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...

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...

Cayetano on Robredo running for VP: The more, the better

MANILA, Oct 5 (Mabuhay) — Senator Alan Peter Cayetano welcomed Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo’s bid to run for vice president. “The more candidates, the better,” he told reporters on Monday at the sidelines of the World Teachers’ Day at Cuneta Astrodome. On the...

Alan Cayetano announces 2016 VP run in Davao City

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano on Tuesday announced in Davao City that he is running for vice president in the 2016 elections. He, however, did not say who his partner will be. “I do not know kung sino pa ang magde-deklara o hindi,” he said at a press briefing. “But...

While still hoping for Poe, LP hunts for another VP for Roxas

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The search is on for Interior Secretary Mar Roxas’ running mate despite the President’s statement that the Liberal Party (LP) would not give up on Senator Grace Poe, a ranking party official said Wednesday. “Nag-uumpisa na kaming maghanap para sa ganoon ay...

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...

NP’s dilemma: What if Marcos, Trillanes, Cayetano all run for VP?

MANILA (Mabuhay) – It would be a “zona libre” (free zone) for the Nacionalista Party (NP) if three of its members would run for vice president in 2016, Senator Cynthia Villar said on Tuesday. Villar, wife of former Senator and NP president Manny Villar, said it would be difficult...

VP Binay files P200-M damage suit vs. Trillanes, Cayetano, Mercado

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Monday filed a P200-M libel suit against Senators Antonio Trillanes IV and Alan Peter Cayetano, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales, former Makati Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado, and eight others. The complaint was filed before the...

Bongbong Marcos: NP still undecided whether to field standard-bearer in 2016

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Just three months before the filing of certificates of candidacies in October, the Nacionalista Party has yet to decide whether to field its own standard-bearer in the 2016 elections, a party stalwart said on Monday. Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr., one of three NP...