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LP welcomes latest Pulse Asia survey as Mar ratings continue to rise

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA, Sept. 28 (PNA) — Stalwarts of Liberal Party (LP) on Monday hailed the slow but sure increase of acceptance rating of administration standard bearer Mar…

Comelec is also considering to hold debates in the local level

MANILA, Sept. 27 (PNA) — Aside from the plan to stage presidential and vice presidential debates, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is also looking at holding debates for local candidates…

Senator Marcos still undecided on what position to run in 2015

By Leonardo V. Micua DAGUPAN CITY, Sept. 27 (PNA)–Senator Ferdinand Marcos, Jr said here today that he is still in the process of making a decision whether he is going…

Palace: Roxas’ higher survey ranking shows strong public support for good governance

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, Sept. 25 (PNA) — Malacanang on Friday said the recent surveys of the Social Weather Stations (SWS) and Pulse Asia indicating an increase in ratings…

Comelec confident over sufficient number of teachers serving as BEIs in 2016 polls

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, Sept. 25 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is confident that there will be sufficient number of teachers that will serve as members of…

Comelec to ship vote counting machines abroad where overseas absentee voters could cast their votes

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, Sept. 23 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will provide mobile voting facilities for overseas absentee voters (OAV) to cast their votes in the…

Comelec extends source code review applications until Sept. 30

MANILA, Sept. 23 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has extended until Sept. 30 the filing of written requests to participate by parties or groups interested in conducting local…

President Aquino confirms meeting with Leni Robredo, daughters on vice presidential bid

MANILA, Sept. 23 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III confirmed that he met with Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo, two of her three daughters, and Liberal Party standard-bearer Manuel…

Drilon impressed by ‘zooming trajectory’ of Roxas’ ratings

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Sept. 23 (PNA) – Senator Franklin Drilon remains impressed by Liberal Party (LP) presidential aspirant Manuel ‘Mar’ Roxas II’s ratings despite still trailing in the…

President Aquino urges candidates for 2016 elections not to make extravagant promises

MANILA, Sept. 17 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Thursday called on politicians not to promise the sky, the moon and the stars as they seek public office…

Escudero declares candidacy; to run as VP of Poe

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Sept. 17 (PNA) – As expected, Senator Francis ‘Chiz’ Escudero declared on Thursday his candidacy as running mate of his close political ally Senator Grace…

2016 elections present a ‘very unique situation’ to voting public, says Palace official

MANILA, Sept. 16 (PNA) — With no explicit face of opposition among potential candidates for president in the 2016 elections, next year’s political landscape offers the voting public a ‘very…

Senator Poe offers herself as presidential candidate in 2016

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Sept. 16 (PNA) – Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday finally ended speculation about her political plans, offering herself as presidential candidate in the 2016 elections….

Comelec transfers manufacture of 2016 voting machines to Taiwan to prevent possible complications

By Sammy F. Martin MANILA, Sept. 16 (PNA) — Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista said Wednesday the poll body has decided to transfer the manufacture of optical mark…

Comelec, PNP, Army and other DEB members push for peaceful, honest and orderly 2016 polls

DUMAGUETE CITY, Sept. 16 (PNA) — Various government agencies and private sector groups on Wednesday gave their assurance to collaborate for the conduct of peaceful, honest and orderly elections on…