Belmonte is Roxas’ bet for Speaker in next Congress

MANILA, Oct 6 (Mabuhay) — House Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II on Tuesday expressed belief that Speaker Sonny Belmonte will keep the top job at the Lower House should Mar Roxas win the presidency. Gonzales said Roxas himself backed Belmonte for Speaker when he...

Trillanes and Cayetano: From allies to rivals?

MANILA, Aug 20 (Mabuhay) — “May the best man win,” Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said on Thursday as the name of his party-mate, Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano has been floated as one of his possible rivals in the vice presidential race in 2016. The two are both...

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...

Get Binay and Aquino, Abad, allies too – Bayan

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay should be prosecuted for plunder over allegations of amassing illegal wealth, but doing so “should not be used to cover-up the far bigger systemic corruption” perpetuated by the administration, the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan said...

Villar pushes bill making entrepreneurship as school subject

MANILA, June 16 (Mabuhay) – Senator Cynthia Villar on Monday pushed for the passage of the bill that will make entrepreneurship part of the school curriculum to motivate students to become entrepreneurs early on in their lives. “We need a new generation of entrepreneurs. And we...