Elamparo denies link to other presidential bets

MANILA, Dec 3 (Mabuhay) – Petitioner Estrella Elamparo denied Thursday she is being used by other presidential candidates to discredit Senator Grace Poe. Elamparo said she is only performing her duty as a voter. She also believes her arguments that Poe misrepresented her...

Still too early to say who LDP will support in 2016: Sonny Angara

MANILA (Mabuhay) – One of the political parties that coalesced with the ruling Liberal Party (LP) coalition in the 2013 elections has yet to decide who among the potential presidential candidates will receive its support in 2016. Senator Sonny Angara, son of Laban ng...

VACC leader supports Duterte for president

MANILA (Mabuhay) – One of the leaders of the anti-crime watchdog Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) will support Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte if he runs for president in 2016. VACC board member Arsenio “Boy” Evangelista said the group is on the same page as...

Erap defends ‘inaanak’ Grace over ‘alcoholic’ allegations

(Mabuhay) – Manila Mayor and former President Joseph “Erap” Estrada has come to the defense of his goddaughter Senator Grace Poe amid allegations that she is an alcoholic. Estrada said the accusations against Poe are just part of the supposed black propaganda against the senator,...

Defeated senatorial bet wants Grace Poe unseated

MANILA (Mabuhay) — A former senatorial candidate who lost in the 2013 elections on Wednesday attempted to challenge Sen. Grace Poe’s seat in the Senate over the issue of her citizenship. However, Lito David was not able to file his petition before the Senate Electoral...

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...

Chiz: No plans of running for president in 2016

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Francis Escudero shrugged off the results of a latest Pulse Asia Survey where he placed fifth among a list of possible presidential candidates, saying he does not even have plans of running in 2016. “Wala naman akong balak tumakbong presidente. Hindi ko...

In search of a good leader

The presidential election is still two years away, but the people are already excited about electing someone who can pluck the country from its present economic stagnation and institute meaningful reforms in government. Sad to say, however, the Filipino people are still left with...