Why Daniel Padilla is endorsing Mar

MANILA (Mabuhay) — “Yes, I am.” These were the words of “Pangako Sa ‘Yo” star Daniel Padilla when asked to confirm if he is throwing his support behind the 2016 presidential bid of Liberal Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas. The 20-year-old...

APIAVote, AAJC launch election hotline in multi-languages

For this year’s elections, Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) and Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC partnered once again to support AANHPI voters through our national election protection hotline, 1-888-API-VOTE. Bilingual assistance was available to voters...

Comelec, SEC monitor campaign donations of corporations

MANILA, Oct 20 (Mabuhay) – The Commission on Elections has partnered with the Securities and Exchange Commission to monitor against campaign funding of corporations and other SEC-registered entities. Comelec chair Andres Bautista and SEC Chair Teresita Herbosa signed the...

ACT CIS, Anakpawis, Coop-NATCCO among first party-lists to file candidacies

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Aside from key figures aspiring to fill government posts in next year’s elections, party-list groups were also among the early birds on the first day of filing of the certificate of candidacy (COC) at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) main office in Manila...

Cagayan de Oro rep Rodriguez to run for mayor

MANILA, Oct 3 (Mabuhay) – Cagayan de Oro City 2nd District Rep. Rufus Rodriguez on Saturday declared that he will run for mayor in next year’s elections. Rodriguez announced his candidacy before members and supporters of the Centrist Democratic Party (CDC) at the covered court of...

Roxas-Robredo tandem for 2016 a done deal?

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Has Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo agreed to be the running mate of administration standard bearer Mar Roxas in next year’s elections? The spokesperson of the Leni Robredo for Vice President Movement refused to confirm nor deny reports that Robredo has...

Poe: Inspiration not from surveys but from people’s needs

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Grace Poe on Friday said she feels both “honored and humbled” on the recent Pulse Asia survey results where she continued to be the front runner in the presidential race. “My sincerest gratitude to the people for their unwavering trust and...

Poe looking forward to survey results after declaring presidential bid

MANILA (Mabuhay) — While thankful for her strong showing in popularity surveys among presidential aspirants, Senator Grace Poe said she is looking forward to the next survey which will show the people’s reaction on her official declaration as a candidate in the 2016 poll...

Bongbong: No truth to supposed presidential bid declaration in Pangasinan

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Thursday said that there is no truth to a newspaper report that he will announce his presidential bid for next year’s elections in Pangasinan on Sunday. In a statement, Marcos said that unless the announcement comes...

Chiz asks public to let Poe’s kin resolve misunderstanding

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Francis Escudero on Wednesday appealed to the public to let the relatives of Senator Grace Poe resolve the supposed misunderstanding caused by her decision to seek the presidency in next year’s elections. “Noong panahon na ako ang nasa...