Election, Nation

Opening salvo: Preliminary conference on Marcos poll protest VS. Robredo starts July 11

10 Jul , 2017  

Opening salvo: Preliminary conference on Marcos poll protest VS. VP Robredo starts July 11 The Supreme Court of the Philippines (SCOTP) sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) will start the preliminary conference on the election protest of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. against Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday. The PET set the preliminary […]

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Election, Nation

Why Bongbong Marcos wants Leni Robredo out as Vice President

10 Jul , 2017  

Why Bongbong Marcos wants Leni Robredo out as Vice President. This is why defeated vice presidential candidate and former senator Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., wants Leni Robredo out as the duly elected vice president during the elections of May 2016. Marcos is contesting the results of 36,465 clustered precincts in 30 provinces and cities all over […]

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Election, Nation

Prospects looking good for VP Leni Robredo VS electoral protest of Marcos?

6 Jul , 2017  

Are prospects and options turning favorable for Vice-President Leni Robredo? The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo on Wednesday said the Preliminary Conference Brief submitted by former Senator Ferdinand Marcos before the Supreme Court sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) clearly exposed he was merely fishing for evidence and not sure how he wants […]

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Bicol News Now, Election

Why a second airport in CamSur will rise in San Jose

6 Mar , 2017  

Why a second airport in CamSur will rise in San Jose. Can’t get enough good airport in the province of Camarines Sur? Perhaps, this is why another airport project is coming up. The Partido area in the province of Camarines Sur is getting its own airport. ATPV 2,181

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Election, Nation

This is how SSS pensioners will get their P1-K increase

23 Feb , 2017  

On Wednesday, Malacanang confirmed approval of the initial release of P1,000 pension hike for Social Security System beneficiaries.The palace nod signals the fund administrator can release the promised P1,000 hike beginning Mach 2017 and retroactive covering from the month of January this year. According to the SSS, the schedule of release will follow the timetable […]

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Election, News

Duterte supports postponement of Barangay, SK elections, but COMELEC already printing ballots?

27 Aug , 2016  

It is almost definite that the coming Barangay (officials) and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on October will be postponed. This developed as President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte backtracked from an earlier pronouncement supporting the holding of the scheduled elections as mandated by the law. During the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Mindanao Command in Davao […]

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Bicol News Now, Election, News

Political flies: Hundreds of turncoat Bicol LGU execs swear membership to PDP-Laban

6 Aug , 2016  

In a typical move of politicians at safeguarding their turf and vested interest, some 500 local Bicol politicians dropped membership from their respective political parties and took their oath on Thursday morning in Legazpi city before House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez as new members of Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan. PDP-Laban is the political party of […]

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Election, Manila, News

Strange bedfellows, the new PH Senate majority members

24 Jul , 2016  

Yes, strange bedfellows. Members of the new Philippine Senate majority, 16 out of 19 here, pose for posterity. Nineteen senators who vowed to support Senator Koko Pimentel inude incumbent Senators. Nancy Binay, JV Ejercito, Loren Legarda, Bam Aquino, Sonny Angara, Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, Franklin Drilon, Cynthia Villar, Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan II and Grace Poe. […]

Election, Manila, News, Video

Watch: President Duterte at the San Beda College testimonial dinner

16 Jul , 2016  

Watch and listen as President Rodrigo Duterte, time and again repeat a very personal story, his journey to the presidency at the testimonial dinner hosted by the San Beda College of Law. The event was held July 14, 2016 at the Club Filipino in San Juan city. Duterte is the first alumni of the college […]

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Election, Manila, Nation, News, Video

Inaugural speech of Vice President Leni Robredo

30 Jun , 2016  

Inaugural Message of Leni Robredo during the Oath Taking of the Vice President of the Philippines at Quezon City Reception House, June 30, 2016 To my beloved countrymen: There are moments in our lives that shine brighter than others. Like when I met Jesse. Or when I saw my children’s faces for the first time. […]

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Bicol News Now, Election, News

The barangay that gave Robredo 100% of its votes and zero to her opponents

30 Jun , 2016  

CALABANGA, Camarines Sur — As third district Congresswoman Leni Robredo got elected vice president in the May 2016 national elections, a barangay in the town of Calabanga was dragged into the limelight. It is because Robredo harvested all the votes of the entire village of Punta Tarawal of this town in Camarines Sur. Robredo took […]

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Election, Manila, News

Marcos seeks recount of votes in 20 areas

29 Jun , 2016  

MANILA, June 29 — A day before the formal oath taking into office of Vice-President-elect Leni Robredo, Senator Ferdinand “Bong Bong” Marcos, Jr. on Wednesday personally filed before the Supreme Court (SC), as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), his election protest against the outgoing 3rd District congresswoman of Camarines Sur. Marcos asked the PET to […]

