Trillanes: Disqualification of Poe will spark instability, disenfranchisement

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The disqualification of presidential poll front-runner Senator Grace Poe will only disenfranchise voters and spark political instability, a fellow senator said on Wednesday. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said that the decision of the Commission on Election’s...

Robredo: I’m the only true blue Bicolano among all VP bets

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Five vice presidential aspirants have ties with the Bicol Region, but Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo believes she’s the only one who could boast of having stayed in the region for nearly her entire life. Robredo, who’s the running mate of Mar Roxas under...

Chiz welcomes Robredo’s entry into VP race

MANILA, Oct 5 (Mabuhay) – Senator Francis Escudero on Monday welcomed the entry of Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo into the vice presidential race in 2016. “Rep. Leni Robredo is qualified and has every right to offer herself for higher office,” Escudero said in a press statement....

Iba na ngayon: Pinoys won’t choose Binay, Trillanes says

MANILA, Oct 3 (Mabuhay) — Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is confident that Vice President Jejomar Binay will fail in his bid to win the presidency in 2016. Trillanes, who intends to run as vice president, reasoned that the public’s vigilance will prevent them from...

Trillanes to declare VP bid

MANILA, Oct 2 (Mabuhay) — Senator Antonio Trillanes IV confirmed Friday he will officially declare his plan to run for vice president in the 2016 elections this Saturday. Trillanes, a member of the Nacionalista Party (NP), said that he will run as an independent candidate...

VP Binay camp: Trillanes all talk, no proof

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Wednesday hit back at Senator Antonio Trillanes IV for saying that he will bare next week yet another multi-billion peso dummy-related scam involving the second highest elected official in the countr...

NP to support all three VP bets: Cynthia Villar

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Nacionalista Party will support all three vice presidential candidates in its ranks if they all push through with their plans in the 2016 elections, Senator Cynthia Villar told reporters on Tuesday. Villar is the wife of NP president Manny Villar. Villar...

Cayetano woos Duterte: We need a real leader

DAVAO, Sept 30 (Mabuhay) — Senator Alan Peter Cayetano on Wednesday said he is backing calls for Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to run for president in 2016, saying the country needs a real leader. The Nacionalista Party senator said he and his sister, Senator Pia...

Roxas-Robredo tandem for 2016 a done deal?

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Has Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo agreed to be the running mate of administration standard bearer Mar Roxas in next year’s elections? The spokesperson of the Leni Robredo for Vice President Movement refused to confirm nor deny reports that Robredo has...

Junjun files reply affidavit in libel case vs Trillanes

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Suspended Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay personally appeared before the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday to submit his reply-affidavit to the counter-affidavit of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV in connection with Binay’s libel charge...