Miriam Santiago files COC for president

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago on Friday afternoon filed her certificate of candidacy for president just a few hours shy of the 5 p.m. deadline. It was only on Tuesday that Santiago declared her intention to run for president, saying she was doing so after...

Polls are tools to condition the minds of voters

Latest poll surveys conducted by two prominent public opinion pollster firms show that neophyte Senator Grace Poe Llamanzares has overtaken Vice President Jejomar Binay as the most preferred choice of voters to be their next president. She is also the top choice of voters if she...

Duterte: There’s a rebellion in my backyard

MANILA, June 24 (Mabuhay) – Davao City Rodrigo Duterte reiterated Wednesday that he has no plans of running for president, saying there is a “rebellion in his own backyard” from family and friends who do not want him to run. Duterte said his own family and closest friends have...

Duterte says he will now ‘consider’ presidential bid

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is now considering running for president in the 2016 elections. In his weekly program at a local news channel there on Sunday, Duterte said, “I will consider the suggestion of my friends and supporters.” He also said he will...

Duterte: No room for failure if I become president

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said there will be no room for failure if he chooses to run and becomes president in 2016. During a speech before overseas Filipino workers in Hong Kong last Sunday, Duterte said he is still “trying to feel the pulse of the...

Lydia V. Solis, a woman of substance elected PWUAASC President

A woman of substance, Lydia Vergara Solis, was recently elected President of the Philippine Women’s University Alumni Association of Southern California. Ms. Solis is not just Philippine News’ Southern California Chief Correspondent but she’s an active leader in the community as...

Ombudsman asked to probe Comelec-Smartmatic ‘midnight deal’

MANILA, Apr 1 (Mabuhay) — A former attorney for the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has asked the Ombudsman to investigate the poll body for the alleged illegality of a “midnight deal” with Smartmatic for the repair, refurbishment and diagnostics of 82,000 vote-counting...

Miriam endorses Manny Pangilinan for President, tells public not to vote for celebs

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago on Wednesday endorsed businessman Manuel “Manny” Pangilinan to be the next president of the country as she urged the public not to vote for celebrities. In her speech during a leadership talk for Maynilad which is headed by...

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...

Newspaper columnist Lydia Solis new president of PWU California alumni association

Philippine Women’s University Alumni Association of Southern California (PWUAASC) Lydia V. Solis was elected President of the Philippine Women’s University Alumni Association of Southern California for the year 2015-2016.   On March 14, 2015, Lydia together with the newly-elected...