Lacson to Poe: Fighting city hall isn’t easy, survival victory enough

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Former Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson has a piece of advice for presidential aspirant Senator Grace Poe: “Fighting city hall isn’t easy. Survival is victory enough. Winning is too much to ask.” Lacson was reacting to Poe’s earlier statement that she feels...

Binay: Duterte is my friend

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Monday said he and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte are friends. “Wala, wala. Kaibigan ko naman ‘yan. Madalas din naman ako makapunta sa Davao at nagkakasama kami sa ilang social occasion,” Binay said at the sidelines of a forum...

Mar not affected by allies leaving LP for Duterte

MANILA, Nov 30 (Mabuhay) – Presidential candidate Mar Roxas on Monday said Liberal Party (LP) members are free to choose who they will support in the May 2016 elections. “Malaya naman ang bawat mamamayan na piliin kung sino at kanino sila papanig so okay naman ang lahat,” Roxas...

Binay praises Pacquiao for not leaving UNA amid pressure

MANILA, Nov 30 (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Monday lauded Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao for stricking with him amid alleged pressures to change his allegiance to other presidential aspirants. “Doon mo nakita na itong si Congressman Manny Pacquiao ay talagang tunay...

Alden Richards denies P100-M offer to endorse presidential bet

MANILA (Mabuhay) — ALDEN Richards clarified he had never received a P100 million offer to promote a presidential candidate in the May 2016 elections. “Walang lumapit to offer that much money. Ako, personally, I really don’t want to endorse anyone po. Kungbaga,...

Pacquiao leads UNA senatorial slate

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Six official candidates led by Sarangani boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao, and six guest bets are set to run for senator under the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) in the 2016 elections. UNA president and Navotas City Rep. Toby Tiangco officially...

Filipinos want a leader who will listen to them — survey

MANILA (Mabuhay) — In the 2016 elections, Filipinos will most likely be looking for a leader who will listen to them, based on the 4th Philippine Trust Index released Thursday. The nationwide survey conducted from July to August 2015 among 1,620 respondents showed that...

Trillanes to ease up on VP Binay in Senate probe for now

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV will no longer take on an active role in probing the corruption allegations against Vice President Jejomar Binay should the Senate blue ribbon subcommittee resume its investigation into the matter in the coming months. Trillanes said...

Robredo OK with not being 1st choice

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice-presidential candidate Leni Robredo said Thursday that she is content being Mar Roxas’ running mate in the 2016 elections, even if she was not the first choice. Robredo said she is honored that she was even considered by the Liberal Party (LP) as its vice...

Rep. Abigail Binay files COC to run for Makati mayor

MANILA, Oct 15 (Mabuhay) – Makati City Rep. Abigail Binay has decided to run for city mayor in the May 2016 elections. Binay filed her certificate of candidacy Thursday at the Commission on Elections office in Makati City. She will be running alongside Congresswoman Monique...