Chiz to announce 2016 plans in October

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Lack of resources is one of the reasons why Senator Francis Escudero is still undecided in running for a higher post in the 2016 elections. During a weekly forum at the Senate on Wednesday, Escudero said he will most likely announce his decision at the last day...

Very little time available for Charter change, Comelec chief says

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Amid talks of amending the 1987 Constitution, Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes Jr. admitted that there is very little time for it. “Wala na ring oras, konting konti na. Masikip na,” Brillantes told reporters Wednesday at the sidelines of the opening of the...

Bill to ban presidential appointees from seeking elective position

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A lawmaker has filed a bill banning presidential appointees from seeking any elective position in government after the expiration of their term of office. Rep. Gustavo Tambunting (2nd District, Parañaque City) said House Bill 183 will cover all persons who...

Ex-president Arroyo not voting

MANILA, May 9 (Mabuhay) — Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will not be voting for her chosen senators and local officials, much less for herself, on May 13. Arroyo, who is seeking a second term as representative of Pampanga’s second congressional district, did...