LP CONSIDERING FIELDING ROBREDO AS 2022 PRESIDENTIAL BET

MANILA, Feb 4 (Mabuhay) — The Liberal Party (LP) is considering fielding Vice President Leni Robredo as its presidential candidate for the 2022 polls even if the latter is yet to decide if she will pursue such a bid, LP president and Senator Kiko Pangilinan said Thursda...

Palace seeks legal opinion on Purisima puzzle

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The President has asked his legal team to study how to deal with having to appoint a Philippine National Police (PNP) chief even while a four-star general is still on active duty in the police organization. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said...

Aquino endorsement for Binay not UNA priority: UNA

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Aquino may have already started looking for his successor but as far as the United Nationalist Alliance is concerned, the alliance is not focusing on getting Aquino’s endorsement for Vice-President Jejomar Binay. UNA interim president Rep. Toby...

Search for 2016 bet is on But Aquino not in talks with VP Binay

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III is currently seeking consensus among his allies on whom to anoint as his successor, but Vice President Jejomar Binay is not being involved in this process. In what could be an indication of his preference for the 2016 polls, Aquino...

Escudero more certain about 2015 ‘walk’ than 2016 run

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero said he remains uncertain whether or not he would seek higher office in 2016. “I’m not even sure if I’m running unlike in the 2013 elections when I was sure of running for reelection, I could easily answer that question. But to...

VP Binay may ‘do a Corona’, says foe

MANILA, Nov 5 (Mabuhay) – Will Vice President Jejomar Binay mimic former Chief Justice Renato Corona in the Senate? This is the theory of Liberal Party (LP) member and Caloocan Rep. Edgar Erice amid reports that Binay may attend the Senate Blue Ribbon sub-committee investigation...

Binay glad Aquino won’t seek 2nd term

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Wednesday said he is glad that President Benigno Aquino III has already ruled out seeking a second term. “We are glad that the President has reaffirmed his deference to his late mother’s Freedom Constitution by...

Comelec set to name more overspending candidates

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. said the poll body is set to reveal more names of candidates who committed campaign overspending in the previous elections. “Within the next few weeks maraming tatamaan sa expenses limit, iyung mga...

House panel junks three impeachment raps vs. Aquino

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The House justice committee on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted to junk the three impeachment complaints against President Benigno Aquino III, declaring them to “insufficient in substance.” Voting 54-4 in all three impeachment complaints, the panel moved to dismiss...

Drilon calls for LP meeting on Charter change, Aquino 2nd term

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate President Franklin Drilon on Thursday confirmed that he had endorsed a meeting among Liberal Party (LP) members to discuss the issue of Charter change. However, he said it would also tackle President Benigno Aquino III’s decision not to push through with...
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