A few days left before the election, the camp of United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) standard-bearer Vice President Jejomar C. Binay expressed confidence on Thursday that its bet will come out the winner in the May 9 polls. “History will indeed repeat itself,” Atty Rico Quicho, Binay’s spokesperson for political affairs,...
The Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) has approved the use of the automated elections system (AES) by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in the May 9 polls. In a four-page resolution, the committee said it has already certified the AES to be utilized by the poll body in the national and...
With barely four days before election day, more local government officials expressed support to Liberal Party (LP) standard-bearer Mar Roxas II and running mate Rep. Leni Robredo. Sorsogon City Mayor Sally Lee said the Philippines will be in a better position if its leader believes in the principles of clean...
Despite failure to clinch the support of the influential Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC), Liberal Party (LP) standard-bearer Mar Roxas II on Thursday thanked the congregation for considering his platform in government. "Nagpapasalamat po tayo sa INC sa kanilang pag-konsidera sa atin, sa kanilang pag-aaral sa ating plataporma. Bagaman hindi tayo...
Influential religious group - Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC), has endorsed the Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Bongbong Marcos, for President and Vice-President respectively. According to online reports, the INC announced the endorsement of the two candidates during a worship service led by its Executive Minister, Eduardo Manalo,...
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Thursday said it has approved a total of 198 applications, involving 424 units to ply passengers to their respective provinces to vote during the May 9 national elections. Meanwhile, LTFRB said that nine applications have been denied. LTFRB board member Atty. Ariel...
With motorcycle-hailing app GrabBike reported to have resumed its services despite a cease and desist order, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said that it will soon determine its legal measure against the company. “Our Board will decide on the course of action that we will take,” LTFRB...
The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Thursday the country will remain storm-free in the next three days. PAGASA weather forecaster Shelley Ignacio said the agency has not seen any weather disturbance near the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) that may develop into tropical cyclone within...
The Philippine Navy (PN) announced that sea trials are now being conducted for the country's first strategic sealift vessel (SSV) which was built by Indonesian builder PT PAL (Persero) in its Surabaya shipyard. "This week, our SSV is undergoing sea trials and hopefully, (once she completes these) she will be...
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said the proclamation of winning senators may be close to the announcement made in the 2013 polls. Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez noted that the names of the new lawmakers may be known three days after Election Day. “In my estimates, we will not be far from...