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Pacquiao declares all-out support for Villar

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — WORLD boxing champion and Time magazine cover Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao declared his all-out support for Nacionalista Party (NP) president and standard-bearer Sen. Manny Villar. Villar swore…

FVR hails Teodoro’s leadership qualities

PNS — Short of publicly endorsing the presidential candidacy of Lakas-Kampi CMD bet Gilbert “Gibo” Teodoro Jr., former President Fidel V. Ramos has hailed Teodoro’s decision to rush to crisis-torn…

GIBO urges covenant of peace and cooperation

PNS –Lakas-Kampi-CMD presidential candidate Gilberto “Gibo” Teodoro Jr. Wednesday pushed for a “national covenant of peace and cooperation” binding to national candidates and all stakeholders in next year’s election to…

‘Game Na’

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — “GAME na!” The familiar words were uttered by former Optical Media Board chairman Edu Manzano as he accepted the nomination of Lakas-Kampi-CMD as its vice presidential…

LP slams door on militant groups

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — THE Liberal Party has at least three vacant slots left in its senatorial lineup for the 2010 elections but not one of them is open to…

NP, KBL join forces

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — THE Nacionalista Party sealed its alliance with the Kilusang Bagong Lipunan by including Ilocos Norte Rep. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos in its senatorial lineup. Signing the coalition…

12 prexy bets file CoCs

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — A TOTAL of 12 presidentiables and three others vying for senators yesterday filed their certificates of candidacy (CoCs) with the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in…

Villar-Loren to wage ‘positive’ campaign

PNS — Sen. Loren Legarda, NP-NPC vice presidential candidate, said yesterday she and Sen. Manny Villar, NP presidential candidate, will wage a positive campaign in the coming elections to enlighten…

Explain automation hitches, Comelec told

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — THE Commission on Elections and Smartmatic International-Total Information Management should explain the reported two “major hitches” which could derail the automated national and local elections in…

Chiz bolts NPC

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — SENATOR Francis “Chiz” Escudero yesterday stunned a jampack crowd at Club Filipino, Greenhills, San Juan City when he announced his resignation from the Nationalist People’s Coalition…

Erap may end up in jail

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — A CENTRAL Luzon lawmaker yesterday said that convicted plunderer Joseph Ejercito Estrada may end up in jail if he continues with his plan to run for…

Race is on for Erap, Binay

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — AMID legal questions, former President Joseph Estrada yesterday officially announced that he will seek the presidency once again with Makati City Mayor Jejomar “Jojo” Binay as…

Puno backs out

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — INTERIOR and Local Governments Secretary Ronaldo V. Puno yesterday announced his withdrawal from the race for the vice presidency in 2010 saying he was setting aside…

Erap: I will divide opposition

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — DEPOSED President Joseph “Erap” Estrada has admitted that his entry to the presidential race would divide the votes of the opposition, but stressed that this would…

Party not bothered

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — THE administration party Lakas-Kampi-CMD is unfazed by Interior and Local Government Secretary Ronaldo Puno’s withdrawal yesterday from the vice presidential race which left its “preferred” presidential…