#BotongPinoy2022 / politics

Singson endorses Marcos for president, calls Pacquiao “unqualified” – #BotongPinoy2022

Senator Manny Pacquiao and former Ilocos Sur Governor Luis “Chavit” Singson used to be inseparable – with the latter maintaining a constant presence during the boxing icon’s overseas bouts and succeeding homecomings […]

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Is Rodrigo Duterte about to screw over Bongbong Marcos just like in 2016? – #BotongPinoy2022

With just weeks left before the 2016 national elections, then-Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. was already able to establish a small-but-significant lead over then-Congresswoman Maria Leonora “Leni” Robredo of Camarines Sur in […]

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Sebastian Duterte withdraws reelection bid as Vice Mayor of Davao City – #BotongPinoy2022

Presidential son Sebastian “Baste” Duterte has withdrawn his candidacy for reelection as Vice Mayor of Davao City Tuesday afternoon (November 9). His surprise move happened with six days left to go before the […]

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Presidential bid looms as Sara Duterte withdraws reelection bid for Mayor of Davao City – #BotongPinoy2022

Presidential daughter Sara Duterte-Carpio has withdrawn her candidacy for reelection as Mayor of Davao City Tuesday afternoon (November 9). She has also endorsed her younger brother, current Vice Mayor Sebastian Duterte to […]

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Robredo camp refutes convicted libeler’s claim of paying off caravan participants – #BotongPinoy2022

The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo has strongly denied the claim that it paid P100 to participants of the nationwide caravan held last October 23 in support of her and her […]

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#BotongPinoy2022 / commentary / politics

Here’s how a Bongbong Marcos-Sara Duterte ‘unity ticket’ can happen – #BotongPinoy2022

While the opposition remains deeply divided in the context of the continued sniping between extremists in the Liberal Party and the Makabayan bloc over the non-inclusion of Neri Colmenares in Vice President […]

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Joy Belmonte should attack Mike Defensor over his role in ABS-CBN’s shutdown

Mayor Josefina “Joy” Belmonte of Quezon City is running for her second term in next year’s election against Congressman Mike Defensor of Anakalusugan Party-list, who is making his second bid for the […]

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Leni Robredo’s powerhouse senate ticket shows she understands politics is addition – #BotongPinoy2022

Vice President Leni Robredo announced the eleven candidates who will be running for senator under her ticket in a press conference this Friday, October 15. Robredo’s senatorial slate is led by incumbent […]

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Isko Moreno’s presidential campaign needs an urgent reboot – #BotongPinoy2022

Things had not gone smoothly for Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso announced his presidential bid over three weeks ago. As recently as mid-September, Domagoso was still being considered as a possible […]

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Philippine media / politics

Biden, Obama hail Maria Ressa’s Nobel peace prize win as Duterte stays mum

United States President Joe Biden and his predecessor Barack Obama lead world leaders in congratulating veteran journalist Maria Ressa for winning the prestigious 2021 Nobel Peace Prize together with Russian writer Dmitry […]

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The debate over wearing face shields and our evolving understanding of COVID-19

Starting today, November 16, the use of face shields will no longer be required in areas placed under alert levels 3, 2, and 1 in relation to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. President […]

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#WalangPasok – December 8 2021 declared a special non-working holiday nationwide

Roman Catholics around the world will be celebrating the annual Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary this coming December 8, Wednesday. The said day is a special non-working holiday […]

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Is Rodrigo Duterte about to screw over Bongbong Marcos just like in 2016? – #BotongPinoy2022

With just weeks left before the 2016 national elections, then-Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. was already able to establish a small-but-significant lead over then-Congresswoman Maria Leonora “Leni” Robredo of Camarines Sur in […]

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#WalangPasok – November 12 2021 declared holiday in Valenzuela City

Valenzuela City will be celebrating its 398th foundation anniversary this November 12. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday in the city through President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 1240. The holiday […]

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