How do you solve a problem like Roxas

It is so sad that Mar Roxas, the son of the well-respected late Senator Gerry Roxas and a scion of the affluent Araneta clan, is a born loser. If Roxas , the Liberal Party presidential candidate, is convinced that he will be elected as the next President despite his low numbers...

LP formally selects Mar Roxas as presidential bet for 2016

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The ruling Liberal Party (LP) on Wednesday formally selected former Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II as its presidential candidate for the 2016 national elections. The nomination was held during the National Executive Council (NECO) meeting of the party...

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: 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...

Coloma on Pulse Asia survey: Roxas is preferred ‘Daang Matuwid’ president

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Friday welcomed the recent Pulse Asia survey placing former Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas at the third spot with 18 percent, up by eight points from his rating in June. “Sec. Roxas posted the most significant increase of eight points...

Binay on SWS survey: 2016 ‘a battle for every single vote’

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Jejomar Binay has said he will continue his grassroots campaign nationwide following the release of Social Weather Stations survey on Tuesday night, where he is almost tied with Sen. Grace Poe. “The elections will be a battle for every...

CA confirms appointments of DILG chief Sarmiento, Comelec chair Bautista

MANILA, Sept 22 (Mabuhay) — The Commission on Appointments on Tuesday confirmed the appointments of Interior Secretary Mel Senen Sarmiento and Commission on Elections chairman Andres Bautista. This was after two CA panels, in separate hearings earlier in the day,...

LP formally asks Leni Robredo to be Roxas’ VP in 2016 polls

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Liberal Party has formally asked Rep. Leni Robredo to be the running mate of its presumptive standard bearer, former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas II, for the 2016 elections. Robredo, widow of the late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo, however, said...

Will they run as indendents?

Poe-Escudero’s independent bid is mere talk, LP solon says MANILA, Sept 19 (Mabuhay) – Liberal Party (LP) stalwart Caloocan Rep. Edgar Erice insisted Saturday that the independent candidacy of Senators Grace Poe and Chiz Escudero in 2016 is mere rhetoric. The two lawmakers...

Binay denies hand in spread of fake money bearing Roxas’ face

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Friday denied having anything to do with the fake P500 bills bearing the face of his rival, outgoing Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II that were sent to some journalists this week. “Huwag mo namang ituro sa akin ‘yan. Ikaw...