Category: National

SC junks Roxas’ poll protest vs Binay 0

SC junks Roxas’ poll protest vs Binay

THE Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed the electoral protest filed by Manuel Roxas II against former Vice President (VP) Jejomar Binay— his closest rival in the 2010 VP race. Six years after the protest...

Cayetano files bill postponing October village polls 0

Cayetano files bill postponing October village polls

SENATOR Alan Peter Cayetano filed Wednesday Senate Bill 1037 seeking to reset the upcoming synchronized Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls from October 31, 2016 to the last Monday of October 2018. Cayetano’s bill also...

SC orders Comelec to secure poll materials for Marcos case 0

SC orders Comelec to secure poll materials for Marcos case

THE Supreme Court (SC) granted on Tuesday the appeal of losing Vice Presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr. after it issued Precautionary Protection Order (PPO) in order to “preserve the integrity and safety” of all...

Robredo, senators laud Duterte’s first Sona 0

Robredo, senators laud Duterte’s first Sona

VICE President Leni Robredo has commended President Rodrigo Duterte’s first State of the Nation Address (Sona), specifically his positive pronouncement regarding his plans for informal settlers in the country. In a press conference at...

Pimentel, Alvarez are new Congress leaders 0

Pimentel, Alvarez are new Congress leaders

MANILA (Updated) — The 17th Congress of the Philippines convened Monday, July 25, and named Senator Aquilino Pimentel III and Davao del Norte Representative Pantaleon Alvarez as Senate President and House Speaker, respectively. Pimentel...

Cayetano on failed bid at Senate presidency: ‘No loss’ 0

Cayetano on failed bid at Senate presidency: ‘No loss’

“LOSING what was never mine. Keeping what’s important to me.” Senator Alan Peter Cayetano posted these words on Facebook after his closest rival, Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, has been declared Senate President for the...

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