It started as a not so innocent remark from the man who is perceived to be the president’s anointed come 2016. Now, it has caught the nation's attention. Not least of the president himself....
Probably the biggest loser in the Philippines May 2013 mid-term elections was Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, who resigned yesterday. No, he was not a candidate, although had his son Jack won they would have formed the first ever father and son tandem in the Philippine Senate. But it wasn’t to be. Enrile had three...
Whether it is him or in a proxy war, General Santos City has remained elusive for Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao. On May 13, Rogelio ‘Ruel’ Pacquiao lost in his bid to become seatmates with elder brother in the House of Representatives, losing to re-electionist Pedro ‘Jun’ Acharon Jr by an overall margin of 8,490 votes...
Despite votes to be counted, the President wins his mandate, reports Asia Sentinel The voters Monday delivered Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III a resounding mandate along with nine of the 12 Senate seats his slate of candidates were contesting. In the process, voters ignored a last-ditch campaign by the Catholic Church to defeat candidates...
Old money takes on new money as southern Philippines city braces for closest election yet They have barely touched the ground. But by the size of the crowds they pulled for their proclamation rallies, there might actually be a race between the scions of two of the city’s richest families in General Santos City. Matching...
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