursday afternoon, May 5, said she received a [...]

May 6, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics
Manuel "Mar" Roxas II

Mar on presidency: Fight between me and Duterte

[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”] Administration bet Manuel “Mar” Roxas II said on Wednesday (May 4) that the race to Malacañang had now been trimmed down to 2 contenders: him and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo [...]

May 5, 2016 News, Politics
Joma Sison

Joma Sison: If Duterte is defeated, expect a bloody uprising from the NPA

MANILA, Philippines – Joma Sison, Communist Party of the Philippines founder has warned that if Duterte gets defeated this coming presidential elections there would be a bloody uprising from the New Peoples Army. “If Duterte gets defeated, the winner faces [...]

May 4, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics
PRESIDENT Aquino

Aquino takes swipe at Duterte

PRESIDENT Aquino on Monday encouraged Filipinos to vote on May 9 for the candidates who deserve to win and not because they are popular or are leading in surveys. In a speech in Tuguegarao City hours after he met with [...]

May 4, 2016 News, Politics
Iglesia ni Cristo

Aquino visits INC leader to lobby for Mar

PRESIDENT Aquino on Monday met with Eduardo Manalo, executive minister of Iglesia ni Cristo (INC), in an apparent last-minute plea for Mar Roxas’ presidential bid, but the Liberal Party (LP) candidate struggling in voter preference surveys expressed confidence he could [...]

May 3, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

Gloria Arroyo for Duterte?

DUTERTE LAWYER Salvador Panelo, takes a selfie at the birthday party of former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in her La Vista home. The caption of his photo, says the guests include ‘volunteer ladies of Duterte.'     Some allies of [...]

May 3, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics
President Benigno Aquino III

PNoy in Iloilo today for city LP grand rally

ILOILO City – President Benigno Aquino III will lead this afternoon’s grand rally of the local Liberal Party (LP) at Plazoleta Gay in the City Proper.     The rally is finally pushing through more than a month after it [...]

May 3, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics