Trillanes files COC for vice president

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Wednesday morning filed his certificate of candidacy for vice president. Trillanes was accompanied by his wife Arlene and fellow Magdalo group members, including retired Philippine Marines colonel Ariel Querubin, at the...

Nancy Binay: VP Binay not worried with latest drop in public satisfaction rating

MANILA, Oct 6 (Mabuhay) — Vice President Jejomar Binay is not worried with the latest drop in his public satisfaction rating, her daughter, Senator Nancy Binay, said Tuesday. “Sa kanya, ang mindset niya whether mataas o mababa, dapat consisitent ka lang sa pagtulong mo sa...

Cayetano on Robredo running for VP: The more, the better

MANILA, Oct 5 (Mabuhay) — Senator Alan Peter Cayetano welcomed Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo’s bid to run for vice president. “The more candidates, the better,” he told reporters on Monday at the sidelines of the World Teachers’ Day at Cuneta Astrodome. On the...

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...

Alan Cayetano announces 2016 VP run in Davao City

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano on Tuesday announced in Davao City that he is running for vice president in the 2016 elections. He, however, did not say who his partner will be. “I do not know kung sino pa ang magde-deklara o hindi,” he said at a press briefing. “But...

Escudero: I never supported Binay for mayor

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Francis Escudero may have supported Jejomar Binay’s vice-presidential campaign in 2010 but he did not support or even vote for Binay when he stayed on as mayor of Makati for nearly 20 years. “I supported Vice President Binay for Vice President. I never...

Bongbong as his VP? But what of Marcos human rights record? Binay says: ‘Time to move on’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay remained coy on the issue of his running mate for the 2016 elections, but when asked whether he was considering Senator Bongbong Marcos as his vice president, the former human rights lawyer declared it was time to move on from...

Aquino thumbs down call to be Mar’s VP

CEBU CITY (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday rejected an administration lawmaker’s call for him to be Interior Secretary Mar Roxas’ running mate for the 2016 polls. In a media briefing here, Aquino said running for vice president will not sit well with his family....

Vilma Santos may run for Congress

MANILA (Mabuhay) — BATANGAS Governor Vilma Santos said she is not interested in running for vice president in 2016 elections but she is contemplating a run for Congress. Santos said she is not ready for a national position. “Wala akong plano, wala akong ambisyon....

VP Binay: Palace wants to control Iglesia

MANILA, Aug 17 (Mabuhay) – Vice President Jejomar Binay has come to the defense of the Iglesia ni Cristo and accused Malacanang of trying to control the religious organization. In a statement, Binay urged Malacanang and the Department of Justice to respect the independence of the...