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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News, NOAH

Internet activists react on the stealthy burial of Marcos at Libingan

23 Nov , 2016  

This is how activists reacted on the internet and social media on the stealthy but successful burial of the remains of former President Ferdinand E. Marcos with full military honors last November 18, 2016 at the Libingan ng Mga Bayani. Though pictures and graphics were accompanied with lengthy words as some went to the extent […]

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Governance, Manila, News

Supreme Court clears burial of Marcos at Libingan

8 Nov , 2016  

MANILA, Nov. 8 — In a 9-5 vote, the Supreme Court of the Philippines (SCOTP) dismissed all petitions seeking to block the burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in the City of Taguig. This spells victory for burial proponent, President Rodrigo Duterte. The SC ealier issued a status quo […]

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Governance, Human Rights, Manila, News

Seven petitions stopping Marcos burial at Libingan up at the Supreme Court

31 Aug , 2016  

Opposition on the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig receives another boost. This time, Senator Lilia de Lima on Tuesday filed another petition before the Supreme Court of the Philippines (SCOTP) to oppose the planned burial as promised by President of the Philippines (POTP) Duterte. The […]

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Human Rights, Manila, News, Video

Unforgiven? Oral Arguments on burial case of former President Ferdinand E. Marcos

30 Aug , 2016  

The unforgiven? Watch here direct from the Supreme Court of the Philippines (SCOTP) the second live stream coverage on the presentation of oral arguments on the burial case of former President Ferdinand E. Marcos at Libingan ng mga Bayani. Scheduled for Aug 31, 2016, G.R. No. 225973 the parties with interest on the case are […]

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Human Rights, Manila, News

Malacañan OK’s burial of former President Marcos in Libingan

8 Aug , 2016  

It’s final. Malacañan okays burial of former President Marcos in Libingan Despite many who are against the move, including civil organizations, victims, relatives of victims and survivors, the move to finally intern the body of former President Ferdinand Marcos to the Libingan ng mga Bayani at Fort Bonifacio is almost set. The Palace on Sunday […]

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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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Crime, Manila, News

Smartmatic executives, Comelec IT rep, face raps filed by Bongbong Marcos

24 May , 2016  

MANILA — The camp of vice presidential candidate Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr. on Tuesday filed criminal cases before the Manila Prosecutor’s Office (MPO) against Smartmatic executives and an Information Technology (IT) representative of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for their alleged unauthorized change of the script in the transparency server of the Comelec […]

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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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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, 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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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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Bicol News Now, Election, News

LP’s Leni Robredo tops tv ads campaign spending

3 May , 2016  

These candidates who trace their roots to Bicol have spent a total of P.979 billion already from February 9 to April 27, 2016 for television advertisement alone according to the Nielsen Media data. The list is topped by Liberal Party vice presidential candidate and Camarines Sur 1st district freshman representative Leni Robredo with P406.82 million. […]

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Election, Nation, News

Kins of presidential, vice-presidential candidates are highly motivated, invested in campaigns

23 Apr , 2016  

Now, more than ever, in the history of Philippine elections that we see more kins and relatives personally, and highly invested in the candidacy of their family members. It would seem in a very short span of campaign time, they have turned the endeavor into a very personal career, and a family business-like undertaking. For […]

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Election, Manila, News

Will the six vice presidential candidates’ clash at UST debate excite voters?

10 Apr , 2016  

The six vice-presidential candidates will gather today for their one and only debate at the Quadricentennial Pavillion of the University of Santo Tomas from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event can be watched live on TV as hopeful candidates Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano, Sen. Chiz Escudero, Sen. Gringo Honasan, Sen. […]

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Human Rights, Mindanao, News

Two dead, dozens injured in violent dispersal of protesting farmers

2 Apr , 2016  

MANILA, April 2 – Senators on Friday condemned the violent dispersal of farmers, mostly lumads, who gathered along the Cotabato-Davao highway in Kidapawan City to protest and demand for immediate relief from the devastating effects of El Niño. Initial reports disclosed that two persons were dead, identified as Rogeli Daelto and Victor Lumugdang, both of […]

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Election, Manila, Nation, News

Erap endorse candidacies of Grace Poe and “Bongbong” Marcos

29 Mar , 2016  

Former President and incumbent Manila mayor Joseph Ejercito “Erap” Estrada on Monday ended the speculation of political observers on who among the national candidates for president and vice president will get his endorsement. At the Liwasang Bonifacio proclamation rally of his local party’s lineup attended by an estimated 20,000 supporters wearing orange colored shirts, the […]

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Election, News

Comelec should immediately work to comply with ruling on ballot receipts – Marcos

10 Mar , 2016  

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has to focus its attention in complying with the decision of the Supreme Court of the Philippines requiring the vote counting machines (VCMs) to be used in the May 9 polls to print ballot receipts. According to vice presidential candidate Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos, Jr. the poll body, which […]

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Bicol News Now, Election, Nation, News

Rumor mill says Liberal Party to junk Robredo for Escudero to stop a Marcos

27 Feb , 2016  

Rumor mill says Liberal Party to junk Robredo for Escudero to stop a Marcos return. This early in the election campaigns of presidential and vice presidential bets, rumors that circulate are routine. While in Zamboanga, standard bearer Mar Roxas had to dismiss rumors of a Liberal Party Plan B to junk running mate vice presidential […]

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Election, Getsmo, Manila, Nation, News, Social Media

Our only wish: A blessed, productive New Year to all of us!

1 Jan , 2016  

These are the New year tweets of national candidates for the New Year 2016. Senator Grace Poe, still her thougths about her candidacy: Happy New Year! Thank you for helping us reach 1M likes on FB https://t.co/ToED0jpLfn RT #POE2016 pic.twitter.com/E4xm1HeUyl — GRACE POE (@SenGracePOE) December 31, 2015 At last, vice-president Jejomar Binay tweeted this: May […]

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Election, Ilocos, Luzon, News, Social Media

Really, candidates do not rest during the Christmas holidays!

28 Dec , 2015  

Really, candidate do not rest during the Christmas holidays! Or, maybe more proper is that candidates do not let their assistants rest during the holidays(?) Look who sent a message! All candidates for elective national position for the upcoming May 2016 elections do not rest during the christmas holidays. At least that is the notion […]

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