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Election, Manila, Nation, News

SC junking petition vs. resolution on SOCE deadline extension happy news for Comelec

29 Jun , 2016  

MANILA — The Commission on Elections welcomed the ruling of the Supreme Court of the Philippines (SCOTP) denying the petition seeking to nullify the poll body’s resolution extending the deadline for the filing of the Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE). Commissioner Rowena Guanzon noted that the ruling is good for them since they will […]

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Election, Governance, Manila, News

Comelec campaign finance office chief threatens to quit Monday

18 Jun , 2016  

MANILA — The only known reason a Comelec official is set to quit his post is due to “unacceptable policy shift” of the poll body. Commissioner Christian Robert Lim is set to resign as head of the Campaign Finance Office on Monday next week to the Comelec en banc. Asked why he is giving up […]

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Election, Manila, News

Marcos’ camp still hopeful Comelec will allow system audit

22 May , 2016  

In the heels of the Philippine Senate and House of Representatives’ start of canvass of votes for president and vice president on Wednesday, May 25, the camp of vice presidential candidate-Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is hoping that the Commission on Elections (Comelec) will approve their request to conduct a system audit of the transparency and […]

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Bicol News Now, Election, News

Ako Bicol regains 3 congressional seats in party-list elections

19 May , 2016  

MANILA, May 19 — Ako Bicol regained three congressional seats for its group, having topped the 2016 congressional derby among party list. It garnered 1,664,975 votes (5.1423%) out of the 32,377,841 votes cast for the party-list polls. Comelec has allotted 59 seats for party-list groups in the House of Representatives distributed among 46 organizations after […]

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Election, Manila, News

Bongbong Marcos to ask for system audit of automated election system

18 May , 2016  

MANILA, May 18 — The camp of vice presidential candidate Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. is set to ask the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to open the Automated Election System for a systems audit after uncovering irregularities while tabulating results of the May 9 elections based on the Certificates of Canvass. Atty. Jose Amor Amorado, […]

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Election, Mindanao, News

Busy Monday for presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte

16 May , 2016  

DAVAO CITY – Presumptive President-elect and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte will formally receive well-wishers at the privately-owned clubhouse of Matina Enclaves residential condominium here on Monday. Peter Laviña, spokesperson of the Duterte camp, said he was not sure if the mayor would be meeting the public. He said Monday has been set for those […]

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Election, Manila, News

Duterte, Marcos top choice of overseas absentee voters

15 May , 2016  

MANILA — Filipinos abroad who participated in the overseas absentee voting (OAV) have voted for Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., as their president and vice president, respectively, in the recently concluded May 9 polls. According to the data released by Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon, showed that the […]

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Election, Manila, Nation, News

Results: Philippine Election 2016

14 May , 2016  

Results: Philippine Election 2016, the Unofficial count of Cbanga360-Bicol Street Journal based on the Comelec-GMA mirror server. PRESIDENT

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Bangsamoro, Election, Luzon, Mindanao, News, Visayas

Comelec to hold special elections on May 14 for areas with voting failure

12 May , 2016  

MANILA — A total of 52 clustered precincts from 11 towns, many in the Autonumous Region in Muslim Mindanao and Eastern Visayas will hold a special voting on Saturday, May 14. This was confirmed as the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has declared failure of elections in 11 municipalities in the country after voting did not […]

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Election, Manila, News

What’s cooking in Comelec? Automated with turtle paced result update

12 May , 2016  

Trust and confidence in the poll body was bolstered with the quick upload of partial but unofficial results through poll watchdog Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible voting and print media entities mirroring returns on their websites. But the national and local elections was held on May 9, 2016, and four days later, the unofficial count […]

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Election, Mindanao, News

What to look forward to from newly-elected president of the Philippines

11 May , 2016  

With opponents having conceded defeat, the elected, new president of the Philippines (POTP) is Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte. The maverick candidate from Mindanao garnered 15,763,349 votes, Manuel Roxas II with 9,595,188 votes, Grace Poe with 8,857,728 votes, Jejomar Binay with 5,263,232 votes and Miriam Defensor Santiago with 5,263,232 votes. Duterte garnered 38.5% of the […]

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Bangsamoro, Crime, Election, News

Report: Armed men snatch 10 vote counting machines in Maguindanao

9 May , 2016  

SULTAN KUDARAT, Maguindanao, May 9 — Police and military authorities here are hunting down about 20 men who barged inside the Maguindanaon Elementary School and forcibly took at least 10 Vote Counting Machines in Barangay Katuli, Sultan Kudarat town in Maguindanao. Senior Insp. Esmael Madin, the town police chief, said the men forcibly entered the […]

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