Dictator’s son Bongbong mulls presidential run

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  – The son and namesake of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos said Wednesday he may run for president in next year’s elections, offering his once-exiled family the chance of the ultimate political comeback. Ferdinand Marcos Jnr, popularly known...

Amid confusion on standard-bearer, LP to stick together – solon

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A member of the ruling Liberal Party is confident the administration party would remain intact come 2016, amid reports that some members would deflect out of the party if it supports a losing candidate next year. In an ambush interview on Tuesday, Iloilo...

Bongbong Marcos: NP still undecided whether to field standard-bearer in 2016

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Just three months before the filing of certificates of candidacies in October, the Nacionalista Party has yet to decide whether to field its own standard-bearer in the 2016 elections, a party stalwart said on Monday. Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr., one of three NP...

Trillanes explains ‘kulay mahirap’ remark

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Monday explained why he described Vice President Jejomar Binay as “kulay mahirap.” Trillanes said he made the remark after being asked about his ocular inspection of the alleged Hacienda Binay in Rosario, Batangas. “Ang nakita natin...

Slain Philippine politician catches killer on camera

MANILA, January 4, 2011 (AFP) – A murdered Philippine politician caught his killer on camera just moments before he was shot dead, with the photograph leading to the arrest of the suspected gunman, police said Tuesday. The photograph, taken by district councilor Reynaldo...