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...

Trillanes files COC for vice president

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Wednesday morning filed his certificate of candidacy for vice president. Trillanes was accompanied by his wife Arlene and fellow Magdalo group members, including retired Philippine Marines colonel Ariel Querubin, at the...

PDP-Laban still hoping Duterte will seek presidency in 2016

MANILA (Mabuhay) — A day after Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said he will run for president in the coming 2016 elections, his political party, the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), still hopes that he will seek the highest elective post next yea...

Comelec announces schedule for presidential, VP debates

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Saturday announced the final schedule of presidential and vice presidential debates in 2016. Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista said the debates will happen for four weeks next year from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Bautista said the...

Bongbong: I’m lucky to be a Marcos

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Amid the negative issues being linked to his name and family, Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr.  on Wednesday maintained that he is lucky to be a Marcos. “I’m thankful that I’m a Marcos. I congratulate myself for choosing my parents very well,” Bongbong said during a...

Bongbong Marcos in 2016 VP race good for voters – Palace exec

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.’s decision to join the 2016 vice presidential race will benefit the Filipino electorate, a Malacañang official said Tuesday. In an e-mailed statement, Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said the now...

Iba na ngayon: Pinoys won’t choose Binay, Trillanes says

MANILA, Oct 3 (Mabuhay) — Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is confident that Vice President Jejomar Binay will fail in his bid to win the presidency in 2016. Trillanes, who intends to run as vice president, reasoned that the public’s vigilance will prevent them from...

Roxas-Cayetano tandem ‘out of the picture’: Drilon

MANILA, Oct 1 (Mabuhay) – Senate President Franklin Drilon ruled out on Thursday the possibility of a Roxas-Cayetano tandem in the 2016 elections. Roxas is former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas, the Liberal Party’s (LP) standard-bearer, while Cayetano is Senate Minority Leader Alan...

Poe, Binay, Roxas neck and neck in 12-man race

MANILA, Sept 23 (Mabuhay) — Senator Grace Poe, Vice President Jejomar Binay, and former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas are neck and neck in a 12-man presidential race, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey where respondents were given a list of 12 names...

Drilon asks LP: Find a VP for Mar, stop courting Grace

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate President Franklin Drilon wants the Liberal Party (LP) to finally pick a vice presidential running mate for its standard-bearer, Interior Secretary Mar Roxas – and leave Senator Grace Poe out of the picture. Drilon, LP’s vice chairman, said he will ask...