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,...

Gringo not interested to be VP Binay’s running mate in 2016

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Gregorio Honasan II on Tuesday denied reports that he will be the running mate of Vice President Jejomar Binay, saying he is not interested in seeking the second highest elective post in the country. “I have not considered it, seriously. I’m busy...

Aquino hopes Poe, Chiz will still consider ‘unified ticket’ for 2016 polls

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday said he is still hoping for a “unified ticket” in the 2016 polls even after failed attempts to reach a consensus with Senators Grace Poe and Francis Escudero on plans for the upcoming national elections. “We still want a...

Run, Duterte, run

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is a good alternative candidate for the 2016 presidential election. If ever he decides to join the presidential derby, he has a good chance of winning it. This will be the first time in Philippine history that a politician coming from Mindanao...

Binays’ freezing in the summer

The public will soon be getting an idea how much money Vice President Jejomar Binay and his family have in their multiple bank accounts. The Court of Appeals (CA) has recently frozen 242 bank accounts and insurance policies belonging to the Vice President  and his family,...

Marian: Kapag hindi magaling mag-English, bobo na?

Marian Rivera lamented the apparent mindset among Filipinos that those who speak English fluently are more intelligent, saying she is not one to claim proficiency in the language. “Hindi ko alam kung paano ko bubuksan ‘yung mga pag-iisip ng ibang tao,” the 30-year-old actress...

Expand DAP probe; Include other lawmakers and officials

The current probe being conducted by the Senate on alleged corruption among elected public officials should be expanded to dispel public perception that the Aquino government is only after its perceived political enemies. So far only Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jingoy Estrada and...

Vice President Jojo Binay. Sinner or saint?

The ongoing Senate investigation on Vice President Jejomar Binay and his mayor son, “JunJun,” for allegedly “benefitting” from the  supposedly overpriced P2.3 billion car-park building in Makati is “worth keeping an eye on.” It would also be interesting to find out if the current...