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Coalition ng Daang Matuwid names 12-man senatorial slate

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA, Oct. 12 (PNA) — Finally, the Liberal Party (LP) on Monday announced the complete 12-man senatorial slate of what the administration has called the Coalition…

Festive mood at first day of filing of COCs in Comelec

MANILA, Oct 12 (PNA) — The first day of filing of certificates of candidacy on Monday at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) main office at the Palacio del Gobernador Building…

12 aspirants for 2016 polls file COCs early at Comelec main office

MANILA, Oct. 12 (PNA) — Twelve aspirants running for national positions of president, vice-president and senator in the 2016 polls trooped to Intramuros during the first hour of the start…

LP candidates in Albay first to file COCs with Comelec

LEGAZPI CITY, Oct. 12 (PNA) — Believing in the saying that “Early birds catches the worm,” three political bigwigs under the Liberal Party banner in Albay trooped to the Commission…

Filing of COCs starts on Monday

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, Oct. 11 (PNA) — Thousands of politicians aspiring for national or local positions are expected to troop to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) offices nationwide…

Señeres throws hat in the presidential bid

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA, Oct. 8 (PNA) — OFW Family Club Party-list Rep. Roy Señeres on Thursday declared his plan to run for President in the 2016 national elections….

Smartmatic assures local source code review is hacker-proof

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, Oct. 8 (PNA) — Smartmatic – Total Information Management (TIM) Corp. assures that the local source code review will not make it vulnerable to hackers….

Palace agrees with vice presidential bet Leni Robredo on need for tax reform

MANILA, Oct. 7 (PNA) — A Palace official on Wednesday said the government agrees with Liberal Party vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo on the need to reform the taxation law….

Comelec to extend daily operations to 12 hours

MANILA, Oct 7 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has extended from eight to 12 hours its operations in the last 15 days of the registration period for the…

Enrile sees Marcos to get ‘distinct advantage’ if four will join race for VP

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Oct. 3 (PNA) – Veteran senator Juan Ponce Enrile believes that Senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr. will have a distinct advantage if Senator Gregorio ‘Gringo’…

Negros Occidental governor: Leni Robredo ‘much more qualified,’ ‘very capable’

BACOLOD CITY, Oct. 6 (PNA) — Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. said that Camarines Sur Rep. Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo is “much more qualified” compared to other choices for…

UNA formally offers vice presidential slot to Honasan

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Oct. 6 (PNA) – Senator Gregorio ‘Gringo’ Honasan II looms as the fourth lawmaker from Bicol who will throw his hat in the vice presidential…

Senator Marcos announces intention to run for vice president

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Oct. 5 (PNA) – Contrary to his mother’s wish, Senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr. announced on Monday his decision to join the vice presidential race…

President Aquino thanks Leni Robredo for ‘a greater sacrifice’

MANILA, Oct. 5 (PNA) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday thanked Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo for ‘a greater sacrifice‘ by accepting the Liberal Party (LP’s) offer to be…

Cayetano sees growing public clamor to convince Duterte to run for president

MANILA, Oct. 5 (PNA) – Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano said on Monday the growing “genuine public clamor” would eventually convince Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to join the…