Marcos tells Poe: Keep going

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator and vice-presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr dished out some “brotherly advice” to Senator Grace Poe after the poll body’s 2nd division disqualified her from running in the 2016 presidential election. “Keep going…keep going. Huwag kang...

Sotto: SET to decide with finality on Poe disqualification case this week

MANILA, Nov 30 (Mabuhay) – The Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) will decide with finality this week on the disqualification case filed against Senator Grace Poe over her citizenship, Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III said on Monday. Sotto said the SET will meet on December 3 to...

Business as usual for Grace Poe on Tuesday

MANILA (Mabuhay) – It’s business as usual for Senator Grace Poe, who is set to visit the province of Laguna on Tuesday, the same day the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) is scheduled to decide on the disqualification case filed against her over her citizenship. Poe and her running...

3 SET members eye postponement of voting on Poe DQ case

MANILA (Mabuhay) – At least three senator-members of the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) are mulling the rescheduling of its November 17 voting on the disqualification case against Senator Grace Poe. Senator Loren Legarda said she may ask her colleagues to move the date of their...

Lawyer asks Comelec to cancel Grace Poe’s COC

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A lawyer on Friday filed a disqualification case before the Commission on Elections against Senator Grace Poe a day after the lawmaker filed her certificate of candidacy for president. Lawyer Estrella Elamparo, a former legal counsel of the Government Service...

SET drops residency issue, to focus on Grace Poe citizenship

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The oral argument regarding the disqualification case against Sen. Grace Poe will focus on the issue on whether she is a natural-born Filipino. On Friday, Poe’s lawyer, Alexander Poblador, told reporters that Senate Electoral Tribunal chairman Associate Justice...

SC justice dissents: Allowing Estrada to hold public office is impunity

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Supreme Court may have junked the disqualification case against former President and incumbent Manila mayor Joseph Estrada but Associate Justice Marvic Leonen insisted that Estrada should not have been allowed to run as Manila mayor in the first place and...

Jinggoy on SC ruling: A triumph of the masses

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Jinggoy Estrada said the Supreme Court’s (SC) dismissal of the disqualification case against his father, Manila Mayor and former President Joseph Estrada, is a triumph of the will of the Filipinos masses. “The decision of the Supreme Court is a triumph...

GMA can end Erap disqualification case saga — lawyer

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo can help in the resolution of the disqualification case of Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada, an election lawyer said Wednesday. Romulo Macalintal said in the event the Supreme Court releases its decision on the...

Plot to oust Erap as mayor rumor spreads

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Wednesday denied any plan to oust Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada, who is facing a disqualification case, from office. “We would like to assure Mayor Estrada and with all due respect to whatever was mentioned to him or confided to him by his allies,...
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