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Elamparo says Poe also committed material misrepresentation regarding her citizenship

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, Dec 7 (PNA) — Although she got a favorable decision on her petition to cancel the Certificate of Candidacy (CoC) for president of Senator Grace…

Poe asks Comelec en banc to reverse Second Division verdict

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Dec. 7 (PNA) – Senator Grace Poe on Monday formally asked the Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc to reverse the resolution of its Second…

LP did not influence Comelec decision on Poe’s disqualification case – Drilon

MANILA, Dec. 3 (PNA) – Senate President Franklin Drilon on Thursday denied insinuations that the Liberal Party (LP) has influenced the decision of the Second Division of the Commission on…

Poe disappointed with Comelec’s ruling disqualifying her to run for president

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) – Senator Grace Poe said on Tuesday she felt disappointed with the decision of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Second Division disqualifying…

Comelec Second Division cancels Poe’s CoC for president

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) Second Division has cancelled the Certificate of Candidacy (CoC) of presidential aspirant Senator Grace Poe for…

SC issues TRO vs Comelec’s ‘No Bio, No Boto’ policy

MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) en banc on Tuesday issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the “No Bio, No Boto” policy of the Commission on…

Duterte defended from critics by daughter, Cayetano and allies

By Lilian C. Mellejor DAVAO CITY, Dec. 1 (PNA) -– The daughter of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Senator Alan Peter Cayetano and other close allies stood for the mayor versus criticisms…

Duterte says no to tax reduction

By Lilybeth G. Ison ‎ DAVAO CITY, Nov. 29 (PNA) — Presidential candidate R‎odrigo Duterte has junked the proposed tax reduction, saying he will be needing money for a lot…

PDP-Laban to officially proclaim Duterte as party’s presidential candidate

By Lilian C. Mellejor DAVAO CITY, Nov. 29 (PNA) — The Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) will hold the proclamation of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte as the party’s official…

Duterte bares 8 in his senatorial slate

By Lilybeth G. Ison DAVAO CITY, Nov. 28 (PNA) — Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte has bared eight in his senatorial slate for the 2016 national elections. Duterte, in a chance…

Duterte vows to deal with criminality, graft and corruption

By Lilybeth G. Ison DAVAO CITY, Nov. 28 (PNA) — Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to ‎”simultaneously deal with criminality and graft and corruption” if he wins in…

Comelec’s final list of candidates out on Dec. 15

MANILA, Nov. 28 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has to come up with the final list of candidates on Dec. 15, for the May 2016 elections so as…

Duterte files CoC for president after withdrawing COC for mayor

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 28 (PNA) — Mayor Rodrigo Duterte filed his Certificate of Candidacy (COC) for President with the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Manila through his lawyer Salvador Medealdia…

Poe camp seeks dismissal of David’s complaint following SET ruling

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Nov. 27 (PNA) – The camp of presidential aspirant Senator Grace Poe on Friday said they will move for the dismissal of David’s complaint accusing…

There’s no doubt that Roxas has full backing of President Aquino –-Abad

MANILA, Nov. 25 (PNA) – Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Florencio Abad said on Wednesday “there is no doubt” that Liberal Party (LP) standard-bearer Manuel “Mar” Roxas has…