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Comelec recognizes Duterte’s CoC for president

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, Dec. 17 (PNA) — The name of the Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte will be included in the list of candidates for the May 2016…

SC junks petition vs. ‘No Bio, No Boto’ policy for lack of merit

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr. MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) dismissed for lack of merit on Wednesday the petition against the “No Bio, No Boto” policy…

Poe’s camp asks Comelec en banc to reconsider ‘voluminous’ evidences

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) — A counsel for Sen. Grace Poe on Wednesday asked the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to take a second look at the…

Comelec lauds SC’s decision junking the petition against the ‘No Bio, No Boto’ policy

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) lauded the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday to dismiss the petition against the…

Comelec to discuss the final list of candidates on Monday

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, Dec. 13 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is set to deliberate on Monday on the final list of national candidates in the May…

P-Noy, Roxas pledge funding for Leni Robredo’s campaign

NAGA CITY, Dec. 13 (PNA) — The fear of vice presidential candidate Rep. Leni Robredo of having no resources to finance her campaign besides family approval and popularity rating before…

SC asked not to lift TRO on “no bio, no boto” policy

By Perfecto T. Raymundo MANILA, Dec. 11 (PNA) — The petitioners against the “No Bio, No Boto” policy of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Friday filed a manifestation before…

Poe can still appeal her case to Comelec en banc, SC

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA. Dec. 11 (PNA) — Stalwart of the Liberal Party on Friday said Senator Grace Poe is still a presidential candidate until after the Supreme Court…

SC Justice Leonen designated as ponente in DQ case vs. Sen. Grace Poe

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr. MANILA, Dec. 11 (PNA) — Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Mario Victor Leonen has been designated as the ponente, or the justice who will draft…

Comelec cancels anew Poe’s COC

MANILA, Dec. 11 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has cancelled anew the Certificate of Candidacy (CoC) for president of Sen. Grace Poe. Voting 2-1, the poll body’s First…

SC junks petition to extend voters’ registration until Jan. 8, 2016

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr. MANILA, Dec. 8 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) dismissed for lack of merit on Tuesday the petition filed by the Kabataan Party-list seeking to…

Comelec not discounting possibility of postponing the May polls

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, Dec. 7 (PNA) — In the event the Supreme Court (SC) failed to lift the temporary restraining order (TRO) on the “No Bio, No Boto”…

Comelec declares 205 aspirants for national positions in 2016 polls as nuisance candidates

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, Dec 7 (PNA) — A total of 205 aspirants for national positions in the May 2016 polls have been declared nuisance candidates by the Commission…

Sen. Miriam is my president – Marcos

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Dec. 7 (PNA) – Contrary to reports that he might vote Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos on Monday said he will…

Duterte’s huge lead in survey draws mixed reactions in Senate

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Dec. 7 (PNA) – A presidential survey ran by Social Weather Station (SWS) and commissioned by a businessman from Davao drew mixed reaction from the…