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Biometrics posting up to Oct. 31, Comelec says

By Nancy Ibo Mediavillo LEGAZPI CITY, Oct. 28 (PNA) — There will be no extension of the deadline for the taking of voters’ biometrics and the voters’ registration for next…

Poe surprised but finds nothing unusual by Escudero, Binay meeting in public

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Oct. 27 (PNA) – Presidential candidate Senator Grace Poe on Tuesday admitted that she was surprised by a photograph showing her running mate Sen. Francis…

Close to 6 million voter’s ID cards remain unclaimed — Comelec

MANILA, Oct. 25 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has reported that there are close tosix million voter’s identification (ID) cards that are still unclaimed in the poll body’s…

VP candidate Cayetano sees chance for Duterte to consider presidency

By Funny Pearl A. Gajunera DAVAO CITY, Oct. 25 (PNA) – Vice presidential candidate Senator Alan Peter Cayetano remains hopeful that Mayor Rodrigo Duterte will change his mind and seek…

Duterte ends speculations, files CoC for mayor

By Lilian C. Mellejor DAVAO CITY, Oct. 15 (PNA) — Mayor Rodrigo Duterte filed Thursday his Certificate of Candidacy (CoC) for mayor, finally ending all speculations he would eventually plunge…

Poe and Escudero file certificates of candidacy

By Ferdinand G. Patino MANILA, Oct 15 (PNA) — Independent candidates Senators Grace Poe and Francis “Chiz” Escudero, among the top contenders in the May 2016 national elections, have filed…

Coalition ng Tuwid na Daan tandem files COCs

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA, Oct. 15, (PNA) — The standard bearer of Coalition ng Daang Matuwid Mar Roxas and his Vice Presidential aspirant Leni Robredo filed their Certificates of…

Duterte’s daughter, executive assistant, councilors shave head to convince him to run

By Lilian C. Mellejor and Lovely A. Carillo DAVAO CITY, Oct. 14 (PNA) — Former city mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio posted a photo of her with a shaven head with several…

Comelec unlikely to extend deadline for COC filing

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, Oct 14 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said that it is unlikely to extend the last day of filing of Certificate of Candidacy…

100,000 Novo Ecijanos may not be able to vote in 2016, says Comelec

By Jason de Asis CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija, Oct. 14 (PNA) — Some 100,000 registered voters in this province may not be able to vote in the 2016 synchronized local…

Gatchalian eyes Senate seat under NPC

MANILA, Oct. 14 (PNA) — Valenzuela City Rep. Sherwin “Win” Gatchalian on Wednesday filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) for senator under the Nationalist Peoples Coalition (NPC), which is his…

Palace welcomes Sen. Santiago’s decision to run in ’16 presidential polls

By Joann Santiago MANILA, Oct. 13 (PNA) — Malacanang on Tuesday welcomed the news that Senator Meriam Defensor-Santiago will run for president in the 2016 polls, her second after losing…

28 more aspirants for national positions file COCs Tuesday

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, Oct 13 (PNA) — A total of 28 individuals seeking national positions have filed their respective Certificates of Candidacy (CoC) on Tuesday, the second day…

President Aquino’s endorsement is important to LP senatorial ticket – Drilon

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Oct. 12 (PNA) – Senate President Franklin Drilon on Monday said the endorsement by President Benigno Aquino IV will play crucial role to the goal…

Suspended Makati Mayor Binay can file CoC – Comelec

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan MANILA, Oct. 12 (PNA) — Since the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has yet to receive a copy of the Ombudsman order dismissing suspended Makati City…