Binay: Duterte is my friend

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay on Monday said he and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte are friends. “Wala, wala. Kaibigan ko naman ‘yan. Madalas din naman ako makapunta sa Davao at nagkakasama kami sa ilang social occasion,” Binay said at the sidelines of a forum...

Alden Richards denies P100-M offer to endorse presidential bet

MANILA (Mabuhay) — ALDEN Richards clarified he had never received a P100 million offer to promote a presidential candidate in the May 2016 elections. “Walang lumapit to offer that much money. Ako, personally, I really don’t want to endorse anyone po. Kungbaga,...

Duterte to run for mayor, not president

MANILA, Oct 15 (Mabuhay) — Amid a “shave campaign” by his supporters, the camp of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte reiterated the mayor will not run for president in the 2016 polls. Instead, the tough-talking mayor will file his certificate of candidacy for mayor of Davao,...

Cayetano on Robredo running for VP: The more, the better

MANILA, Oct 5 (Mabuhay) — Senator Alan Peter Cayetano welcomed Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo’s bid to run for vice president. “The more candidates, the better,” he told reporters on Monday at the sidelines of the World Teachers’ Day at Cuneta Astrodome. On the...

Is Grace Poe American or Filipino?

Senator’s citizenship decision by November MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) is set to release its ruling on Senator Grace Poe’s citizenship case by early November, Sen. Loren Legarda said Thursday. “The timeline has already been set and by the first week of...

Will Dawn Zulueta run for Congress?

With incumbent Davao del Norte representative Anton Lagdameo’s term ending in 2016, there is speculation that actress Dawn Zulueta will succeed her husband and join politics. Zulueta has confirmed that she received offers to run for Congress after her husband’s term ends. But is...

Marcos meets Duterte, seeks advice

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Mimicking a move by vice presidential candidate Senator Alan Peter Cayetano, Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. also trooped to Davao City to meet with Mayor Rodrigo Duterte Wednesday night. Marcos, who is rumored to be running for higher office in 2016,...

Binay, Poe, Roxas have ‘friendly’ meet; shun politics

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice-President Jejomar Binay, Secretary Mar Roxas and Sen. Grace Poe – three potential rivals in the 2016 presidential election – were together at the official residence of Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle Monday night. But what did...

Bongbong on Marcos era: What am I to say sorry for?

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Senator Ferdinand ”Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said he and his family have nothing to apologize for what happened during the regime of his father, the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos. Marcos, whose election to the Senate in 2010 marked the return of the...

Lacson: Platform, not ‘petty politics’ will define my campaign

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Former Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson said he would not engage in “petty politics” if he decides to run in 2016. Lacson issued the statement when asked to react on the exchange of words between Vice President Jejomar Binay and Local Government Secretary Manu...