#BotongPinoy2016 / commentary / politics

Explaining the political alliance of Miriam Santiago and Bongbong Marcos

After flirting with the idea for over a year, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago officially declared her presidential bid during the 2016 elections this week. The senator had previously sought the presidency in 1992 […]

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#BotongPinoy2016 / news / politics

ABS-CBN apologizes to UPLB over coverage of Binay’s campus visit

The University of the Philippines Los Baños Student Council (UPLB USC) blasted media giant ABS-CBN for errors in their reportage of Vice President Jejomar Binay’s visit to the campus last September 15. The […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

SWS, Pulse Asia: Poe, Duterte gaining ground as 2016 presidential front runners

Senator Grace Poe has overtaken Vice President Jejomar Binay as the front runner for the 2016 presidential elections. That is according to the most recent survey conducted separately by Pulse Asia and […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

Human rights issues hound Rodrigo Duterte’s presidential ambitions

Now serving his seventh non-consecutive term as the Mayor of Davao City, Rodrigo Duterte has long earned a national reputation for his iron-fist approach to criminality. In 2002, he was even described in […]

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Will Liberal Party junk Mar Roxas again, this time for Grace Poe?

This time six years ago, then-Senator Manuel “Mar” Roxas III launched his first infomercial for his long-anticipated 2010 presidential bid. The 30-second ad shows Roxas riding a pedicab driven around by a […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

LET HIM FINISH HIS TERM: Why President Aquino should not resign

More and more groups are calling for the President’s resignation,  but they have misgivings about the possibility of the Vice President taking over. If this scenario sounds familiar, it’s because it already happened […]

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personal matters / philippines / politics

Update your COMELEC biometrics record in 10 minutes!

Last Sunday, I accompanied my mom and my aunt to the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) district office to have their biometric information taken. Though the next national and local elections are still 17 months away, there’s absolutely no […]

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commentary / philippines / politics

In attacking Binay, Cayetano uses a familiar game plan

Alan Cayetano began hinting about a possible presidential run in 2016 even before he officially won a second term in the Senate last year. Speaking during the final campaign rally for his […]

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Alan Cayetano’s first ad for the 2016 presidential elections?

Voter registration for the 2016 national and local elections may have just began early this month, but the jockeying for votes is already underway. Take a look at Senator Alan Peter Cayetano. […]

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journalism / philippines / politics

Voter registration for 2016 polls: May 6 2014 to October 31 2015

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is once more set to begin the registration of new voters. with exactly two years left before the 2016 national elections. The COMELEC will accept applications for […]

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Analyzing Toni Gonzaga’s interview with Bongbong Marcos

Celebrity talk show host and actress Toni Gonzaga is getting flak for her recent interview with former Senator and defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. for her web show “Toni […]

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United Nations month theme for 2021 – “International Year of Fruits and Vegetables”

The United Nations (UN) will be celebrating its 76th foundation anniversary this October 24. Because of that, October of every year is known all over the world, including the Philippines, as the […]

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#BotongPinoy2022 – Manny Pacquiao officially joins 2022 presidential race

Senator Manny Pacquiao has officially declared his candidacy for the 2022 presidential elections Sunday afternoon. Pacquiao, the only boxer in world history to have won titles in eight different weight divisions, has […]

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Filipino netizen Mary Jane Fabre goes after the diplomatic passports of BTS, fails spectacularly

The seven-member supergroup BTS earned further admiration around the world this week when President Moon Jae-In of their home country South Korea officially appointed them as his government’s Special Presidential Envoy for […]

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