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Villar to support inquiry on alleged poll cheating

SENATOR Cynthia Villar will support any congressional inquiry on the alleged poll cheating in the last May 9 national elections wherein her fellow Nacionalista partymate Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. reportedly lost around 200,000 votes due to vote manipulation. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Three eyewitnesses to the alleged vote…

Solon hopes Marcos plea will get favorable action

AN opposition lawmaker yesterday expressed confidence that the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and a Manila City Prosecutors Office will act favorably on the case that the camp of vice presidential candidate and Sen. Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. filed against some Smartmatic officials and certain employees of the poll body. In a…

It’s a waiting game for new veep Leni

“THAT never entered my mind.” Thus said incoming president Rodrigo Duterte about giving vice president Leni Robredo a Cabinet portfolio when he assumes office on June 30. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Duterte said that as for now he was still thinking of what posts to give his “loyal” friends…

House leaders hope Duterte will show up

ALL systems are go for Congress’ proclamation of the country’s two top elected posts this afternoon and House leaders are optimistic that incoming President Rodrigo Duterte will attend the event in “recognition” of the mandate given to him by 16.6 million Filipinos who voted for him. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||…

Robredo proclaimed, Duterte in absentia

THE Joint Session of Congress yesterday proclaimed Davao City Rodrigo Duterte and Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo as President and Vice President of the country respectively. The Joint Public Session Resolution of Both Congress No. 1 was approved by both Houses without any objection from the members. The resolution contained…

Duterte rejects Leni

STILL no Cabinet post for Leni. President-elect Rodrigo Duterte junked a proposal to tap Vice President-elect Leni Robredo for the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) as recommended by his economic planning chief, Ernesto Pernia. The Davao City mayor said he will be appointing a woman nominee of the National Democratic Front…
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File case, whistleblowers urged

AN official of the Commission on Elections yesterday challenged the alleged whistleblowers on the alleged vote switching in Quezon province to file a formal complaint if their claims are legitimate. Comelec commissioner Luie Guia questioned the allegations of the three whistleblowers because the procedure they presented was different from that…

‘Winners, not whiners’

THE spokesman of the ruling Liberal Party yesterday said that Mar Roxas and Leni Robredo are “winners and not whiners” compared to other candidates who squeak like infants every time issues are thrown at them. Akbayan Rep. Barry Gutierrez noted that all the presidential and vice presidential candidates for 2016…

Youth groups for Mar-Leni

SOME 3,000 youths from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao have endorsed the 2016 tandem of former Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas and Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo in a jampacked event held over the weekend at the KIA Theater in Cubao, Quezon City. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Dubbed…

Fastest proclamation praised

THE presidential elections saw the fastest proclamation for president and vice president in the history of Philippine elections. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte was proclaimed president-elect and Camarines Sur Congresswoman Leni Robredo was proclaimed vice president-elect just 21 days after the May 9 elections and…
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